PRESS RELEASE 16 December 2013

Dear Madam , Dear Sir ,

We hereby inform you that Mr. Reinoud van Gent, DVM, MSc, unfortunately and very regrettably had to resign his position as director of Veepro Holland due to health problems.

The board of Veepro Holland has decided to appoint Mr. Erik Gostelie, DVM, MSc, as his successor as from the first of December 2013.

After obtaining his master degree in business economics and veterinary medicine, Mr. Gostelie worked in a mixed practice in Zaltbommel, the Netherlands, for 16 years.

His focus areas were cattle, horses and practice management. In particular the introduction of veterinary economic business guidance in cattle farming can be mentioned here.

Mr. Gostelie is familiar with Veepro. He has already been giving presentations abroad on behalf of Veepro Holland.

In addition to his extensive experience in the field of cattle, he also has many contacts with government through his previous positions at PVV. (Product Board for Livestock and Meat)

We hope to continue our good cooperation.