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Friday 07 March, 2008

Wienerberger AG

New communications team for Wienerberger

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- Barbara Braun�ck (37), Head of Investor Relations
- Karin Hofmann (32), Head of Public Relations and Internal
Communications

Vienna, March 7, 2008 - Wienerberger AG, the world's largest producer
of bricks and the number two in clay roof tiles in Europe, has
expanded its management team as of March 1, 2008: Barbara Braun�ck
(37) takes overall responsibility for financial communications as
Head of Investor Relations and Karin Hofmann (32) will direct press
activities and internal communications as Head of Public Relations.
In their new functions Braun�ck and Hofmann will also serve as
members of the Wienerberger Management Committee. They are taking
over the duties of Thomas Melzer, who resigned as Head of Corporate
Communications and Investor Relations Officer at the end of February
and will become the CFO of BRAINFORCE Holding AG in April.

Barbara Braun�ck joined Wienerberger IR in September 2006
Barbara Braun�ck has been Investor Relations Deputy Head at
Wienerberger since September 2006. Prior to this, she worked in
consulting for nine years including six with KPMG Financial Advisory
Services. As a manager in the area of debt financial services, her
activities focused on public sector consulting for public private
partnerships; in prior positions she was responsible for financing,
M&A and private equity projects.

Karin Hofmann an integral member of Wienerberger's public relations
team since 2007
Karin Hofmann joined the Wienerberger communications team as Deputy
Press Spokeswoman in March 2007. Previously, she worked for public
relations and lobbying agency Ecker & Partner for five years,
becoming Head of Unit and Senior Consultant. As a project manager at
Ecker & Partner, she was responsible for consulting and advising high
profile customers and for strategic planning and the development of
integrated communications concepts and campaigns.

For additional information contact:
Karin Hofmann, Public Relations
T +43(1)60192-463  |  communication@wienerberger.com

Barbara Braun�ck, Investor Relations
T +43(1)60192-463  |  investor@wienerberger.com

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Wienerberger AG
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