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Shareholders General Meeting elected three new members to the Board of Directors

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Lisbon, 9 of April of 2015 - This morning, Jerónimo Martins' shareholders, at their Annual General Meeting held in Lisbon, elected three new members for the Board of Directors: Clara Christina Streit, A. Stefan Kirsten and Henrique Soares dos Santos.

Clara Streit began her career as a Consultant at McKinsey & Company where she retired as Senior Partner in 2012, after more than 20 years of experience as an advisor to financial institutions, particularly insurance companies. Since the listing of Jerónimo Martins back in 1989, she is the first woman Director.

A. Stefan Kirsten serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Deutsche Annington Immobilien SE and has a deep knowledge of the retail industry. After serving the Metro Group AG for a number of years, in different positions that include Head of Planning and Control, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Board Member, he was also a member of Jerónimo Martins' Board of Directors from 2010 to 2011.

Henrique Soares dos Santos has been with the Jerónimo Martins Group for the last 21 years, in Poland and Portugal, having last served executive roles as both Company Secretary and Chief Information Security Officer.

With the election of the three members, the Jerónimo Martins Board of Directors reinforces the capacity to monitor and strategically discuss the performance of the Companies as the Group grows and faces new challenges.