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Pascal Keller leaves Cicor Group – AMS Division under new lead


Zurich, 30 July 2015 – Cicor (SIX Swiss Exchange: CICN), a leading, international high-tech industrial group in the field of printed circuit boards, microelectronics and electronic solutions based in Boudry (Switzerland), announced today that Pascal Keller, Division Head Advanced Microelectronics & Substrates and a member of Group Management, is leaving the company to pursue a new professional opportunity. The management of the AMS Division will be taken over by Jürgen Steinbichler, who will be joining the Cicor Group on 7 August 2015.

Pascal Keller has headed what is now the Advanced Microelectronics & Substrates (AMS) Division, a leading manufacturer of sophisticated microelectronics and high-quality substrates, from prototype to large-scale production, since June 2009. At the beginning of 2014, under the leadership of Pascal Keller, the previously separate Printed Circuit Boards (PCB) and Microelectronics (ME) Divisions were combined into today's AMS Division, resulting in a strengthening of the Division's product and solution portfolio.

The Board of Directors and Management Team would like to take this opportunity to thank Pascal Keller for his great commitment to the Cicor Group and wish him every success in his personal and professional endeavors.

The Board of Directors is pleased to welcome Jürgen Steinbichler to the Cicor Group as the new Executive Vice President of the AMS Division. Jürgen Steinbichler will take over the management of the Division from 7 August 2015. In this role he will also be a member of Group Management.

Jürgen Steinbichler has extensive technical expertise in the area of semiconductors and the electronics industry, as well as many years of business and management experience from positions he held in international companies such as Siemens, ESEC, Dyconex and Tecan. Jürgen Steinbichler will continue to diligently and successfully pursue the mission of leading the AMS Division to sustainable and profitable growth.

Media and analysts' conference on the 2015 half-year results
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Heinrich J. Essing
Chairman of the Board of Directors
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Dr. Jürg Dübendorfer
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