SOURCE: Royal Numico NV

January 09, 2007 02:06 ET

Executive Board Member Mark Wilson to leave Numico

SCHIPHOL AIRPORT, NETHERLANDS -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 9, 2007 --


Schiphol, 9 January 2007 - Royal Numico N.V. announces that Mark Wilson will leave Numico following the successful integration of the Dumex acquisition.

Jan Bennink, CEO of Numico, commented: "Numico has greatly benefited from Mark's longstanding experience at Dumex and his in- depth knowledge of the Asia-Pacific region. I would also like to thank Mark for the instrumental role that he has played during the very successful integration of Dumex in the past year. I value his contribution to the company and the passion he has brought to his work and I wish Mark all the best for the future."

Now that the integration has been successfully completed, the Dumex organisation will be incorporated into the Baby Food division and the performance of Dumex will no longer be disclosed separately from 2007 onwards.

Mark Wilson joined Numico at the start of 2006 to head the Dumex Baby Food business that was acquired from EAC Ltd. A/S on 2 January 2006. Prior to joining Numico Mark Wilson was President and CEO of EAC Ltd. A/S.

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