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CEO Patrik Wohlhauser takes over the leadership of Franke Water Systems

Aarburg, June 23, 2020 - Roger Basler, Head of the Franke Water Systems division, is leaving the company at his own request at the end of July to take on new challenges. Patrik Wohlhauser, CEO of the Franke Group, will take over the leadership of the division.

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Artemis Group – year-end results 2019: sales growth and significantly improved profitability

Aarburg, May 26, 2020 - Overall 2019 was a good financial year for the Artemis Group. The Group managed to increase its sales and profitability considerably in comparison to the previous year. This gratifying sales growth was largely driven by acquisition effects (Franke Group), which outweighed the negative currency effects owing to the strong appreciation of the Swiss franc. Moreover, Franke Group's operating result (EBIT) increased as a result of low restructuring costs and the omission of impairments.

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Artemis Group – Change in the Board of Directors

Aarburg, May 12, 2020 – Benoît D. Ludwig was elected as new Chairman of the Board of Directors at the ordinary Annual General Meeting of Artemis Holding AG. The current Vice Chairman succeeds Thomas A. Erb. Nina Pieper is the new Vice Chairwoman of the Board of Directors.

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Franke announces the acquisition of Sinks & Things

Manchester, January 9, 2020 – Franke UK has announced that it has acquired Ashford-based distributor Sinks & Things through a share sale that was completed on the 6th January 2020.