Darmstadt, August 13, 2012

Change within Schenck Process' management

Wolfgang Kleinschmidt appointed new CFO

Effective 13 August 2012, Wolfgang Kleinschmidt took over as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Schenck Process. Mr Kleinschmidt succeeded Norbert Geilen, who left the company effective 13 August 2012 after seven successful years in order to pursue new challenges elsewhere.

Wolfgang Kleinschmidt holds a masters degree in engineering and business administration and has been with our company for over 20 years. In his career with Schenck Process, Mr Kleinschmidt has held several positions in Marketing, Controlling and Finance in Germany and the USA. Most recently, he oversaw the group’s financial activities in his capacity as Director of Finance and Controlling.