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

Dissemination of an Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG, transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

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 servicecompanies and approximately 60 exclusive sales partners worldwide, HOMAGGroup AG's position as a complete system supplier is unique. Backed by aworkforce of some 5,600 employees worldwide, the Company sees itself as theleading global manufacturer of plant and machinery for the woodworking andwood materials processing industry and cabinet makers active in theproduction of furniture and construction elements as well as timber framehouses. The Group also offers its customers a wide range of services,including software and consulting services. Since October 2014 HOMAG GroupAG 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 tohistorical 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 aresubject to risks and uncertainty since they relate to future events and arebased on current assumptions of the Company, which may not occur in thefuture or may not occur in the anticipated form. The Company points outthat such future-oriented statements do not guarantee the future; actualresults including the financial position and the profitability of the HOMAGGroup as well as the development of economic and regulatory frameworkconditions may deviate significantly (and prove unfavorable) from what isexpressly or implicitly assumed or described in these statements. Even ifthe actual results of the HOMAG Group including the financial position andprofitability 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.


Kai Knitter
Head of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
Phone: +49 7443 13-2461

05.03.2015 The DGAP Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Media archive at and
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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