DGAP-Adhoc: Merck KGaA: Group CFO Matthias Zachert to Join Lanxess

DGAP-Adhoc: Merck KGaA: Group CFO Matthias Zachert to Join Lanxess

Merck KGaA  / Key word(s): Change of Personnel

26.01.2014 21:41

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Merck Group Chief Financial Officer Matthias Zachert (46) has informed the
Chairman of the Family Board, Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, as well as the
Chairman of the Merck Executive Board, Karl-Ludwig Kley, that he has
received the offer to be appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Lanxess
AG. He therefore asked for an early release of his duties. Merck will
accept this request. The effective date will be announced in due course.


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Language:     English
Company:      Merck KGaA
              Frankfurter Str. 250
              64293 Darmstadt
              Germany
Phone:        +49 (0)6151 72 - 3321
Fax:          +49 (0)6151 72 - 913321
E-mail:       investor.relations@merckgroup.com
Internet:     www.merck.de
ISIN:         DE0006599905
WKN:          659990
Indices:      DAX
Listed:       Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr
              in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Hannover, München, Stuttgart;
              Terminbörse EUREX; London, SIX
 
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