Dürr Shareholders adopt the proposals at the 17th annual general meeting by a large majority

(PresseBox) ( Stuttgart, )
The roughly 350 shareholders present elected Dr. Alexandra Dürr and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Holger Hanselka as new members of the Supervisory Board.

Heinz Dürr, Prof. Dr. Norbert Loos, Joachim Schielke and Dr. Hans Michael Schmidt-Dencker were re-elected as shareholders" representatives. Heinz Dürr was elected as Chairman of the Supervisory Board at its constitutive meeting held directly after the Annual General Meeting. Dr. Tessen von Heydebreck and Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Jörg Menno Harms are giving up their seats on the Supervisory Board of Dürr AG with the end of their term of office at the close of today"s Annual General Meeting.

Dr. Alexandra Dürr, 43, is a senior physician at the Neurogenetics Clinic of the Département de Génétique at Hôpital de la Salpêtrière, Paris, and is a scientist at the Human Neurogenetics Research Group at INSERM (Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale), Paris. She holds doctorates in medicine and in human genetics.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Holger Hanselka, 44, is Professor of System Reliability in Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University (TU) of Darmstadt and is Head of the Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability in Darmstadt. He received a doctorate from the Technical University of Clausthal, Germany, in 1992 and has been a professor at Technical University of Darmstadt since 2001.

The Annual General Meeting also adopted all the other proposals of the Management Board and the Supervisory Board by a large majority. Among other things, this includes the contingency resolution authorizing the issuance of new capital and the possibility to buy back own shares.

Material on the Annual General Meeting is available at www.durr.com. A webcam recording of the speech by the Chief Executive Officer, Ralf Dieter, at the Annual General Meeting can be accessed at any time on the Internet.

The Dürr Group is a world-leading supplier of products, systems and services for automobile manufacture. The portfolio covers important parts of the value chain in the production of a vehicle: as a system supplier Dürr designs and installs paint shops and final assembly lines. Dürr also supplies cleaning and filtration systems used in the manufacture of engine and transmission components as well as balancing and diagnostic systems for vehicle components and general industrial applications.
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