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Stefan A. Baustert appointed as new CFO at QSC AG

Cologne, December 16, 2014 - At its meeting yesterday, the Supervisory Board of QSC AG appointed Stefan A. Baustert to be Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of QSC AG as of January 1, 2015. Baustert will thus succeed Barbara Stolz, who will be leaving the company by amicable agreement at the end of 2014 in order to devote herself to new professional challenges.

Stefan A. Baustert was most recently Commercial Director at Rena GmbH, a mechanical and plant engineering company in southern Germany. He previously worked for seven years at publicly listed Singulus Technologies AG, initially as CFO and later as CEO. Prior to this, he was Commercial Director at E-Plus Mobilfunk GmbH for five years through to the sale of the company to the KPN Group. Baustert began his career in 1986 at the Thyssen Group, where prior to his move to E-Plus he worked as CFO of Thyssen Telecom AG.

"In Stefan Baustert we are delighted to have acquired a CFO who will contribute not just in-depth expertise and a wealth of experience in various markets and transformation situations but above all an entrepreneurial mindset. These skills will be very valuable for QSC's further development," commented Bernd Schlobohm, Chairman of the Supervisory Board. At the same time, he thanked Barbara Stolz for her longstanding commitment to QSC AG. She had played a key role in shaping QSC's growth course. Jürgen Hermann, CEO of QSC AG, added: "Over the past ten years, I have come to know and value Barbara Stolz both as an acknowledged financial expert and as a highly committed and reliable colleague who has helped our company make significant strides."

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QSC AG offers small and mid-size enterprises one-stop shopping for an extensive range of ICT services: from telephony, data transfer, Housing and Hosting right through to IT Outsourcing and IT Consulting. As an SAP and a Microsoft Partner, QSC AG additionally possesses special expertise in the field of SAP and Microsoft implementation. Cloud services developed in house for a wide range of applications round out the portfolio. With its own cutting-edge network infrastructure, as well as TÜV- and ISO-certified data centers in Germany, QSC numbers among the leading SME providers of ICT services in Germany. The company offers both custom-tailored solutions for individual ICT needs as well as a modular product portfolio for smaller business customers and marketing partners. QSC employs a workforce of some 1,800 people and is included in the TecDAX index.

Further information is available from:

Arne Thull
Head of Investor Relations
Mathias-Brüggen-Str. 55
50829 Cologne, Germany
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E-mail: invest@qsc.de
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