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COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT: New General Manager for Quintano Foods Limited 4/2/2008

Mr Philip Farrugia, new General Manager at Quintano Foods Limited

Simonds Farsons Cisk Plc appointed Philip Farrugia as General Manager of its food importing subsidiary, Quintano Foods Limited. A graduate in economics, Mr Farrugia has a wealth of experience in the food business.

For the past six years, he held the post of Operations Manager at Quintano Foods Limited. He actively contributed to the planning and implementation process of the extensive new Farsons logistics centre and distribution project within Farsons. Previous to this, Philip was also directly involved in various projects in the field of change management within the public sector.

Commenting on this appointment, Farsons Group CEO Louis A Farrugia said: “Quintano Foods is looking towards the future with optimism of further growth within a very competitive market. This appointment is being made to ensure continuity and dynamism in a company that has shown healthy performance ever since it was incorporated within the Farsons Group."

Philip Farrugia said that his immediate objective is to consolidate the business and build upon the company’s strengths while exploiting any opportunities that this evolving market offers.

Quintano Foods Limited is an important component of the Farsons Group. Representing a number of household food brands such as Danone, Quaker, LU, Hopla, Tropicana, amongst many others, it has consistently grown ever since its acquisition in 2004.