Jochen Zeitz resigns from the Administrative Board of PUMA SE as of 30 November 2012
Herzogenaurach, Germany, 15 October 2012 – PUMA SE announces that the chairman of the Administrative Board Jochen Zeitz today has announced his resignation from office as member and chairman of the Administrative Board with effect as of 30 November 2012 by letter to the deputy chairman of the Administrative Board François-Henri Pinault.
Jochen Zeitz remains member of the Board of Directors of PPR SA, the main shareholder of PUMA SE and also chairs the Sustainability Committee of PPR SA.
The Administrative Board of PUMA SE will elect a new chairman with effect as of 1 December 2012 in its regular meeting on 23 October 2012.
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