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SIKA APPOINTS NEW CFO
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Sika has appointed Adrian Widmer, its current Head of Group Controlling and M&A,
as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and a member of Group Management with effect
from March 1, 2014. He will succeed Ronald TrÃ¤chsel, who is leaving Sika to
pursue a new career challenge.
Adrian Widmer, a 45-year-old Swiss, has been the Sika Group's Head of
Controlling for seven years. In addition, he has led the important M&A unit for
the last four years. Adrian Widmer has demonstrated his leadership skills with
excellent achievements and broad expertise throughout the company worldwide. He
is married with two children and holds a degree in economics (lic. oec. publ.)
from the University of Zurich.
Ronald TrÃ¤chsel has decided to take up a new career challenge outside the Sika
Group. As CFO, he has successfully managed Sika's finances since 2008, and
leaves the Group with its acknowledgment of his valuable contributions. Sika
would like to wish Ronald TrÃ¤chsel all the best for the future.
SIKAÂ AGÂ Zugerstrasse 50 CONTACT Dominik Slappnig
6341 Baar, Switzerland Corporate Communications &
www.sika.com Investor Relations
TELEPHONEÂ +41 58 436 68 21
SIKA AG CORPORATE PROFILE
Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a leading position in the development
and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping,
reinforcing and protection in the building sector and the motor vehicle
Â industry. Sika is present in 84 countries around the world, operates more than
160 production facilities and generates annual sales of CHF 5.14 billion with a
workforce of over 16,000.
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