Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Reinert becomes CEO of SMA - Pierre-Pascal Urbon leaves the company

DGAP-Ad-hoc: SMA Solar Technology AG / Key word(s): Change of Personnel
SMA Solar Technology AG: Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Reinert becomes CEO of SMA -
Pierre-Pascal Urbon leaves the company

15-Oct-2018 / 13:50 CET/CEST
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Niestetal / SMA, 15.10.2018. The Supervisory Board of SMA Solar Technology
AG (SMA / FWB: S92) reduces the number of Management Board members. Dr.-Ing.
Jürgen Reinert will be the new Spokesman of the Management Board and will be
responsible for Sales and Service in addition to Technology and Operations.
Ulrich Hadding continues to be responsible for Finance, Human Resources and
Legal and assumes responsibility for Investor Relations. At the end of the
year, Pierre-Pascal Urbon will leave the company at its own request and, in
agreement with the Supervisory Board, has resigned from the Management Board
as of today. Since 2006 he has been a member of the Management Board of SMA
and, since 2011, its Spokesman.

Ulrich Hadding
Chief Financial Officer


Information and Explanation of the Issuer to this News:

About SMA
The SMA Group with sales of around EUR900 million in 2017 is a global leader
for solar inverters, a key component of all PV plants. SMA offers a wide
range of products and solutions that allow for high energy yields for
residential and commercial PV systems and large-scale PV power plants. To
increase PV self-consumption efficiently, SMA system technology can easily
be combined with different battery technologies. Intelligent energy
management and digital energy solutions, comprehensive services and
operational management of PV power plants round off SMA's range. The company
is headquartered in Niestetal, near Kassel, Germany, is represented in 19
countries and has more than 3,000 employees worldwide, including 500 working
in Development. SMA's multi-award-winning technology is protected by more
than 1,200 patents and utility models. Since 2008, the Group's parent
company, SMA Solar Technology AG, has been listed on the Prime Standard of
the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (S92) and is listed in the SDAX index.

SMA Solar Technology AG
Sonnenallee 1
34266 Niestetal

Head of Corporate Communications:
Anja Jasper
Tel. +49 561 9522-2805

Press Contact:
Susanne Henkel
Manager Corporate Press
Tel. +49 561 9522-1124
Fax +49 561 9522-421400


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Language: English
Company: SMA Solar Technology AG
Sonnenallee 1
34266 Niestetal
Phone: +49 (0)561 / 9522 - 0
Fax: +49 (0)561 / 9522 - 100
E-mail: info@sma.de
Internet: www.sma.de
Indices: SDAX
Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated
Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Munich,
Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange

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