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Dunkin' Brands Group Inc (DNKN.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Nigel Travis

66 2013 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Paul Carbone

49 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

John Costello

68 2013 President - Global Marketing & Innovation

William Mitchell

51 2015 President - Dunkin ' Brands International

Paul Twohig

62 2013 President - Dunkin' Donuts U.S. & Canada and Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Europe and Latin America

Richard Emmett

60 2014 Chief LegalOfficer and Chief Human Resource Officer

Karen Raskopf

61 2011 Senior Vice President, Chief Communications Officer

Jack Clare

45 2015 Chief Information Officer, Chief Strategy Officer

John Varughese

50 2013 Vice President - International

Scott Murphy

43 2015 Senior Vice President - Dunkin ' Donuts Operations U.S. and Canada, Chief Supply Officer

Weldon Spangler

50 2015 Senior Vice President - Baskin-Robbins U.S. and Canada

Raul Alvarez

60 2013 Lead Independent Director

Irene Chang Britt

53 2014 Independent Director

Anthony DiNovi

53 Independent Director

Michael Hines

60 2011 Independent Director

Sandra Horbach

55 Independent Director

Mark Nunnelly

57 Independent Director

Carl Sparks

48 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Nigel Travis

Mr. Nigel Travis is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. From 2005 through 2008, Mr. Travis served as President and Chief Executive Officer, and on the board of directors of Papa John’s International, Inc., a publicly-traded international pizza chain. Prior to Papa John’s, Mr. Travis was with Blockbuster, Inc. from 1994 to 2004, where he served in increasing roles of responsibility, including President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Travis previously held numerous senior positions at Burger King Corporation. Mr. Travis currently serves as the Lead Director of Office Depot, Inc. and formerly served on the boards of Lorillard, Inc. and Bombay Company, Inc. As our Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Travis brings to the board a deep understanding of the Company, as well as domestic and international experience with franchised businesses in the quick service restaurant and retail industries.

Paul Carbone

Mr. Paul C. Carbone is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. Mr. Carbone had served as Vice President, Financial Management of Dunkin’ Brands since 2008. Prior to joining Dunkin’ Brands, he most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Tween Brands, Inc. Before Tween Brands, Mr. Carbone spent seven years with Limited Brands, Inc., where his roles included Vice President, Finance, for Victoria’s Secret. Mr. Carbone serves on the board of directors of Snap Fitness, a global franchisor of fitness facilities, as well as the National DCP, LLC, the Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee-owned purchasing and distribution cooperative.

John Costello

Mr. John H. Costello is President - Global Marketing & Innovation of the Company. Mr. Costello was an independent consultant and served as President and CEO of Zounds, Inc., an early stage developer and hearing aid retailer, from September 2007 to January 2009. Following his departure, Zounds filed for bankruptcy in March 2009. From October 2006 to August 2007, he served as President of Consumer and Retail for Solidus Networks, Inc. (d/b/a Pay By Touch), which filed for bankruptcy in March 2008. Mr. Costello previously served as the Executive Vice President of Merchandising and Marketing at The Home Depot, Senior Executive Vice President of Sears, and Chief Global Marketing Officer of Yahoo!. He has also held leadership roles at several companies, including serving as President of Nielsen Marketing Research U.S. Mr. Costello currently serves on the board of directors of Fantex, Inc. and was a director of Ace Hardware Corporation from June 2009 to February 2014.

William Mitchell

Mr. William M. Mitchell is President - Dunkin ' Brands International of the Company. Prior to his current appointment, Mr. Mitchell served as President, Baskin-Robbins U.S. and Canada, and Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins China, Japan and South Korea. Mr. Mitchell joined Dunkin’ Brands from Papa John’s International, where he had served in a variety of roles since 2000, including President of Global Operations, President of Domestic Operations, Operations VP, Division VP and Senior VP of Domestic Operations. Prior to Papa John’s, Mr. Mitchell was with Popeyes, a division of AFC Enterprises where he served in various capacities including Senior Director of Franchise Operations.

Paul Twohig

Mr. Paul E. Twohig has resigned as President - Dunkin' Donuts U.S. & Canada and Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Europe and Latin America of the Company., effective March 2017. Mr. Twohig served as a Division Senior Vice President for Starbucks Corporation from December 2004 to March 2009. Mr. Twohig also previously served as Chief Operating Officer for Panera Bread Company.

Richard Emmett

Mr. Richard J. Emmett is the Chief Legal Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer of the Company. Mr. Emmett joined Dunkin’ Brands from QCE HOLDING LLC (Quiznos) where he served as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary. Prior to Quiznos, Mr. Emmett served in various roles including as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Papa John’s International. Mr. Emmett currently serves on the board of directors of Francesca’s Holdings Corporation, is a member of Francesca’s audit committee, and serves as Chair of that company’s compensation committee. In addition, Mr. Emmett serves on the board of directors of the International Franchise Association.

Karen Raskopf

Ms. Karen Raskopf is Senior Vice President, Chief Communications Officer of the Company. She spent 12 years as Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications for Blockbuster, Inc. She also served as head of communications for 7-Eleven, Inc.

Jack Clare

Mr. Jack Clare Chief Information Officer, Chief Strategy Officer of the Company. Mr. Clare joined Dunkin’ Brands in July 2012, and prior to his current position, he served as Chief Information Officer. Prior to joining Dunkin’ Brands, Mr. Clare served as Vice President, IT and Chief Information Officer for Yum! Restaurants International, where he had responsibility for the IT strategy for more than 14,000 restaurants in over 120 countries, primarily for the KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell brands. Before Yum!, Mr. Clare spent seven years with Constellation Brands, most recently as their Vice President, Technical Services. He also spent three years with Sapient Corporation in various IT management roles and 7 years on active duty as an officer in the U.S. Air Force.

John Varughese

Mr. John Varughees is Vice President - International of the Company. Mr. Varughese served as Vice President, Baskin-Robbins International Operations and Managing Director of Baskin-Robbins Worldwide.

Scott Murphy

Mr. Scott Murphy has been appointed as Senior Vice President - Dunkin ' Donuts Operations U.S. and Canada, Chief Supply Officer of the Company. Mr. Murphy joined Dunkin’ Brands in 2004 and prior to his current position, served as Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Officer. Mr. Murphy’s prior experience includes 10 years of global management consulting with A.T. Kearney. Mr. Murphy serves on the board of directors of the National Coffee Association of America, and previously served on the board of directors of the International Food Service Manufacturers Association and the National DCP, LLC.

Weldon Spangler

Mr. Weldon Span has been appointed as Senior Vice President - Baskin-Robbins U.S. and Canada of the Company, Mr. Spangler joined Dunkin’ Brands in 2010, and prior to his current position, he served as Vice President, Dunkin’ Donuts Operations U.S. and Canada. Prior to joining Dunkin’ Brands, Mr. Spangler held various leadership positions with Starbucks Corporation and immediately prior to joining Dunkin’ Brands, Mr. Spangler was a Division Vice President for Knowledge Universe, an education services firm.

Raul Alvarez

Mr. Raul Alvarez is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Alvarez is currently Executive Chairman and Representative Director at Skylark Co., Ltd., a Japanese-based operator of restaurant chains. Mr. Alvarez is a director at Lowe’s Companies, Inc., Eli Lilly and Company and Realogy Holdings Corp. and served as a director of McDonald’s Corporation and KeyCorp until 2009. Mr. Alvarez served as President and Chief Operating Officer of McDonald’s Corporation from August 2006 until December 2009. Previously, he served as President of McDonald’s North America from January 2005 to August 2006 and as President of McDonald’s USA from July 2004 to January 2005. Mr. Alvarez brings significant experience in the quick service restaurant industry as well as executive leadership experience to the Board.

Irene Chang Britt

Ms. Irene Chang Britt is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Chang Britt served as President, Pepperidge Farm, a subsidiary of Campbell Soup Company from August 2012 to February 2015 and also held the position of Senior Vice President, Global Baking and Snacking for Campbell from October 2010 to February 2015. Ms. Chang Britt joined Campbell in 2005 and held a series of leadership positions with Campbell including Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer and President, North America Foodservice. Ms. Chang Britt formerly served on the board of directors of Sunoco, Inc. Ms. Chang Britt brings to the Board a deep knowledge of the consumer packaged goods category, and extensive executive experience. Ms. Chang Britt earned her B.A. degree from the University of Toronto and her M.B.A. from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

Anthony DiNovi

Mr. Anthony J. DiNovi is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. DiNovi is Co-President of Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. Mr. DiNovi joined THL in 1988. Mr. DiNovi is currently a director of West Corporation. Within the last five years, Mr. DiNovi formerly served on the boards of Michael Foods, Inc. Mr. DiNovi was selected as a director because of his experience addressing financial, strategic and operating issues as a senior executive of a financial services firm and as a director of several companies in various industries.

Michael Hines

Mr. Michael F. Hines is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hines served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc., a sporting goods retailer, from 1995 to 2007. From 1990 to 1995, he held management positions with Staples, Inc., an office products retailer, most recently as Vice President, Finance. Mr. Hines spent 12 years in public accounting, the last eight years with the accounting firm Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mr. Hines is also a director of The TJX Companies, Inc. and director and Non-Executive Chairman of GNC Holdings, Inc. Mr. Hines’ experience as a financial executive and certified public accountant provides him with expertise in the retail industry, including accounting, controls, financial reporting, tax, finance, risk management and financial management.

Sandra Horbach

Ms. Sandra J. Horbach is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Horbach is a Managing Director of The Carlyle Group, where she serves as head of the Global Consumer and Retail team. Ms. Horbach currently serves as a director of Acosta Sales & Marketing, NBTY, Inc., CVC Brasil Operadora e Agência de Viagens S.A. and Vogue International as well as a number of not-for-profit organizations. Prior to joining Carlyle, Ms. Horbach was a General Partner at Forstmann Little, a private investment firm, and an Associate at Morgan Stanley. She has also served on the boards of Citadel Broadcasting Corporation and The Yankee Candle Company, Inc. Ms. Horbach has extensive experience in the retail and consumer industries, and experience on other public and private boards.

Mark Nunnelly

Mr. Mark E. Nunnelly is Independent Director of Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. Mr. Nunnelly currently serves as Special Advisor to the Governor and Commissioner of the Department of Revenue for The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and previously was a Managing Director at Bain Capital Partners, LLC (“Bain Capital”) until 2014. Prior to joining Bain Capital in 1989, Mr. Nunnelly was a Partner at Bain & Company, with experience in the domestic, Asian and European strategy practices. Previously, Mr. Nunnelly worked at Procter & Gamble in product management. Mr. Nunnelly serves on the boards of directors of Genpact, Inc., as well as several not-for-profit corporations, and formerly served on numerous public and private boards, including Domino’s Pizza, Inc., Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. and Warner Music Group Corp. Mr. Nunnelly brings significant experience in product and brand management, as well as service on the boards of other public companies, including companies in the quick service restaurant business, to the Board.

Carl Sparks

Mr. Carl Sparks is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Sparks most recently served as the Chief Executive Officer of Travelocity Global, one of the leading companies in online travel, and a division of Sabre Inc., from April 2011 through April 2014. Prior to joining Travelocity, he served as President of Gilt Groupe, an invitation-only online retailer of luxury products and experiences. Mr. Sparks joined Gilt as Chief Marketing Officer in October 2009 and was promoted to President in March 2010, serving in that role until April 2011, when he joined Travelocity. Mr. Sparks also served for five years at Expedia Inc., an online travel company, from June 2004 until October 2009, in a variety of leadership roles, including Senior Vice President, Marketing and Retail Operations at Hotels.com from June 2004 to May 2006, Chief Marketing Officer at Expedia.com from June 2006 to December 2007, and General Manager at Hotels.com USA, Latin America & Canada from January 2008 to October 2009. Mr. Sparks is also a director of Vonage Holdings Corp. Mr. Sparks brings expertise in digital marketing, brand management, as well as executive experience, to the Board.

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