03/05/04

Robert Friedmann is appointed member of the Board of Directors

The Foundation Supervisory Board and the Advisory Board of the Würth Group decided to appoint Mr. Robert Friedmann member of the Board of Directors as of 1 April 2004.

The Chairman of the Board of Directors Dr. Walter Jaeger is going to retire on 31 May 2005. Starting 1 June 2005, Robert Friedmann is going to succeed to his position. Apart from his responsibility as the Chairman of the Board of Directors Robert Friedmann will step by step assume responsibilities in the marketing- and sales-related areas of the Group management.

Robert Friedmann was born in 1966 and has been in the Würth Group since 1992.