16.03.2020 – Comet Holding AG

Changes on the Board of Directors of Comet Holding AG

Media Release

Flamatt, Switzerland – March 16, 2020

Changes on the Board of Directors of Comet Holding AG

Dr Franz Richter and Dr Christoph Kutter have decided not to stand for re-election at the next Annual Shareholder Meeting. The Board of Directors would like to thank them both for their valuable contribution during their service on the Board.

“With our strategic focus on plasma control and x-ray technology, we have laid important foundations for the future of the company. As members of the Board of Directors, Franz Richter and Christoph Kutter have played a key role in this repositioning. On behalf of the entire Board, I would like to thank them for their constructive cooperation. We wish them both every success for the future,” said Heinz Kundert, Chairman of the Board of Directors.

As the remaining five members of the Board possess a balanced combination of expertise and experience, the Board of Directors has decided to reduce its size to five members going forward.

Conference call on the full-year results on March 19, 2020
Comet Group will present the details of its full-year results in a conference call on March 19, 2020 at 10.00 a.m. (CEST).

Dial-in numbers:

+41 (0)58 310 50 00 (Europe)
+44 (0)207 107 0613 (UK)
+1 (1)631 570 5613 (USA)

or via webcast


Ines Najorka
VP Corporate Communications
T +41 31 744 99 96
M +41 79 57 345 94


Key dates

March 19, 2020

Publication of Annual Report

April 23, 2020

Annual Shareholder Meeting

August 13, 2020

Publication of half-year results

Comet Group
The Comet Group

The Comet Group is a globally leading, innovative technology company based in Switzerland with a focus on plasma control and x-ray technology. With premium high-tech components and systems, we enable our customers to both enhance the quality of their products and make their manufacturing more efficient and eco-friendly. Our innovative solutions are in demand in the semiconductor market, the aerospace and automobile industry and in security inspection. Headquartered in Flamatt, Switzerland, the Comet Group has a presence in all world markets. We employ more than 1,300 people worldwide, including about 500 in Switzerland. Besides production facilities in China, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland and the USA, we maintain various other subsidiaries in the USA, China, Japan and Korea. Comet (COTN) is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.