Markus Meier New Chief Financial Officer as of 1 March 2009

1/13/2009, 6:01 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)
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Jelmoli announces that Mr. Roland Walder, Chief Financial Officer
(CFO) of Jelmoli Holding AG, decided to leave the company by 30 June
2009 to seek new challenges after serving Jelmoli for 17 years in
various financial functions. Mr. Markus Meier will succeed as CFO as
of 1 March 2009.

Markus Meier (44), after graduating as BBA (Betriebsökonom FH),
worked with Arthur Andersen AG to become a certified accountant
(dipl. Wirtschaftsprüfer). From 1995 to 1999, he held executive
positions at Arthur Andersen in Zurich and St. Gall in the areas of
auditing, tax and advisory. From 1999 to 2003 he was the financial
and tax Group Controller of BZ Gruppe Holding Aktiengesellschaft,
Wilen, as well as of several other listed and private group
companies. As of 2003 he acted as Head Corporate Auditing and Tax
with Ascom, Bern. Since 1 April 2006, he is as CFO member of the
executive management of Mobimo, a listed real estate company,
responsible for the areas finances/tax, HR and IT.

Christopher Chambers, Chairman of the Board of Directors, states: "In
his function as CFO, Roland Walder made a significant contribution to
implementing the strategic plan which will be put to a vote by the
shareholders on 23 January 2009 and we are grateful that he will
continue to fully collaborate with us until the planned completion of
the restructuring of the group in summer 2009. We are also very happy
to find in Mr. Meier an outstanding qualified successor who is well
familiar with the challenges of a listed real estate company in

The Board of Directors of Jelmoli Holding AG and all employees
cordially thank Roland Walder for the outstanding and valued work
during many years and the always pleasant collaboration. We combine
our regret over the departure with the best wishes for a continuing
successful future.

Contact persons

Media: Michael Mueller, President of the Executive Committee
+41 44 220 49 13, eMail:
Dr. Daniel Gfeller, Secretary General
+41 44 220 42 29, eMail:

Internet: /
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