AMENDMENT TO EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT
THIS AMENDMENT TO EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”), is entered into as of
January 1, 2002, between SAUER-DANFOSS INC. , a Delaware Corporation (the “Company”), and DR.
KLAUS MURMANN (the “Executive”).
The parties hereto are also parties to that certain Employment Agreement dated September 19, 1996
(the “Employment Agreement”), as amended by that certain Agreement and Amendment to Employment
Agreement dated February 24, 2000 (the “Amendment”). The Executive’s period of employment (“Employment
Period”) under the Employment Agreement expires by its terms on December 31, 2001. The parties now desire
to further amend the Employment Agreement to provide that the Employment Period shall expire, subject to the
earlier termination of Executive’s employment as provided in the Employment Agreement, on December 31,
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the premises, the mutual promises and covenants herein
contained, and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby
acknowledged, the Company and Executive, intending to be legally bound, unconditionally agree as follows:
1. Paragraph 2 of the Employment Agreement is hereby deleted in its entirety and amended to read as
“2. Employment Period. The term of Executive’s employment under this Agreement
shall commence as of January 1, 1997, and shall expire, subject to the earlier termination of
Executive’s employment as hereinafter provided, on December 31, 2003 (the “Employment
2. Except as set forth above, the Employment Agreement, as originally executed, together with the
Amendment, including Appendix A to the Amendment, shall remain in full force and effect.
3. This Agreement may be executed in any number of counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an
original but all of which together shall constitute one and the same agreement.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the pa