DGAP-Adhoc: Celesio AG: Changes in management of Celesio AG

DGAP-Adhoc: Celesio AG: Changes in management of Celesio AG

Celesio AG  / Key word(s): Change of Personnel

22.05.2014 13:28

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Stuttgart, 22 May 2014. The Supervisory Board of Celesio AG today appointed
Marc Owen, to date President of McKesson Specialty Health and member of the
McKesson Operating Team, and Alain Vachon, to date Senior Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer of McKesson U.S. Pharmaceutical, as new members
of the Management Board of Celesio AG with effect from 16 July 2014. Marc
Owen will take over the position of Chairman of the Management Board and
Alain Vachon will take over the position of Chief Financial Officer.

The current speaker of the Management Board and Chief Financial Officer Dr.
Marion Helmes has by mutual agreement with the Supervisory Board resigned
from her office and terminated her engagement with the Company with effect
as of the end of 15 July 2014. The Chief Operating Officer Martin Fisher
has by mutual agreement with the Supervisory Board also resigned from his
office with effect as of the end of 22 May 2014. Dr. Marion Helmes will
additionally take over the position of interim Chief Operating Officer
until and including 15 July 2014.

The Management Board and the Supervisory Board of Celesio AG today further
resolved to enter into the domination and profit and loss transfer
agreement with Dragonfly GmbH & Co. KGaA, a 100% indirect subsidiary of
McKesson Corporation in line with the terms previously announced (see also
ad hoc announcement of Celesio AG of 14 May 2014). The Agreement is
expected to be executed by both parties today and will be presented to the
Annual General Meeting of Celesio AG for approval on 15 July 2014.


Contacts Celesio Group

Investor Relations:
Markus Georgi, +49 (0)711.5001-1208
investor@celesio.com
Michael Otto, +49 (0)711.5001-635
investor@celesio.com

Media:
Marc Binder, +49 (0)711.5001-380
media@celesio.com
Rainer Berghausen, +49 (0)711.5001-549
media@celesio.com


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Language:     English
Company:      Celesio AG
              Neckartalstr. 155
              70376 Stuttgart
              Germany
Phone:        +49 (0)711 5001-735
Fax:          +49 (0)711 5001-740
E-mail:       investor@celesio.com
Internet:     www.celesio.com
ISIN:         DE000CLS1001, DE000CLS1043
WKN:          CLS100, CLS104
Indices:      MDAX
Listed:       Regulierter Markt in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt (Prime
              Standard), München, Stuttgart; Freiverkehr in Hamburg,
              Hannover; Terminbörse EUREX
 
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