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Kassel, 26 March 2013

Changes to the Board of Executive Directors of K+S Aktiengesellschaft - Dr. Andreas Radmacher appointed as new member of the Board of Executive Directors by Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board of K+S Aktiengesellschaft appointed Dr. Andreas Radmacher (47) as a further member of the Board of Executive Directors of the Company, with effect from 1 September 2013. Dr. Radmacher will there assume responsibility for the potash and magnesium activities of the K+S Group.

With a doctorate in mining engineering, he brings high strategic competence and far-reaching international marketing know-how from the energy industry with him. Since 2009, he has been CEO of RWE Turkey Holding A.S., Istanbul. Before that, he was a member of the Executive Board of RWE Energy AG, Dortmund, for six years. "We warmly welcome Dr. Andreas Radmacher to our team and look forward to working with him", said Norbert Steiner, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of K+S Aktiengesellschaft, who temporarily has also been responsible for the Potash and Magnesium Products business unit since October 2012.

Dr. Radmacher is married with two children.

Note to editors
A photograph and the CV of Dr. Andreas Radmacher can be found on the Internet under www.k-plus-s.com.

Experience growth
K+S is one of the world's leading suppliers of standard and speciality fertilizers. In the salt business, K+S is the world's leading producer with sites in Europe as well as North and South America. K+S offers a comprehensive range of goods and services for agriculture, industry, and private consumers, which provides growth opportunities in virtually every sphere of daily life. Worldwide, the K+S Group employs more than 14,000 people. The K+S share - the commodities stock on the German DAX index - is listed on all German stock exchanges (ISIN: DE000KSAG888, symbol: SDF). More information about K+S at www.k-plus-s.com.

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Press:
Michael Wudonig, CFA
Phone: +49 561 9301-1262
Fax: +49 561 9301-1666
michael.wudonig@k-plus-s.com

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Thorsten Boeckers
Phone: +49 561 9301-1460
Fax: +49 561 9301-2425
thorsten.boeckers@k-plus-s.com

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