Construction work should be completed by the end of 2014
Germany - Dr. Andreas Sennheiser and Daniel Sennheiser have just celebrated the beginning of construction of the Innovation Campus at company headquarters in Wennebostel (borough of Wedemark) with a symbolic groundbreaking ceremony. The Innovation Campus, which will cost around 20m Euros, will provide approximately 7,000sq.m of optimum, modern workspace for employees, as well as room for an events facility.

As stated by Dr. Andreas Sennheiser and Daniel Sennheiser, CEOs of Sennheiser electronic, "with the Innovation Campus we will have room to further develop Sennheiser's innovative company culture. Today we are laying the foundation for lots of creative ideas which will form the basis of future success." Construction work should be completed by the end of 2014.

On behalf of all shareholders and accompanied by family members Karin, Daniel, Alannah and Dinah Sennheiser, Dr. Andreas Sennheiser welcomed the guests to the ceremony. Attendees included the Mayor of the borough of Wedemark Tjark Bartels, the project manager Höhlich & Schmotz, other political and business representatives and local residents.

"As the third generation, it is a great pleasure for us to be able to build on our grandfather's legacy. Today we are laying the foundation for the Innovation Campus, which marks a new milestone in our development plan", said Dr. Andreas Sennheiser.

For the laying of the foundation stone, along with his brother Daniel and sister Alannah, Dr. Andreas Sennheiser filled a 'time-capsule' with documents and products which symbolise the importance of Sennheiser's innovative company culture. The contents included a photograph of the three generations of the Sennheiser family, a current annual report, new Euro coins and a daily newspaper - hot off the press. Also included were the classic microphone MD 421, the IE 800 ear canal phones and a digital handheld transmitter SKM 9000 from the Digital 9000 system.

(Jim Evans)

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