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Mr. Borja de la Cierva Álvarez de Sotomayor

Chief Executive Officer

Mr Cierva Álvarez is a graduate in Business Administration from Santiago de Compostela University. He also has a Master's degree in Business Administration from Vigo University and is a chartered accountant. His career has involved three main areas. He began in auditing, working as an auditor at Arthur Andersen for nine years.

In 1995, he joined the General Finance Department of Inditex, S.A., where he had a successful career as the Group's Chief Financial Officer until 2006. Just after, he joined El Corte Inglés, S.A., where he was the Deputy Purchase Manager and, more recently, the Supply Chain Manager, until May 2016. He has also been involved significantly in education and research: he has taught at several universities in Spain and elsewhere and has been a member of the consulting team for the European Transparency Directive and of the accounting experts of the Spanish Commission to implement IFRS at public-sector companies.

He has also been a member of the Board of Unirisco SCR, the first university venture capital company authorised by the CNMV (Securities Market Commission) in Spain. He is currently member of the Supervisory Board of UNINVEST, S.G.E.I.C, S.A.

Mr. Faustino Domínguez de la Torre Unceta

Chief Executive DIA Spain

Born in Spain in 1965. He graduated in Economics and Business from the Complutense University of Madrid and completed postgraduate General Executive Business studies at IESE and at INSEAD. He joined the sales and marketing department of DIA Group in 1991 where, among other responsibilities, he was Sales and Marketing Director for DIA Argentina between 1995 and 1999. He returned to Spain as Regional Center Director of Operations, and in 2006 he was appointed Director of Franchises and Partnerships. He then took the position of Area Operations Director in Spain between 2007 and 2014, representing half of the business in the country. He served as Executive Director for Portugal from 2014 until 2017, when he joined the Management Committee of DIA Group as Executive Director of DIA banner in Spain.

Mr. Alejandro Grande

Chief Executive Human Resources Officer

With a Law degree from the UNLZ in Buenos Aires, Alejandro Grande has worked in the distribution sector for more than 20 years. He began as a store manager for EKI, the Argentinian supermarket company, and then moved into sales management roles.

In 2007, he was appointed as the Human Resources Director of DIA Argentina, and his responsibilities grew over the years, leading him to head up the Franchises and Expansion Management team. In 2013, Alejandro was appointed Executive Director of DIA Argentina, a position he has held up to now.

Mr. Enrique Weickert Molina

Chief Financial Officer

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