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Hawesko Holding AG: Wolfgang Reitzle joins the supervisory board


August 19, 2014 - London

HAWESKO Holding AG /Hawesko Holding AG: Wolfgang Reitzle joins the supervisory board. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Hamburg, 19 August 2014. The wine trading group Hawesko Holding AG (HAW GR, HAWG.DE, DE0006042708) announced today that Dr. Wolfgang Reitzle has been appointed as a member of the supervisory board by the Hamburg Municipal Court with effect from 1 August 2014.

Wolfgang Reitzle studied mechanical engineering and obtained his doctorate in engineering. After holding executive positions in the automobile industry, including as a member of the management board at BMW and vice president at Ford, he was appointed as the CEO of Linde AG, a position he held until 2014. Dr. Reitzle is the chairman of the supervisory board of Continental AG and Medical Park AG, president of the board of directors of Holcim Ltd., Switzerland, and a member of the supervisory board of Axel Springer SE. The CEO of Hawesko Holding, Alexander Margaritoff, stated, "We are very pleased that Dr. Wolfgang Reitzle, one of the most respected and most successful managers in Germany, is joining our company. Like no other, his name represents competence and creativity in management."

Dr. Reitzle stated, "Hawesko is outstandingly positioned with optimal perspectives for the future both at home and abroad. After many years in industrial companies, I am especially pleased to be able to utilise my experience in a company in which lifestyle and a zest for living play a central role."

Hawesko Holding AG is a leading supplier of premium wines and champagnes. In fiscal year 2013, the Group achieved sales of € 465 million and employed 925 persons in the company's three sales channels: specialty retail (Jacques' Wein-Depot), wholesale operations (Wein Wolf and CWD Champagner- und Wein-Distributionsgesellschaft) and mail order (especially Hanseatisches Wein- and Sekt-Kontor and Wein & Vinos). The shares of Hawesko Holding AG are listed on the Hanseatic Stock Exchange in Hamburg as well as in the SDAX small-cap index of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

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Publisher:
Hawesko Holding AG, 20247 Hamburg

Internet:
http://www.hawesko-holding.com (Company information)
http://www.hawesko.de (Online shop)
http://www.jacques.de (Jacques' Wein-Depot locations and online shop)
http://www.vinos.de (Spanish wines sold through Wein & Vinos)

 

Press/Media Contact and Investor Relations:
Thomas Hutchinson, Hawesko Holding AG
Phone: +49 (0)40 30 39 21 00
Fax +49 (0)40 30 39 21 05
E-mail: ir@hawesko-holding.com




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