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Sika Corporation Industry and Automotive Divisions Announce Management Promotions

September 24, 2012

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Sika Corporation Industry and Automotive divisions announce management promotions. Mr. Dave Jones is promoted to the position of Senior Vice President – Industry and Automotive USA, effective September 1, 2012. Mr. Scott Henry is promoted to Corporate Head, Business Unit Industry, effective September 1, 2012. Henry will relocate to Switzerland in assuming his new role.

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Jones joined Sika Corporation in 1995 as an Application Engineer and has held various positions including Sales Engineer, Key Account Manager and during the period 2000-2004 served in Europe as the Vice President of Engineering for Sika Automotive Europe. In 2005 he was promoted to the position of Vice President, Automotive Engineering USA and in 2010 to Senior Vice President Automotive USA. In his expanded role as Senior Vice President – Industry and Automotive he will report to Paul Schuler for Industry, to Thomas Hasler for Automotive and will join the North American Executive Team.

Henry joined Sika Industry in 1997 as a Product Engineer, and has held various positions including Product Engineering Manager, Director of Product Engineering, Vice President -Transportation and Appliance & Components Business Units and since 2010 Senior Vice President – Industry. In his new role Corporate Head, Business Unit Industry, Henry will report directly to Mr. Silvio Ponte, Sika AG Group Manager – Building Systems & Industry.

Further Global Management changes are outlined in a press release issued September 3, 2012 from Sika AG.

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The Industry Division of Sika Corporation is headquartered in Madison Heights, MI. The company is a leading supplier of adhesives and sealants serving automotive aftermarket, automotive OES, industrial, marine, and transportation markets. Product lines include polyurethane adhesives and sealants, hot melt adhesives, epoxies, acrylics, silicones and butyl sealants. Specific applications for Sika adhesives and sealants are found in the appliance, automotive glass replacement, automotive OES, fenestration, HVAC, marine, metal building, and transportation industries. Visit the Sika Corporation Industry Division website at www.sikausa.com.

Sika Automotive, based in Madison Heights, MI, a division of Sika Corporation, is an industry leader in the development and production of high performance acoustic, bonding, reinforcing and sealing systems. Sika Automotive provides automotive manufacturers with proven material, application engineering and validation expertise to improve interior sound quality and structural performance in vehicles worldwide. Sika Automotive optimizes cost effective, complete solutions in its dedicated, state of the art, Technology Center, located in Madison Heights, MI. Visit the Sika Automotive website www.sika-automotive.com.

Sika Corporation is a supplier of specialty chemical products and industrial materials serving construction and industrial markets including transportation, marine, and automotive. Sika Corporation is a subsidiary of Sika AG, Baar, Switzerland. Sika generated annual sales of approximately US $5.09 billion (CHF 4.55 billion) in 2011, and has over 14,000 employees with operations in more than 77 countries. Visit the Sika Corporation website at www.sikausa.com. Follow us on our social media channel feeds on Facebook, Linkedin and Youtube.

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