Press Release

31.03.2005
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SKIDATA TO REINFORCE MANAGEMENT IN GERMANY

Ralf Klomp appointed Managing Director of SKIDATA Germany as of April 1st

Austrian-based ticketing specialist SKIDATA today announced the appointment of a new Managing Director for its German subsidiary. Ralf Klomp, 39, is a skilled industry professional with more than ten years of experience in the parking and traffic management business. After completing his studies, Klomp began his career in project management at Klaus Gindl GmbH in Munich, where he later assumed the responsibilities of the company's Commercial Manager. While at Gindl GmbH, Klomp enjoyed the personal support of the company's owner and Managing Director.

His most recent position was that of an authorised officer at German-based traffic and weather information specialist micKS GmbH in Oberstdorf (Bavaria), where he was able to extend his experience in the traffic management industry. As Managing Director of SKIDATA Germany, Klomp plans to focus his activities on sales, marketing and service, where he will be able to make extensive use of his professional experience.

With the appointment of Klomp, Dirk Fox, who has been serving as acting Managing Director of SKIDATA Germany, will re-assume his full responsibilities as Business Segment Manager at SKIDATA’s head office in Gartenau near Salzburg (Austria).

SKIDATA AG is international market leader in access and ticketing systems for parking facilities, airports, shopping centres, mountain transportation facilities, sports/event stadiums, leisure centres, and thermal spas.

SKIDATA's client portfolio includes some top names in each segment: Key clients in vehicle access include major international airports such as Amsterdam, Munich, London Heathrow, Vienna, and Zurich. Skiwelt Amadé, ski resorts Zermatt and Zillertal, and the Jungfraubahnen resort are all among the many satisfied users of our ski system solutions. Numerous well-known sports stadiums, including FC Porto, Delle Alpi Turin, St Jakob Park Basel, and Leeds United, have chosen SKIDATA system equipment for their facilities. Our leisure and amusement park solutions have met the approval of high-profile clients such as Legoland theme parks. Currently over 3,500 SKIDATA™ applications are installed in over 30 countries worldwide.

SKIDATA is a member of the Kudelski Group (www.nagra.com), a world leader in digital security technology. Kudelski SA is traded on the Swiss Stock Exchange (SWX “KUD”) and listed on the SMI (Swiss Market Index). It is also included in the MSCI (Morgan Stanley Capital International) Index.

For more information please contact:

SKIDATA AG
Alfred Stelzer
Untersbergstraße 40
A-5083 Salzburg-Gartenau
Telephone: +43 6246 888 5128
Fax: +43 6246 8887
stad@skidata.com
www.skidata.com