Gränichen, Switzerland, 11 March 2010 – The board of directors of Zehnder Group AG will propose Dr. Urs Buchmann to the 2010 general meeting for election to the board to replace Paul Meier, who is resigning from the board. Paul Meier's current period of office ends on 19 May 2010 at the 2010 annual general meeting. He expressed the wish to resign from office on this date after serving for 15 years as a member of the board. During all these years Paul Meier gave our Group very valuable impulses. The board and Group executive committee would like to express their grateful thanks. The board of directors will propose Dr. Urs Buchmann (53) to the 2010 general meeting for election to the board of Zehnder Group. Dr. Urs Buchmann is Managing Director and Head Corporate Banking Asia Pacific with a leading international bank. He will be able to support Zehnder Group in its expansion efforts in China and Asia, and to advise on banking and finance matters.