Sartorius Supervisory Board Appoints Two New Executive Board Members

GÖTTINGEN, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–At today’s meeting, the Supervisory Board of Sartorius AG resolved to
make changes in the Executive Board. Effective January 1, 2019, Dr. René
Fáber as Head of the Bioprocess Solutions Division and Gerry Mackay as
Head of the Lab Products & Services Division will be appointed new
members of the company’s Executive Board.


René Fáber, age 43, has been working at Sartorius since 2002. He started
as an R&D Scientist in the Membrane Modification Department, then headed
R&D Process Technologies. Later, as Vice President, he held various
management positions in Marketing for Filtration and Fermentation
Technologies, as well as in Key Account Management. In his most recent
position before his appointment to the Executive Board, he was
responsible for the entire Product Development unit of the Bioprocess
Solutions Division. René Fáber studied chemistry in Bratislava,
Slovakia, and earned his Ph.D. in polymer chemistry at the Technical
University of Munich in Germany. He is of Slovakian nationality.

Gerry Mackay, age 56, joined Sartorius in 2015 from the acquisition of
BioOutsource, where he had been its CEO since 2009. Prior to his tenure
with BioOutsource, he held international senior level positions in Sales
and Marketing at several companies, among them at the U.S. life science
company Millipore. At Sartorius, Gerry Mackay as Head of Marketing,
Sales and Services of the Lab Products & Services Division drove the
momentum of the division‘s new strategic direction towards the
biopharmaceutical market and its respective applications and
technologies. Gerry Mackay holds a Bachelor’s of Science Honors degree
in biochemistry and a Master’s in education, and is of British
nationality.

Furthermore, the Supervisory Board and Executive Board member Reinhard
Vogt mutually and amicably agreed on the best of terms that the latter
will step down from his position on the Executive Board as of December
31, 2018. The Supervisory Board thanks him for his extraordinarily
successful service that he has dedicated to the benefit of the company
for more than 35 years in various functions, the most recent of which as
a member of the Executive Board since 2009. “Mr. Vogt has outstandingly
served the company, especially in the strategic alignment and
operational leadership of the Bioprocess Solutions Division, which today
represents the largest pillar in sales revenue and earnings of the
Sartorius Group. We wish Mr. Vogt all the best for the future, in which
he will continue to support Sartorius, among other companies, in an
advisory capacity,” said Dr. Lothar Kappich, Chairman of the Supervisory
Board. “At the same time, we are also pleased to welcome René Fáber and
Gerry Mackay, two internationally experienced and successful managers
from our own ranks, to join our Executive Board.“

As of January 1, 2019, the Sartorius Executive Board will thus consist
of the four following members: Dr. Joachim Kreuzburg (Chairman and CEO);
Dr. René Fáber (Head of Bioprocess Solutions), Gerry Mackay (Head of Lab
Products & Services); and Rainer Lehmann (Chief Financial
Officer).

A profile of Sartorius

The Sartorius Group is a leading international partner of
biopharmaceutical research and the industry. With innovative laboratory
instruments and consumables, the Group’s Lab Products & Services
Division concentrates on serving the needs of laboratories performing
research and quality control at pharma and biopharma companies and those
of academic research institutes. The Bioprocess Solutions Division with
its broad product portfolio focusing on single-use solutions helps
customers to manufacture biotech medications and vaccines safely and
efficiently. The Group has been annually growing by double digits on
average and has been regularly expanding its portfolio by acquisitions
of complementary technologies. In fiscal 2017, Sartorius earned sales
revenue of more than 1.4 billion euros. Currently, more than 8,000
people work at the Group’s approximately 60 manufacturing and sales
sites, serving customers around the globe.

Contacts

Petra Kirchhoff | Head of Corporate Communications and IR
+49
(0)551.308.1686 | petra.kirchhoff@sartorius.com
| www.sartorius.com

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