At yesterday's meeting of the Evonik Industries AG Supervisory Board, Wilhelm Bonse-Geuking, chairman of the RAG-Stiftung, was elected chairman of the Supervisory Board. Werner Bischoff, member of the board of Germany's Mining, Chemical, and Energy Industrial Union, was voted in as deputy chairman of the Supervisory Board. In addition to the chairman and his deputy, the chairman's committee also includes the Supervisory Board members Dr. Volker Trautz and Ralf Hermann.
The Supervisory Board elected from its members Dr. Hans Michael Gaul as chairman of the Finance and Investment Committee and Dr. Siegfried Luther as chairman of the Audit Committee.
Evonik Industries is the creative industrial group from Germany which operates in three business areas: Chemicals, Energy and Real Estate. Evonik is a global leader in specialty chemicals, an expert in power generation from hard coal and renewable energies, and one of the largest private residential real estate companies in Germany. Our strengths are creativity, specialization, continuous self-renewal, and reliability. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. In its fiscal year 2006 more than 43,000 employees generated sales of about Euro 14.8 billion and an operating profit (EBIT) of over Euro 1.2 billion.
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