Source - SMW
X5 Retail Group N.V., a leading Russian food retailer, has announced today the nomination of Geoff King to X5's Supervisory Board (the 'Board').

Mr. King was recommended by the Board's Nomination and Remuneration Committee based on his experience in retail and finance.

The nomination was unanimously supported by the Board during its scheduled meeting on 4 December 2014 and is subject to appointment by shareholders at the Company's Annual General Meeting of Shareholders in spring 2015.