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EURO DISNEY S.C.A.
Virginie Calmels appointed Chairman of the Supervisory Board
(Marne-la-Vallée, January 8, 2013) The Supervisory Board (the "Board") of Euro
Disney S.C.A., appointed today Mrs. Virginie Calmels as Chairman, replacing
Mr. Antoine Jeancourt-Galignani, who has decided to retire from the Board,
after 23 years as a board member including 17 years as Chairman.
"First of all, I would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank
Antoine Jeancourt-Galignani for his valuable contribution to the development
of Disneyland Paris. Antoine managed his role within the Board with great
commitment for Euro Disney and its shareholders. I am very pleased with the
appointment of Virginie Calmels as Board chairman and look forward to
continuing to work with her", Philippe Gas, CEO of Euro Disney S.A.S. said.
Elected as Board member in 2011, Virginie Calmels is currently Chief Operating
Officer of Endemol Group Worldwide and Chairman of Endemol France and
Vice-President of the Syndicat des Producteurs et Créateurs d'Emissions de
Télévision (independent television producers' union) and Vice-President of the
Centre d'Etude et de Prospective Stratégique. She is also a director of Iliad
"Above all, I would like to thank the Board members for this demonstration of
their trust and support. I intend to continue the outstanding work carried out
by the Board and my predecessor Mr. Antoine Jeancourt-Galignani, to whom I
would like to extend my sincerest appreciation and gratitude. I am glad to
have the opportunity to support Disneyland Paris at this key milestone in its
history and development", Virginie Calmels said about her appointment.
The Board's Nomination Committee issued the following statement: "Her strong
international, entertainment industry experience and financial background as
well as her proven leadership make Virginie Calmels a natural choice for the
Board chairmanship and a tremendous asset for the company".
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The Group operates Disneyland(r) Paris, which includes: Disneyland(r) Park,
Walt Disney Studios(r) Park, seven themed hotels with approximately 5,700
rooms (excluding approximately 2,400 additional third-party rooms located on
the site), two convention centers, Disney Village(r), a dining, shopping and
entertainment center, and a 27-hole golf course. The Group's operating
activities also include the development of the 2,230 hectare site, half of
which is yet to be developed. Euro Disney S. C.A.'s shares are listed and
traded on NYSE Euronext Paris.
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