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Messer - Geschäftsbericht 2008
Aufsichtsrat 2008
Dr. Bodo Lüttge Short biography
Peter Wilhelm Storm van´s Gravesande Short biography
Dr. Jürgen Heraeus Short biography
Dr. Karl-Gerhard Seifert Short biography

Supervisory Board Report

Company performance and projects

During the reporting period, the supervisory board has performed the tasks incumbent on it in accordance with the statutory provisions and the articles of association by providing support and advice to the management. The management has reported to the supervisory board, both verbally and in writing, concerning the performance and situation of the company within the framework of regular meetings on April 29, November 26 as well as at an extraordinary meeting on February 22, 2008. Furthermore, the supervisory board was informed about important business transactions and decisions. Legal transactions requiring the board’s approval were submitted to the board for its decision. The supervisory board has satisfied itself in the plenum that the bookkeeping, the annual financial statement of Messer Group GmbH and the group accounts for the year ending December 31, 2008, as well as the management report from Messer Group GmbH and the Messer Group have been audited and certified by the auditing company KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Essen. The audit reports were discussed at the board meeting on April 20, 2009 with the assistance of the auditors. The supervisory board had no objections and is in agreement with the auditor’s results. The supervisory board would like to thank the management as well as all employees of the Messer Group for their efforts and successful work in the 2008 financial year.

Sulzbach, April 20, 2009
Supervisory board
Dr. Jürgen Heraeus, Chairman



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