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adidas AG: Kasper Rorsted to succeed Herbert Hainer as CEO of adidas AG

adidas AG  / Key word(s): Change of Personnel

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For immediate release           January 18, 2016        
AD HOC: Kasper Rorsted to succeed Herbert Hainer as CEO of adidas AG

Herzogenaurach - Kasper Rorsted (53), currently Chief Executive Officer of
Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, is to succeed Herbert Hainer (61) as CEO of adidas
AG. At today's extraordinary meeting of the Supervisory Board in
Herzogenaurach, he was appointed as ordinary member of the Executive Board
effective August 1, 2016 and CEO of adidas AG effective October 1, 2016.
After a two-month transition period, Herbert Hainer will relinquish his
Executive Board mandate effective September 30, 2016, prior to the expiry
of his Executive Board service contract at the end of March 2017.



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Language:     English
Company:      adidas AG
              Adi-Dassler-Straße 1
              91074 Herzogenaurach
Phone:        +49 9132 84 0
Internet:     www.adidas-group.com
ISIN:         DE000A1EWWW0, US00687A1079, US00687P1049
WKN:          A1EWWW, A0MNCC  , 909676 
Listed:       Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated
              Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover,
              Munich, Stuttgart
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