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Grit Seymour appointed Creative Director

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Subtitle: - Well-known designer to fill newly created key position
- Fresh impulses for the future identity of the brand 

Personnel/personell matter

10. November 2014 - Wolford AG has appointed the well-known designer Grit
Seymour as its new Creative Director. This position, which was created as part
of the company's strategic refocussing, is intended to systematically drive the
brand development. The new Creative Director's main responsibilities will
include the design of future collections as well an advisory function for
Wolford's overall brand identity. The first signs of her contribution will be
visible in the 2016 spring/summer collection, which will be presented to the
professional public in summer 2015.
Grit Seymour has designed for international fashion labels such as Donna Karan
and Max Mara. At the end of the 1990s she worked as Creative Director for Daniel
Hechter before moving on to create the highly acclaimed first women's collection
for Hugo Boss. She has served as an advisor for numerous fashion brands and also
designed and marketed her own "Tape" label. Until recently, she lectured in
experimental clothing and textile design at the Berlin University of the Arts.
"We are especially pleased to have Grit Seymour join Wolford in this key
position," emphasized Axel Dreher, Speaker of the Management Board of Wolford
AG. "She is not only a well-known creative personality, but is also extremely
well versed in the challenges of developing established brands on an ongoing
basis. With her extensive experience, ranging from design to in-store branding,
she will play a major role in increasing the charisma of the Wolford label."
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Further inquiry note:
Wolford AG
Regine Petzsch
Tel.: +43 5574 690 1359
Web: company.wolford.com

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company:     Wolford Aktiengesellschaft
             Wolfordstrasse 1
             A-6900 Bregenz
phone:       +43 (0) 5574 690-1268
FAX:         +43 (0) 5574 690-1219
mail:     investor@wolford.com
WWW:         company.wolford.com
sector:      Textiles & Clothing
ISIN:        AT0000834007
indexes:     ATX Prime, ATX Global Players
stockmarkets: free trade: Frankfurt, regulated dealing: Wien, ADR: New York 
language:   English

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