Sabine Ohler
Phone: +43 6232 5011-1113
Fri, 28.11.2003
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BWT AG (Austria) appoints Head of Investor Relations and Group Communications

Mondsee (pts029/28.11.2003/12:20) - BWT Best Water Technology Group ( ) has appointed Sabine Ohler to lead the Company´s Investor Relations and Group Communications efforts. From 1997-2002, Ms. Ohler served as the Investor Relations Officer of EVN AG, a publicly-traded Austrian electric/gas/water/waste utility. Before that, Ms. Ohler was Director of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations for BBAG Oesterreichische Brau-Beteiligungs AG, a leading European brewing group, now part of Heineken. Separately, in 2002 Ms. Ohler became a member of Saber Partners, LLC, where she is responsible for all Investor Services. Saber Partners is a Wall Street Investment Banking Advisor to both regulators and private sector entities in the US energy sector. Ms. Ohler earned a Master of Social and Economic Sciences degree from the Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria, as well as an MBA from Emory University's Goizueta Business School in Atlanta, USA. Ms. Ohler, a native German speaker, is fluent in both English and French.

BWT Best Water Technology is the leading European water technology group with 65 group companies and some 2.700 employees. BWT has dedicated itself to take on responsibility for the entire water cycle - from the source back to earth - and is offering customized, sustainable products and solutions in the areas of drinking water, swimming pool water, process water, ultra pure water, and waste water. BWT customers include individual homes, hotels, municipalities, and industry, such as semiconductor, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, food & beverage, and energy.

All technologies for water treatment are part of the BWT product range, including filter, softener, water purifier, disinfection technologies such as UV and ozone, along with ion-selective membranes, electrical desalination plants, ion exchangers, membrane technologies (reverse osmosis, nano-filtration, micro-filtration, ultra-filtration), and the innovative AQA total Technology - the first technology worldwide allowing drinking water treatment without the use of salt. The BWT Best Water Technology Group is represented all across Europe with subsidiaries and affiliated companies. In the past years, BWT has also established or acquired subsidiaries to handle local markets in Asia, North and South America, and Southern Africa.

More information on BWT Best Water Technology is provided under

For further information contact:

Sabine Ohler
Head of Investor Relations and Group Communications

A-5310 Mondsee, Austria
Walter-Simmer-Straße 4
Tel. +43 6232 5011-1113
Fax. +43 6232 5011-1191

Submitter: BWT AG
Contact: Sabine Ohler
Phone: +43 6232 5011-1113