People: Biglari Holdings Inc (BH)

BH on New York Consolidated

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5 Mar 2015
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Sardar Biglari

37 2009 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Philip Cooley

71 2009 Vice Chairman of the Board

Bruce Lewis

49 2012 Controller

Kenneth Cooper

70 2010 Independent Director

William Johnson

72 2014 Lead Independent Director

James Mastrian

72 2012 Independent Director

Ruth Person

69 2002 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Sardar Biglari

Mr. Sardar Biglari is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Biglari Holdings since 2010. Mr. Biglari was elected Chairman of the Board of the Predecessor in June 2008 and appointed Chief Executive Officer in August 2008 following his election to the Board in March 2008. He has been Chief Executive Officer of Steak n Shake since August 2008. He has also served as a director, since December 2005, Chairman, since March 2006, and Chief Executive Officer and President, since May 2007, of Western, a diversified holding company, which was acquired by the Company in March 2010. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Biglari Capital, general partner of The Lion Fund I and The Lion Fund II, private investment funds, since its inception in 2000. Director of CCA Industries, a manufacturer and marketer of health and beauty aids, from August 2011 to July 2014. Mr. Biglari has extensive business, managerial and investing experience in a broad range of businesses. He also has experience serving on the boards of directors of public companies.

Philip Cooley

Dr. Phillip L. Cooley is Vice Chairman of the Board and a director of Biglari Holdings since 2010. Dr. Cooley was appointed Vice Chairman of the Predecessor in April 2009 following his election to the Board in March 2008. Prassel Distinguished Professor of Business at Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, from 1985 until his retirement in May 2012. Served as an advisory director of Biglari Capital since 2000 and as Vice Chairman and a director of Western from March 2006 and December 2005, respectively, until its acquisition by the Company in March 2010. Director of CCA Industries from August 2011 to July 2014. Dr. Cooley has extensive business and investment knowledge and experience. He also has experience serving on the boards of directors of public companies. .

Bruce Lewis

Mr. Lewis joined the Company and was named Controller in January 2012. From 2007 to 2011, Mr. Lewis was Senior Vice President and Controller of Blockbuster Inc.

Kenneth Cooper

Mr. Kenneth R. Cooper is an Independent Director of Biglari Holdings since October 2010. Attorney in the private practice of law, with over 40 years of legal and business experience in real estate transactions and related matters. Served as a director of Western from February 2007 until its acquisition by the Company in March 2010. Mr. Cooper has extensive experience in real estate, business and financial analysis, as well as significant knowledge of Western’s business.

William Johnson

Mr. William L. Johnson is an Independent Director of Biglari Holdings since February 2012 and lead independent director since December 2014. President and Chief Executive Officer of The Berean Group, LLC, a business consulting firm providing strategic planning, marketing, leadership development and other support services, since June 2002. Vice Chairman of the Board of Fremont Michigan InsuraCorp, Inc., a property and casualty insurance provider, from 2003 until 2011. Former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of SEMCO Energy, Inc., a regulated public utility company, and Chief Executive Officer of Northern Pipeline Construction Company, a natural gas construction company. Mr. Johnson has leadership, business management, insurance and public company experience.

James Mastrian

Mr. James P. Mastrian is an Independent Director of Biglari Holdings since August 2012. Mr. Mastrian retired from Rite Aid Corporation (“Rite Aid”) in August 2008. He was the special advisor to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Chief Operating Officer of Rite Aid from October 2005 to August 2007. Senior Executive Vice President, Marketing of Rite Aid from October 2000 to October 2005. Mr. Mastrian also held senior marketing positions at Revco D.S., Inc. prior to its acquisition by CVS and The Sherwin-Williams Company. Director of CCA Industries from 2009 to August 2012. Mr. Mastrian served in a leadership role in the retail sector, has extensive marketing experience and over 40 years of experience in corporate management.

Ruth Person

Dr. Ruth J. Person is an Independent Director of Biglari Holdings since 2010 and of the Predecessor from 2002 to 2010. Chancellor, University of Michigan-Flint, from 2008 to 2014 and Professor of Management from 2008 to present. Chancellor, Indiana University Kokomo, and Professor of Management from 1999 to 2008. President, American Association of University Administrators, from 2003 to 2004. Dr. Person previously held positions as President, Board of Directors, Workforce Development Strategies, Inc. and as a member of the Key Bank Advisory Board – Central Indiana and the Board of Managers, Hurley Medical Center, Flint, Michigan. Dr. Person has years of experience in leadership and board positions at various institutions. Dr. Person has extensive knowledge of Steak n Shake’s business.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Sardar Biglari

10,942,800

Philip Cooley

--

Bruce Lewis

620,000

Kenneth Cooper

--

William Johnson

--

James Mastrian

--

Ruth Person

--
As Of 23 Sep 2014

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