On 24th May 2018, Werner Müller, Chairman of the Board of Executives for RAG-Stiftung in Essen/Germany, will step down from this role and his seats on the supervisory boards of Evonik Industries AG, RAG Aktiengesellschaft and Deutsche Steinkohle AG for health reasons. When the company‘s board of trustees next meet on 9th May 2018, Bernd Tönjes, previously Chairman of the RAG Aktiengesellschaft Board of Executives, will be elected as Müller‘s successor.