Silke Glitza-Stamberger takes charge of Business Development / Mergers & Acquisitions and Investor Relations at the KION Group

KION GROUP GmbH / Silke Glitza-Stamberger takes charge of Business Development / Mergers & Acquisitions and Investor Relations at the KION Group . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Wiesbaden, 1 December 2011 - Silke Glitza-Stamberger (43) today became head of Business Development/M&A and Investor Relations at the KION Group. Ms Glitza- Stamberger has taken over Business Development/M&A from Massimiliano Sammartano, who is now responsible for Customer Service at Linde Material Handling GmbH in Aschaffenburg. She has also taken charge of Investor Relations, which is being amalgamated with Business Development/M&A. In her last role, Ms Glitza-Stamberger was vice president of Investor Relations at MAN SE. Previously she had headed up MAN SE's Strategy & Business Intelligence unit. She therefore has proven experience and expertise in business development and investor relations at a DAX 30 company in the industrial equipment sector. As head of Business Development, Ms Glitza-Stamberger will report to CEO Gordon Riske and, as head of Investor Relations/M&A, to CFO Harald Pinger. The Company The KION Group with its six brands - Linde, STILL, Fenwick, OM, Baoli and Voltas - is Europe's market leader for industrial trucks, the global number two in the industry and the leading international supplier in China. Its Linde and STILL brands serve the premium segment worldwide. Fenwick is the largest supplier of material-handling products in France, while OM is Italy's market leader. The Baoli brand focuses on the economy segment, and Voltas is one of the two market leaders in India. In 2010 the KION Group employed around 20,000 people and generated revenue of more than €3.5 billion. Disclaimer This press release contains forward-looking statements, involving known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, many of which are outside the control of the KION Group ('KION'), are difficult to predict and may cause future developments to differ significantly from assumed developments as expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements in this press release. Any liability (including in respect of direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage) of any member of KION with a view to the information contained in this press release is expressly disclaimed. This press release does not purport to contain all of the information that may be required to evaluate any proposed transaction, and any recipient hereof should seek its own legal, accounting and other relevant professional advice. No member of KION undertakes any obligation or expects to update or revise this press release, including forward-looking statements or any other information contained herein, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. For further information please contact Michael Hauger Head of Corporate Communications Tel.: +49 (0)611 770 655 Email: --- End of Message --- KION GROUP GmbH Abraham-Lincoln-Strasse 21 Wiesbaden Germany Download Press Release (PDF, 37 KB): This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: KION GROUP GmbH via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1568280]