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At the Süd-Chemie AG Annual General Meeting held today, six shareholders´ representatives were elected to the Supervisory Board following expiry of its previous term of office. A large majority of the shareholders voted in favour of the proposal submitted by the former Supervisory Board.

As of 13 June 2006, Süd-Chemie AG´s Supervisory Board will consist of the former members Dr. Dietrich Schulz, a member of the AdCapital AG and Drägerwerk AG supervisory boards, Dr. Peter Schweighart, a partner in the law firm Hoffmann Eitle Patent- und Rechtsanwälte, and Dr. Dolf Stockhausen, Chairman of the Shareholders´ Committee at EAT GmbH and a member of the Capital Bank-Grawe Group AG supervisory board, as well as the new members, Mr. Christoph Giulini, a partner in One Equity Partners Europe GmbH, Dr. Hans Heinrich von Srbik, a member of the Messerschmitt Stiftung board of trustees and Mr. Konstantin Winterstein, a qualified engineer at BMW AG. The three employees´ representatives on the Supervisory Board comprise the former members Mr. Peter Simon and Mr. Rainer Seufert, as well as Mr. Johann Meier who was newly-elected by those employees entitled to vote.

At the Supervisory Board Meeting which followed the Annual General Meeting, Dr. Schulz, for many years Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board, was elected Chairman, and Mr. Giulini Deputy Chairman.

Munich, 13. June 2006

Süd-Chemie AG
Patrick Salchow
Group Vice President Corporate Public Relations
Tel: +49 (0) 89 5110-250
Fax: +49 (0) 89 5110-156

Süd-Chemie ( is an independent specialty chemical company headquartered in Munich and operating on a worldwide scale. Key markets served by its Adsorbents Division include the consumer-goods, packaging and foundry industries. Products manufactured by the Catalysts Division offer solutions for water treatment, petrochemicals processing, energy storage and hydrogen production, as well as off-gas purification. The common denominator for all its products and innovations is the efficient and sparing use of natural resources to enhance the quality of life for humans and the environment. Sales of EUR933 million were generated in 2005, 80% of these outside Germany. Süd-Chemie employs more than 5,100 people at its more than 70 sales and production sites around the world.

Further inquiry note:
Patrick Salchow
Tel.: +49 (0)89 5110 250

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