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Wolford AG / Dr. Antonella Mei-Pochtler resigns as chairperson and will leave the supervisory board

Published: August 9, 2017; 09:17 · (FriedlNews)

Dr. Antonella Mei-Pochtler, chairwoman of the supervisory board of Wolford AG since September 18, 2014, informed the company that she resigns as chairwoman with immediate effect and will leave the supervisory board in accordance with the articles of association as of September 8, 2017, in order to be able to participate in the ongoing bidding process.

Disclosed inside information pursuant to article 17 Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) transmitted by euro adhoc with the aim of a Europewide distribution. The issuer is responsible for the content of this announcement.

Personnel
09.08.2017

Bregenz - Dr. Antonella Mei-Pochtler, chairwoman of the supervisory board of
Wolford AG since September 18, 2014, informed the company that she resigns as
chairwoman with immediate effect and will leave the supervisory board in
accordance with the articles of association as of September 8, 2017, in order
to be able to participate in the ongoing bidding process. Until the day of the
annual general meeting the deputy chairwoman of the supervisory board, Claudia
Beermann, assumes the chair of the supervisory board. The new chair will be
elected at the next supervisory board meeting following the annual general
meeting on September 14, 2017.

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Dr. Antonella Mei-Pochtler expressed her gratitude to the management board and
the staff for their efforts involved in the realignment of the company which is
now underway. "Important preconditions for the successful future of Wolford
have been created on the basis of the jointly developed concept and immediate
start of restructuring measures, the securing of financing and the initiation
of a professional M&A process”, Dr. Mei-Pochtler said. Furthermore, she thanked
her colleagues on the supervisory board for their intensive work over the last
three years, in particular the employee representatives for their constructive
and trustful cooperation.

Further inquiry note:
Brigitte Kurz (Board)

Maresa Hoffmann (Investor Relations & Corporate Communications)

Tel.: +43 5574 690 1258
investor@wolford.com | company.wolford

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issuer: Wolford Aktiengesellschaft Wolfordstrasse 1 A-6900 Bregenz
phone: +43(0) 5574 690-1268
FAX: +43(0) 5574 690-1219
mail: investor@wolford.com
WWW: http://company.wolford.com
ISIN: AT0000834007
indexes: ATX GP
stockmarkets: Wien, New York, Frankfurt
language: English

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