EANS-Adhoc: Precious Woods Holding Ltd./Felix Howald, Chief Sustainability & Business Development Officer elected Director of a Swiss regional Chamber of Commerce; he leaves Precious Woods at the end of November 2009.

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Felix Howald, Chief Sustainability & Business Development Officer and Member of the Group Management of Precious Woods Holding AG, leaves Precious Woods at the end of November 2009, to assume an important position in the field of trade and industry promotion.

Felix Howald assumed his position with Precious Woods in 2007 and managed the sustainability department, marketing activities and business development.

The company will inform about the new Group Management structure in due course. The Board of Directors and the Group Management thank Felix Howald for his valuable support and wish him all the best for his new and challenging position.

end of ad-hoc-announcement ================================================================================ Precious Woods is one of the leading companies in the area of sustainable management and use of tropical forests. The company's core activities include reforestation and sustainable management of tropical forests, timber processing and the trading of FSC-certified timber products. The generation of emission rights and electricity from recovery wood represent further integral elements of the company’s business. The shares of Precious Woods Holding have been traded on the SWX Swiss Exchange since March 2002. Further information about Precious Woods is available at www.preciouswoods.com.

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Patrick Mauron
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Precious Woods Holding Ltd.
Militärstrasse 90
CH-8021 Zürich
Tel.: +41 44 245 81 20
E-Mail: media@preciouswoods.com