HSH Nordbank welcomes suggestion by the federal states for the Supervisory Board Chair

Hamburg/Kiel, January 11, 2013 - HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank welcomes the proposal made by the majority share-holders, Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein, to appoint the former Hamburg Senator for Economic Affairs, State Secretary in the German Finance Ministry and President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Dr. Thomas Mirow, as Chairman of the Supervisory Board.

"I am pleased that in Thomas Mirow, a personality recognised far beyond Germany's borders has been designated as chairman of the supervisory body. With his close links to politicians at state, federal and European level and his proven technical and management expertise, particularly in the financial sector, Thomas Mirow possesses the ideal qualities required for this demanding task", said Constantin von Oesterreich, Chair of HSH Nord-bank's Management Board.

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