SHW AG  / Key word(s): Change of Personnel23.05.2013 17:41Dissemination of an Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG, transmittedby DGAP - a company of EquityStory AG.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.---------------------------------------------------------------------------Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Section 15 of the German Securities TradingActDr. Thomas Buchholz appointed as new CEO of SHW AGAalen, 23 May 2013 - Dr. Buchholz will be the new CEO of SHW AG. He wasappointed by the supervisory board as member of the Company's managementboard today with effect as of August 1, 2013. Dr. Buchholz joins SHW AGfrom TI Automotive (Heidelberg) GmbH where he has served as managingdirector since 2008. The TI Automotive Group is a leading provider ofstorage, delivery and carrying systems for brake fluids, fuels andair-conditioning systems. Previously, Dr. Buchholz worked in variousexecutive positions within the engineering and automobile supplierindustry.23.05.2013 DGAP's Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements,Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases.Media archive at and Language:     EnglishCompany:      SHW AG              Wilhelmstrasse 67              73433  Aalen-Wasseralfingen              GermanyPhone:        +49 7361 502-1Fax:          +49 7361 502-421E-mail:       info@shw.deInternet:     www.shw.deISIN:         DE000A1JBPV9WKN:          A1JBPV  Listed:       Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr              in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart End of Announcement                             DGAP News-Service ---------------------------------------------------------------------------