Karlheinz Hornung becomes Chairman of Supervisory Board

Thursday, 24. June 2010 19:00
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Bitterfeld-Wolfen, 24 June 2010 - The Annual General Meeting of Q-Cells SE (QCE;
ISIN DE0005558662) today approved all the items on the agenda with a substantial

The company will not pay a dividend for the year 2009 following a loss for the
year. It is expected to return to a positive EBIT in the second quarter of the
current year and given the strong market outlook is confident to also record a
positive EBIT for the first half year as a whole.

The Annual General Meeting elected Prof. Karlheinz Hornung as a new member of
the Supervisory Board after Andrew Lee had resigned. It also elected Helmut
Gierse after he had previously been appointed by Court.

As planned and announced, the then Chairman of the Supervisory Board Marcel
Brenninkmeijer stood down from his post in the Supervisory Board meeting
following the AGM to propose Karlheinz Hornung for the Chairman position who was
subsequently elected. Marcel Brenninkmeijer will continue to serve as member of
the Supervisory Board.

About Q-Cells SE
The Q-Cells group is counted among the leading photovoltaic companies worldwide.
Its extensive product portfolio ranges from solar cells and modules to complete
photovoltaic systems. Q-Cells develops and produces its products at the group
headquarters in Bitterfeld-Wolfen, Germany and markets them through a worldwide
distribution network. A second production facility is located in Malaysia. More
than 200 scientists and engineers are hard at work at Q-Cells driving progress
on the company's technology, all with one goal in mind: rapid, permanent
reductions in the cost of photovoltaic to keep the technology competitive. The
close ties between research, development and production allows Q-Cells to
transfer innovations into serial production as quickly as possible, and has
helped it achieve the role as a technology leader in the photovoltaic industry.
Q-Cells SE is listed on the Frankfurt stock exchange (QCE; WKN code 555866) and
on the Germany technology index TecDAX.

Contact information:
Q-Cells SE
OT Thalheim
Sonnenallee 17 - 21
06766 Bitterfeld-Wolfen

Corporate Communications:
Ina von Spies
Tel.: +49 - (0)3494 - 6699 10121
Investor Relations:
Stefan Lissner
Tel.: +49 - (0)3494 - 6699 10101


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