New member of GESCO Executive Board: Dr Eric Bernhard appointed from 1 January 2016

DGAP-News: Gesco AG / Key word(s): Change of Personnel

2015-12-16 / 17:05
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Wuppertal, 16 December 2015 - As announced at this year's Annual General
Meeting, the GESCO AG Executive Board is to be expanded: the Supervisory
Board has appointed Dr Eric Bernhard (43) as a new member of the GESCO AG
Executive Board effective as at 1 January 2016. Dr Bernhard brings a wealth
of management experience in the metal and plastics processing industry.
After a number of years of working for McKinsey, Dr Bernhard, who holds a
doctorate in business administration, took responsibility for the
development of the commodities division at Interseroh SE as Division
Manager, among other things. He also assisted in the integration of
SULO-Industrieholding into listed company Plastic Omnium Group as CEO.

As a member of the GESCO Executive Board, Dr Bernhard is responsible for
the strategic and operating development of subsidiaries. Dr-Ing Hans-Gert
Mayrose continues to be responsible for M&A and Investor Relations, while
Robert Spartmann remains in charge of Finance, Legal and HR; in addition,
both are responsible for advising current subsidiaries. The three Executive
Board members hold equal rights; no Chairman or Spokesman of the Executive
Board has been appointed.

About GESCO 
GESCO Group is an association of industrial SMEs, some of them market and
technology leaders, with a focus on manufacturing/mechanical engineering
and plastics technology. As a stock-listed company, GESCO AG offers private
and insitutional investors acces to a portfolio of leading German
industrial SMEs.

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   Company:     Gesco AG                                                    
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