ANDRITZ AG Annual General Meeting approves dividend increase

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Today's 102nd Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of ANDRITZ AG agreed to a dividend payment of 1.10 Euros per share for the 2008 business year; this corresponds to an increase of 10% in comparison with the dividend for the 2007 business year (1.00 Euro per share). Ex-dividend date is March 31, 2009, the date of payment April 3, 2009.

Hellwig Torggler, who has been a member of the ANDRITZ AG Supervisory Board since 2000 and deputy chairman of the Supervisory Board since 2004, as well as Peter Mitterbauer, member of the Supervisory Board of ANDRITZ AG since 2003, were reappointed to the Supervisory Board of ANDRITZ AG.

All items on the agenda were approved by the shareholders present at the Meeting.
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