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OSRAM Supervisory Board for post-listing period now complete

  • Christine Bortenlänger, until June 2012, Managing Director of Börse München and member of the Managing Board of Bayerische Börse AG; since September 1, 2012, Executive Director of Deutsche Aktieninstitut e.V.
  • Frank H. Lakerveld, until 2011, CEO of Sonepar Deutschland GmbH, member of the Management Board and Chief Operating Officer of Sonepar S.A. France, and member of the Supervisory Board of Klöckner & Co SE; currently member of the Supervisory Boards of Aliaxis S.A. Belgium, the Technische Unie Niederlande and Sonepar S.A. France
  • Lothar Frey, professor at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany (Chair for Electron Devices) and head of the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Systems and Device Technology (IISB).
On the employee side, it is intended to recommend to Munich District Court, the competent court of registration, that the current employee representatives on the Supervisory Board of OSRAM GmbH be appointed members of the Supervisory Board of OSRAM Licht AG.
In the future, the OSRAM governing body will, accordingly, comprise six shareholder representatives and six employee representatives. "We've acquired excellent candidates in the areas of lighting, semiconductors, finance and science, who, as Supervisory Board members, will provide OSRAM with expert support and oversight," said Joe Kaeser, Chief Financial Officer of Siemens AG and member of the Siemens Managing Board with special responsibility for OSRAM.
Further details about the future Supervisory Board of OSRAM will be included in OSRAM'S prospectus, which will be published in the second half of June. In January 2013, the Annual Shareholders' Meeting of Siemens AG approved the spinoff of OSRAM by a majority of more than 98 percent. The spinoff from Siemens and the related public listing of OSRAM Licht AG are scheduled for July of this year.

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