DUSSELDORF, Germany, February 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Gerhard Schulze is appointed Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Gerresheimer AG with effect from February 25, 2008.

Mr. Lionel Assant, partner of Blackstone Group International Ltd., London, has resigned from the office of Chairman but continues to be a member of the Supervisory Board.

Gerresheimer is a pharmaceutical & life science supply and services company with market leading positions of specialty products made of glass and plastic. Gerresheimer owns 41 production sites in Europe, America and Asia and employs approximately 10,800 employees worldwide.

Contact Investor Relations: Burkhard Lingenberg Director Corporate PR & Marketing Telephone: +49-211-6181-250 Telefax: +49-211-6181-241 e-mail: b.lingenberg@gerresheimer.com Anke Linnartz Director Corporate Investor Relations Telephone: +49-211-6181-314 Telefax: +49-211-6181-121 e-mail: a.linnartz@gerresheimer.com

Contact Investor Relations: Burkhard Lingenberg, Director Corporate PR & Marketing, Telephone: +49-211-6181-250, Telefax: +49-211-6181-241, e-mail: b.lingenberg@gerresheimer.com; Anke Linnartz, Director Corporate Investor Relations, Telephone: +49-211-6181-314, Telefax: +49-211-6181-121, e-mail: a.linnartz@gerresheimer.com