AB VASSILOPOULOS WAS NOMINATED AT THE RETAIL BUSINESS AWARDS “Retailer of the Year”, “Retail Store- Super Market / Convenience” & “CSR Retail Strategy 2015”

AB Vassilopoulos won 3 of the most important distinctions at the RETAIL BUSINESS AWARDS 2015, for th e categories “Retailer of the Year”, “Retail Store- Super Market / Convenience” and “CSR Retail Strategy 2015”. AB Vassilopoulos was awarded the title of “Retailer of the Year”, which nominates the top retail company of the year. This distinction sealed AB’s successful policy all these years. A second great distinction for AB was the “Retail Store – Super Market/Convenience”, for ΑΒ City in Marousi. The brand new neighbourhood store covers the daily needs of customers while offering an inclusive and advanced shopping experience, always with the impeccable service and trust that feature an AB store. The third prize falls into the category “CSR Retail Strategy”, for the best CSR practice, for the program “Food of Love”. AB is the first retailer in Greece which implements the specific program through which it distributes on a daily basis, products close to expiration date from its stores and warehouses to local NGOs. In regards to the award, “Retailer of the Year”, Konstantinos Macheras, EVP of Delhaize Group & CEO of SEE and Asia stated: “AB remains one of the top 50 retail companies in the world. It has an excellent management, people that constantly work for the benefit of the customers and respect everyone that comes through its door. This combination is the reason that AB stands out, a company that assists 1.700 companies to distribute their products to 6.500 stores in the US and 4.500 stores in Europe”. Leonidas Vrettakos, Chief Operating Officer (COO), added: “I am very proud that we won this important award for the second time. Through this award, it is demonstrated that in AB Vassilopoulos, we implement with consistency an inclusive strategy! However, the secret ingredient of our success is our 12.700 competent associates. All together we strive and we will continue to strive for the best.”