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Dr. Detlev Lux takes over the position of CEO

The founder and, until recently, CEO of Softline AG (WKN 720 600), Peer Blumenschein, is moving at his own request to the supervisory board of the software distributor. With immediate effect, the new CEO is Dr. Detlev Lux (44), previously spokesman of the managing board of Ravensburger AG.

With Dr. Lux, Softline AG gains an experienced manager, who has held leading positions in various corporations including Boston Consulting Group, Bertelsmann AG and Time Life Inc., successfully mastering difficult corporate circumstances, as shown by the restructuring and subsequent turnaround of Ravensburger AG.

Peer Blumenschein will continue to be actively engaged in the company as a member of the supervisory board and consultant. His focus in the future will again be concentrated on the vital area of identifying trends and developments in the software and hardware markets.

Contact: Softline AG, Lange Str. 51, 77652 Offenburg, Tel: ++49 781/9293-151; Fax: ++49 781/9293-240; email:

Further inquiry note:
Herr Erik Parkner
Tel: +49(0)781 9293 222
FAX: +49(0)781 9293 240

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Emittent: Softline AG
Lange Strasse 51
DE-77652 Offenburg
Tel: +49(0)781 9293 222
FAX: +49(0)781 9293 240
ISIN: DE0007206005
WKN: 720600
Indizes: Nemax
Börsen: Neuer Markt Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse; free trade Baden-Württembergische Wertpapierbörse, Bayerische Börse, Berliner Wertpapierbörse, Börse Düsseldorf, Hamburger Wertpapierbörse, Niedersächsische Börse zu Hannover
Branche: Economy, Business & Finance
Sprache: Englisch