Pfäffikon SZ, January 31, 2006 − Dr. Mirko Kovats stepped down today from the board of directors of Unaxis. As a result, the board now comprises four members: Thomas Limberger, Günther Robol, Christian Schmidt and Georg Stumpf, the latter of whom was elected Chairman of the Board at today’s meeting for effect as of February 1, 2006. Thomas Limberger was appointed new Vice Chairman.
Georg Stumpf (34) has held the position of Vice Chairman of the Board of Unaxis Holding AG since 2005. From 1991 onward, Georg Stumpf was managing director of the Stumpf family enterprise, which over the past 50 years has managed an array of financial interests in industrial companies and in the field of commercial real estate development. Since 1995, he has been the sole owner of Stumpf AG which, from its offices in Vienna, London and Budapest, is successfully engaged in investment projects throughout Europe. Georg Stumpf has an educational background in civil engineering and graduated summa cum laude from the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration with a degree in business management.
The Board of Directors is united in its support of the company’s currently implemented business strategy and would like to express its thanks to Dr. Kovats for his commitment to Unaxis.