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Trevira GmbH

August 17, 2005

Trevira GmbH has appointed Jörg Hellwig managing director, effective July 1. Mr. Hellwig will be taking over the duties of current chief executive officer, Bernd Sassenrath, who will be retiring at the end of the year. Prior to Trevira, Mr. Hellwig was employed at Lanxess AG, Leverkunsen, where his most recent responsibility was the redirection of global fiber activities in the Corporate Center. He also—since January 2003—has served as managing director of Bayer Faser.