Munich (Germany), June 18, 2014. Ludger Heuberg, Group CFO and Member of the Executive Board, will leave the H.C. Starck Group at the beginning of July 2014 to pursue new business opportunities outside of the Group. He will still, however, serve in an advisory role to the shareholders of H.C. Starck, Advent International and The Carlyle Group. Ludger Heuberg had asked the Supervisory Board of H.C. Starck to be relieved of his duties. The Supervisory Board has accepted this request with regret.