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Cal-Maine Foods Inc (CALM.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Adolphus Baker

59 2012 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Timothy Dawson

62 2005 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Director

Sherman Miller

41 2012 Chief Operating Officer, Vice President, Director

Robert Holladay

40 2011 Vice President, General Counsel

Michael Castleberry

58 2014 Vice President, Controller

Charles Hardin

57 2013 Vice President - Sales

Joe Wyatt

77 2012 Vice President - Feed Mill Division

Letitia Hughes

64 2001 Independent Director

James Poole

67 2004 Independent Director

Steve Sanders

70 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Adolphus Baker

Mr. Adolphus B. Baker is the Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. Mr. Baker was elected Chairman of the Board in July 2012. He was elected President and Chief Operating Officer in 1997. He served as Chief Operating Officer until he was elected Chief Executive Officer in 2010. He was serving as Vice President and Director of Marketing of the Company when elected President. Previously, he had served as Assistant to the President since 1987 and has been employed by the Company since 1986. He has served as a director of the Company since 1991 and is past chairman of American Egg Board, United Egg Producers, Egg Clearinghouse, Inc. and Mississippi Poultry Association. He is a director of United Egg Producers, Eggland’s Best, Inc., Trustmark Corporation and Trustmark National Bank. He is also a member of the board of managers of Eggland’s Best, LLC.

Timothy Dawson

Mr. Timothy A. Dawson is the Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary and Director of Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. Mr. Dawson joined the Company in 2005 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He has served as a director since 2005. He is also Secretary and Treasurer of the Company. Mr. Dawson served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Mississippi Chemical Corporation from 1999 until the sale of that company to Terra Industries, Inc. in 2004. Mr. Dawson has extensive industrial accounting experience, having previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of Mississippi Chemical Corporation, a publicly-traded company in the fertilizer industry. His background involves extensive contact with members of the agricultural community as well as experience in addressing the financial management of a large agricultural enterprise.

Sherman Miller

Mr. Sherman L. Miller is a Chief Operating Officer, Vice President, Director of Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. He joined the Company in 1996 and has served in various positions in operations. He was elected Vice President of Operations in 2007 and Chief Operating Officer in 2011. He was elected a director of the Company in July 2012. Mr. Miller is a director of U.S. Poultry and Egg Association. Mr. Miller’s more than 19 years of experience with the Company provides him with a deep knowledge and experience base regarding the Company’s operations, customers and industry.

Robert Holladay

Mr. Robert L. Holladay, Jr. is a Vice President, General Counsel of Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. Mr. Holladay joined the Company and was elected to this position in December 2011. Prior to joining the Company he was an attorney with Young Williams P.A., a Jackson, Mississippi law firm, since joining that firm in 2002.

Michael Castleberry

Mr. Michael (Mike) D. Castleberry is a Vice President, Controller of CAL-MAINE FOODS, INC. Mr. Castleberry has served as Director of Accounting for Cal-Maine Foods since August 1, 2013. Prior to this position, he was Chief Financial Officer of Maxim Production Company from 2007 until the company was acquired by Cal-Maine Foods on November 16, 2012. In this position, he played a leading role in debt management, contract negotiations and all accounting and financial reporting functions. He previously held senior financial positions at The Grocers Supply Co. and Marsh Supermarkets. Castleberry holds a Bachelors degree in Accounting from Texas State University and has completed graduate studies at Texas State and additional course work at Cornell University Food Executive Program. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Charles Hardin

Mr. Charles (Jeff) J. Hardin is a Vice President - Sales of Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. He has served in such office since 2002. He has been employed by the Company since 1989. Prior to joining Cal- Maine in 1989, he worked for Cargill, Inc. for seven years until Cal-Maine purchased the assets of Sunnyside Eggs, a division of Cargill. Hardin graduated from the University of Alabama in 1982 with a bachelor's degree in marketing.

Joe Wyatt

Mr. Joe M. Wyatt is a Vice President - Feed Mill Division of Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. He has served in such office since 1977 and has been employed by the Company since its formation in 1969. He served as a director of the Company from 1998 to 2004.

Letitia Hughes

Ms. Letitia Callender Hughes is an Independent Director of the Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. Ms. Hughes was associated with Trustmark National Bank, Jackson, Mississippi, in managerial positions from 1974 until her retirement in 2014. At her retirement she served as Senior Vice-President, Manager, Private Banking. Ms. Hughes’ experience in leadership positions at Trustmark National Bank, a large regional bank operating in the southeastern portion of the United States, has given the Board invaluable insights into the Company’s relationships with its lenders.

James Poole

Mr. James E. Poole is an Independent Director of Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. Mr. Poole is a Certified Public Accountant and was a principal with the accounting firm of Grantham, Poole, Randall, Reitano, Arrington & Cunningham, PLLC of Ridgeland, Mississippi for more than five years until his retirement in 2013. In 2014, he founded James E. Poole Financial, LLC, a registered investment advisor firm for which he has served as Manager since inception. Until his retirement in 2013, Mr. Poole served a broad scope of clients as a principal in one of the larger public accounting firms in the State of Mississippi. He brings not only accounting expertise to the Board but also a broad knowledge of the general business climate within which the Company operates.

Steve Sanders

Mr. Steve W. Sanders, CPA is an Independent Director of Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. Mr. Sanders is a Certified Public Accountant and is a Lecturer at the Adkerson School of Accountancy, Mississippi State University, where he has taught accounting and auditing courses since 2003. He retired in 2002 as the managing partner of the Jackson, Mississippi office of Ernst & Young LLP, certified public accountants, after over 30 years with that firm. He served as a director of Valley Services, Inc., a privately-held food services company from 2003 until its sale in 2012. Mr. Sanders headed the Jackson, Mississippi office of Ernst & Young, where he was presented with a multitude of accounting issues raised by a client base consisting of a wide array of businesses. Subsequent to retiring from Ernst & Young, Mr. Sanders has served as a lecturer in the Adkerson School of Accountancy at Mississippi State University, which allows him to bring current academic experience to matters being considered by our Board.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Adolphus Baker

1,440,630

Timothy Dawson

931,871

Sherman Miller

597,154

Robert Holladay

564,783

Michael Castleberry

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Charles Hardin

582,030

Joe Wyatt

422,601

Letitia Hughes

107,393

James Poole

107,393

Steve Sanders

107,393
As Of  27 May 2016

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