Hawesko appoints two new members to management board

1/6/2015, 5:59 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

HAWESKO Holding AG / Hawesko appoints two new members to management board . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Hamburg, 6 January 2015. Hawesko Holding AG (HAW GR, HAWG.DE, DE0006042708) announces that Alexander Borwitzky and Nikolas von Haugwitz have been appointed to the management board effective 1 January 2015. Mr. Borwitzky succeeds Bernd Hoolmans, who retired at the end of 2014.

Mr. Borwitzky will be responsible primarily for the stationary specialist wine retail segment.
Mr. von Haugwitz will represent the mail order segment on the management board in the future. The composition of the management board reflects a long-standing decision of the supervisory board that each of the three business segments should be represented in the corporate management board. Consequently, this body now consists of five members. The other members are, as before, chief executive officer Alexander Margaritoff, chief financial officer Ulrich Zimmermann and Bernd G. Siebdrat, who is responsible for the wholesale segment.

Alexander Borwitzky, born 1968, completed his MBA at Nottingham University Business School in 1992. He has been the head of Marketing, Sales and IT at Jacques' Wein-Depot since January 2013. Prior to that, he held various management positions in international retail groups over the past 20 years.

Nikolas von Haugwitz, also born 1968, completed his degree in economics at the Free Univerisity of Berlin in 1968. Since 2003 he has held management positions at Hanseatisches Wein- und Sekt-Kontor HAWESKO GmbH, and since 2008 he has been Managing Director for marketing und purchasing. He is also Managing Director of Carl Tesdorpf GmbH.

Hawesko Holding AG is a leading supplier of premium wines and champagnes. In fiscal year 2013, the Group achieved sales of € 465 million and employed 925 persons in the company's three sales channels: specialty retail (Jacques' Wein-Depot), wholesale operations (Wein Wolf and CWD Champagner- und Wein-Distributionsgesellschaft) and mail order (especially Hanseatisches Wein- and Sekt-Kontor and Wein & Vinos). The shares of Hawesko Holding AG are listed on the Hanseatic Stock Exchange in Hamburg as well as in the Prime Standard Segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

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Hawesko Holding AG, 20247 Hamburg
Internet:
http://www.hawesko-holding.com (Company information)
http://www.hawesko.de          (Online shop)
http://www.jacques.de          (Jacques' Wein-Depot locations and online shop)
http://www.vinos.de        (Spanish wines sold through Wein & Vinos)

Press/Media Contact and Investor Relations:
Thomas Hutchinson, Hawesko Holding AG
Phone: +49 (0)40 30 39 21 00
Fax +49 (0)40 30 39 21 05
E-mail: ir@hawesko-holding.com




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HAWESKO Holding AG
Plan 5 Hamburg Germany

WKN: 604270;ISIN: DE0006042708;Index:GEX,CLASSIC All Share,SDAX,Prime All Share,CDAX;
Listed: Freiverkehr in Börse Stuttgart,
Freiverkehr in Börse Berlin,
Freiverkehr in Börse Düsseldorf,
Freiverkehr in Bayerische Börse München,
Freiverkehr in Niedersächsische Börse zu Hannover,
Prime Standard in Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse,
Regulierter Markt in Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse,
Regulierter Markt in Hanseatische Wertpapierbörse zu Hamburg;


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