Dr. Koch will assume responsibility for Finance and Controlling. Dr. Koch previously held leading positions in his field of expertise in plant engineering and assembly groups of companies. He is presently an Executive Board member at Pfleiderer AG responsible for Finance, Accounting and Controlling.
Mr. Dieter Schäfer, full member of the Executive Board of IWKA Aktiengesellschaft currently responsible for Controlling, will become responsible for the Packaging Technology Division in his capacity as a full member of the Executive Board when Dr. Koch assumes his duties.
Karlsruhe, December 22, 2005
The Executive Board