Dufry Board to propose reduction of its size at the Annual Gener

Media Release

Basel, March 8, 2013

Dufry Board to propose reduction of its size at the Annual General Meeting of
April 30, 2013

Dufry AG announces that its Board will propose at the Annual General Meeting
on April 30, 2013, to reduce its size from eleven to seven members.

Messrs. Mario Fontana, Maurizio Mauro and Steve Tadler, who have completed
their term of office, are not available for re-election and Mr. Ernest George
Bachrach will resign for personal reasons.

Messrs. Jorge Born, Andrés Holzer Neumann, José Lucas Ferreira de Melo and
Joaquin Moya-Angeler Cabrera, whose term will be completed with the upcoming
Annual General Meeting, will be proposed for re-election.

The Board will further propose that the maximum number of members of the Board
of Directors pursuant to Article 13 para. 1 of the Articles of Incorporation
be reduced to nine members.

Mr. Juan Carlos Torres Carretero, Chairman of the Board, said: "My departing
colleagues have served Dufry with distinction. I offer them my sincere thanks
for the contribution they have made to the company's development.

For further information please contact:

Sara Lizi                         Lubna Haj Issa

Investor Relations                Media Relations

Phone: +55 21 2157 9901           Phone +41 61 266 44 46

sara.lizi@br.dufry.com            lubna.haj-issa@dufry.com

Rafael Duarte                     Mario Rolla

Investor Relations                Media Relations

Phone +41 61 266 45 77            Phone: +55 21 2157 9611

rafael.duarte@dufry.com           mario.rolla@br.dufry.com

Dufry - A leading global travel retailer

Dufry AG (SIX: DUFN; BM&FBOVESPA: DAGB11) is a leading global travel retailer
operating more than 1'200 duty-free and duty-paid shops in airports, cruise
lines, seaports, railway stations and downtown tourist areas.

Dufry employs more than 14,000 people. The Company, headquartered in Basel,
Switzerland, operates in 43 countries in Europe, Africa, Eurasia, Central
America & Caribbean, Latin and North America.

Social Responsibility

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

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