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ams expands Management Board with Thomas Stockmeier joining as Chief Operating Officer (COO)

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Board of Directors (Appointments and Changes)

Unterpremstaetten, Austria (29 October 2014) - ams (SIX: AMS), a leading
provider of high performance sensor solutions and analog ICs, announces that
Thomas Stockmeier will join Kirk Laney, CEO, and Michael Wachsler-Markowitsch,
CFO, on the Management Board of ams as Chief Operating Officer (COO) with
immediate effect. 

Thomas Stockmeier gained extensive experience in semiconductor R&D, production
and related areas during his 29-year career in the electronics sector. Following
an engineering diploma in Material Science, he spent 13 years at ABB Group,
Switzerland, in various roles including Head of R&D at ABB Semiconductors AG and
earned a doctorate degree in Electrical Engineering. From 1999-2013, Thomas
Stockmeier was Member of the Management Board of SEMIKRON Elektronik GmbH,
Germany, with responsibility for technology, quality, and production. Thomas
Stockmeier joined ams in April 2013 as General Manager of the company's
Industrial and Medical businesses. He took on responsibility for the Sensors and
Sensor Interfaces division as well as Corporate Technology in 2014. 

Kirk Laney, CEO of ams, commented on the appointment: "Michael and I are excited
to welcome Thomas Stockmeier to the Management Board of ams, given his expertise
in high volume semiconductor production and all aspects of operational
excellence for a global customer base. Together, we will be able to accelerate
our evolution into a world leading sensor solutions provider." 


About ams

ams develops and manufactures high performance analog semiconductors that solve
its customers' most challenging problems with innovative solutions. ams'
products are aimed at applications which require extreme precision, accuracy,
dynamic range, sensitivity, and ultra-low power consumption. ams' product range
includes sensors, sensor interfaces, power management ICs and wireless ICs for
customers in the consumer, industrial, medical, mobile communications and
automotive markets.

With headquarters in Austria, ams employs over 1,500 people globally and serves
more than 7,800 customers worldwide. ams is listed on the SIX Swiss stock
exchange (ticker symbol: AMS). More information about ams can be found at

Further inquiry note:
Moritz M. Gmeiner
Director Investor Relations
Tel: +43 3136 500-31211
Fax: +43 3136 500-931211

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issuer:      ams AG
             Tobelbader Strasse   30
             A-8141 Unterpremstaetten
phone:       +43 3136 500-0
FAX:         +43 3136 500-931211
sector:      Technology
ISIN:        AT0000A18XM4
language:   English

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