Personnel Changes in Investor Relations

November 03,2009 Basel, Switzerland

Lonza announces a personal change in the Investor Relations Department. Marcel Rosenast, who has been responsible for Investor Relations since September 2009, will become part of the Lonza re-engineering project “Bond”. New Investor Relations Manager will be Dirk Oehlers. He joined Lonza in November 2002 and has held since then several management roles in Business Development Peptides, was leading the acquisition of Lonza Braine, was leading the integration of Amaxa and served most recently as Business Development Manager for Antibody Drug Conjugates and Microrecactor Technologies. The changes will become effective 3 November 2009.

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About Lonza

Lonza is one of the world's leading suppliers to the pharmaceutical, healthcare and life science industries. Its products and services span its customers’ needs from research to final product manufacture. Lonza is the global leader in the production and support of active pharmaceutical ingredients both chemically as well as biotechnologically. Biopharmaceuticals are one of the key growth drivers of the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Lonza has strong capabilities in large and small molecules, peptides, amino acids and niche bioproducts which play an important role in the development of novel medicines and healthcare products. Lonza is a leader in cell-based research, endotoxin detection and cell therapy manufacturing. Lonza is also a leading provider of value chemical and biotech ingredients to the nutrition, hygiene, preservation, agro and personal care markets.

Lonza is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland and is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. In 2008, Lonza had sales of CHF 2.937 billion. Further information can be found at


For further Information

Lonza Group Ltd
Head Corporate Communications
Michael Frizberg
Tel +41 61 316 8624
Fax +41 61 316 9624

Lonza Group Ltd
Media Relations
Dominik Werner
Tel +41 61 316 8798
Fax +41 61 316 9798

Lonza Group Ltd
Investor Relations
Dirk Oehlers
Tel +41 61 316 8540
Fax +41 61 316 9540

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