14 January 2013

X5 Board accepts resignation of Soft Discounter General Director

Amsterdam, 14 January 2013

X5 Retail Group N.V. (“X5” or the “Company”), Russia’s largest retailer in terms of sales (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announced today the results of the Company’s Supervisory Board Meeting (the “Meeting”) held on Friday, 11 January 2013. At the Meeting, the Supervisory Board (the “Board”) agreed to accept the resignation of X5’s General Director of Soft Discounters, Frank Mros, effective immediately.