Communiqués Ad Hoc

Change in Gurit Executive Committee

Zurich, December 20, 2019 – Gurit (SIX Swiss Exchange: GUR) announces today that Stefan Gautschi, General Manager Composite Materials, will leave Gurit by June 2020 to assume another professional opportunity outside the advanced composites industry.

Stefan Gautschi joined Gurit in 2013 and made strong contributions to the development and growth of the Business Unit Composite Materials. CEO Rudolf Hadorn states: "We thank Stefan Gautschi for his leadership and contributions to the development of our wind and industrial market positions we have achieved today. We wish him all the best for his future."

A replacement will be announced in due course.

About Gurit:

The subsidiaries of Gurit Holding AG, Wattwil/Switzerland, (SIX Swiss Exchange: GUR) are specialized on the development
and manufacture of advanced composite materials, related technologies and select finished parts and components. The comprehensive product range comprises fibre reinforced prepregs, structural core products, gel coats, adhesives, resins and consumables. Gurit supplies global growth markets with composite materials on the one hand and composite tooling equipment, core material wind turbine blade kits, structural engineering and select finished parts on the other. Gurit operates production sites and offices in Canada, China, Denmark, Ecuador, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, India, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom and the United States.  

Gurit Group Communications

Thomas Nauer
Phone: +41 44 316 15 55
E-mail. thomas.nauer (at)

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Forward-looking statements:

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