11 Mar 2015
Lonza Publishes Annual Report 2014 and Invitation to the 2015 Annual General Meeting

Basel, Switzerland, 11 March 2015 – Lonza today announced that it has published its Annual Report 2014 and its invitation to the Annual General Meeting 2015, which will take place on Wednesday, 8 April 2015, at 10:00 a.m. CET, at the Congress Center Messe Basel, Messeplatz 21, 4058 Basel, Switzerland.

The Annual Report is as of today available on the following link, where an interactive version and a pdf of the Annual Report can be accessed: www.lonza.com/financial-reports. Copies of the Annual Report can also be ordered from that link.

This year’s Annual General Meeting invitation can be accessed on Lonza’s website by clicking on "Annual General Meeting 2015" on the following link: www.lonza.com/about-lonza/investor-relations.

The Board of Directors is proposing re-election of all members of the Board of Directors, as well as the re-election of the Chairperson Rolf Soiron to ensure leadership continuity in Lonza’s transformational phase.

Following the revision last year of Lonza’s Articles of Association in accordance with the Swiss Ordinance Against Excessive Compensation by Public Corporations, the Annual General Meeting will include a new, binding approval of the maximum compensation of the Board of Directors, in addition to three approvals of the (maximum) aggregate amount of fixed, variable short-term and variable long-term compensation of the Executive Committee.

Details on the other motions can be found in the invitation to the Annual General Meeting.