HEINEKEN NV : Heineken N.V. to nominate Henk Scheffers as Supervisory Board member

 HEINEKEN NV : Heineken N.V. to nominate Henk Scheffers as Supervisory Board
                                    member

Amsterdam, 22 January 2013 - Heineken N.V. announced today that it will
propose to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Shareholders on 25 April 2013
that Mr. Henk Scheffers be appointed a member of the Supervisory Board of
Heineken N.V. If approved, Mr. Scheffers will join the Audit Committee.

Mr. Scheffers, 65, is a Dutch citizen and was until 2007 CFO and member of the
Board of Directors of SHV Holdings. Prior to that, from 1993 to 1999, he was a
member of the Board of Directors of Leaseplan Corporation. Mr. Scheffers
started his career as Control Project Leader at Deloitte (1966-1974). In 1974
he joined Royal Bunge as Internal Auditor. After becoming the European
Controller he was appointed President of Royal Bunge in 1982, a position he
held until 1993.

Mr. Scheffers is a chartered accountant and holds the following supervisory
board seats (or non-executive seats) in large Dutch entities:

  oChairman of the Supervisory Board of Aalberts Industries N.V.
    
  oVice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Royal BAM Group N.V.
    
  oMember of the Supervisory Board of AON Groep Nederland B.V.
    
  oMember of the Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V.

His other positions are:

  oVice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Flint Holding N.V.
    
  oChairman of the Investment Committee of NPM Capital N.V.

In order to comply with the Dutch Act on Management and Supervision (Wet
Bestuur en Toezicht) in relation to the maximum number of supervisory board
seats and non-executive board seats, Mr. Scheffers will, prior to his
appointment, relinquish one of his supervisory board seats.

Subject to approval of the AGM on 25 April 2013, the composition of the
Supervisory Board of Heineken N.V. will then be as follows:

  oHans Wijers (chairman)
    
  oJosé Antonio Fernández Carbajal (vice-chairman)
    
  oMaarten Das (delegated member)
    
  oMichel de Carvalho
    
  oJan Maarten de Jong
    
  oAnnemiek Fentener van Vlissingen
    
  oMary Minnick
    
  oChristophe Navarre
    
  oJavier Astaburuaga Sanjinés
    
  oHenk Scheffers

Press enquiries
John Clarke
E-mail: john.g.clarke@heineken.com
Tel: +31-20-5239-355

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Tel: +31-20-5239-355

Investor and analyst enquiries
George Toulantas
E-mail: investors@heineken.com
Tel: +31-20-5239-590

Lucia Bergamini
E-mail: investors@heineken.com
Tel: +31-20-5239-590

Editorial information:
HEINEKEN is a proud, independent global brewer committed to surprise and
excite consumers with its brands and products everywhere. The brand that bears
the founder's family name - Heineken® - is available in almost every country
on the globe and is the world's most valuable international premium beer
brand. The Company's aim is to be a leading brewer in each of the markets in
which it operates and to have the world's most valuable brand portfolio.
HEINEKEN wants to win in all markets with Heineken® and with a full brand
portfolio in markets of choice. The Company is present in over 70 countries
and operates more than 160 breweries with volume of 214 million hectolitres of
group beer sold. HEINEKEN is Europe's largest brewer and the world's third
largest by volume. HEINEKEN is committed to the responsible marketing and
consumption of its more than 250 international premium, regional, local and
specialty beers and ciders. These include Heineken®, Amstel, Anchor, Biere
Larue, Bintang, Birra Moretti, Cruzcampo, Desperados, Dos Equis, Foster's,
Newcastle Brown Ale, Ochota, Primus, Sagres, Sol, Star, Strongbow, Tecate,
Tiger and Zywiec. Our leading joint venture brands include Cristal and
Kingfisher. On a pro-forma 2011 basis, including APB, revenue totaled €18.5
billion and EBIT (beia) €3.0 billion. The number of people employed is around
78,000. Heineken N.V. and Heineken Holding N.V. shares are listed on the
Amsterdam stock exchange. Prices for the ordinary shares may be accessed on
Bloomberg under the symbols HEIA NA and HEIO NA and on the Reuter Equities
2000 Service under HEIN.AS and HEIO.AS. Most recent information is available
on HEINEKEN's website: www.theHEINEKENcompany.com.

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