Mr. Chanana continued, “We are excited to have Ashish join our team and believe that his financial experience with leading global brands will provide a substantial contribution to Amira Nature Foods as we strive to further expand our global business. As a newly publicly traded company, we believe we will also benefit from his experience in financial reporting.”Mr. Poddar commented, “I am pleased to join Amira Nature Foods during this exciting time for the company. Amira is a leader in delivering high quality and innovative foods to a growing number of markets across the globe. I look forward to applying my experience as Amira begins to share its story with the investment community as a publicly traded company.” About Amira Nature Foods Founded in 1915, Amira has evolved into a leading global provider of packaged Indian specialty rice, with sales in over 40 countries today. Amira sells Basmati rice, premium long-grain rice grown only in certain regions of the Indian sub-continent, under their flagship Amira brand as well as under other third party brands. Amira sells its products primarily in emerging markets through a broad distribution network. Amira’s headquarters are in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and it also has offices in India, Malaysia, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Cautionary Note on Forward-Looking Statements This release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. federal securities laws. These forward-looking statements generally can be identified by phrases such as that we or our members of management “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “foresee,” “forecast,” “estimate” or other words or phrases of similar import. Such statements involve a number of known and unknown risks and uncertainties, many of which are outside the Company's control, that could cause its future results, performance or achievements to differ significantly from the results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include risks detailed in our public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Other than as required under the securities laws, we undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking or other statements herein, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.