Balda AG / Key word(s): Change of Personnel/AGM/EGM
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Balda AG: Annual general meeting to elect new Supervisory Board on 3 July
– Supervisory Board Chairman Richard Roy and Supervisory Board member
Michael Sienkiewicz to leave the Supervisory Board at annual general
– Shareholders to elect three new Supervisory Board members on 3 July
Bad Oeynhausen, 27 May 2009 – In line with the realignment of mobile
telephone supplier Balda AG the Supervisory Board members Richard Roy and
Michael Sienkiewicz in the meeting of the Supervisory Board on 27 May 2009
have resigned from their respective offices, effective as of the annual
general meeting, scheduled for 3 July 2009. Dr. Axel Bauer will resign from
the Supervisory Board effective as of 31 May 2009 having declared his
resignation at an earlier date. Shareholders will elect three new
Supervisory Board members at the annual general meeting in Bielefeld.
The Supervisory Board of the company in the invitation to the annual
general meeting will follow the suggestion of the shareholders in proposing
the following candidates to be elected into the Supervisory Board:
– Mr. Dino Kitzinger, Management Consultant, Munich, Germany
– Mr. Mark Littlefield, Managing Partner – BluePoint Controls Inc., San
– Mr. Thomas J. Leonard, President – Optera, Inc., Holland/Michigan, USA
Details on the candidates can be found on the Balda homepage as well as in
the online publication platform ‘Elektronische Bundesanzeiger’ which will
publish the invitation on 29 May 2009.
Richard Roy will assist the Supervisory Board and the Board of Directors of
the company as a consultant for a transition period.
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Company profile Balda AG
The Balda Group develops and produces highly integrated devices comprising
plastic and electronic components, primarily for the telecommunications
sector. In addition, the company manufactures high-tech equipment such as
headphones and hands-free sets.
The future is derived from past experience. Balda has developed an active
culture of continuous transformation through the traditions established
within the hundred years of its existence. Since its founding, innovation
and technology have been the significant driving forces of progress and the
guarantors of corporate success. Today, Balda is an internationally
positioned high-tech company with innovative products and a high
Balda AG, which is registered in the Prime Standard on the German Stock
Exchange, services international brand-name clients in the mobile
telecommunications sector, medical technology and other similar markets.
The Group produces close to its customers’ locations in the expanding
growth markets. With three production facilities, the Group has a strong
position in China and Malaysia. Within the framework of a shareholding in a
leading producer of touch screens in China, Balda is participating in the
dynamic development in the touch-sensitive display sector.
The vision was and is clear: Balda will strengthen its technological
innovations potential and further expand in the promising growth regions of
Asia. Balda will thus achieve the conditions for profitable growth and a
sustainable increase in added value.
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If you have any questions please contact: Balda AG, Clas Röhl, Phone: +49
5734 922 2728, Fax: +49 5734 922 2604. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Internet:
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This ad hoc announcement includes ‘forward-looking statements’ which are
based on the current expectations of the management of Balda. They are
subject to risks and uncertainty because they relate to events and depend
on circumstances that will occur in the future, such as, for example,
developments in the mobile communications industry, changes in technology
and the ability to timely and successfully develop new products and various
other factors. Balda does not undertake any obligation to update publicly
or revise forward-looking statements except to the extent legally required.
This ad hoc announcement is not an offer of securities for sale or a
solicitation of an offer to purchase securities in the United States or
elsewhere. The shares in Balda AG (the ‘Shares’) may not be offered or sold
in the United States or to or for the account or benefit of U.S. persons
(as such term is defined in Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act of
1933, as amended (the ‘Securities Act’)) unless registered under the
Securities Act or pursuant to an exemption from such registration. The
Shares have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act.
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Company: Balda AG
Bergkirchener Str. 228
32549 Bad Oeynhausen
Phone: +49 (0) 57 34 / 9 22-0
Fax: +49 (0) 57 34 / 9 22-2604
Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr
in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Hannover, München, Stuttgart
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