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EANS-News: ANDRITZ: new Executive Board responsibilities as of April 2011 - Franz Hofmann will retire as planned on March 31, 2011 - Wolfgang Semper becomes new member of the Executive Board

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Board of Directors (Appointments and Changes)

Graz (euro adhoc) - Graz, August 30, 2010. Franz Hofmann, who has been member of the Executive Board of ANDRITZ AG since 1999 and responsible for the METALS and the ENVIRONMENT & PROCESS business areas as well as for Automation on a Group-wide level, will retire as planned on March 31, 2011.

In this context, the ANDRITZ AG Supervisory Board took the following resolutions effective as of April 1, 2011: - Wolfgang Semper will become new member of the Executive Board and will be responsible for the HYDRO business area (together with Friedrich Papst) and for Automation on a Group-wide level. Wolfgang Semper, aged 52, is a graduate of mechanical engineering and has successfully headed the "Large Hydro" division of the HYDRO business area of ANDRITZ. - Friedrich Papst, who is responsible for the HYDRO and the FEED & BIOFUEL business areas, will additionally assume responsibility for the METALS business area. - Humbert Köfler, who is responsible for the Service & Units segment of the PULP & PAPER business area, will additionally assume responsibility for the ENVIRONMENT & PROCESS business area.

The responsibility areas of Wolfgang Leitner, President and Chief Executive Officer, and of Karl Hornhofer, member of the Executive Board, will remain unchanged.

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The ANDRITZ GROUP The ANDRITZ GROUP is a globally leading supplier of plants and services for the hydropower, pulp and paper, metals, and other specialized industries (solid/liquid separation, feed and biofuel). The Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of approximately 13,500 employees worldwide. ANDRITZ operates over 120 production sites, service, and sales companies all around the world.

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Further inquiry note:

Dr. Michael Buchbauer
Head of Group Treasury, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
Tel.: +43 316 6902 2979
Fax: +43 316 6902 465
mailto:michael.buchbauer@andritz.com

Branche: Machine Manufacturing
ISIN: AT0000730007
WKN: 632305
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