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23.04.2009 – 15:44

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EANS-Adhoc: Lenzing AG
Lenzing general shareholders' meeting agrees to dividend payment of EUR 14 per share

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Lenzing general shareholders' meeting agrees to dividend payment of EUR 14 per share

Josef Krenner and Helmut Bernkopf new members of the supervisory board

The general shareholders' meeting of Lenzing AG has agreed to pay an unchanged dividend of EUR 14.00 per share for business year 2008. 30 April 2009 and 28 April 2009 were determined as value date and ex-dividend date, respectively.

Newly elected to the supervisory board for the statutory period of three years were Josef Krenner as the representative of the state of Upper Austria, as well as Helmut Bernkopf. Horst Bednar resigned as member with the end of today's general meeting.

The members of the current supervisory board therefore are: Hermann Bell, Walter Lederer, Winfried Braumann, Martin Payer, Andreas Schmidradner, Veit Sorger, Josef Krenner and Helmut Bernkopf.

The general shareholders' meeting, moreover, authorized the management board to buy company shares of up to a total of 5% of the share capital in accordance with section 65, paragraph 1 Z 8 of the Austrian Joint Stock Companies Act (AktG).The authorization will be valid for 30 months from the date of authorization. The minimum and maximum share price for redemption were defined as EUR 90.00 and EUR 300.00, respectively.

The subsequent constitutive meeting of the new supervisory board reelected Hermann Bell as chairman and Winfried Braumann as deputy chairman.

end of announcement                               euro adhoc

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Branche: Chemicals
ISIN: AT0000644505
WKN: 852927
Index: WBI
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