Kontron AG, DE0006053952

Kontron AG, DE0006053952

14.12.2016 - 16:34:09

Hannes Niederhauser is appointed as the new Chairman of the Board of Kontron AG

Augsburg, December 14, 2016 - Kontron AG, a leading global provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), announces that today, Mr. Hannes Niederhauser was appointed Chairman of the Board of Kontron AG by Supervisory Board resolution. In light of the changed shareholder structure and the accompanying new composition of the Supervisory Board and the Management Board, Kontron AG and Mr. Sten Daugaard mutually agreed upon the termination of his board mandate, especially to pave the way for a new start in the interest of Kontron AG and its stakeholders. Kontron AG sincerely thanks Mr. Daugaard for his achievements as CEO and member of the Supervisory Board.

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About Kontron: Kontron, a global leader in embedded computing technology and a pioneer in secure IoT platform solutions, provides a combined portfolio of hardware, middleware and services. With its leading-edge standard products and solution ready platforms, Kontron enables new technologies and applications across multiple industries. As a result, customers benefit from accelerated time-to-market, reduced total cost of ownership, product longevity and the best overall application with the highest reliability in embedded technology. Kontron is a listed company. Its shares are traded in the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and on other exchanges under the symbol "KBC". For more information, please visit: www.kontron.com

For more information:

Alexandra Habekost Head of Investor Relations Kontron AG Tel: +49 (0) 821 4086 114 Alexandra.Habekost@kontron.com

Chari Lazaridis Head of Global Corporate Communications Kontron AG Tel: +49 (0) 821 4086 484 Chari.Lazaridis@kontron.com

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Language: English Company: Kontron AG Lise-Meitner-Straße 3-5 86156 Augsburg Germany Phone: 00498214086114 Fax: 00498214086122 E-mail: Alexandra.Habekost@kontron.com Internet: www.kontron.com ISIN: DE0006053952 WKN: 605395 Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange

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