PR Newswire/euro adhoc/ EANS-Adhoc: PUMA SE / PUMA's CEO to step down at the end of March 2013 ad-hoc disclosure pursuant to section 15 of the WpHG transmitted by euro adhoc with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Board of Directors (Appointments and Changes) 12.12.2012 AD HOC RELEASE Ad Hoc Release Pursuant to § 15 WpHG Step Down/ CEO PUMA SE (ISIN: DE00069696303 WKN: 696960) PUMA WAY 1, D-91074 Herzogenaurach PUMA's CEO to step down at the end of March 2013 Herzogenaurach, Germany, 12 December 2012 - The Administrative Board of PUMA SE announced today that, by mutual agreement, Franz Koch will step down from his position as CEO of PUMA and member of the Group Executive Committee of PPR SA, the main shareholder of PUMA SE, at the end of March 2013. Jochen Zeitz' resignation as Administrative Board Chairman as of December 1, 2012 marks the end of a chapter in the history of PUMA. The company is therefore entering a new phase in its development and is changing its top management structure to take on those challenges. Franz Koch will remain CEO of PUMA until the end of March, and work in close collaboration with the new Chairman of the Administrative Board, Jean-François Palus, also PPR Group Managing Director, in order to secure PUMA's on-going operational transformation and generate profitable growth. Media Contact: Ulf Santjer - Corporate Communications - PUMA SE - +49 9132 81 2489 - email@example.com Further inquiry note: Ulf Santjer - Corporate Communications - PUMA SE - +49 9132 81 2489 - firstname.lastname@example.org issuer: PUMA SE PUMA Way 1 D-91074 Herzogenaurach phone: +49 (0)9132 81 0 FAX: +49 (0)9132 81-2246 mail: email@example.com WWW: http://about.puma.com/?lang=de sector: Consumer Goods ISIN: DE0006969603 indexes: Midcap Market Index, MDAX, CDAX, Classic All Share, HDAX, Prime All Share stockmarkets: free trade: Hannover, Berlin, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart, regulated dealing: München, regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt language: English The content and accuracy of news releases published on this site and/or distributed by PR Newswire or its partners are the sole responsibility of the originating company or organisation. Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of our services, such releases are not actively monitored or reviewed by PR Newswire or its partners and under no circumstances shall PR Newswire or its partners be liable for any loss or damage resulting from the use of such information. All information should be checked prior to publication. -0- Dec/12/2012 08:33 GMT
EANS-Adhoc: PUMA SE / PUMA's CEO to step down at the end of March 2013
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