04/04/2011, Duisburg


Duisburg, April 4, 2011 – On the recommendation of its Nominating Committee, Klöckner & Co SE’s Supervisory Board will propose to the shareholders at the regular Annual General Meeting in Düsseldorf on May 20 to reelect Prof. Dr. Dieter H. Vogel, Chairman of Lindsay Goldberg Vogel GmbH, and Dr. Michael Rogowski, former Chairman of the Management Board of Voith AG, and to elect Ms. Hauke Stars, Managing Director of Hewlett-Packard (Schweiz) GmbH, as members of the Supervisory Board. Frank H. Lakerveld’s term of office as member of the Supervisory Board will end at this year’s Annual General Meeting. He is not standing as a candidate for another term of office.

With this proposal the Supervisory Board is complying with its nomination criteria which were amended in 2010 and which, amongst professional skills, also take into account elements of diversity.

About Klöckner & Co:

Klöckner & Co is the largest producer-independent distributor of steel and metal products in the European and North American markets combined. The core business of the Klöckner & Co Group is the storage and distribution of steel and non-ferrous metals. More than 170,000 active customers are supplied through around 250 distribution locations by around 9,700 employees in 15 countries in Europe and North America. The Company had sales of around €5.2 billion in fiscal year 2010.The shares of Klöckner & Co SE are admitted to trading on the regulated market

segment (Regulierter Markt) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse) with further post-admission obligations (Prime Standard). Klöckner & Co shares are listed in the MDAX®-Index of Deutsche Börse.

ISIN: DE000KC01000; WKN: KC0100; Common Code: 025808576.


Dr. Thilo Theilen – Spokesperson
Head of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
Telephone: +49 (0) 203-307-2050
Fax:           +49 (0) 203-307-5025
E-mail: thilo.theilen@kloeckner.de

Press Release 04/04/2011

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Christian Pokropp

Head of Corporate Communications

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