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Press release News vom 25.04.2019

Annual Shareholder Meeting of Comet Holding AG: Constitution of the Board of Directors following the elections

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Flamatt, April 25, 2019

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Annual Shareholder Meeting of Comet Holding AG: Constitution of the Board of Directors following the elections


Following the elections of the 70th Annual General Meeting, the Board of Directors of Comet Holding AG, at its first meeting under Heinz Kundert as chairman of the board, decided on the following constitution:


Rolf Huber will take on the role of vice chairman of the Board of Directors. He will remain as chairman of the Nomination and Compensation Committee and will be supported in this role by Dr. iur. Mariel Hoch. The newly elected Patrick Jany will chair the Audit Committee. Franz Richter, so far member of the Technology Committee, will now be part of the Audit Committee. Prof. Dr. Gian-Luca Bona will continue as chairman of the Technology Committee and will receive support from the newly elected member of the Board of Directors Prof. Dr. Christoph Kutter.


“I would like to thank our shareholders for the trust they have placed in us,” said Heinz Kundert, the newly elected chairman of the Board of Directors of Comet Group. “Comet is a fantastic technology company with huge potential. After thoroughly familiarizing myself with everything in my position as chairman, I look forward to successfully shaping the future of the company together with my colleagues on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee.”


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Comet Group
The Comet Group is a globally leading, innovative Swiss technology company with a focus on X-ray, high-frequency and ebeam technologies. Using high-quality high-tech components and systems, we make it possible for customers from various industries to improve the quality of their products and make them both more efficient and more environmentally friendly. The innovative solutions under the Comet, Yxlon and ebeam brands are used in applications such as material and safety testing, the coating and treatment of surfaces, and contact-free sterilization.

Headquartered in Flamatt, Switzerland, Comet AG is now represented in all global markets. We employ around 1,350 people worldwide, including some 500 in Switzerland. In addition to production facilities in China, Germany, Denmark, Switzerland and the USA, we also maintain various subsidiaries in the USA, China, Japan and Korea. Comet (COTN) is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.