Ad-hoc: Changes to the Board of Directors

Herbert Werle to Step Down as Chairman of the Board
Operational Management to be Assumed by Lars Landwehrkamp

Stuttgart, 09 may 2007 – AC-Service AG's supervisory board and Herbert Werle, the chairman of its board of directors, today agreed that Werle will resign effective immediately as a member of the board and relinquish all of his additional offices and functions within the AC-Group. Werle's duties will be assumed by the two experienced AC-Service AG board directors Marco Fontana and Lars Landwehrkamp. Landwehrkamp will be the new board spokesman of AC-Service AG and will in effect take on the operational leadership of the AC-Group, while Fontana as chief financial officer continues to be responsible for the administrative management and leadership of the finance departments. There are no plans to name a replacement for Werle until further notice. The supervisory board wishes to extend its thanks to Herbert Werle for his many years of Service.