26th June 2008 Begunje, Slovenia – Following the latest restructuring
initiatives executed by Elan d.o.o, Elan Snowboards is proud to
announce the appointment of Germany's Alex Klinger (37) to the role
of Division Manager, Elan Snowboards.

After working out of Germany with Elan Snowboards in his former role
of Brand Manager Central Europe, Klinger's new position will see him
move to Elan d.o.o headquarters in Begunje, Slovenia. Speaking about
the appointment, Klinger said: "Elan Snowboards continues to drive
the evolution of the sport through groundbreaking technical
innovations, and I'm very excited to take on this new challenge and
build on the brand's remarkable success and heritage in snowboarding."

Klinger replaces Slovenian Primoz Plenstenjak (35), who in turn has
been promoted to Chief Operating Officer, Elan d.o.o after more than
three years in the position of Division Manager, Elan Snowboards.
Plenstenjak, a former R&D Manager and Product Manager at Elan
Snowboards, will continue to work from the Begunje headquarters.

Elan Snowboards once again underlines its reputation as one of the
world's premier environments for the development of new snowboard
technologies through the ongoing support of existing Product Managers
Bojan Poljansek (30) and Dragan Gojkovic (30). Dorothee Cuny (28),
meanwhile, continues in her role of Marketing Manager, while former
Sales & Marketing Manager Germany Ulf Jenson (35) is promoted to the
role of Sales & Marketing Manager Central Europe.

Earlier this year, Elan d.o.o also announced the appointments of
former board member Ivan Strlekar to the position of Chief Executive,
and Leon Korosec (33) to the position of Sales & Marketing Director,
Elan d.o.o.

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