DUSSELDORF, Germany, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Lionel Assant, Partner in Blackstone Group International Ltd., London, has resigned his Supervisory Board mandate with Gerresheimer AG.

In his place, Mr. Theodor Stuth, Chartered Accountant and Tax Adviser, is appointed as a new member of the Supervisory Board of Gerresheimer AG.

Gerresheimer employs more than 10,800 people in 41 locations in Europe, America and Asia. In the financial year 2007, worldwide sales totalled EUR957.7m. The product portfolio ranges from pharmaceutical vials made of glass and plastic through to complex drug-delivery systems for the pharma & life science industry. These include sterile syringes, inhalers and other system-based approaches for safe dosage and application of medications. The Group enjoys a leading position in markets which are characterised by high technical and regulatory barriers.

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

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