Press release from: 25 April 2013
Ad-hoc Press Release - SMARTRAC to Appoint Clemens J. Joos as New CEO
The Dutch Company SMARTRAC N.V., (stock abbreviation SM7), today announced that Clemens J. Joos shall be appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chairman of the Management Board. The Supervisory Board has decided to propose the formal appointment as Director A and Member of the Management Board at the SMARTRAC Annual General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on June 18, 2013.
Clemens Joos has a profound resume in the industry equipment, healthcare, and consumer electronics areas, having served in international executive and senior-level roles in Asia, Europe, and the United States. His wide-ranging experience gives him a well-rounded view in competitive, innovative, and rapidly changing market environments. He holds a diploma in business administration from the University of Applied Science in Offenburg and a master in organizational psychology from the University of Applied Science Erding, Germany.
SMARTRAC was founded in 2000, went public in July 2006, and trades as a stock corporation under Dutch law with its registered headquarters in Amsterdam. The company currently employs approximately 3,600 employees and maintains a global research and development, production, and sales network.
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