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Minute of the Board of Directors Meeting

COMPANHIA DE BEBIDAS DAS AMÉRICAS - AMBEV
CNPJ 02,808,708/0001-07
NIRE 35,300,157,770

Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Directors of Companhia de Bebidas das Américas - Ambev (the “Company”), held on August 26, 2011, drawn up in summary form.

1. Date, time and venue: On August 26, 2011, starting at 1:30 p.m., at the Company’s headquarters, located in the City of São Paulo, State of São Paulo, at Rua Dr. Renato Paes de Barros, 1017, 4th floor.

2. Attendance: Victório Carlos De Marchi and Carlos Alves de Brito, co-chairmen, and Messers. Marcel Herrmann Telles, Roberto Moses Thompson Motta, Vicente Falconi Campos, Roberto Herbster Gusmão, José Heitor Attilio Gracioso, Luis Felipe Pedreira Dutra Leite, Luiz Fernando Ziegler de Saint Edmond and Paulo Alberto Lemann.

3. Board: Chairman: Victório Carlos De Marchi; Secretary: Pedro de Abreu Mariani.

4. Resolutions: It was unanimously resolved by the Directors in attendance:

4.1. Resignation of Executive Officer. To accept the resignation letter presented by Mr. Rodrigo Figueiredo de Souza to his position as Logistics Executive Officer, due to the fact that he accepted to take a new position at Anheuser-Busch InBev N.V./S.A.

4.2 Nomination of Executive Officers. In view of the resignations of Messers Rodrigo Figueiredo de Souza and Carlos Eduardo Klützenschell Lisboa, the latter received on December 22, 2010, to appoint, respectively, to the positions of Logistics Executive Officer and Marketing Executive Officer of the Company, Messers: (i) Vinícius Guimarães Barbosa, a Brazilian citizen, engineer, married, with offices in the City of São Paulo, State of São Paulo, at Rua Dr. Renato Paes de Barros, 1017, 4th floor, Itaim Bibi, CEP 04530-001, bearer of the ID 076706688-8 IFP/RJ and of the CPF 956,931,817-15; and (ii) Jorge Pedro Victor Mastroizzi, a Argentinean citizen, business administrator, married, with offices in the City of São Paulo, State of São Paulo, at Rua Dr. Renato Paes de Barros, 1017, 4th floor, Itaim Bibi, CEP 04530-001, bearer of the Foreign ID (RNE) V728319-P and of the CPF 234,478,308-32, both with a term of office starting on September 1st, 2011 and ending on December 31, 2013.

4.3. New Executive Management Composition. In view of the abovementioned resolutions, the Company’s Executive Management shall henceforth have the following composition: (i) Mr. João Mauricio Giffoni de Castro Neves, as “Chief Executive Officer”; (ii) Mr. Nelson José Jamel, as “Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations”; (iii) Mr. Ricardo Tadeu Almeida Cabral de Soares, as “Sales Executive Officer”; (iv) Mr. Ricardo Manuel Frangatos Pires Moreira, as “Soft Drinks Executive Officer”; (v) Mr. Márcio Fróes Torres, as “Industrial Executive Officer”; (vi) Mr. Milton Seligman, as “Corporate Affairs Executive Officer”; (vii) Mr. Pedro de Abreu Mariani, as “General Counsel”; (viii) Mr. Vinícius Guimarães Barbosa, as “Logistics Executive Officer”; (ix) Mr. Sandro de Oliveira Bassili, as “People and Management Executive Officer”; and (x) Mr. Jorge Pedro Victor Mastroizzi, as “Marketing Executive Officer”.

I certify that these Minutes are a faithful copy of the resolutions set forth in the Minutes of the books of the Company.

São Paulo, August 26, 2011.

/s/ Pedro de Abreu Mariani
Secretary

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