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Sulzer appoints ad interim CEO

(PresseBox) (Winterthur, ) The board of directors of Sulzer has appointed Jürgen Brandt as Chief Executive Officer of Sulzer as of November 1, 2011, on an ad interim basis.

Jürgen Brandt will take over this position in addition to his role as Chief Financial Officer.

In agreement with the Board, the current CEO, Ton Büchner, will leave Sulzer by the end of October to pursue a career opportunity as CEO of AkzoNobel, as announced in June.

The recruiting process for the new Chief Executive Officer of Sulzer is underway and an appointment will be announced in due course.

This document may contain forward-looking statements including, but not limited to, projections of financial developments, market activity, or future performance of products and solutions containing risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements are subject to change based on known or unknown risks and various other factors that could cause actual results or performance to differ materially from the statements made herein.

Sulzer AG

Sulzer was founded in 1834 in Winterthur, Switzerland, and today is active in machinery and equipment manufacturing and surface engineering at over 160 locations worldwide. The divisions are global leaders in their respective customer segments, which include the oil and gas, hydrocarbon processing, power generation, pulp and paper, aviation, and automotive industries.