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ams announces contract extension for CEO Alexander Everke as well as candidates Brigitte Ederer and Dr Margarete Haase for election to the enlarged Supervisory Board


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Premstaetten, Austria (23 April 2021) -- ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, announces that the Supervisory Board of ams has extended the contract of CEO Alexander Everke for a further three years. The Supervisory Board would like to thank Alexander Everke for the very successful strategic evolution of ams and is convinced that he will successfully drive the group’s optical solutions strategy over the coming years.

Additionally, the Supervisory Board of ams has nominated Brigitte Ederer and Dr Margarete Haase as candidates for election to the enlarged Supervisory Board in the upcoming Annual General Meeting.

Brigitte Ederer is distinguished by her extensive experience and senior executive positions at major international corporates including CEO of Siemens AG Austria, Management Board member of Siemens AG as well as years of service on different Supervisory Boards. Dr Margarete Haase equally brings wide-ranging business experience from CFO positions at major German industrial corporates and her tenure as Supervisory Board member of OSRAM Licht AG (OSRAM) and head of the audit committee at OSRAM. The expansion of the Supervisory Board of ams reflects a broader spectrum of duties and responsibilities related to the combined group and was additionally envisaged in the Business Combination Agreement between ams and OSRAM.