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secunet Security Networks AG: Changes in the Management Board in 2019

[Essen, 19 December 2018] The CEO of secunet Security Networks AG, Dr. Rainer Baumgart, will retire on 31 May 2019 after reaching the age of 65. After 18 years at the helm of secunet, he will hand over the chair to Axel Deininger. At the same time, two new members, Torsten Henn and Dr. Kai Martius, will be appointed to the Management Board as of 1 June 2019.

"Dr. Baumgart has managed the fortunes of secunet Security Networks AG for almost two decades and played a decisive role in the success of the company. On behalf of the Supervisory Board, I would like to thank Dr. Baumgart for his important contribution to the development of secunet," said Ralf Wintergerst, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of secunet. "With the appointment of Axel Deininger as successor to Dr. Baumgart as CEO, we are ensuring continuity and setting the course for continued successful business development".

Long-standing secunet executives Torsten Henn and Dr. Kai Martius will move from the extended management to the board of management. Henn will be responsible for secunet's operational business within the board of management; Dr. Martius will be responsible for product management and technology development. Thomas Pleines will be confirmed in his position as CFO.

As of 1 June 2019, the Management Board of secunet Security Networks AG will thus consist of the four members Axel Deininger, Torsten Henn, Dr. Kai Martius and Thomas Pleines.

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