The Supervisory Board of OMV Aktiengesellschaft appointed Rainer Seele (54) as the new Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of OMV. Rainer Seele has accepted the appointment. He will assume the position effective July 1, 2015 for a three-year period, with an extension option for OMV for further two years. The current Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO Gerhard Roiss will resign from his position on June 30, 2015 as previously announced.
Supervisory Board Chairman Rudolf Kemler on the resolution: 'Today's appointment of Rainer Seele is a critical milestone which will ensure stability to OMV's management structure. In terms of qualifications, Rainer Seele is the ideal candidate with a skill set which precisely meets the requirements and many years of experience in international management. He has a well-balanced personality and outstanding personal values. Particularly in light of the currently difficult internal and external circumstances, the top priority is ensuring that the company is on track for a stable future'.