Dr. Antonella Mei-Pochtler, chairwoman of the supervisory board of Wolford AG since September 18, 2014, informed the company that she resigns as chairwoman with immediate effect and will leave the supervisory board in accordance with the articles of association as of September 8, 2017, in order to be able to participate in the ongoing bidding process. Until the day of the annual general meeting the deputy chairwoman of the supervisory board, Claudia Beermann, assumes the chair of the supervisory board. The new chair will be elected at the next supervisory board meeting following the annual general meeting on September 14, 2017.