Willy Duron appointed member of the Board of Directors

1/30/2008, 5:45 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)



Mortsel, Belgium - January 30, 2008 - 5.45p.m. CET

After today's meeting, the Board of Directors of Agfa-Gevaert NV
announced that Mr Willy Duron was appointed member of the Board of
Directors. His appointment takes effect immediately. Mr Duron will
also be a member of the company's Audit Committee. At the Annual
General Meeting of April 29, 2008, the shareholders will be asked to
vote on the extension of his mandate.

Willy Duron (1945) has a master of mathematics from Ghent University
(Belgium) and a master of actuarial science from the Catholic
University of Louvain (Belgium). He started his career in 1970 as an
actuary for ABB Insurance (Assurantie van de Belgische Boerenbond).
After the merger of Kredietbank, CERA Bank and ABB Insurance, he
became chairman of the Executive Committee of KBC Insurance in 2000.
He was appointed president of the Executive Committee of KBC Bank and
Insurance Holding Company in 2003 and he was CEO of KBC Group NV from
2005 until he retired at the end of 2006.


Contact:

Agfa-Gevaert
Katia Waegemans
Director Corporate Communication
tel. ++32 (0)3/444.7124
fax. ++32 (0)3/444.4485
e-mail: katia.waegemans@agfa.com

Johan Jacobs
Corporate Press Relations Manager
tel. ++32 (0)3/444.8015
fax. ++32 (0)3/444.5005
e-mail: johan.jacobs@agfa.com


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