Vitro: Organizacional Changes At Glass Containers

Vitro S.A.B.  de C.V. (BMV: VITROA; NYSE: VTO) announced today that Alfonso Gomez  Palacio, President of the Glass Containers business unit, retired on June 30  2007 after an outstanding 23 year career and performance at Vitro.

I want to  take this opportunity to express Alfonso our appreciation for his continuous  enterprising and professional spirit.His commitment has been a true example  for all of us who work at Vitro and has translated in solid and lasting commercial  relations with many of our customers”, said Federico Sada, CEO of Vitro.

David Gonzalez Morales has assumed the responsibility of President of the  Glass Containers business unit as of July 1st. 2007.  The Company’s management is certain that the experience acquired by David  during his 27 tenure at Vitro will allow him to succeed in his new responsibility.

During this time, David has occupied diverse positions at Vitro. For the past six months David has served as Glass Containers’ Co-President. Before that, he  was President of Vitro Cristalglass’ business unit at Flat Glass. He has also held  different positions at the Glass Containers and Diverse Industries business  units, as well as advisory role positions at Vitro’s joint venture companies  including Vitro PQ, VANCAN, Ampolletas and Regioplast.

“On behalf of Vitro’s Executive Committee, we wish David the best in his new

responsibility. We will continue working as a team to benefit our shareholders  and employees,” concluded Mr. Sada.

600450 Vitro: Organizacional Changes At Glass Containers
Date: 9 July 2007
Source: Vitro

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