People: Dean Foods Co (DF)

DF on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Davis

65 2013 Chairman of the Board

Gregg Tanner

56 2012 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Chris Bellairs

52 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Kimberly Warmbier

51 2012 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Rachel Gonzalez

43 2013 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Martin Devine

60 2013 Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer

Brian Murphy

2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

C. Shay Braun

46 2012 Senior Vice President - Procurement and Operations Support

Tony Brooks

2013 Senior Vice President - Logistics

V. Janet Hill

65 2001 Independent Director

J Mailloux

2009 Independent Director

John Muse

62 1997 Independent Director

Hector Nevares-La Costa

62 1994 Independent Director

Jim Turner

67 2012 Independent Director

Robert Wiseman

58 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Davis

Mr. Thomas C. Davis has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of Dean Foods Company, effective May 1, 2013. He currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of The Concorde Group, a private investment firm, a position he has held since March 2001. He previously served as Managing Director of Bluffview Capital, LP, an investment banking firm that he co-founded, from 2001 to 2012 and as Managing Partner of Gryphon Special Situations Fund L.P. from 2004 to 2009. He was the managing partner and head of banking and corporate finance for the Southwest division of Credit Suisse First Boston from March 1984 to February 2001. Mr. Davis also serves on the Boards of Directors of Affirmative Insurance Holdings, Inc., an insurance holding company, where he serves on the Audit Committee; BioHorizons, Inc., a dental equipment and supplies manufacturing company, where he serves on the Audit and Compensation Committees; and WhiteHorse Finance, Inc., a closed-end management investment company that targets debt investments in privately held, small-cap U.S. companies, where he serves as chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee. Until April 2013, Mr. Davis served on the Board of Directors of Westwood Holdings Group, Inc., an investment management and trust services company, where he served on the Audit and Compensation Committees. Mr. Davis has been an investment banker for more than 20 years and in that role advised multiple public and private companies, including companies in the broadcast and telecommunications, energy, foodservice, food processing and retail industries. In addition, Mr. Davis has worked with several private equity firms.

Gregg Tanner

Mr. Gregg A. Tanner is the Chief Executive Officer, Director of Dean Foods Company. He has served as the Chief Executive Officer since October 31, 2012 and as a member of the board of directors since November 15, 2012. He joined the Company in November 2007 as Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer and served as the President, Fresh Dairy Direct and Chief Supply Chain Officer from January 2012 until becoming the Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Tanner was Senior Vice President, Global Operations at The Hershey Company from 2006 to 2007. Before joining Hershey, Mr. Tanner was Senior Vice President, Retail Supply Chain at ConAgra Foods, Inc. from 2001 to 2005, where he directed the entire supply chain for retail products. Previously, Mr. Tanner held positions of increasing responsibility at the Quaker Oats Company and Ralston Purina Company. Mr. Tanner serves on the Board of Directors of The Boston Beer Company, Inc., where he serves on the Audit Committee. He also serves on the Boards of Directors of the International Dairy Foods Association and Grocery Manufacturers Association, and as an officer of the Milk Industry Foundation.

Chris Bellairs

Mr. Chris Bellairs is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Dean Foods Company. He has served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since March 1, 2013. Prior to being promoted to such position he had served in various capacities including as the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer Designate since November 2012; as Chief Financial Officer of the Fresh Dairy Direct business from January 2012 until November 2012; and as Vice President—Supply Chain Finance prior to January 2012. Prior to joining Dean Foods, Mr. Bellairs worked at PepsiCo, Inc., a global food and beverage company, from 1996 to 2004, where he most recently served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the Foodservice and Vending division and led the financial integration of the Quaker Oats, Gatorade and Tropicana brands. Prior to joining PepsiCo, he worked at Procter & Gamble in various finance management roles and served as divisional Chief Financial Officer at Expedia, Inc. and Iron Mountain Incorporated and in a senior leadership role at The University of Notre Dame. Mr. Bellairs was an intelligence officer in the US Army for six years.

Kimberly Warmbier

Ms. Kimberly Warmbier is the Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President of Dean Foods Company. She joined Dean Foods in May 2012 as Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Fresh Dairy Direct. She was promoted to her current position in November 2012. Prior to Dean Foods, Ms. Warmbier served as the Senior Vice President, Human Resources, for J.C. Penney Company, Inc. where she led human resource professionals supporting more than 150,000 associates in supply chain, stores and corporate. Her experience also includes more than 20 years in the consumer packaged goods industry with PepsiCo, Inc. where she led the HR PepsiCo Customer teams for the company’s five North American sales divisions including Frito-Lay, Pepsi, Tropicana, Quaker Oats and Gatorade. Ms. Warmbier also serves on the Board of Directors of Girl Scouts Northeast Texas, a nonprofit organization, where she serves on the CEO Selection Committee.

Rachel Gonzalez

Ms. Rachel Gonzalez is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Dean Foods Company. She has served as the Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since March 1, 2013. Prior to accepting such position, she had served as the Executive Vice President, General Counsel Designate since November 2012. Ms. Gonzalez joined Dean Foods in 2008 as Chief Counsel, Corporate & Securities and served as the Deputy General Counsel prior to her promotion in November 2012. Prior to joining Dean Foods, she served as Senior Vice President and Group Counsel for Mergers and Acquisitions at Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (“ACS”), which was a publicly traded company providing business process outsourcing and information technology solutions, from 2006 to 2008. Prior to joining ACS, Ms. Gonzalez was a partner in the law firm of Morgan, Lewis and Bockius LLP in the Business and Finance Practice Group. Ms. Gonzalez serves on the Board of Directors of Dallas Urban Debate Alliance, a nonprofit organization.

Martin Devine

Mr. Martin J. Devine is the Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Dean Foods Company. Mr. Devine joined Morningstar Foods in 1994, prior to its acquisition by Dean Foods in 1997, as Executive Vice President of Sales and President and CEO of the company's eastern U.S. operations. Mr. Devine became Chief Operating Officer in 2012, and assumed his current role in 2013. He oversees all commercial operations for Dean Foods, with responsibility for the Company's geographically diverse selling, marketing and research and development activities. Mr. Devine previously served as Senior Vice President of Procurement for Dean Foods, and before that as Group Vice President for the Northeast Region Fresh Dairy Division. Mr. Devine has more than 35 years of experience in the dairy industry, including early experience with Dairylea and Hood.

Brian Murphy

Mr. Brian Murphy serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer of Dean Foods Company. He is responsible for the Company's information technology and infrastructure capabilities. Mr. Murphy first joined Dean Foods in 2010 as Vice President, Supply Chain IT. He later served as Chief Information Officer for the Company's Morningstar Foods business unit, and continued in that role after Dean Foods sold Morningstar Foods to Saputo Inc. in early 2013. He returned to Dean Foods in his current role in September 2013. Prior to his experience with Dean Foods, he served in various IT, supply chain, logistics and engineering roles, both in the U.S. and internationally, at T-Mobile, Whirlpool Corporation and Colgate Palmolive Limited.

C. Shay Braun

Mr. C. Shay Braun is the Senior Vice President - Procurement and Operations Support of Dean Foods Company. He joined Dean Foods in December 2007 as Vice President of Operations. He was promoted to Senior Vice President, Procurement in January 2012 and assumed his current role in November 2012. Mr. Braun’s responsibilities include overseeing Dean Foods’ dairy procurement activities and leading the operational centers of excellence, which include Engineering and Sustainability, Environmental Health and Safety, Quality Assurance, and Research and Development. Mr. Braun has more than 20 years of supply chain and operations experience in the food and beverage industry. Prior to Dean Foods, he held positions of increasing responsibility with Sara Lee Corporation (successor in interest to Earthgrains Co.), from 1995 to 2007, where he last served as Vice President of LEAN Productivity. Mr. Braun also held various operational positions with Interstate Brands Corporation from 1993 to 1995 and Frito-Lay North America, Inc. from 1990 to 1993.

Tony Brooks

Mr. Tony Brooks is Senior Vice President - Logistics of Dean Foods Company. He leads all transportation and logistics operations for our nationwide distribution network. Mr. Brooks joined the Company in 2013, with more than 25 years of experience in logistics and distribution. Prior to his role at Dean Foods, Mr. Brooks held various operations and distribution leadership roles with Reyes Holdings, Sears, and Frito-Lay.

V. Janet Hill

Ms. V. Janet Hill is Independent Director of Dean Foods Company. She served as Vice President of Alexander & Associates, a corporate consulting firm which she owned, from 1981 until her retirement in 2010. She currently serves as principal at Hill Family Advisors and has served in such position since 2010. She was originally elected to the Board of Directors in connection with the acquisition of Legacy Dean in December 2001. Ms. Hill had served on the Board of Directors of Legacy Dean since 1997. In addition to the Board, Ms. Hill also serves on the Boards of Directors of The Wendy’s Company, where she serves on the Compensation Committee; Sprint Nextel Corporation, where she serves on the Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees; and Carlyle Group Management L.L.C., the general partner of The Carlyle Group L.P. She also serves as a trustee of Duke University.

J Mailloux

Mr. J. Wayne Mailloux is Independent Director of Dean Foods Company. He is the owner of Stonehill Partners Limited, a company engaged in strategy development and business consulting, and has owned such company since 2011. In addition, Mr. Mailloux serves as the secretary and Chairman of the Board of Directors of SCQuARE International USA inc., a private company formed in 2012 that provides consulting services to companies across a broad spectrum of industries. He previously served as Senior Vice President of PepsiCo, Inc. from 2000 through 2004. Mr. Mailloux joined PepsiCo in 1986 and held positions of increasing responsibility, including President, Pepsi Cola Europe/Africa Beverages from 1996 through 2000, President, Pepsi Cola Europe Beverage Group from 1994 through 1996 and President, Pepsi Cola Canada Beverages from 1989 through 1994.

John Muse

Mr. John R. Muse is Independent Director of Dean Foods Company. He is Chairman of Kainos Capital, LLC (formerly known as HM Capital Partners LLC and prior to that known as Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Incorporated, which he co-founded in 1989), a private equity firm, and Chairman of Lucchese Boot Company, Inc. a privately-held boot manufacturer. From 1984 to 1989, he was employed at Prudential Securities Inc., where Mr. Muse headed the investment banking operations for the Southwestern region of the United States. Mr. Muse also serves on the Board of Visitors of the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Mr. Muse was a member of the Board of Directors of The Morningstar Group Inc. prior to the acquisition of that company in November 1997. Mr. Muse has over 30 years of experience in investment banking, including experience in the food and beverage, energy and media sectors.

Hector Nevares-La Costa

Mr. Hector M. Nevares-La Costa is Independent Director of Dean Foods Company. He currently serves as Managing Partner of Suiza Realty SE, a housing developer in Puerto Rico, and has served in such position since 1993. He was formerly President of Suiza Dairy, a Puerto Rican dairy processor, from June 1983 until September 1997, having served in additional executive capacities at Suiza Dairy since June 1973. Mr. Nevares served as a consultant for us from March 1998 until April 2000. Mr. Nevares is also a member of the Boards of Directors of V. Suarez and Co., a food distributor in Puerto Rico; and Suiza Realty SE. In addition, Mr. Nevares previously served on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for the Development of the Cantera Peninsula through 2010, a government-sponsored development company for a low income area in Puerto Rico; Caribbean Preparatory School through 2012, a non-profit educational institution; and First BanCorp through 2012, where he served on the Audit, Asset, Liability and Risk Management and Credit Committees.

Jim Turner

Mr. Jim L. Turner is an Independent Director of Dean Foods Company. He currently serves as Principal of JLT Beverages L.P., a position he has held since 1996. Mr. Turner served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Dr. Pepper/Seven Up Bottling Group, Inc., from its formation in 1999 through June 2005 when he sold his interest in that company. Prior to that, Mr. Turner served as Owner/Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Turner Beverage Group, the privately owned independent bottler in the United States. Mr. Turner was a member of the Board of Directors of The Morningstar Group Inc. prior to the acquisition of that company in November 1997. Mr. Turner also serves on the Boards of Directors of Crown Holdings, Inc., a manufacturer of consumer packaging products, where he serves on the Compensation Committee; Baylor Health Care System, where he serves as Chairman; Advanced H2O, LLC, one of the producers of private label bottled water and water-based beverages in the United States; INSURICA, a full service insurance agency; Davaco, Inc., a provider of retail services; and DS Waters of America, Inc., a company that offers bottled water, brewed coffee and tea beverages and related equipment for water filtration systems, where he serves on the Compensation Committee. Mr. Turner previously served on the Board of Directors of Majesty Hospitality Staffing through 2012, where he served as the Chairman.

Robert Wiseman

Mr. Robert Tennant Wiseman is Independent Director of Dean Foods Company. Mr. Wiseman currently serves as Non-Executive Director of Robert Wiseman Dairies Limited, Great Britain’s fresh liquid milk processor, a position he has held since February 2012, when he executed the sale of Robert Wiseman & Sons PLC to the Müller Group. Prior to the sale of Robert Wiseman & Sons PLC to the Müller Group, Mr. Wiseman served as the Chief Executive from 2002 to February 2012. Mr. Wiseman joined Robert Wiseman & Sons Limited, in 1975 and held positions of increasing responsibility, including Managing Director from 1994, after the company began trading on the London Stock Exchange, to 2002.
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