Essen, 05 November 2004This pressinformation is more than two years old

Dr. Thomas R. Fischer proposed to head RWE AG Supervisory Board

The RWE AG Supervisory Board has agreed that following the sudden death on October 23, 2004 of RWE AG Supervisory Board Chairman Dr. Friedel Neuber, Dr. Thomas R. Fischer, Chairman of the Managing Board of WestLB AG, will be appointed to the RWE AG Supervisory Board. The requisite court application was filed today by the RWE AG Executive Board. At its next planned meeting on December 8th, the RWE AG Supervisory Board will propose Dr. Thomas R. Fischer be elected Chairman of the RWE AG Supervisory Board. This is contingent upon obtaining court approval for his appointment to the RWE Supervisory Board.

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