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2016-05-12

Sika AG: APPOINTMENT OF YUMI KAN TO SIKA GROUP MANAGEMENT

Sika AG / APPOINTMENT OF YUMI KAN TO SIKA GROUP MANAGEMENT. Processed and
transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions. The issuer is solely
responsible for the content of this announcement.
Sika has appointed
Yumi Kan
as its new
Head Building Systems&Industry
and Member of Group Management effective July 1, 2016. The 45 year old
Vietnamese succeeds Silvio Ponti, who has decided to retire at the end of
2016.

Yumi Kan joined Sika Vietnam in 1992 and as a General Manager has built up
Sika Vietnam into one of the most successful companies within the Sika Group.
In 2011 she was promoted to Area Manager responsible for Vietnam,
Philippines, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar. With her vast experience
in markets and technologies and her 20 year-plus track record of successful
leadership within Sika, she is the ideal person for this Group Management
position and will ensure the continuation of Sika's growth strategy. Yumi Kan
was born in 1970 and is a Vietnamese citizen.

Silvio Ponti has had an incredibly successful career within Sika spanning more
than 30 years. He has been a Member of Group Management for the last 14 years
and also Deputy CEO since 2005. At the age of 63 Silvio Ponti has now decided
to retire as of the end of 2016. Before becoming Head Building
Systems&Industry, Silvio Ponti held various management positions in
Switzerland and the Netherlands. During his years with Sika he successfully
developed the business in Europe and led the worldwide introduction of
technologies and innovations in the Building Systems&Industry area. Sika
would like to thank Silvio Ponti for his tremendous contributions to the
success of the company and wish him all the best for the future.
CONTACT
Dominik Slappnig
Corporate Communications&
Investor Relations
+41 58 436 68 21
slappnig.dominik@ch.sika.com
SIKA CORPORATE PROFILE

Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a leading position in the
development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing,
damping, reinforcing and protection in the building sector and automotive
industry. Sika has subsidiaries in 94 countries around the world and
manufactures in over 170 factories. Its more than 17,000 employees generated
annual sales of CHF 5.49 billion in 2015.

The media release can be downloaded from the following link:

Media Release (PDF)
http://hugin.info/100359/R/2012177/745264.pdf

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