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J M Smucker Co (SJM)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Smucker

69 2016 Executive Chairman of the Board

Timothy Smucker

73 2016 Chairman Emeritus

Mark Smucker

47 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Mark Belgya

56 2016 Vice Chairman, Chief Financial Officer

Steven Oakland

56 2016 Vice Chairman, President - U.S. Food and Beverage

Barry Dunaway

54 2016 President - Pet Food and Pet Snacks

David Lemmon

49 2017 President - Canada and International and U.S. Away From Home

Jeannette Knudsen

47 2016 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Joseph Stanziano

2017 Senior Vice President, General Manager - Consumer Foods

Jill Penrose

44 2016 Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Corporate Communications

Kevin Jackson

48 2017 Senior Vice President - U.S. Retail Sales and Market Development Organization

Kathryn Dindo

68 1996 Independent Director

Paul Dolan

58 2006 Independent Director

Jay Henderson

61 2016 Independent Director

Elizabeth Long

67 1997 Independent Director

Nancy Lopez Knight

60 2006 Independent Director

Gary Oatey

68 2003 Independent Director

Kirk Perry

50 2017 Independent Director

Sandra Pianalto

62 2014 Independent Director

Alex Shumate

67 2009 Independent Director

Dawn Willoughby

48 2017 Independent Director

Aaron Broholm

2014 Director - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Richard Smucker

Mr. Richard K. Smucker is Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He served as Chief Executive Officer from August 2011 through April 2016, Co-Chief Executive Officer from February 2001 through August 2011, Executive Chairman from August 2008 through August 2011, and President from August 1987 through April 2011. He was a director of The Sherwin-Williams Company, a publicly traded manufacturer of coatings and related products, from September 1991 through April 2016. Mr. Smucker also served as a director of the Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank from January 2010 through December 2015. Mr. Smucker is the brother of Timothy P. Smucker, who serves as a Director of the Company, and the uncle of Mark T. Smucker, who serves as an executive officer and Director of the Company.

Timothy Smucker

Mr. Timothy P. Smucker is Chairman Emeritus of the Company. He served as Chairman of the Board from August 1987 through April 2016 and as Co-Chief Executive Officer from February 2001 through August 2011. Mr. Smucker is the Chairman Emeritus of the GS1 Management Board, a leading global organization dedicated to the design and implementation of global standards and solutions to improve the efficiency and visibility of the supply and demand chains globally and across sectors. In addition, Mr. Smucker serves as a trustee on The Ohio State University Board of Trustees. Mr. Smucker is the brother of Richard K. Smucker and the father of Mark T. Smucker, both of whom serve as Directors and executive officers of the Company.

Mark Smucker

Mr. Mark T. Smucker is a President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Prior to that time, he served as President and President, Consumer and Natural Foods, from April 2015 through April 2016, President, U.S. Retail Coffee, from May 2011 through March 2015, President, Special Markets, from August 2008 through April 2011, Vice President, International, from July 2007 through July 2008, and Vice President, International and Managing Director, Canada, from May 2006 through June 2007. Mr. Smucker is the son of Timothy P. Smucker, who serves as a Director of the Company, and the nephew of Richard K. Smucker, who serves as a Director and executive officer of the Company. The Board concluded that Mr. Smucker should serve as a Director largely due to his role as our President and Chief Executive Officer, his significant knowledge of the Company gained from more than 19 years of experience in various positions within the Company, and his experience serving as a former director and a member of the compensation committee of GS1 U.S. and a trustee of the Akron Art Museum.

Mark Belgya

Mr. Mark R. Belgya has been Vice Chairman, Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Belgya was elected to his present position in May 2016, having served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since October 2009. Prior to that time, he served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since October 2008.

Steven Oakland

Mr. Steven T. Oakland is Vice Chairman, President - U.S. Food and Beverage of the Company. He was elected to his present position in May 2016, having served as President, Coffee and Foodservice since April 2015. Prior to that time, he served as President, International, Foodservice, and Natural Foods since May 2011, and President, U.S. Retail - Smucker’s, Jif and Hungry Jack since August 2008.

Barry Dunaway

Mr. Barry C. Dunaway is President - Pet Food and Pet Snacks of the company. Mr. Dunaway was elected to his present position in March 2016, having served as President, International and Chief Administrative Officer since April 2015. Prior to that time, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer since May 2011, and Senior Vice President, Corporate and Organizational Development since August 2008.

David Lemmon

Mr. David J. Lemmon serves as President - Canada and International and U.S. Away From Home of the Company. Mr. Lemmon was elected to his present position in May 2016, having served as Vice President and Managing Director, Canada and International since April 2015. Prior to that time, he served as Vice President and Managing Director, Canada since May 2012, and Managing Director, Canada since May 2007.

Jeannette Knudsen

Ms. Jeannette L. Knudsen is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Company. Ms. Knudsen was elected to her present position in May 2016, having served as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since August 2010. Prior to that time, she served as Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since April 2010, and as Corporate Secretary since April 2009.

Joseph Stanziano

Mr. Joseph Stanziano has been appointed as Senior Vice President and General Manager - Consumer Foods of the Company. He will also join the Company Executive Leadership Team. Mr. Stanziano is currently Vice President and General Manager, U.S. Retail Consumer Foods. He has been with the Company for 20 years.

Jill Penrose

Ms. Jill R. Penrose is Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Corporate Communications of the Company. Ms. Penrose was elected to her present position in May 2016, having served as Vice President, Human Resources since June 2014. Prior to that time, she served as Vice President, Strategy and Organization Development since April 2010, and Director, Corporate Strategy and Organization Development since March 2009.

Kevin Jackson

Mr. Kevin G. Jackson serves as Senior Vice President - U.S. Retail Sales and Market Development Organization of The J.M. Smucker Company. Mr. Jackson was with the Company for 12 years in marketing leadership positions within the U.S. Retail business, most recently in the role of Vice President, Marketing for the Coffee business, which includes the Folgers®, Dunkin Donuts®, Millstone®, Cafe Bustelo®, Cafe Pilon®, and Life is good® brands.

Kathryn Dindo

Ms. Kathryn W. Dindo is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Dindo commenced her career with FirstEnergy Corp., a utility holding company, in 1998, and retired as Vice President and Chief Risk Officer in 2007, a position she held since November 2001. Prior to that time, she was Vice President, Controller, and Chief Accounting Officer of Caliber System, Inc., formerly Roadway Services, Inc., a transportation services company. Ms. Dindo is a director and chairs the audit committees of Bush Brothers & Company, a privately owned food processing and manufacturing company, and ALLETE, Inc., a publicly traded energy service provider. Ms. Dindo is also a member of the boards of several non-profit organizations. The Board concluded that Ms. Dindo should serve as a Director primarily due to her extensive experience in managing and overseeing businesses, her experience serving as a director of other private and public companies, and her significant knowledge of the Company, having served on the Board since 1996. Specifically, Ms. Dindo gained significant leadership, operating, and finance experience in her positions at FirstEnergy Corp. and Caliber System, Inc. Ms. Dindo is also a Certified Public Accountant and a former partner of Ernst & Young LLP. Together with her service on the corporate boards and audit committees of Bush Brothers & Company and ALLETE, Inc., Ms. Dindo’s background enables her to provide valuable insights to the Board, particularly in overseeing our financial and executive compensation practices.

Paul Dolan

Mr. Paul J. Dolan is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Dolan has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Cleveland Indians, the Major League Baseball team operating in Cleveland, Ohio, since November 2010, after having served as President since January 2004 and as Vice President and General Counsel since February 2000. He is also a director of MSG Networks Inc., a publicly traded sports and entertainment media company, and Dix & Eaton, a privately owned communications and public relations firm. Mr. Dolan served as a director of Cablevision Systems Corporation, a publicly traded telecommunications and media company, from May 2015 until its acquisition in September 2015. Mr. Dolan also served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fast Ball Sports Productions, a sports media company, from January 2006 through December 2012. The Board concluded that Mr. Dolan should serve as a Director primarily due to his long experience in managing businesses, his experience serving on the boards of other companies and numerous non-profit organizations, and his significant knowledge of the evolving needs and preferences of consumers. Specifically, Mr. Dolan has gained significant leadership, operating, and marketing experience in his positions with the Cleveland Indians and Fast Ball Sports Productions. This background enables Mr. Dolan to provide valuable insights to the Board, particularly in setting corporate strategy and overseeing executive compensation practices.

Jay Henderson

Mr. Jay L. Henderson is Director of the Company. Mr. Henderson retired as Vice Chairman, Client Service at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PricewaterhouseCoopers”) in June 2016, a position he held since 2007. He also served as PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Managing Partner of the Greater Chicago Market from 2003 through 2013 and Managing Partner of the Cleveland Office from 1993 through 2002. During his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mr. Henderson gained significant experience working with the boards and audit committees of Fortune 500 companies and has managed major client relationships across multiple markets and industry sectors. He was recently elected as a director of Northern Trust Corporation, a publicly traded financial holding company, effective July 18, 2016. Mr. Henderson is also a member of the boards of several non-profit organizations. The Board concluded that Mr. Henderson should serve as a Director primarily due to his extensive experience in managing and overseeing businesses, his experience working with the boards and audit committees of large public companies, and his experience serving as a director of non-profit organizations. Specifically, Mr. Henderson brings leadership and operating skills through his former roles with PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has also been a Certified Public Accountant since 1977. Mr. Henderson’s background enables him to provide valuable insights to the Board, particularly in overseeing the Company’s finances.

Elizabeth Long

Ms. Elizabeth Valk Long is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Long was Executive Vice President of Time Inc., formerly the magazine publishing subsidiary of Time Warner Inc., from May 1995 until her retirement in August 2001. Ms. Long is a director and member of the audit committee and nominating and executive compensation committee of Edgewell Personal Care Company, a publicly traded personal care products manufacturer. She was a director of Steelcase, Inc., a publicly traded furniture and office systems manufacturer, from March 2001 through July 2015, and was the chair of the nominating and corporate governance committee and a member of the audit committee at various periods during her term. Ms. Long also served as a director of Belk, Inc., a privately owned department store chain in the United States, from May 2004 until its acquisition in December 2015, and was the chair of the compensation committee for part of her term. The Board concluded that Ms. Long should serve as a Director primarily due to her extensive experience managing and overseeing businesses, her experience serving as a director of other private and public companies, and her significant knowledge of the Company, having served on the Board since 1997. As Executive Vice President of Time Inc., she was responsible for consumer marketing, customer service, retail distribution, human resources, legal affairs, and corporate communications. Together with her service on corporate boards, Ms. Long’s background enables her to provide valuable insights to the Board, particularly in overseeing our finances, marketing, and executive compensation practices.

Nancy Lopez Knight

Ms. Nancy Lopez Knight is Independent Director of the Company. In 2000, Ms. Lopez Knight founded the Nancy Lopez Golf Company, which focuses on the design and manufacture of top-quality golf equipment and clothing for women. In 2015, she founded Nancy Lopez Golf Adventures, which provides golf instruction and golf travel adventures domestically and internationally. Ms. Lopez Knight is also an accomplished professional golfer, having won 48 career titles, including three majors, on the LPGA Tour. She is a member of the LPGA Hall of Fame and captained the 2005 U.S. Solheim Cup Team to victory. She also serves as a member of the Commissioner Advisory Board and the Foundation Board of the LPGA. In 2003, Ms. Lopez Knight was named to the Hispanic Business magazine’s list of 80 Elite Hispanic Women. The Board concluded that Ms. Lopez Knight should serve as a Director primarily due to her leadership experience and her extensive knowledge regarding the evolving needs and preferences of consumers. As the founder of her own business, Ms. Lopez Knight has gained significant leadership, operating, and marketing experience. She is also active in several charitable causes. Ms. Lopez Knight’s blend of business expertise and philanthropic interests, together with her experience in dealing with the public and media as a renowned professional athlete, enables her to provide the Board with valuable perspectives on our management, strategy, and risks.

Gary Oatey

Mr. Gary A. Oatey is Independent Director of The J.M. Smucker Co. Mr. Oatey has been the Executive Chairman of Oatey Co., a privately owned manufacturer of plumbing products, since June 2012. Prior to that time, he served as Oatey Co.’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from January 1995 through June 2012. Mr. Oatey is a director, a member of the audit committee, and the chair of the compensation committee of Molded Fiber Glass Companies, a privately owned composites manufacturing company. He also served as a director of Shiloh Industries, Inc., a publicly traded company that provides noise and vibration solutions to automotive, commercial vehicle, and other industrial markets, from August 2004 through February 2013. The Board concluded that Mr. Oatey should serve as a Director primarily due to his extensive experience in managing businesses, his experience in serving as a director of other public and private companies, as well as several non-profits, and his significant knowledge of the Company, having served on the Board since 2003. As the Executive Chairman and former Chief Executive Officer of Oatey Co., Mr. Oatey has gained significant leadership, operating, and corporate governance experience. This background enables Mr. Oatey to provide valuable insights to the Board, particularly in setting corporate strategy and overseeing our governance.

Kirk Perry

Mr. Kirk L. Perry is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Perry has been the President, Brand Solutions of Google Inc., a multinational technology company, since December 2013. Prior to his career at Google Inc., Mr. Perry spent twenty-three years with The Procter & Gamble Company, where he held several positions of increasing responsibility in marketing and general management roles, including President, Global Family Care from May 2011 to December 2013. Mr. Perry has served as a director of e.l.f. Beauty, Inc., a publicly traded cosmetics company, since September 2016, and he previously served as a director of the Hillerich & Bradsby Co. (Louisville Slugger), a privately owned sporting goods manufacturer, from September 2013 to August 2016. He is also a member of the boards of several non-profit organizations. The Board concluded that Mr. Perry should serve as a Director primarily due to his extensive operational experience in marketing and brand management and his experience serving as a director of other organizations. Specifically, Mr. Perry brings leadership and operating skills through his current and former roles with Google Inc. and The Procter & Gamble Company. Mr. Perry’s background enables him to provide valuable insights to the Board, particularly in marketing, operations, general management, consumer products, technology, and digital media.

Sandra Pianalto

Ms. Sandra Pianalto is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Pianalto retired in May 2014 as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, a position she held since 2003. Prior to that time, she served as First Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, since 1993, Vice President and Secretary to the Board of Directors, since 1988, and Assistant Vice President of Public Affairs, since 1984. Prior to retiring, Ms. Pianalto also chaired the Federal Reserve’s Financial Services Policy Committee, which is a committee of senior Federal Reserve Bank officials responsible for overall direction of financial services and related support functions for the Federal Reserve Banks and for leadership in the evolving U.S. payment system. She is a director and a member of the finance committee and the audit committee of Eaton Corporation plc, a publicly traded power management company, and a director of Prudential Financial, Inc., a publicly traded financial services institution. Ms. Pianalto is also a member of the boards of several non-profit organizations.The Board concluded that Ms. Pianalto should serve as a Director primarily due to her vast experience in monetary policy and financial services and her experience serving as a director of other public companies. Specifically, Ms. Pianalto brings leadership and operating skills through her former roles with the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. As the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, she oversaw 950 employees in Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Pittsburgh who conducted economic research and supervised financial institutions. Ms. Pianalto’s background enables her to provide valuable insights to the Board, particularly in overseeing the Company’s finances.

Alex Shumate

Mr. Alex Shumate is Independent Director of The J.M. Smucker Co. Mr. Shumate is the Managing Partner, North America of Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP, where he has practiced law since February 1988. Mr. Shumate is also the chairman of the board, lead director, and a member of the governance and nominating committee of CyrusOne Inc., a publicly traded provider of data center consulting services, and a trustee and Chairman on The Ohio State University Board of Trustees. From July 2005 to January 2013, he served as a director of Cincinnati Bell, Inc., a publicly traded provider of voice and data telecommunications products and services. He also served as a director of the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company from 1998 until its acquisition in 2008, as well as Nationwide Financial Services, Inc. from 2002 until its acquisition in 2009. The Board concluded that Mr. Shumate should serve as a Director primarily due to his significant legal background and his experience in managing a business and serving as a director of other public companies and as a trustee of several non-profit organizations. Mr. Shumate has practiced law for nearly 40 years and was named a Lawyer of the Year 2016 by Best Lawyers and an Ohio Super Lawyer by Law and Politics magazine. Together with his service as a director of other public companies, Mr. Shumate’s background allows him to provide valuable insights to the Board, particularly in regard to corporate governance and risk issues that we confront.

Dawn Willoughby

Ms. Dawn C. Willoughby is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Willoughby has been the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of The Clorox Company, a manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products, since September 2014. She also served as the Company’s Senior Vice President and General Manager, Clorox Cleaning Division; Vice President and General Manager, Home Care Products; and Vice President and General Manager, Glad Products, along with several other positions since she was initially hired in 2001. Prior to her career at The Clorox Company, Ms. Willoughby spent nine years with The Procter & Gamble Company, where she held several positions in sales management. In May 2013, Ms. Willoughby was named one of the most influential women in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times.

Aaron Broholm