Christian Wanner, Member of the Alpiq Board of Directors, will not be standing for re-election

Lausanne – Alpiq announces that due to reaching the age of 70, Christian Wanner will no longer be standing for re-election as a Member of the Board of Directors at the next Annual General Meeting of Alpiq Holding Ltd. Christian Wanner, a former Cantonal Councillor, has held this mandate without interruption since 1996. Over many years, he has contributed substantially towards shaping the realignment of Alpiq. The Board of Directors would like to express its gratitude to Christian Wanner for his strong commitment. 

According to the Articles of Association of Alpiq Holding Ltd., the canton of Solothurn is entitled to one seat on the Board of Directors. The canton of Solothurn has nominated Heinz Saner, an independent attorney and notary in Olten, as the successor of Christian Wanner and representative of the canton of Solothurn.