HOCHDORF Holding AG / Key word(s): Change of Personnel
Release of an ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 KR
Hochdorf, 18 December 2012 - Damian Henzi, CEO of HOCHDORF Holding AG,
left the company. The decision was reached by mutual agreement. The Board
of Directors said the move was borne out of differing viewpoints over the
strategy of the HOCHDORF Group.
Damian Henzi joined the former Schweizerische Milch-Gesellschaft AG as
acting sales and marketing manager in September 1994. He took on the tasks
of managing director in August 1997 and with it the role of Chief Executive
Officer (CEO). He has been in the position of CEO of HOCHDORF Holding AG
since 1 January 2006.
The Board of Directors of the HOCHDORF Group cited differing viewpoints
over the strategy of the HOCHDORF Group as the reason for the move. The
Board of Directors thanked Damian Henzi for his long-standing commitment.
It will provide further information on succession arrangements in due
Hans-Rudolf Schurter, Chairman of the Board of Directors of HOCHDORF
Holding AG, Siedereistrasse 9, 6281 Hochdorf. Tel: 079 215 64 06
Information and Explaination of the Issuer to this News:
The HOCHDORF Group, based in Hochdorf, achieved a consolidated gross sales
revenue of CHF 346.6 million in 2011. It is one of the leading foodstuff
companies in Switzerland, employing 361 staff as of 31.12.11 (338 full-time
staff). Made from natural ingredients such as milk and wheat germ, HOCHDORF
products have been contributing to our health and wellbeing since 1895 -
from babies to senior citizens. Its customers include the food industry and
retail sector and its products are sold in 80 countries. The shares are
traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ISIN CH0024666528).
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