Linzbach Heads KoSa Fibers Businesses

Linzbach Heads KoSaFibers BusinessesKoSa, Houston, has named Gerold Linzbach president, Fibers,
with responsibility for KoSas tire cord, technical filament, polyester textile filament, nonwovens
and fine-denier staple businesses. He is located at the companys US/Canada regional headquarters in
Charlotte.Linzbach previously served Germany-based Hoechst AG in various positions including
president of Celanese Acetate.Gerold brings a wealth of expertise, strong leadership skills and
tremendous knowledge of the industry to KoSa, said George Gregory, CEO. I am very excited to have
him join our team to further advance our Fibers business strategy.
November 2003

Gerold Linzbach