Oerlikon announced today that there is a change on the Board of Directors of Oerlikon.
Pfäffikon, Schwyz, Switzerland – November 30, 2016 – Oerlikon announced today that there is a change on the Board of Directors of Oerlikon. Hans Ziegler (1952, Swiss citizen) has decided to resign as a member of the Board with immediate effect due to ongoing investigations related to his person. Hans Ziegler has been a member of the Board of Directors of Oerlikon since 2008. The Board of Directors will nominate a new candidate as a member of the Board for election at the next Annual General Meeting of Shareholders.
Oerlikon (SIX: OERL) is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy of becoming a global powerhouse in surface solutions, advanced materials and materials processing. The Group is committed to investing in value-bringing technologies that provide customers with lighter, more durable materials that are able to increase performance, improve efficiency and reduce the use of scarce resources. A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 13 500 employees at more than 170 locations in 37 countries and sales of CHF 2.7 billion in 2015. The company invested CHF 103 million in R&D in 2015 and has over 1 350 specialists developing innovative and customer-oriented products and services.
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