Balda AG / Key word(s): Change of Personnel/Miscellaneous
Balda AG realigns organization structure in the Asia region
Bad Oeynhausen, 27 May 2009 – The Supervisory Board of Balda AG, listed in
the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, in its session on May
27 2009 has decided to newly design its organization structure in the Asia
region in line with its realignment of the Group and the replacement of the
Supervisory Board. The regional managements, already carrying large
responsibilities, will in future report directly to the Board of Directors.
One management level will thus be saved.
Following this package of measures the role of the Chief Executive Officer
(CEO) Asia held until now by Michael Chiang will no longer be performed.
The tasks will be assigned to the Board of Directors. Dr. Eichelberger, CEO
of Balda, expressed the appreciation of the company for Michael Chiang’s
entrepreneurial leadership and support during the build-up years of Balda
Asia, especially China.
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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: email@example.com, Internet:
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This corporate news 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.
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Company: Balda AG
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32549 Bad Oeynhausen
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Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr
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