MEDISANA takes account of substantial growth: Management Board enlarged, changes to the Supervisory Board

* Heinrich Komesker is transferring from the Supervisory Board to the Management Board. As Technical Manager he will in future be in charge of Research & Development, Product and Quality Management and Production
* Heinz-Peter J. Specht has been appointed as a new member of the Supervisory Board

Neuss, February 21, 2011 – MEDISANA AG (WKN: 549254) announces changes to its Supervisory and Management Boards. In view of the substantial growth recorded by the company and its increasingly international orientation, the Management Board is being enlarged. With effect from January 1, 2011 Dr.-Ing. Heinrich Komesker has been appointed as the third member of the Management Board.

Mr. Komesker has extensive international experience in production and quality control, gained in management positions with prominent companies such as Vorwerk, Krups, Moulinex, Bosch-Siemens and JK-Holding. Mr. Komesker had previously been a member of the Supervisory Board of MEDISANA AG since his election in 2006. In his last post he was active as Deputy Chairman and therefore has an intimate knowledge of the business.

Management consultant Heinz-Peter J. Specht of Munich has been appointed as a new member of the Supervisory Board. Mr. Specht served for almost 20 years as Managing Director at various companies, predominantly in the Asia-Pacific area. In recent years, he held management positions at several prominent listed companies before founding SPECHT CONSULTING INTL. in the year 2000.

Following his appointment by the court, the Supervisory Board of MEDISANA AG has confirmed Thies Goldberg as its Chairman and appointed Heinz-Peter J. Specht as Deputy Chairman.

*Upcoming dates*
Publication of the annual financial statements for 2010: April 2011
Analysts conference, Frankfurt am Main: May 2011

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