On the Ball for Climate Protection: Dustin Johnson

By Schueco International Kg, PRNE
Monday, May 9, 2011

New American Schüco Brand Ambassador

BIELEFELD, Germany, May 10, 2011 - Golf experts expect Dustin Johnson to have a great career. The
26-year-old American, who grew up in South Carolina and now lives in Florida,
is a new Schüco brand ambassador. Starting immediately he will wear the logo
of Schüco, the leading provider of Green Technology for the Blue Planet and
Clean Energy from Solar and Windows, a company which is active in more than
75 countries. Finishing an outstanding fourth in the Ballantine's
Championship in South Korea (April 28 - May 1), Johnson had an excellent
debut as a Schüco brand ambassador.

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As a Schüco brand ambassador, Dustin Johnson now belongs to a
team of popular world-class golfers who tee off on climate protection around
the world and will play in the Schüco Open 2011 in Düsseldorf. Visitors to
the tournament will once again experience how Schüco and professional golf
are a perfect match. In addition to having a connection to nature, for both
Schüco and golf, technical perfection, the utmost precision, absolute
perfection, and efficient usage of energy are decisive success factors.

Solar energy particularly important

"I'm looking forward to the new task. As someone who was born in
the sunny US state of South Carolina and now lives in Florida, solar energy
is very important, especially for future generations. Schüco is showing what
is possible with energy-efficient production - and I'm proud to work together
with this pioneer in global climate protection," says Dustin Johnson, who
since 2008 has teed off on the American PGA tour, on which he has won four
tournaments. In 2008, he won the Turning Stone Resort Championship, in 2009
and 2010 the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, and in that same year the BMW
Championship. In addition, Johnson was on the American Ryder Cup Team in

Dirk U. Hindrichs, the President and CEO of Schüco International
KG, had the following to say about the cooperation with the American
all-around golfer: "In Dustin Johnson, we were able to win a great brand
ambassador. Due to his charisma and credibility, even off of the fairways he
will be an ideal disseminator of our ideas and philosophy, especially with a
view to the North American market."

The number 13 in the world at the Schüco Open

Dustin Johnson will play in front of a European audience on July
, when the World Number 13 tees off in the Schüco Open at the Golf Club
Hubbelrath in Düsseldorf. Several thousand golf fans will attend the
tournament. Johnson will be in first-class company and will compete in
Germany's largest and most star-studded invitational tournament alongside
other renowned Schüco brand ambassadors, including the German, Martin Kaymer,
currently ranked second in the world, as well as Miguel Ángel Jiménez,
Grégory Havret, Geoff Ogilvy, Henrik Stenson, Edoardo Molinari, and Liang

You can find more information on the tournament, whose advance
sales so far have exceeded all expectations by far, and purchase tickets at

Schüco - Green Technology for the Blue Planet.

That means clean energy from solar products and windows. And the
contribution that Schüco makes to the environment with future-oriented
building envelopes. To be more precise, with Energy3 - saving energy,
generating energy and networking energy. Window and façade systems not only
save energy by providing optimum levels of thermal insulation, but also
generate energy thanks to efficient solar solutions. The excess energy that
is produced can be utilized through intelligent networking. For building
functions as well as for daily living. The result is a significant step
towards energy self-sufficiency. Towards the sustainable conservation of
natural resources. And towards a secure future. With more than 5000 employees
and 12,000 partner companies, Schüco is active in more than 75 countries
worldwide and achieved turnover of 2.35 billion euros in 2010.

    Marketing contact: Schüco International KG

    Tanja Brinks
    Direktorin Marketing
    Karolinenstr. 1-15
    D-33609 Bielefeld
    Tel.: +49-521-783-425
    Fax: +49-521-783-182
    E-Mail: tbrinks@schueco.com


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