EANS-Adhoc: Bank Sarasin + Co. Ltd / Bank Sarasin nominates Mrs Dagmar G. Woehrl for election to the Board of Directors

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At its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on 5 April 2011, the Board of Directors of Bank Sarasin & Co. Ltd will be nominating Dagmar G. Woehrl, a German MP, for election to the Board. Dagmar Woehrl is nominated to take the place of Christian Brueckner, an existing board member who is not standing for re-election on grounds of age.

Christoph Ammann, Chairman of the Board of Bank Sarasin & Co. Ltd "The Board of Directors is very pleased with the nomination of Mrs Dagmar G. Woehrl. We can present the AGM with a highly experienced candidate whose excellent track record and broad spectrum of activities have enabled her to accumulate a vast pool of know-how which will provide a vast store of expertise on which our board can draw."

Dagmar G. Woehrl
Born in 1954, German citizen, married with two children, lives in Nuremberg, Germany, graduated in law from the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

After graduating in law in 1987, Dagmar G. Woehrl worked as a lawyer and entrepreneur. Standing as a candidate of Germany´s CSU party, she was first elected to Nuremberg City Council in 1990 and subsequently to the Bundestag, Germany´s national parliament, in 1994. In addition to being CDU/CSU spokesperson for economic policy, she was Parliamentary State Secretary at the Ministry for Economics & Technology from 2005 to 2009, amongst other things. At the same time she acted as Government Liaison Officer for the Maritime Industry. Since November 2009 Dagmar G. Woehrl has been Chair of the Committee for Economic Cooperation & Development, ordinary member of the Committee on Cultural & Media Affairs deputy member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs. In addition to her political activities, Dagmar G. Woehrl also holds a broad variety of honorary posts, including Chairman of Nuremberg´s Animal Protection League, member of the German UNESCO Committee and a trustee of the Emanuel Foundation. Dagmar G. Woehrl has been awarded the Federal Cross of Merit with ribbon, and the Bavarian Order of Merit.

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