Press release

Change in the Management Board of Saarstahl AG – Peter Schweda appointed as new Labour Director

31 March 2011

In a meeting on 31.03.2011, the Supervisory Board of Saarstahl AG appointed Peter Schweda (53)
as of 11.04.2011 to the Management Board and as Labour Director of Saarstahl AG.

Before joining Saarstahl AG, Peter Schweda worked as Labour Director at the Deutsche
Edelstahlwerke GmbH and was Chairman of the Board at the Deutsche Edelstahlwerke
Karrierewerkstatt GmbH.
Dr. Blessing, who is to be succeeded by Mr Schweda, will remain a member of the Management
Board of Saarstahl AG and will be responsible for the new section “Saarschmiede GmbH
As of 11.04.2011, the Management Board of Saarstahl AG will therefore be made up of Dr. Klaus
Harste, Chairman of the Board (Engineering and Technology), Dr. Karlheinz Blessing
(Saarschmiede GmbH Freiformschmiede), Fred Metzken, (Finance), Dr. Peter Schäfer, (Sales),
and Peter Schweda, (Human Resources and Labour).