Notice to the Market: New Investor Relations Officer at Grupo Pão de Açúcar

São Paulo, Brazil, August 3, 2010. Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição (“Company” or “GPA”) (BM&FBOVESPA: PCAR5; NYSE: CBD) hereby informs its shareholders and investors that Daniela Sabbag has left her post as Investor Relations Officer to attend to the Company’s Strategic Planning Department. In accordance with the resolutions of the meeting of the Board of Directors on this date, Vitor Fagá de Almeida will be the new Investor Relations Officer of the Company.

Before joining GPA, Mr. Fagá was Chief Financial Officer at Medial Saúde, M&A and Investor Relations Officer at Julio Simões Logística, Investor Relations Officer at CPFL Energia and strategic consultant at BCG – The Boston Consulting Group. He is also a member of the Brazilian Investor Relations Institute (IBRI), where he acted as Chief Financial Officer as well as Vice-President/SP.

In addition to the Investor Relations department, the Company has the Board of Corporate Relations, led by Hugo Bethlem, its Vice-President, with the purpose to reinforce the communication among the Company, the investors and the marked. Hugo has 30 years of professional experience in officer positions in the Brazilian retail market, being in the Company since 2001 as Executive Commercial Officer, Executive Operations Officer of Comprebem, Extra and Sendas, and Executive Vice President of Supply Chain and IT.

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