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Ad hoc announcement according to Sec. 15 WpHG [“Wertpapierhandelsgesetz”: German Securities Trading Act]

Management board change

Homag Group AG  / Key word(s): Change of Personnel
05.03.2015 19:20

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HOMAG Group AG: Management board change

Schopfloch, March 5, 2015.
With effect as of March 31, 2015, the current CFO of HOMAG Group AG, Mr. Hans-Dieter Schumacher, is leaving the Company on his own accord by mutual agreement. A corresponding termination of service agreement was concluded today.

At today's extraordinary meeting, the supervisory board appointed Mr. Franz Peter Matheis, until now managing director of Schenck RoTec GmbH and commercial director of the Dürr Group's Measuring and Process Systems division, as the new CFO of HOMAG Group AG with effect as of April 1, 2015.

With effect as of April 1, 2015, CEO Ralph Heuwing will take over the board function of Personnel Director at HOMAG Group AG from Hans-Dieter Schumacher.

Background information
With its 15 specialized production companies, 23 group sales and service companies and approximately 60 exclusive sales partners worldwide, HOMAG Group AG's position as a complete system supplier is unique. Backed by a workforce of some 5,600 employees worldwide, the Company sees itself as the leading global manufacturer of plant and machinery for the woodworking and wood materials processing industry and cabinet makers active in the production of furniture and construction elements as well as timber frame houses. The Group also offers its customers a wide range of services, including software and consulting services. Since October 2014 HOMAG Group AG is a member of the Dürr Group.

This press release contains certain statements relating to the future. Future-oriented statements are all those statements that do not pertain to historical facts and events or expressions pertaining to the future such as "believes", "estimates", "assumes", "forecasts", "intend", "may", "will", "should" or similar expressions. Such future-oriented statements are subject to risks and uncertainty since they relate to future events and are based on current assumptions of the Company, which may not occur in the future or may not occur in the anticipated form. The Company points out that such future-oriented statements do not guarantee the future; actual results including the financial position and the profitability of the HOMAG Group as well as the development of economic and regulatory framework conditions may deviate significantly (and prove unfavorable) from what is expressly or implicitly assumed or described in these statements. Even if the actual results of the HOMAG Group including the financial position and profitability as well as the economic and regulatory framework conditions hould coincide with the future-oriented statements in this announcement, it cannot be guaranteed that the same will hold true in the future.


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Phone: +49 7443 13-2461

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Language: English
Company: Homag Group AG, Homagstr. 3-5, 72296 Schopfloch, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)7443 / 13 – 0
Fax: +49 (0)7443 / 13 – 2300
ISIN: DE0005297204
WKN: 529720
Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover,Munich, Stuttgart

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