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Delticom AG’s Supervisory Board appoints two new members to Managing Board


Delticom AG Investor Relations
Melanie Becker
Brühlstraße 11
30169 Hannover
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Hanover, 21 March 2012 – In yesterday’s meeting, the Supervisory Board of Delticom AG (WKN 514680, ISIN DE0005146807, stock exchange symbol DEX) appointed two additional members to the company’s Management Board.

With immediate effect, Mrs Susann Dörsel-Müller (37) takes over the responsibility for operations centre and customer relations activities, while Mr Sascha Jürgensen (44) will be in charge for logistics. Both Delticom managers have headed the daily operations in their respective fields for several years and reported directly to the Management Board. Mrs Dörsel-Müller has been with the company since 2000 while Mr Jürgensen joined in 2006. The previous board members Rainer Binder (Co-CEO), Philip von Grolman (Co- CEO) and Frank Schuhardt (CFO) extended their contracts by five years.

Since the IPO in 2006, Delticom has nearly tripled annual sales and increased earnings more than fivefold. With over 100 online shops in 41 countries the Group is Europe’s leading online tyre retailer. The new Management Board remains committed to both continuity and further profitable growth.

As already announced, Delticom will publish its 2011 annual report tomorrow. Group revenues grew year-on-year by 14.4% to € 480.0 million while EBIT improved by 11.2% to € 52.9 million. Consolidated net income came to € 36.0 million or € 3.04 per share (undiluted). At the Annual General Meeting on 30.04.2012, the Board will propose a dividend of € 2.95 per share – an increase of 8.5 % compared to the dividend for financial year 2010 of € 2.72.

Delticom will publish its 2011 financial statements on 22 March 2012 on its Website in the Investor Relations section.

Company profile:

Delticom, Europe’s leading online tyre retailer, was founded in Hanover in 1999. With more than 100 online shops in 41 countries, the company offers its private and business customers an unequalled assortment of excellently priced car tyres, motorcycle tyres, bicycle tyres, truck tyres, bus tyres, special tyres, rims, complete wheels (pre-mounted tyres on rims), selected replacement car parts and accessories, motor oil and batteries. The independent website contains impartial information about tyre tests and helps the customers choose from more than 100 tyre brands and more than 25,000 tyre models. Delticom delivers either directly to the customer’s home address, or to one of more than 30,000 service partners – affiliated garages which take delivery of tyres and then install these on the customer’s vehicle. Delticom’s Wholesale division also sells tyres to wholesalers domestically and abroad.

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