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Statement of the Executive Committee of the Supervisory Board

(PresseBox) (Bonn, ) The Executive Committee of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Post AG today has discussed the investigation into private matters of Klaus Zumwinkel.

Klaus Zumwinkel has informed the committee that in the interest of the company he will resign from his offices as Chairman of the Board of Management of Deutsche Post AG and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Postbank AG at the next meeting of the Supervisory Board.

The Executive Committee respects this decision and proposes to the Supervisory Board to accept the decision in the near future.

The Executive Committee expresses its thanks to Klaus Zumwinkel for the successful entrepreneurial leadership in the past 18 years and for his outstanding achievements in creating the world’s leading logistics Group.

Deutsche Post World Net

Deutsche Post World Net is the world's leading logistics group. Its integrated Deutsche Post, DHL and Postbank brands offer tailored, customer-focused solutions for the management and transport of goods, information and payments through a global network combined with local expertise. Deutsche Post World Net is also the leading provider of dialogue marketing services, with a unique portfolio of efficient outsourcing and system solutions for the mail business. The Group generated revenue of ¤63 billion in 2007. With currently some 500,000 employees in more than 220 countries and territories Deutsche Post World Net is one of the largest employers worldwide.