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New member of Group Executive Management - Eric Thomas Poupier, Group Executive Vice President


Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 01-2014, 9 January 2014.

We are pleased to announce that Mr. Eric Thomas Poupier has been appointed to a newly created position in Group Executive Management as Group Executive Vice President, Business Development and will take up his new position 15 January 2014.

Eric Thomas Poupier, age 37, is a French citizen and has since 2011 been a Manager at Bain & Company in Stockholm managing projects for Nordic clients. From 2007 to 2011 Eric Poupier was a consultant for Bain & Company in Stockholm specialised in reorganisation, growth strategy, sales force effectiveness and performance improvements. 2005 to 2007 Eric Poupier completed a full time MBA study in the USA. In 2005 Eric Poupier held the position as Purchasing Manager for Bosch Group in Changzhou, China. Previous to 2005 Eric Poupier had a number of managerial positions in Strategic Purchasing within the Bosch Group in Germany.

Eric Poupier brings with him a broad experience within business and strategy development as well as within purchasing and change management.

Eric Poupier holds a Master of Mechanical Engineering from INPG in Grenoble, France alongside a Specialised Master in Supply Chain Management from HEC School of Business in Paris, France and an MBA from the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business, Chicago, USA.

The new Business Development position in Group Executive Management has been created in an effort to effectively strengthen the FLSmidth Group's competitiveness by focusing more on effectiveness, strategy development and integration.  

The Board looks forward to welcoming Eric Thomas Poupier as a new member of Group Executive Management. 

On behalf of the Board of Directors
Vagn Sørensen
Chairman of the Board of Directors, FLSmidth & Co. A/S


Please address any questions regarding this announcement to Group Chief Executive Officer Thomas Schulz, FLSmidth & Co. A/S at +45 36 18 18 00.

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Yours faithfully
Pernille Friis Andersen
Corporate Communications & Investor Relations