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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Klein

2010 Chairman of the Board

Peter Estermann

58 2015 Chief Executive Officer

Felipe Coragem Negrao

2015 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Jorge Fernando Herzog

2013 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Marcelo Lopes

48 2013 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Information Technology and Infrastructure Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Luiz Henrique Andrade Vendramini

2013 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Commercial Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Arnaud Daniel Charles Walter Joachim Strasser

45 2012 Vice Chairman of the Board

Paulo Adriano Romulo Naliato

2013 Human Resource Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Flavia Altheman

2013 Chief Marketing Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Marcelo Rizzi de Oliveira

2013 Investor Relations and Strategic Planning Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Renato Carvalho do Nascimento

2012 Director

Yves Desjacques

48 2014 Director

Roberto Fulcherberguer

2014 Director

Christophe Jose Hidalgo

48 2012 Director

Ronaldo Iabrudi dos Santos Pereira

60 2013 Director

Alberto Ribeiro Guth

55 2012 Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Klein

Mr. Michael Klein has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Via Varejo SA since November 9, 2010. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nova Casas Bahia. He began his career in Casas Bahia in 1969 as a financial manager and has since accumulated experience of the furniture manufacturing and retail business, having led its expansion in recent years. He graduated in Business Administration with a post graduate degree at Fundacao Getulio Vargas.

Peter Estermann

Mr. Peter Estermann serves as Chief Executive Officer of Via Varejo S.A. since Oct 2, 2015. Previously, he held the following executive positions: vice-president and chief operating officer of TENCO Shopping Centers from 2013 to 2014; executive officer of global operations of Magnesita Refractarios S.A. from 2012 to 2013; chief executive officer at LWB Refractories – Germany, subsidiary of Magnesita Refractarios S.A. for operations in Europe, from 2008 to 2011; executive director of operations at Medial Saúde, one of the largest health insurance companies in Brazil, from 2006 to 2007, during its initial public offering in the Novo Mercado segment of the BM&FBOVESPA, in which actively participated, executive director of organizational development and president for the North and Northeast regions of Telemar Norte Leste S.A. from 2001 to 2005; executive director of operations and vice-president at Satipel Minas Industrial Ltda. from 1999 to 2001; chairman of the board of directors and general director of Tecflor Ind. S.A. from 1997 to 1998; general director of the forestry division of Aracruz Celulose SA from 1996 to 1997; chief operating officer of the Petropar Group from 2006 to 2007; chief operating officer of Destilaria Brasilândia S.A. from 1987 to 1988; and general manager of Agropecuária Mogno S.A. from 1981 to 1986. Mr. Estermann also served as a member of the board of directors of Tecflor Industrial S.A. from 1997 to 1998, Planalto Transportes Ltda. from 2007 to 2008 and Odontosystem Ltda. in 2008; as chairman of the board of directors of Sinterco S.A. from 2008 to 2013; and as member and chairman of the board of directors of Reframec Services S.A. in 2013. Mr. Estermann holds a bachelor’s degree in agricultural engineering from Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais – Lavras and a graduate degree from Harvard Business School.

Felipe Coragem Negrao

Felipe Coragem Negrao serves as Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Board of Via Varejo S.A. He has been working at Via Varejo since 2013. Currently, he holds the position of Financial Services Executive Officer and is a member of Fundação Via Varejo’s Fiscal Council. Previously, Mr. Negrão held the position of Treasury, Tax and Financial Planning Officer. He also holds the position of Chief Financial Officer at Bartira, the group’s furniture factory. Mr. Negrão has been working in the financial area for almost 20 years, where he held executive positions at Grupo Ibmec Educacional and Medial Saúde, he was advisor to companies, such as Bain & Company, A.T. Kearney and Finenge. Mr. Negrão also worked in the investment area of Banco Bradesco and in the credit area at the Inter-American Investment Corporation, Washington DC. Mr. Negrão holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from EAESP-FGV and an MBA from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Jorge Fernando Herzog

Mr. Jorge Fernando Herzog has served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer and a Member of the Executive Board of Via Varejo SA since November 17, 2010 and as Chief Operating Officer of the Company from March 21, 2013. He was appointed Member of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Company on July 7, 2009. He was Commercial Operating Regional of Companhia Brasileira de Distrbuicao and before he had served as Sendas Distribuidora's Operating Officer for two years. Prior to joining the Company, he worked for Carrefour for 15 years in several areas such as Operating, Human Resources and Accounting. He has a degree in Economics from Faculdade Dom Bosco - FDB.

Marcelo Lopes

Mr. Marcelo Lopes has served as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Information Technology and Infrastructure Officer and Member of the Executive Board of Via Varejo SA since May 26, 2013. He occupied various posts in the Pao de Acucar Group between January 2001 and May 2013. He graduated in Business Administration from Unicapital and holds a specialization in Supply Chain Management and Logistics from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. He also holds an MBA in Strategic Business Management from Fundacao Getulio Vargas.

Luiz Henrique Andrade Vendramini

Arnaud Daniel Charles Walter Joachim Strasser

Mr. Arnaud Daniel Charles Walter Joachim Strasser has served as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Via Varejo SA since December 13, 2012. He has worked with Casino Group since 2007 and is Executive Development and Holdings Officer, having previously been responsible for the international development department and acted as the CEO‘s councilor. He has also worked in the Cabinet of the Prime Minister of France, in 2005, as Mission Chief, and in the Cabinet of Renaud Dutreil, French Minister of Business and Commerce, from 2005 to 2007, as a special councilor. He was also a member of the Boards of Directors of Almacenes Exito (Colombia), Big C (Thailand), Super de Boer (Holland), as well as a member of the Casino Group’s (France) executive committee. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Wilkes Participacoes SA, controlling shareholder of Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao. He is also Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of CBD.

Paulo Adriano Romulo Naliato

Flavia Altheman

Marcelo Rizzi de Oliveira

Renato Carvalho do Nascimento

Mr. Renato Carvalho do Nascimento has served as a Member of the Board of Directors of Via Varejo SA since May 18, 2012. He is a founding partner of Arion Capital, financial advisory company and investment funds management. He worked at Lehman Brothers in New York in the investment banking area, and as a consultant at Accenture and Monitor. He was a member of the boards of Telemig, Metro of Rio de Janeiro and Tropical, and chairman of the board of Maeda. He is Chairman of the Board of TMA in Brazil. He was a finance professor at the MBA course of Insper, in Sao Paulo. He has a degree in Mechatronics Engineering from Escola Politecnica da Universidade de Sao Paulo and holds an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

Yves Desjacques

Roberto Fulcherberguer

Mr. Roberto Fulcherberguer has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Via Varejo SA since April 12, 2013. He also served as Chief Commercial Officer and a Member of the Executive Board of the Company since November 22, 2012 until February 11, 2014. Prior to this, he was Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Commercial Officer, and a Member of the Executive Board of Via Varejo SA from November 17, 2010 to November 22, 2012. He was Procurement Officer at Lojas Arapua SA for 11 years and Category Manager at Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao for 6 years, having worked in the Sales, Marketing, Operations and Logistics areas. He has also been the Retail Executive Vice President of Casa Bahia Comercial Ltda. He graduated in Business Administration from Universidade Paulista, UNIP with a post graduate degree in Marketing at Fundacao Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP).

Christophe Jose Hidalgo

Mr. Christophe Jose Hidalgo has served as a Member of the Board of Directors of Via Varejo SA since December 13, 2012. He served as the CFO of Exito Group (Colombia), a subsidiary of Casino Group, from 2010 to 2012. After joining Casino in 2000, Mr. Hidalgo held several positions in financing and controlling at the Group. In Brazil, he also worked as the CFO of Castorama from 1996 to 2000. He gained a Bachelor's Law from Universite de Bordeaux and a Master's in Finance and Accounting from Universite de Bordeaux.

Ronaldo Iabrudi dos Santos Pereira

Mr. Ronaldo Iabrudi dos Santos Pereira has served as a Member of the Board of Directors of Via Varejo SA since August 22, 2013. He is representative of the Casino Group in Brazil, as well as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Lupatech, Member of the Board of Directors of Estacio Participacoes, and a Partner of VIAW and AGROBANCO. Previously, he was also a Member of the Board of Directors of Cemar. He graduated in Psychology from Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Minas Gerais in 1979 and holds Masters degrees in Adult Education (1981) and Change Management (1982), both from Universite Paris XIX - Dauphine. He also holds a Ph.D. degree in Organizational Change (1984) from the same university.

Alberto Ribeiro Guth

Mr. Alberto Ribeiro Guth has served as a Member of the Board of Directors of Via Varejo SA since May 18, 2012. He is a founding partner of Angra Partners Gestao de Recursos e Assessoria Financeira, company founded in 2003 and focused on financial restructuring and debt negotiations, operational restructuring and coordination of merger and acquisitions business processes. Between 1993 and 2003, he was a managing partner of Investidor Profissional Gestão de Recursos. Previously, for nine years, he served at Esso Brazil as an executive in the strategic planning, finance and marketing areas. He has over 28 years of professional experience, having served as a board member at companies such as Metro of Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Telecom, Telemig, Editora e Livraria Saraiva and Elevadores Atlas and member of fiscal council of companies such as Eternit, Freios Varga and Petroflex. He holds a degree in Engineering from Instituto Militar de Engenharia (IME) and holds an MBA from the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania.