Neckarsulm, 31.10.13. Citing personal family reasons, Klaus Winkler submitted his resignation as Member and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bechtle AG today in compliance with the 1-month notice period required by the board's bylaws.
Mr. Winkler has been on the Bechtle AG supervisory board since May 1999.
A new supervisory board member shall be appointed in accordance with Section 104 of the German Public Companies Act (AktG) for the period from now until next year's Annual General Meeting (5 June 2014). The executive board has decided to nominate the current Honorary Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Gerhard Schick. The supervisory board decided in a meeting today to support the nomination and to elect Mr Schick as Chairman of the Supervisory Board should his appointment be confirmed.
After being appointed to the Supervisory Board of Bechtle AG in compliance with the German Public Companies Act, Gerhard Schick was unanimously elected on 02 December 2013 by the members of the Supervisory Board as the Chairman of this board.