Carlo Gavazzi - New Appointment to the Board

Corporate news announcement processed and transmitted by Hugin ASA. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------- Steinhausen, July 24, 2008 - The board of directors of Carlo Gavazzi Holding AG will today propose to the general shareholders' meeting to elect as a new board member Mr Stefano Premoli Trovati. Mr Premoli Trovati (37), Italian national, graduated in economics in Milan and has a postgraduate degree in tax law. Since 1998 he holds the position of tax advisor in a renowned law-firm and acts as a statutory auditor in various Italian industrial and financial companies. For further information contact: Felix Stöcklin Head of Corporate Communications Carlo Gavazzi Holding AG Phone +41 41 747 45 29 E-Mail About Carlo Gavazzi: Carlo Gavazzi is a publicly quoted (SWX: GAV) international electronics group with activities in the design and marketing of electronic control components for factory and building automation as well as in electronic packaging and embedded computing. Please visit our website: The press release can be downloaded from the following link: --- End of Message --- Carlo Gavazzi Holding AG Sumpfstrasse 32 Steinhausen WKN: 869279; ISIN: CH0011003594; Index: SPI, SPIEX, SSCI; Listed: Main Market in SWX Swiss Exchange;