April 11, 2013 | Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR

Burckhardt Compression: Executive Board enlarged

Burckhardt Compression has appointed 43-year-old Keven Li, currently the Managing Director of Burckhardt Compression (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., to its Executive Board as a new member. Keven Li assumes this position retroactively to April 1, 2013. As part of its organic growth strategy, Burckhardt Compression is further expanding its geographic presence and strengthening the subsidiaries. China is an important market for the company and will be even more important in the future.

Keven Li (43), Chinese national, is the current Managing Director of Burckhardt Compression (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. and has been appointed to the Executive Board as a new member retroactively to April 1, 2013. Mr. Li has managed the subsidiary and its two operating sites in Shanghai and Beijing since 2007. After completing his studies in machinery engineering he earned an EMBA and worked for many years at several multinational companies in the oil and gas industry as well as in the industrial gas area. With this appointment Burckhardt Compression is strengthening its global presence in fast growing markets of relevance to the company, in accordance with its medium-term strategic planning.


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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