The Supervisory Board approved the auditor’s findings. Following the completion of its own
review, the Supervisory Board has no objections to the Management Board’s statement at the
end of the report.
On March 12, 2019, the Ordinary Annual General Meeting of ALTANA AG re-elected
Dr. Klaus-Jürgen Schmieder as a member of the Supervisory Board. His tenure ends following
the Annual General Meeting in 2020. Stefan Weis resigned from his position as the mem-
ber of the Supervisory Board representing trade unions with effect from June 28, 2019. In view
of this, on September 17, 2019, the Duisburg Local Court appointed Stefan Soltmann as
the member of the Supervisory Board representing the unions. On October 1, 2019, the
Supervisory Board elected Mr. Soltmann to its Audit Committee, of which Mr. Weis was
previously also a member. In the Supervisory Board meeting of June 27, 2019, Martin Babilas
was reappointed Chairman of the Management Board and Labor Director of ALTANA AG
for a period of five years until April 30, 2025.
The Supervisory Board would like to express its gratitude to Mr. Weis for the good and
trusting cooperation. The Supervisory Board would also like to thank the members of
the Management Board, the company’s management, and the Group’s employees for their
achievements and commitment during the last fiscal year.
Wesel, March 18, 2020
The Supervisory Board
Dr. Klaus-Jürgen Schmieder
Chairman of the Supervisory Board
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