Waiblingen, 11.04.2011

Executive Board Member, Human Resources, Leaves Company

Mr Günther Gaßlbauer has resigned his post by mutual agreement and will be leaving the STIHL Group as of 30 April 2011. He has been an executive board member of STIHL AG since September 1, 2009, responsible for
Human Resources, Organization / IT, Legal Affairs and Patents. The partners and super-visory board thank Mr Gaßlbauer for his valuable contribution. A new executive board member will be appointed.

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