SHW AG  / Key word(s): Change of Personnel12.05.2015 09:40Dissemination of an Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG, transmittedby DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.---------------------------------------------------------------------------Aalen, 12 May 2015. Dr.-Ing. Frank Boshoff will become the new ChiefExecutive Officer of SHW AG with effect from 1 July 2015. He will take overfrom Dr.-Ing. Thomas Buchholz who has asked to leave the Company forpersonal reasons and will resign from the Management Board as of 30 June2015 by mutual and amicable agreement with the Supervisory Board. This wasresolved by the Company's Supervisory Board today.With the appointment of Dr. Boshoff, who was most recently Chairman of theManagement Board at KSM Castings Group GmbH, Hildesheim, SHW AG gains aproven industry expert with international management experience andparticular expertise in the areas of operational excellence, leanmanufacturing and the development of production locations overseas.12.05.2015 The DGAP 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 502-674E-mail:       ir@shw.deInternet:     www.shw.deISIN:         DE000A1JBPV9WKN:          A1JBPV  Listed:       Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated              Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Stuttgart End of Announcement                             DGAP News-Service ---------------------------------------------------------------------------