TAKKT AG:Advisory Board appoints new Chairman of the Management Board; again special dividend proposed

TAKKT AG / Change of Personnel/Dividend

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In its meeting today the Supervisory Board of TAKKT AG has decided on the
succession of Georg Gayer, who will retire as Chairman and board member of
the Management Board on 31 May 2009 due to personal reasons. Dr Felix A.
Zimmermann, Deputy Chairman with responsibility for the K + K America
division since 01 May 2008, has been appointed Gayer's successor with
effect from 01 June 2009. Zimmermann has many years experience in the TAKKT
Group, having already served as CFO of TAKKT AG from March 1999 to May
2004. Subsequently he served as CFO of Celesio AG from June 2004 until
April 2008.

Moreover, after confirmation of the financial statements at 31 December
2008 and approval of the consolidated financial statements at 31 December
2008, the Supervisory and Management Boards of TAKKT AG, Stuttgart, have
resolved to propose to the Annual General Meeting on 6 May 2009 a dividend
for the financial year 2008 of EUR 0.80 per share. This consists of an
ordinary dividend of EUR 0.32 per share and a special dividend of EUR 0.48
per share. The proposal from the Management and Supervisory Boards for
another payment of a special dividend is based on the good performance in
the year 2008.
Thanks to the strong balance sheet and the stable business model, TAKKT
will continue in future to enable its shareholders to participate directly
in the profits and cash flow of the company in so far as no larger
investment projects or acquisitions are undertaken.

The shares of the TAKKT AG are admitted to stock exchange trading with
official quotation at the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange
and the Stuttgart Stock Exchange.

Georg Gayer, Vorstandsvorsitzender
Tel: 0711-3465 8201
Dr. Florian Funck, Vorstand Controlling und Finanzen
Tel: 0711-3465 8207

20.03.2009  Financial News transmitted by DGAP
Language:     English
Issuer:       TAKKT AG
              Presselstr. 12
              70191 Stuttgart
Phone:        +49 (0)711 346 58 -0
Fax:          +49 (0)711 346 58 - 10
E-mail:       investor@takkt.de
Internet:     www.takkt.de
ISIN:         DE0007446007
WKN:          744600
Indices:      SDAX
Listed:       Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard), Stuttgart;
              Freiverkehr in Berlin, Düsseldorf, München
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