UNI - EN REPORT No2/2016
Current Report no. 02/2016 dated 19.01.2016
Subject: Changes to the Management Board composition
Legal basis: Article 56.1.2 of the Polish Public Offering Act
The Management Board of UNIWHEELS AG (“Company”) states that Mr. Ralf Schmid resigned from the post of member of Company Management Board on 19.01.2016 as of 21.01.2016. The reason for his resignation is that he will become a member of the Company Supervisory Board.
At the same time, the Management Board of UNIWHEELS AG informs that Dr. Thomas Buchholz has been appointed by Supervisory Board Chairman of the Company Management Board as of 21.01.2016.
Information on Chairman of the Management Board
Dr Thomas Buchholz
Born in 1957, Dr Thomas Buchholz is Chief Automotive Officer (CAO) and until 21.01.2016 is deputy chairman of the Management Board of UNIWHEELS AG. He has many years of international management experience in the automotive industry. Before taking over management of the Automotive Division at UNIWHEELS AG in August 2015, Dr. Buchholz served as Chairman of the Management Board at the automotive supplier SHW AG (Aalen). Previously, he led TI Automotive (Heidelberg) GmbH for many years as managing director and held various management positions at the MAHLE Group, including in Brazil.
Dr Thomas Buchholz does not conduct any business competitive to the Company business and does not participate in any business competitive to the Company as a partner in a civil law partnership or partnership and is not a member of a governing body of a company competing with the Company or a member of any other governing body of a legal person competing with the Company. Dr Thomas Buchholz is not entered in the Register of Insolvent Debtors maintained under the National Court Register Act of 20 August 1997.
Legal basis: Paragraphs 5.1.21 and 5.1.22 of an Ordinance of the Minister of Finance of 19 February 2009 on current and periodic information published by issuers of securities and on conditions under which such information may be recognised as being equivalent to information required by the laws of a non-member state.