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H.J. HEINZ ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENTS

 H.J. HEINZ ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENTS
 PITTSBURGH, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- H.J. Heinz Company (NYSE: HNZ)


today announced the appointment of David R. Williams as vice president-finance and chief financial officer.
 R. Derek Finlay, previously senior vice president-corporate development and chief financial officer, will retain his responsibilities for corporate development activities and will assume management of Heinz operations in Africa, Australia, China, Korea and Thailand. Additionally, he will oversee developing companies in Asia.
 The appointments are effective immediately. Both executives will be based at Heinz World Headquarters offices here.
 Williams has been vice president and controller since July 1988.
 A native of London, he joined Heinz in 1967 as a supervisor of inventory control at H.J. Heinz Company Ltd. in Hayes Park, Middlesex. Williams held a number of positions in finance and computer services with Heinz-U.K. before transferring in 1976 to World Headquarters as manager-corporate audit. In 1983, he moved to Long Beach, Calif., where he held the post of vice president-finance for the company's StarKist Seafood affiliate.
 Williams earned a B.A. degree in economics from Exeter University in England and is a chartered accountant.
 He and his wife, Gillian, and their four children reside in Upper St. Clair, Pa.
 Finlay started his Heinz career in 1979 when he was appointed managing director for Heinz-U.K. Prior to that time, he had been a management consultant for McKinsey & Company, where he worked for 18 years.
 In 1981 he moved to Pittsburgh as senior vice president at World Headquarters and was elected to the company's board of directors.
 Finlay, a U.K. citizen, holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in law and economics from Cambridge University.
 He and his wife, Una, reside in Sewickley. They are the parents of three children.
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 /CONTACT: D. Edward I. Smyth, v-p, corporate affairs, 412-456-5780, or Debora S. Foster, 412-456-5778, both of H.J. Heinz; or John E. Kennedy, 412-456-3586, or L. Michael Kelly Jr., 412-456-3840, both of Ketchum Public Relations/
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