13.01.2020 – Zur Rose Group AG

Zur Rose Group strengthens Group Management: Bernd Gschaider becomes Chief Operations Officer

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Zur Rose Group strengthens Group Management: Bernd Gschaider becomes Chief
Operations Officer

13.01.2020 / 07:00


Press release

Zur Rose Group strengthens Group Management:
Bernd Gschaider becomes Chief Operations Officer

The Zur Rose Group is appointing Bernd Gschaider to a newly created position
heading, managing and organising all logistics processes across the Group.
Since 2016 the 53-year old German citizen has been at Amazon, first running
13 fulfilment centres in Germany as Director of Operations (the "first
mile"), then taking over responsibility for the "last mile" in Germany and
Austria as Country Director Logistics in 2018. Prior to that he spent 18
years in senior positions at Robert Bosch GmbH in Turkey, France and
Germany. Mr Gschaider will join the Zur Rose Group on 1 May 2020 and be a
member of Group Management. He holds a degree in mechanical engineering from
RWTH Aachen University.

The appointment of Bernd Gschaider marks an important step by the Zur Rose
Group for the continued positive performance of the Group and the challenges
of the future. "The position of Chief Operations Officer is strategically
important for the further integration of logistics activities in the German
market and for geographical expansion," said Walter Oberhänsli, CEO of the
Zur Rose Group. "We are therefore very pleased to have persuaded a strong
manager like Bernd Gschaider to join us. His many years of industry
experience in various management positions in Europe and at the world's
largest online retailer make him a valuable and optimal addition to the
existing management team."

Investors and analyst contact
Marcel Ziwica, Chief Financial Officer
Email: ir@zurrose.com, phone: +41 58 810 11 49

Media contact
Lisa Lüthi, Head of Group Communications
Email: media@zurrose.com, phone: +41 52 724 08 14

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Zur Rose Group

The Swiss Zur Rose Group is Europe's largest e-commerce pharmacy and one of
the leading medical wholesalers in Switzerland. With its business model, it
offers high-quality, safe and cost-effective pharmaceutical care and thus
contributes to reducing healthcare costs. It is also characterized by the
continuous further development of digital services in the field of drug
management and actively promotes its positioning as a comprehensive,
integrated cross-service healthcare platform. The creation of added value
and a pronounced patient orientation make the Group an important strategic
partner for service providers, payers and industry.

The Zur Rose Group is internationally present with strong brands, including
Germany's best-known pharmacy brand DocMorris. The company employs over
1,300 people at various locations and generated a turnover of CHF 1,207
million in the 2018 financial year. The shares of Zur Rose Group AG are
listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (securities number 4261528, ISIN
CH0042615283, ticker ROSE). Further information at zurrosegroup.com