AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG

EANS-Adhoc: Management Board Change at AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG

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Board of Directors (Appointments and Changes)

The AGRANA Group announces that Walter Grausam, Chief Financial Officer, will be
leaving the Management Board of the AGRANA Group (AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG) and
retiring upon the expiry of his current contract on 31 December 2014. Walter
Grausam has been the CFO of the AGRANA Group since 1995 and is stepping down at
the end of the year at his own request and in accordance with his personal
planning. He has contributed significantly to establishing AGRANA as a
successful international industrial player. At its meeting today, the
Supervisory Board of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG expressed its deep-felt appreciation
for all of his work as CFO over the years.

At the same time, the Supervisory Board of AGRANA also appointed Stephan Büttner
a member of the Management Board effective 1 November 2014. With effect from 1
January 2015, Stephan Büttner will be the board member responsible for the areas
of Finance, Controlling, Treasury, Data Processing / Organisation, Mergers &
Acquisitions, Legal Affairs as well as for the Fruit segment.

After graduating in commercial sciences from the Vienna University of Economics
and Business, Stephan Büttner, now aged 41, initially worked in positions at
companies including KPMG AUSTRIA GmbH and EULOX LOGISTICS GmbH. After joining
Raiffeisen Ware Austria AG in 2001 Stephan Büttner was CEO at its subsidiary
Ybbstaler Fruit Austria GmbH as of 2004. He has been working for the AGRANA
Group since 2012. As CEO of AUSTRIA JUICE GmbH, a joint venture of AGRANA
Beteiligungs-AG and Raiffeisen Ware Austria-AG, Stephan Büttner successfully
managed the merger of AGRANA Juice GmbH and Ybbstaler Fruit Austria GmbH. 

AGRANA adds value to agricultural commodities to produce top quality foodstuffs
and numerous industrial upstream products. Around 8,800 personnel working at
over 50 production facilities worldwide generate consolidated revenue of
approximately three billion euros. The Company was founded in 1988 and is today
the leading sugar company in Central and Eastern Europe as well as being a key
producer, in the Starch segment, of special products and bioethanol in Europe.
AGRANA is also the global leader in fruit preparations and one of the largest
European producers of fruit juice concentrates.

This announcement is available in German and English at

Further inquiry note:
AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG

Mag.(FH) Markus Simak
Tel.: +43-1-211 37-12084

Mag.(FH) Hannes Haider
Investor Relations
Tel.: +43-1-211 37-12905

end of announcement                               euro adhoc 

issuer:      AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG
             F.-W.-Raiffeisen-Platz  1
             A-1020 Wien
phone:       +43-1-21137-0
FAX:         +43-1-21137-12045
sector:      Food
ISIN:        AT0000603709
indexes:     WBI, ATX Prime
stockmarkets: Präsenzhandel: Berlin, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, official market: Wien 
language:   English

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