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Generational succession completed

GŁnther Fielmann finalises generational succession
Marc Fielmann to be sole CEO of Fielmann AG

Fielmann democratised eyewear fashion and became market leader thanks to its customer-friendly services, fashionable eyewear at fair prices and comprehensive services. GŁnther Fielmann now withdraws from the executive board and passes over the leadership to the second generation.

This step is the result of GŁnther Fielmann's long-term succession plan. With the introduction of a Co-CEO structure in April 2018, his son Marc Fielmann already held the executive leadership of the company. In February 2019, GŁnther Fielmann additionally transferred the responsibility for the corporate strategy.

Prior to the upcoming Supervisory Board Meeting GŁnther Fielmann announced that he would like to resign as Chief Executive Officer. At its meeting on 21 November 2019, the Supervisory Board of Fielmann AG acknowledged GŁnther Fielmann's lifetime achievements and extended its gratitude for his dedicated commitment. The Supervisory Board unanimously agreed to the amicable termination of the contract.


Hamburg, November 2019

Fielmann AG
The Board of Directors

Further information:
Ulrike Abratis, Head of Communication & PR, Telephone: +49 40 / 270 76 - 457
Ulrich Brockmann, Head of Investor Relations, Telephone: +49 40/270 76 - 442


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