Press Release Supervisory Board Executive Board
10.03.2014|Executive Board appointment at DMG MORI SEIKI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT​​​​​​​

André Danks is the new chief financial officer ​​​​​​​

Bielefeld. In its scheduled meeting today, the Supervisory Board of DMG MORI SEIKI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT appointed Dipl.-Kfm. André Danks as a full member of the Executive Board effective as of 11 March 2014.

André Danks (37) is responsible for finance, accounting, controlling, taxes, risk management and investor relations. After studying business administration and law, André Danks first worked at Villeroy & Boch AG. In 2007 he joined the DMG MORI SEIKI group (formerly GILDEMEISTER). Previously he was head of capital markets, investor relations and public relations, and he also played a role in drawing up the corporate strategy. Mr Danks also takes part of the credit for the successful implementation of the capital measures in recent years. These measures were an important element in the joint strategy with Mori Seiki Co., Ltd. The Supervisory Board has also approved the single entity financial statements of DMG MORI SEIKI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT and the corresponding consolidated financial statements.

The Executive Board

Disclaimer, Forward-looking statement

Disclaimer, Forward-looking statement

Statements relating to the future:This press release contains statements relating to the future, which are based on current estimates by the management regarding future developments. Such statements are based on the management's current expectations and specific assumptions. They are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, which could lead to the actual future circumstances including the assets, liabilities, financial position and profit or loss of DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT differing materially from or being more negative than that those expressly or implicitly assumed or described in these statements. The business activities of DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT are subject to a series of risks and uncertainties, which may result in forward-looking statements estimates or forecasts becoming inaccurate. Should one of these factors of uncertainty or other unforeseeable event occur, or should the assumptions on which these statements are based prove incorrect, the actual results may differ materially from the results stated, expected, anticipated, intended, planned, aimed at, estimated or projected in these statements. Forward-looking statements must not be understood as a guarantee or assurance of future developments or events contained therein.

There are two companies using the name “DMG MORI“: DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT with registered office in Bielefeld, Germany, and DMG MORI COMPANY LIMITED with registered office in Nagoya, Japan. This release refers exclusively to DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT. If reference is made in this release to the “DMG MORI group”, this refers exclusively to the DMG MORI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT and its group companies.