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Semperit AG Holding

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Semperit AG Holding extends Management Board mandate of CEO Thomas Fahnemann

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Annual & Special Corporate Meetings

- Michele Melchiorre newly appointed to the Management Board as of June 2016 
- Annual General Meeting resolves to distribute a dividend of EUR 1.20 per share

In today's constituent meeting the Supervisory Board of Semperit AG Holding
extended the Management Board mandate of Chairman Thomas Fahnemann for another
term until 31 December 2019. Michele Melchiorre has been newly appointed as
Chief Technical Officer and member of the Management Board effective from June
2016. His main responsibility will be the technical operations in the Industrial
Sector. Member of the Management Board Richard Ehrenfeldner will focus on the
development of the Sempermed segment.

Veit Sorger, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, says, "The target growth of
Semperit in the glove business, in particular the expansion of our operations in
Malaysia, calls for a stronger focus of the Management Board especially on
operative-technical issues in the coming years. Richard Ehrenfeldner is
predestined to push Sempermed's further development due to his extensive
experience in the glove business." 

The new member of the Management Board of Semperit AG Holding, Michele
Melchiorre (51 years), is a native Italian and studied engineering in Aachen. He
held leading positions in the automotive and aircraft industries with globally
operating companies such as Daimler-Chrysler, Fiat and Bombardier.

Annual General Meeting resolves a dividend of EUR 1.20 per share
Today the 127th ordinary Annual General Meeting of Semperit AG Holding among
other topics resolved to distribute a dividend of EUR 1.20 per share (previous
year: EUR 1.10 plus special dividend EUR 4.90) for the financial year 2015. The
ex-dividend day is scheduled for May 3, 2016. The dividend payout date has been
set for May 6, 2016. 

Management and Supervisory Boards were granted discharge. In addition, Stephan
B. Tanda was newly elected to the Supervisory Board. The mandate of Andreas
Schmidradner was extended. 
In the constituent meeting of the Supervisory Board, Veit Sorger was confirmed
in his function as Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Felix Strohbichler as
his Deputy Chairman.

About Semperit
The publicly listed company Semperit AG Holding is an internationally-oriented
group that develops, produces, and sells in more than 100 countries highly
specialised rubber products for the medical and industrial sectors: examination
and surgical gloves, hydraulic and industrial hoses, conveyor belts, escalator
handrails, construction profiles, cable car rings, and products for railway
superstructures. The headquarters of this traditional Austrian company, which
was founded in 1824, are located in Vienna. The Semperit Group employs more than
7,000 people worldwide, including close to 4,100 in Asia and more than 800 in
Austria (Vienna and production site in Wimpassing, Lower Austria). The group has
22 manufacturing facilities worldwide and numerous sales offices in Europe,
Asia, Australia, and America. In 2015, the group generated revenue of EUR 915
million and EBITDA of EUR 101 million.

Further inquiry note:
Martina Büchele 		
Group Head of Communications
Tel.: +43 676 8715 8621

Stefan Marin	
Head of Investor Relations	
Tel.: +43 676 8715 8210

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company:     Semperit AG Holding
             Modecenterstrasse 22
             A-1030 Wien
phone:       +43 1 79 777-210
FAX:         +43 1 79 777-602
sector:      Synthetics & Plastics
ISIN:        AT0000785555
indexes:     WBI, ATX Prime, ViDX, Prime Market, ATX Global Players
stockmarkets: official market: Wien 
language:   English

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