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2015-08-17

Conzzeta AG: Michael Willome to become new CEO of Conzzeta

Conzzeta AG / Michael Willome to become new CEO of Conzzeta. Processed and
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Zurich, August 17, 2015. - The Board of Directors of Conzzeta AG has appointed
Michael Willome as the new CEO of Conzzeta AG. Previous acting CEO Ernst
Bärtschi will once more devote himself exclusively to his responsibilities as
Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Michael Willome (49, Swiss citizen) has served in various leading positions at
Clariant AG, an internationally active Swiss specialty chemicals company,
since 1997. In 2010, he took over responsibility for Clariant's worldwide
activities in Industrial&Consumer Specialties (ICS), a business unit which
today generates sales of CHF 1.5 billion and has around 2300 employees. Prior
to that, he had a variety of leading roles in Hong Kong, Canada and Turkey.
Michael Willome graduated in economics from the University of St Gallen.

After a thorough evaluation of the various candidates, the Board of Conzzeta
AG decided to appoint Michael Willome. His track record, management expertise
in a global context and exceptional ability to handle highly diverse and
complex operations were decisive factors in his favor. According to Chairman
of the Board Ernst Bärtschi: "We are delighted to have found, in Michael
Willome, the right CEO to help us move forward quickly with the
transformation of Conzzeta."

Michael Willome will take up his new position as Conzzeta CEO on January 1,
2016.

For further information please contact:
Corporate Communications
Phone +41 44 468 24 84
media@conzzeta.ch

Conzzeta AG is an internationally active Swiss industrial holding company with
more than 3,300 employees worldwide. Its activities are in the areas of
machinery, sporting goods, foam materials, graphic coatings and systems
engineering. Conzzeta's 'category A' registered shares are listed on the SIX
Swiss Exchange (SIX:CON).

The Media Release can be downloaded from the following link:

Media release (PDF)
http://hugin.info/100413/R/1945838/705672.pdf

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Source: Conzzeta AG via Globenewswire

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