D. Javier Ruiz del Pozo Director de Mercados Secundarios CNMV
Quart de Poblet, 5 September 2016
Dear Sirs, Hereby, for the purposes of complying with the provisions at Article 228 of the Act 4/2015, 23th October which approves the amended Securities Market Law and related provisions, Natra, S.A. announces that:
Antonio Obieta Vilallonga has been appointed new Non Executive Chairman of the Board of Natra (Ticker: NAT.MC), the Spanish company dedicated to chocolate products and cocoa derivatives, as reported by a relevant fact notice to the CNMV (Spanish stock market regulator). Antonio Obieta substitutes Juan Ignacio Egaña, who resigned from this position with effect from September 1, 2016, as announced by Egaña in the past General Shareholder's Meeting held on June 30.
The Board of Directors of Natra agreed on August 30, 2016, following the proposal of the Appointment and Remuneration Committee, the appointment of Antonio Obieta Vilallonga by co-option. The appointment is the result of the orderly process of finding a new Non Executive Chairman of the Board that the Company has followed during last months.
The Board of Directors thanked Juan Ignacio Egaña its extraordinary effort and dedication, with knowledge to the excellent services provided to the Company.
Antonio Obieta Vilallonga graduated in Law at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, and he is Master in Finance and Business Administration at Deusto University. He has developed his professional career in both national and multinational companies of food and beverage sector. Since 2013 until today, Antonio Obieta is CEO at Green Seed Group,
an international group of experts dedicated to advising companies in the industry of food and drinks.
In 2007 he founded the company Proelza and International Wine Link, set up by a broad group of professionals specialized in the food industry and drinks, dedicated to provide strategic advice to companies in this sector. Between 2003 and 2006, Antonio Obieta held the position of Executive Chairman for Spain and Portugal at the international group Schweppes and Orangina Group (Cadbury Schweppes), where he developed also other positions (CEO Cadbury Schweppes Bebidas de España, General Manager at Schweppes Group, SA, among others) since he joined the Group on 1989.
Yours sincerely, Ignacio López-Balcells
Board of Directors Secretary Natra, S.A.
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