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04.10.2007 – 09:53

LPKF Laser & Electronics AG

LPKF strengthens management

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Garbsen (euro adhoc) - Garbsen, 4th October 2007 - The Supervisory Board of LPKF Laser & Electronics AG appointed Kai Bentz to the Board of Managing Directors with immediate effect. The 35-year-old graduate economist joined LPKF AG in 2002, and was Group Finance and HR Manager before being promoted to the board.

His appointment leads to a reshuffle of board responsibilities in order to strengthen the sales activities of the group. Bernd Hackmann, Chairman of the Board of Managing Directors, is in charge of Distribution, Production and Logistics. Bernd Lange is responsible for Development, Marketing and New Technologies. Kai Bentz will be accountable for Finance, Investor Relations, HR and Administration.

At the same time, LPKF strengthens the internal accountability of the MID, Laser Plastics Welding and Solar divisions. The MID division in Garbsen/Germany is managed by Nils Heininger. The Laser Plastics Welding division is concentrated in Erlangen/Germany and is managed by Frank Brunnecker. The Solar business is bundled within LPKF SolarQuipment GmbH established in 2007 in Suhl/Germany. Managing Director is Jürgen Bergedieck.

LPKF Laser & Electronics AG is a leading global specialist in laser technology, laser material processing and drive technology. LPKF develops and distributes systems used in electronics production, the automotive industry, and in the manufacture of solar cells. Its export share is 80 per cent. The Group has approx. 300 employees worldwide.

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