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Extraordinary General Meeting of Flughafen Wien AG: Elections to the Supervisory Board / Motion approved for special audit in accordance with Austrian Stock Corporation Act
The 20th Extraordinary General Meeting, which was held today, Thursday, 20 August 2009, elected Christoph Herbst, attorney, and Burkhard Hofer, Chief Executive of EVN AG to the Supervisory Board.
At the meeting of the Supervisory Board that followed the Extraordinary General Meeting, Johannes Coreth resigned as the chairman of this corporate body. Christoph Herbst was subsequently elected chairman of the Supervisory Board and Burkhard Hofer was elected to represent small shareholders. Johannes Coreth will remain on the Supervisory Board as a member.
The Supervisory Board Flughafen Wien AG is now comprised of the following persons: chairman Christoph Herbst, attorney; first deputy Karl Samstag, (former) General Director of Bank Austria Creditanstalt AG; second deputy Alfred Reiter, Chairman of the Board of Investkredit Bank AG (ret.) and as members: Johannes Coreth, member of the Board of Niederösterreichische Versicherung; Burkhard Hofer, Chief Executive of EVN AG; Franz Lauer, General Director of Wiener Städtische Versicherung AG (ret.); Hans-Jörgen Manstein, Manstein Zeitschriftenverlag GesmbH; Alfons Metzger, Metzger Realitäten Group; and Karl Skyba, (former) General Director of Wiener Stadtwerke Holding AG.
The Supervisory Board of Flughafen Wien AG also includes the following persons as employee representatives: Manfred Biegler, Heinz Wessely, Dieter Rozboril, Thomas Schäffer and Karl Hromadka.
The 20th Extraordinary General Meeting approved the motion by Flughafen Wien Mitarbeiterbeteiligung Privatstiftung (the employee foundation) to conduct a special audit pursuant to the Austrian Stock Corporation Act of the Skylink project. LKC Kemper - Czarske -v.Gronau - Berz were appointed to serve as the special auditors.