Ad-hoc Release according to § 15 WpHG
Herzogenaurach, Germany, December 13, 2005 – The Sportlifestyle company PUMA today announces that two members of PUMA AG’s supervisory board, Arnon Milchan and David Matalon, who represent PUMA’s former major shareholder Regency, will resign from the supervisory board effective January 9, 2006.
PUMA will file an application with the competent municipal court in Fürth that a representative of PUMA’s major shareholder Mayfair, Dr. Rainer Kutzner, is provisionally being appointed by the court as new supervisory board member. Further, the board of management and supervisory board will nominate Dr. Kutzner, managing director of Mayfair GmbH, together with a second replacement candidate for election by the shareholders for the next annual general meeting.
Arnon Milchan has been a member of the PUMA supervisory board since 1997, David Matalon since 1999.