Gerresheimer AG Expands its Management Board: Andreas Schutte Appointed as New Member

    DUSSELDORF, Germany, April 30 /CNW/ - Mr. Andreas Schutte (47) has been
appointed to the Management Board of Gerresheimer AG with effect from May 1,
    Within the Gerresheimer Management Board Mr. Schutte assumes
responsibility for the Plastic Systems Division. This Division comprises
Gerresheimer Wilden GmbH and the Business Unit of Gerresheimer Plastic
Packaging. Gerresheimer Wilden develops and produces highly innovative systems
and system components for customers in the pharma industry, and the fields of
diagnostics and medical technology. The Plastic Packaging Business Unit
produces standardized system packaging for pharmaceutics. The Plastic Systems
Division has production plants in Europe, America and Asia and achieves the
highest growth rates in the Gerresheimer Group.
    Mr. Schutte previously occupied various management positions in
international companies, for example Hydro Aluminium. He was most recently CEO
of the Siteco Group.
    The following continue to be members of the Management Board: Dr. Axel
Herberg as Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Max Raster with responsibility for the
Tubular Glass Division, Mr. Uwe Rohrhoff with responsibility for the Molded
Glass and Life Science Research Divisions and Mr. Hans-Jurgen Wiecha as Chief
Financial Officer.

    About Gerresheimer

    Gerresheimer employs around 10,000 people in 42 locations in Europe,
America and Asia. In the financial year 2008, worldwide sales totalled
EUR1.06bn. The product portfolio ranges from pharmaceutical vials made of
glass and plastic through to complex drug-delivery systems for the pharma &
life science industry. These include sterile syringes, inhalers and other
system-based approaches for safe dosage and application of medications. The
Group enjoys a leading position in markets which are characterised by high
technical and regulatory barriers.

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