September 11, 2012 | Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR

Burckhardt Compression: Change in the Executive Board

Lukas Betschon, Head of Design & Manufacturing at Burckhardt Compression and a member of the Executive Board, has decided to leave the company. Marcel Pawlicek, CEO and the former Head of Design & Manufacturing, will manage the department ad interim.

Lukas Betschon assumed responsibility for the Design & Manufacturing department at Burckhardt Compression in early July 2011. He is leaving the company at his own request. After his departure during the course of September 2012, Marcel Pawlicek, CEO of Burckhardt Compression, will manage the department ad interim. Pawlicek headed Design & Manufacturing from 2008 to 2011. The recruitment process is under way and a successor will be announced as soon as it is concluded. The Board of Directors and the Executive Board thank Lukas Betschon for his efforts and wish him all the best for the future.


About Burckhardt Compression

Burckhardt Compression is one of the worldwide market leaders in the field of reciprocating compressors and the only manufacturer that offers a complete range of Labyâ (labyrinth piston), Process Gas, and Hyper Compressors. The compressors are used to compress, cool or liquefy gases. Burckhardt Compression’s customers include multinational companies active in the chemical, petrochemical, refinery, industrial gas and gas transport and storage industries. With the leading compressor technology, the high-quality compressor components and the comprehensive range of services Burckhardt Compression supports its customers in their effort to minimize the life cycle costs of their reciprocating compressor systems.



Marcel Pawlicek, CEO
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