Düsseldorf, March 3, 2016 – The Supervisory Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft today extended the appointment as CEO and Labor Relations Director of Jürg Oleas (58) by another 3 years until December 31, 2019.

“We are very much looking forward to continue the long-time and successful cooperation with Jürg Oleas”, said Dr. Jürgen Heraeus, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft.

Jürg Oleas, a Swiss national born, was appointed CEO of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft with effect as of November 1, 2004. Jürg Oleas has been a member of the company’s Executive Board since May 1, 2001.