People: Dean Foods Co (DF)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Davis

66 2013 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Gregg Tanner

58 2012 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Chris Bellairs

54 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Kimberly Warmbier

53 2012 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Marc Kesselman

43 2015 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Government Affair

Brian Murphy

48 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

C. Shay Braun

48 2013 Senior Vice President, Operations and Procurement

S. Craig McCutcheon

54 2014 Senior Vice President - Logistics

Ralph Scozzafava

56 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer

Janet Hill

67 2001 Independent Director

J. Mailloux

66 2009 Independent Director

John Muse

64 1997 Independent Director

Hector Nevares La Costa

64 1994 Independent Director

Jim Turner

69 2012 Independent Director

Robert Wiseman

60 2013 Independent Director

Tim Smith

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Davis

Mr. Thomas Clyde Davis has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Dean Foods Company, effective May 1, 2013. Mr. Davis 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. In addition to our Board, Mr. Davis also serves on the Boards of Directors of Affirmative Insurance Holdings, Inc., an insurance holding company, where he serves as Chairman of the Board and as a member of the Audit, Compensation and Investment Committees; MicroDental Co., a privately-held dental laboratory network company, where he serves on the Audit and Compensation Committees; 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; and, Alphatec Spine, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Alphatec Holdings, Inc. and a global provider of spinal fusion technologies. 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. He also served on the Board of Directors, including as a member of its Audit and Compensation Committees, of BioHorizons, Inc., a dental equipment and supplies manufacturing company, until early 2014.

Gregg Tanner

Mr. Gregg A. Tanner serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of Dean Foods Company. Mr. Tanner has served as our Chief Executive Officer since October 31, 2012 and as a member of our Board of Directors since November 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 our 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 The Hershey Company, 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 is a member of the Audit Committee. He also serves on the Boards of Directors of the International Dairy Foods Association and the Grocery Manufacturers Association, and he is an officer of the Milk Industry Foundation.

Chris Bellairs

Mr. Chris Bellairs is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Dean Foods Company, since March 1, 2013. Prior to being promoted to such position he served in various capacities including as our Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer Designate since November 2012; as Chief Financial Officer of our Fresh Dairy Direct business from January 2012 until November 2012; and as our Vice President—Supply Chain Finance from 2008 through 2011. 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 U.S. Army for six years.

Kimberly Warmbier

Ms. Kimberly Warmbier is 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. from November 2009 to December 2011 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 currently serves on the North Texas Food Bank Board of Directors and is a member of their NTFB Finance and Executive Committees. She is a former member of the Board of Directors of Girl Scouts Northeast Texas, a nonprofit organization, where she served on the CEO Selection Committee.

Marc Kesselman

Mr. Marc L. Kesselman serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Government Affairs of the Company. He joined Dean Foods in January 2015 as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Government Affairs. In this role, Mr. Kesselman oversees the Company’s legal, regulatory and government affairs matters.

Brian Murphy

Mr. Brian Murphy serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer of Dean Foods Company, since September 2013. In his current role, he is responsible for the Company’s information technology solutions. 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 business unit, and continued in that role after Dean Foods sold Morningstar to Saputo Inc. in early 2013. He returned to Dean Foods in his current role in September 2013. Prior to Dean Foods, Mr. Murphy served as Senior Manager Shared Service of T-Mobile (USA) from 2008 to 2010, where he was responsible for the creation of a shared service organization to implement and support an order revenue stream as well as core operations. He also served in various IT, supply chain, logistics and engineering roles, both in the U.S. and internationally, at Whirlpool Corporation from 2002 to 2008 and at Colgate Palmolive Limited from 1994 to 2002. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Momentx Corporation, the parent company of Dairy.com, a leading provider of market intelligence and software-as-a-service solutions for the dairy industry.

C. Shay Braun

Mr. C. Shay Braun is Senior Vice President, Operations and Procurement of Dean Foods Company, since September 2013. Mr. Braun leads all of our manufacturing operations, as well as our operational centers of excellence, which include Engineering and Sustainability, Environmental Health and Safety and Quality Assurance. He is also responsible for managing the Company’s $5 billion dairy procurement activities. Mr. Braun joined Dean Foods in December 2007 as Vice President of Operations and was promoted to Senior Vice President, Procurement in January 2012 and to Senior Vice President, Procurement and Operations Support in November 2012. 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. Mr. Braun also serves on the Board of Directors of Promise House, a nonprofit organization.

S. Craig McCutcheon

Mr. S. Craig McCutcheon serves as Senior Vice President - Logistics of the Company, since August 2014. Mr. McCutcheon leads all transportation and logistics operations for our nationwide distribution network. Prior to that, he led our Continuous Improvement and Business Optimization activities as Vice President, Continuous Improvement from 2006 - 2014. Mr. McCutcheon is one of Dean Foods’ most seasoned veterans with more than 34 years of experience in various locations, functions and roles. He began his career in 1980 with Flav-O-Rich Dairy in Georgia, and later joined Mayfield Dairy, which was acquired by Dean Foods. He’s served as a Distribution Supervisor, Branch Manager, Sales and Operations Manager, and General Manager, in various locations in the Southeast and in Ohio.

Ralph Scozzafava

Mr. Ralph P. Scozzafava has been appointed as the Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer of Dean Foods Company., effective October 13, 2014. He oversees all commercial operations for Dean Foods, with responsibility for the Company’s geographically diverse selling, marketing, and research and development activities. From May 2008 to November 2013, Mr. Scozzafava served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Furniture Brands International, Inc. and as its Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer -designate from June 2007 to May 2008. Furniture Brands filed a petition under Chapter 11 in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware in September 2013, culminating with the sale of the assets of the company in November 2013. Prior to that, he was employed at Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, where he held several positions, including serving as Vice President - Worldwide Commercial Operations from March 2006 to June 2007, and as Vice President & Managing Director - North America/Pacific from January 2004 to March 2006. Prior to joining Wrigley, Mr. Scozzafava served in sales, marketing and merchandising positions at Campbell Soup Company, Clorox Company, and Johnson & Johnson. Mr. Scozzafava also serves on the Board of Directors of Stage Stores, Inc., where he is a member of the Compensation Committee and the Audit Committee.

Janet Hill

Ms. Janet Hill is an Independent Director of Dean Foods Company. Ms. Hill currently serves as principal at Hill Family Advisors and has served in such position since 2010. Prior to that, Ms. Hill served as Vice President of Alexander & Associates, a corporate consulting firm which she owned, from 1981 until her retirement in 2010. She was originally elected to our Board of Directors in connection with our acquisition of Dean Holding Company (formerly known as Dean Foods Company) (“Legacy Dean”) in December 2001. Ms. Hill had served on the Board of Directors of Legacy Dean since 1997. In addition to our Board, Ms. Hill also serves on the Boards of Directors of The Wendy’s Company, where she serves on the Compensation Committee; Carlyle Group Management L.L.C., the general partner of The Carlyle Group L.P.; and Echo 360, Inc., a private company that is a global leader in active and distance learning solutions for higher education. She also serves as a trustee of Duke University and serves on the boards of the following non-profit entities: Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics, Kennedy Center, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, Military Bowl, and the Underground Railroad Freedom Center. From 2005 until its merger with a subsidiary of Softbank Corp. in July 2013, Ms. Hill served on the Board of Directors of Sprint Nextel Corporation, where she served on the Compensation and Nominating/Corporate Governance committees.

J. Mailloux

Mr. J. Wayne Mailloux is an Independent Director of Dean Foods Company. Mr. Mailloux is the owner of Stonehill Partners Limited, a company engaged in strategy development and business consulting, and has owned this company since 2011. Until January 2014, Mr. Mailloux served 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. Mr. Mailloux is also a member of the Advisory Board of Innovative Green Technologies LLC, a provider of environmentally friendly technology solutions.

John Muse

Mr. John R. Muse is an Independent Director of Dean Foods Company. Mr. Muse is Chairman of a private equity firm, 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). He also serves as Chairman of Lucchese Boot Company, Inc. a privately-held boot manufacturer, and, since December 2014, as a director of Media General, Inc., one of the nation’s largest multimedia companies, where he serves on the Finance Committee. 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 our acquisition of that company in November 1997.

Hector Nevares La Costa

Mr. Hector M. Nevares is an Independent Director of Dean Foods Company. Mr. Nevares 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 major food distributor in Puerto Rico; and of 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. Mr. Turner currently serves as Principal of JLT Beverages L.P., a position he has held since 1996, and, since January 2015, has served as the Owner/CEO of JLT Automotive Inc. 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 largest 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 our acquisition of that company in November 1997. Since September 2013, Mr. Turner has served as Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of Baylor Scott & White Health (“BSWH”), the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in the State of Texas, and also serves as Chair of its Finance Committee and as Vice Chair of its Executive Committee. He is Chairelect of BSWH and is expected to assume that role in July 2015. 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; Comstock Resources, Inc., an energy company engaged in oil and gas exploration and development, where he serves on the Compensation Committee; INSURICA, a full service insurance agency; and Davaco, Inc., a leading provider of retail services. Mr. Turner previously served on the Board of Directors of Majesty Hospitality Staffing through 2012, where he served as the Chairman and he served as the Chair of the Board of Trustees of Baylor Health Care System until its merger with Scott & White Healthcare in September 2013. He also served on the Board of Directors of Advanced H2O, LLC, from December 2007 through May 2014 and served as a director and member of the Compensation Committee of DS Services, Inc. from July 2012 through December 2014.

Robert Wiseman

Mr. Robert Tennant Wiseman is an Independent Director of Dean Foods Company. Mr. Wiseman is a private investor who previously served as the Chief Executive of Robert Wiseman & Sons PLC from 2002 to February 2012, when he sold Robert Wiseman & Sons PLC to the Müller Group. Following the sale, he served as Non-Executive Director of Robert Wiseman Dairies Limited, Great Britain’s largest fresh liquid milk processor, from February 2012 to August 2013. 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. Since November 2014, Mr. Wiseman has served on the Board of Directors of Ingleby Farms & Forests A/S, a privately-held company that manages mixed farms worldwide.

Tim Smith

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