Birkenwerder, 2013-03-26

The District Court of Neuruppin has appointed Klaus Röhrig as a member of the Supervisory Board of Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG with effect from 1 April 2013. He succeeds Felix Hölzer, who is stepping down on 31 March 2013.

Mr Röhrig has more than twelve years of experience in financing and investment management. After studying economics in Vienna, he began his career in 2000 at Credit Suisse First Boston in London focusing on IPOs and M&A. From 2006 to 2011, he was responsible for Germany, Austria and Switzerland at Elliott Associates.

Shareholding of more than 10%

The new Supervisory Board member expressed interest in a seat on the Supervisory Board and thereby taking responsibility for the company in January of this year, after his shareholding exceeded the 10% threshold. “The Management Board and Supervisory Board welcome the decision by Mr Röhrig. We look forward to positive cooperation”, says Hans Szymanski, Chairman of the FP Management Board.

Consequently, the Supervisory Board of Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG remains composed of three members. Dr Claus Gerckens, member since 2009, is Chairman of the Supervisory Board as of 27 June 2012. He was Chairman of the Management Board of Böwe Systec AG until January 2009 and has more than 20 years of managerial experience in industrial enterprises.

Since 28 July 2012, the other member of the Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG Supervisory Board has been Robert Feldmeier. The business administrator’s previous roles include positions at IBM Deutschland and as Chairman of the Management Board of Triumph-Adler AG from 2005 to 2010.


Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG

Corporate Communications

Sabina Prüser

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About Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG

The FP Group is the first multi-channel provider for mail communication. The globally active company offers the entire range of products and solutions for business and private customers. In addition to standard machines for franking and inserting mail, its offering includes services such as the collection of business mail and innovative software solutions such as the fully electronic letter. The FP Group, based in Birkenwerder near Berlin, can therefore provide tailored multi-channel solutions. The Group currently operates its own branches in a number of industrialised countries and holds a global market share in franking machines of around 10%. With a history dating back over 85 years, the FP Group today benefits across all markets from the increasing liberalisation of postal markets and the readiness of companies to outsource their business mail to professional service providers. In the 2011 financial year, the company generated revenue of EUR 159.4 million. The FP Group employs more than 1,000 people worldwide.