EANS-News: Changes on the Supervisory Board of Balda AG (with document)


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Company Information/Supervisory Board

Bad Oeynhausen (euro adhoc) - Family entrepreneur Wilfried Niemann and financial
expert Irene Schetelig succeed Yu-Sheng Kai and Ted Gerlach on the control
committee 

Bad Oeynhausen, 26 February 2013 - Balda AG today announced changes in the
composition of its three-member Supervisory Board. Two Supervisory Board
members, Yu-Sheng Kai and Ted Gerlach, resigned from their posts effective 28
February 2013. The Bad Oeynhausen Local Court appointed Wilfried Niemann (67)
and Irene Schetelig (42) as new members of the control committee, following the
Company's proposal. 

Wilfried Niemann has been managing director of the family-owned enterprise Karl
W. Niemann GmbH & Co KG, since 1980. The company headquartered in Preußisch
Oldendorf is a supplier to the furniture industry and operates production sites
in Germany and abroad. Mr. Niemann is an experienced and respected entrepreneur
who is deeply rooted in the East Westphalia region. In his long-standing
professional career, Mr. Niemann has held numerous offices in professional and
trade associations. Since 2012, he has been Chairman of the Association of the
Wood and Plastics Processing Industries for the Westphalia Lippe region.

Irene Schetelig holds a degree in business administration and has many years of
experience in international listed companies. She is currently Controller and
Director Product and Product Marketing at Youtailor GmbH in Berlin. Before that,
she held several positions as a controller and analyst with the Finnish company
Nokia Oyi, at Coca-Cola in Essen and at Adidas AG in Herzogenaurach.

Neither Wilfried Niemann nor Irene Schetelig have personal or business
relationships with the Balda Group.  Therefore, they meet the requirement of the
German Corporate Governance Code that Supervisory Board members shall be
independent.

Dr. Michael Naschke, lawyer and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Balda AG:
"With the appointment of Irene Schetelig and Wilfried Niemann, Balda has secured
the services of two established personalities with different professional
backgrounds. Balda takes into account the requirements of good corporate
governance by incorporating a wide range of expertise and experience in its
Supervisory Board. We want to continue on the successful course we have set for
our company and our shareholders."




About Balda 
Balda is a provider of first-class solutions for demanding, high-quality
applications in the fields of medical technology, optics, the automotive
industry and other specialist industrial sectors. The Group's operating
divisions - Balda Medical and Balda Technical - have operations worldwide, and
the company maintains production facilities in Germany, the USA and Malaysia.
The success of Balda, which employs more than 1,700 people, is based on the
deployment of leading-edge, cost-effective technologies, coupled with the
trust-based collaboration with customers. The Balda AG share (ISIN:
DE0005215107) is listed on the SDAX segment of Deutsche Börse.
{www.balda.de}[HYPERLINK: http://www.balda.de]
{www.balda-medical.de}[HYPERLINK: http://www.balda-medical.de]

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Further inquiry note:
Contact:
Frank Elsner 
Frank Elsner Kommunikation für Unternehmen GmbH
Tel.: +49 - 54 04 - 91 92 0
Fax: +49 - 54 04 - 91 92 29
Mail: office@elsner-kommunikation.de

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company:     Balda Aktiengesellschaft
             Bergkirchener Str.  228 
             D-32549 Bad Oeynhausen
phone:       +49 (0) 5734 9 22-0
FAX:         +49 (0) 5734  922-2604
mail:     info@balda.de
WWW:      http://www.balda.de
sector:      Semiconductors & active components
ISIN:        DE0005215107
indexes:     SDAX, Prime All Share
stockmarkets: free trade: Berlin, München, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart,
             regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt 
language:   English