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EANS-News: ANDRITZ AG Annual General Meeting elects Monika Kircher and Ralf Dieter as members of the Supervisory Board

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Annual & Special Corporate Meetings

Graz (euro adhoc) - Graz, March 21, 2014.  At today's 107th Annual General
Meeting of ANDRITZ AG, two new members of the Supervisory Board were elected
after the mandates of Hellwig Torggler and Peter Mitterbauer came to an end:
- Monika Kircher, Chairman of the Executive Board of Infineon Technologies 
  Austria AG, Austria (until March 31, 2014)
- Ralf Dieter, Chairman of the Executive Board of Dürr AG, Germany

Both new members of the Supervisory Board were elected for the maximum period
stipulated in the Articles of Association (i.e. until the day of the Annual
General Meeting that decides on the discharge for 2018).

The Executive Board thanked the two retiring members of the Supervisory Board,
Hellwig Torggler and Peter Mitterbauer, for their many years on the Supervisory
Board of ANDRITZ AG. Hellwig Torggler joined the Supervisory Board in 2000
(Chairman since 2010), and Peter Mitterbauer in 2003. Both were also active on
individual Supervisory Board committees, where they contributed their extensive
expertise and many years of experience, for example during the acquisition of
large companies (VA TECH Hydro, GE Hydro, Schuler Group).

In addition, the Annual General Meeting agreed to a dividend payment of 0.50
euros per share for 2013. Ex-dividend date is March 25, 2014, the date of
dividend payment March 27, 2014.

All items on the agenda were approved by the shareholders present at the

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The ANDRITZ GROUP is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and
services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking
and steel industries, and for solid/liquid separation in the municipal and
industrial sectors. The publicly listed, international technology Group is
headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of around 23,700 employees.
ANDRITZ operates over 250 production sites, service, and sales companies all
around the world. The ANDRITZ GROUP ranks among the global market leaders in all
four of its business areas. One of the Group's overall strategic goals is to
strengthen and extend this position. At the same time, the company aims to
secure the continuation of profitable growth in the long term.

Further inquiry note:
Oliver Pokorny
Head of Corporate Communications
Tel.: +43 316 6902 1332
Fax: +43 316 6902 465

end of announcement                               euro adhoc 

company:     Andritz AG
             Stattegger Straße 18
             A-8045 Graz
phone:       +43 (0)316 6902-0
FAX:         +43 (0)316 6902-415
sector:      Machine Manufacturing
ISIN:        AT0000730007
indexes:     WBI, ATX Prime, ATX, ATX five
stockmarkets: official market: Wien 
language:   English

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