Ahold : Ahold shareholders adopt financial statement 2012

          Ahold : Ahold shareholders adopt financial statement 2012

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, April 17, 2013-Ahold today held its Annual
General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) at het Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ in
Amsterdam. The meeting was attended by 345 shareholders, representing
approximately 735 million votes.

Shareholders adopted Ahold's 2012 financial statements and determined the
dividend over 2012 at €0.44 per common share, to be paid on May 2, 2013.

Shareholders also adopted all other proposals on the agenda, in particular:

-the appointment of mr. J.H.M. Hommen as member of the Supervisory Board,
effective October 1, 2013;

-the reappointment of mr. D.C. Doijer to the Supervisory Board;

-the reappointment of mrs. S.M. Shern to the Supervisory Board;

-the reappointment of mr. B.J. Noteboom to the Supervisory Board;

-amendments to the Remuneration Policy for the Corporate Executive Board;

-amendments to the Remuneration for the Supervisory Board;

-amendments to the articles of association and

-the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers Accountants N.V. as external
auditor for financial year 2013.



Cautionary notice
This press release includes forward-looking statements, which do not refer to
historical facts but refer to expectations based on management's current views
and assumptions and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that
could cause actual results, performance or events to differ materially from
those included in such statements. These forward-looking statements include
statements as to the payment of dividend. These forward-looking statements are
subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual
results to differ materially from future results expressed or implied by the
forward-looking statements. Many of these risks and uncertainties relate to
factors that are beyond Ahold's ability to control or estimate precisely, such
as discussed in Ahold's public filings and other disclosures. Readers are
cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements,
which speak only as of the date of this press release. Koninklijke Ahold N.V.
does not assume any obligation to update any public information or
forward-looking statements in this release to reflect subsequent events or
circumstances, except as may be required by law. Outside the Netherlands,
Koninklijke Ahold N.V., being its registered name, presents itself under the
name of "Royal Ahold" or simply "Ahold".





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