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Lima Stock Exchange awards recognition to Backus for good corporate management practices (Translation)

13 July 2010

For the second consecutive year

- Backus is one of 16 companies that received the award
- It was the company with the best Corporate Management Practices development (15% better than the year before)

Lima, July 9, 2010 -  Once again, the background and excellent management of Unión de Cervecerías Peruanas Backus y Johnston is underlined and rewarded by the Lima Stock Exchange, which gave it the Award for being a company with Good Corporate Management Practices.
This is the second year that Backus is awarded this distinction, having been recognized as well for being the company with the largest growth of good corporate management practices among the group of companies that participated. It improved by 15%.

The Lima Stock Exchange grants this award every 3 years, to acknowledge the good corporate management practices of various businesses. By doing this, they aim to contribute to the excellence in the quality of management in Peru.

During the ceremony, Roberto Hoyle, President of the Lima Stock Exchange, stated: "This past year has signified a bigger effort for businesses, since they have had to adjust their management to fit a post-international financial crisis. The world scene is very different now and it will hardly be the same again".

For more information, contact:
Cecilia Quevedo / Dora Vallejos
Comunicaciones Externas Backus  - 311-3000
Karin Acevedo - Llorente y Cuenca  222-9491

This SABMiller subsidiary news release has been translated from its local market language to English language for publication on We have attempted to provide an accurate translation of the original material but due to the difficulties of translation slight differences may exist. 
Note, the news release was first published in its local market on 09-07-10.

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