Appointment of a new member of the Management Board

PR Newswire/Les Echos/ 
                                                    Sèvres, 8 January 2013 
At its meeting on 26 December 2012, the CFAO Supervisory Board chaired by
Jean-Charles Pauze decided to appoint Ichiro Kashitani as a member of the
Management Board of the company, chaired by Alain Viry, for a 3 year term of
The other members of the Management Board are Olivier Marzloff, Executive Vice
President and Corporate Secretary of the Group, and Alain Pécheur, Chief
Financial Officer of the Group. 
Ichiro Kashitani graduated in Economics from the Doshisha University in Kyoto,
Japan, before joining the Japanese company Toyota Tsusho Corporation ("TTC"),
where he spent 29 years, with missions in various industrial divisions such as
Machinery, Automotive, Foodstuffs, as well as in the Administrative Division. 
He was also assigned overseas for a total of 9 years, in France, Morocco and 
the UK. 
Ichiro Kashitani will join the CFAO teams in France as Executive Vice-President
Corporate Planning and Alliance Development. 
About CFAO 
CFAO is the foremost specialized retail brand in its main business areas -
vehicle and pharmaceuticals distribution - in Africa and the French overseas
territories. In Africa, CFAO also distributes equipment, produces and
distributes consumer goods and is a provider of a number of technology-related
services. CFAO is present in 34 countries, 31 of which are in Africa and seven
in the French overseas territories, and had a headcount of 10,100 at end-2011. 
In 2011, CFAO generated consolidated revenue of EUR3,124 million and recorded
recurring operating income of EUR256.3 million. 
CFAO is listed on NYSE Euronext. 
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