euro adhoc: REpower Systems AG / Management Changes / Bertrand Durrande new member of REpower Supervisory Board (E)

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Hamburg, 5 January 2006. With immediate effect, Bertrand Durrande has been appointed member of the Supervisory Board of REpower Systems AG (WKN 617 703). He assumes the mandate relinquished by the former Chairman Dr. Klaus-Detlef Wulf on 31 October 2005.

Durrande is Executive Vice President of the Equipment Sector at the AREVA subsidiary, Framatome ANP. With his many years of experience in executive positions in the energy industry, he has a high level of professional expertise. In line with rule 5.4.3 of the German Corporate Governance Code, his appointment is initially limited to the end of the next Annual General Meeting on 30 May 2006.

With production capacity in more than 40 countries, AREVA (owned by the French government) holds a leading position in the construction of power plants. The company has particular expertise in the area of generators and power transmission, as well as a global service network. With a 20.9 percent stake in the share capital, the AREVA Group is one of the main shareholders at REpower Systems AG.

Further inquiry note:
Thomas Schnorrenberg
Investor Relations Manager
Telefon: +49(0)40-53930-723

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emitter: REpower Systems AG
Alsterkrugchaussee 378
D-22355 Hamburg
phone: +49(0)40-539307-0
FAX: +49(0)40-539307-777
ISIN: DE0006177033
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sector: Alternative energy
language: English