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K+S: Change in Management

August 21, 2015
Chemical Value Chain
The Supervisory Board of K+S KALI GmbH, Kassel, has appointed Dr. Rainer Gerling to the executive management of the Company with effect from 1 January 2016. Dr. Gerling (56) will succeed Dr. Ralf Diekmann, who will retire on 31 December 2015 after 34 years of service with the K+S Group. The Supervisory Board would like to thank Dr. Diekmann for his many years of dedicated service, particularly in recognition of his specialist knowledge in developing production sites and optimizing processes so that potash production can be conducted in a way that conserves the environment.
 
Dr. Gerling will assume responsibility for production and technology. His term of office will run until 31 December 2018. Dr. Gerling currently heads the Werra potash plant, where his work primarily involves matters relating to the environment, approval procedures and occupational safety. He has worked for the K+S Group since 1985 and possesses extensive experience gained by working in several K+S plants in Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Hesse, where he was responsible for mining technology as well as underground production/technology.
 
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