Aryzta AG: Andreas G. Schmid to withdraw his candidacy

Zurich / CH. (aag) Andreas G. Schmid has decided to withdraw his candidacy as Member and Chair of the Board of Directors of Swiss-Irish Aryzta AG. As a result of this decision, his candidacy as a member of the Remuneration Committee becomes obsolete. On September 15, Andreas Schmid commented on the event as follows: «I had made myself available as a candidate for the chair of the board of directors of an independent company or a company with strong industrial interests. It has become clear after recent developments that this solution is no longer an option, therefore, I have decided to withdraw my candidacy for the Board of Directors of Aryzta.» Further announcements in this context: