29 June 2009

X5 wins recognition for investor relations

X5 Retail Group N.V., Russia’s largest retailer in terms of sales (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), is pleased to announce that the Company’s Chief Financial Officer Evgeny Kornilov has been ranked number one for Best Investor Relations by a CFO in the Focus Russia 2009 Thomson Reuters Extel Survey. X5’s Investor Relations Director Anna Kareva was named Best Investor Relations Officer in the Russian retail sector.