The Supervisory Board of specialty chemicals group ALTANA AG
has announced its decision to extend the appointment of Dr. Matthias L.
Wolfgruber as CEO of the company ahead of schedule. Effective July 1, 2010,
Wolfgruber will be reappointed for a period of five years as chairman of the
Management Board composed of himself and Martin Babilas , CFO of ALTANA AG.
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