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[December 23, 2013]

Luis Marin is appointed as Dufry's new Chief Corporate Officer and joins the Group Executive Committee

(Tensid Regulatory Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Media Release Basel, 23 December, 2013 Luis Marin is appointed as Dufry's new Chief Corporate Officer and joins the Group Executive Committee Dufry has appointed Luis Marin as Chief Corporate Officer and new member of the Group Executive Committee as from 1 January, 2014.

Luis Marin has been working for Dufry since 2004 and has been heading the Group's Business Controlling and M&A departments. Before joining Dufry, Mr. Marin held different positions at Coopers & Lybrand, Derbi Motorcycles, and Grupo Areas. He holds a degree in economics and business science from the University of Barcelona.

Julian Diaz, CEO of Dufry Group comments: "Luis Marin has been a key executive to the development of Dufry Group over the last ten years and this promotion is a recognition of this. We congratulate Luis to this promotion and we wish him all the best in his new position." With the nomination, the Group Executive Committee is structured as follows: CEO, Mr. Julián DíazCFO, Mr. Andreas SchneiterGlobal COO, Mr. José Antonio GeaGeneral Counsel, Mr. Pascal DuclosChief Corporate Officer, Mr. Luis MarinCOO Region EMEA & Asia, Mr. Xavier RossinyolCOO Region America I: Mr. René RiediCOO Region America II: Mr. Jose Carlos RosaCOO Region US & Canada: Mr. Joe DiDomizioFor further information please contact: Sara Lizi Investor Relations Phone: +55 21 2157 9901 Rafael Duarte Investor Relations Phone +41 61 266 45 77 Lubna Haj Issa Media Relations Phone +41 61 266 44 46 Mario Rolla Media Relations Phone: +55 21 2157 9611 Dufry Group - A leading global travel retailer Dufry AG (SIX: DUFN; BM&FBOVESPA: DAGB33) is a leading global travel retailer operating almost 1'400 duty-free and duty-paid shops in airports, cruise lines, seaports, railway stations and downtown tourist areas.

Dufry employs around 17,000 people. The Company, headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, operates in 45 countries in Europe, Africa, Eurasia, Central America & Caribbean, North America and South America.

Social Responsibility Dufry cares for children and supports the SOS Social Center in Igarassu, Brazil, in Agadir, Morocco and Cambodia. SOS Children's Villages is an independent, non-political and non-demonstrational organisation established for orphaned and destitute children all over the world.

TheStreet Child World Cup is a global campaign for the rights of street children. Through football, art and an international street child conference the aim is to ensure street children are given the protection and opportunities that all children are entitled to. Dufry sponsors the Street Child World Cup (SCWC) "Road to Rio 2014"which will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in March 2014.

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