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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Joseph DePinto

52 2013 Independent Chairman of the Board

Wyman Roberts

56 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Thomas Edwards

51 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Kelli Valade

45 2016 President, Chief Operating Officer - Chili's Grill & Bar

John Cywinski

53 2016 Executive Vice President - Strategic Innovation

David Doyle

55 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Krista Gibson

51 2014 Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Scarlett May

49 2014 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Marie Perry

50 2015 Senior Vice President, Controller, Treasurer

Rick Badgley

2016 Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer

Homero Ortegon

47 2015 Senior Vice President - Strategic Innovation

Steve Provost

55 2009 Senior Vice President, President of Maggiano’s Little Italy

Elain Boltz

46 2015 Independent Director

Harriet Edelman

60 2008 Independent Director

Michael George

54 2013 Independent Director

William Giles

56 2013 Independent Director

Gerardo Lopez

56 2013 Independent Director

Jonathan Luther

72 2011 Independent Director

George Mrkonic

64 2003 Independent Director

Jose Prado

61 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Joseph DePinto

Mr. Joseph M. DePinto is Independent Chairman of the Board of Brinker International, Inc., since November 2013, and is President and Chief Executive Officer of 7-Eleven, Inc., serving in this position since December 2005. Previously, Mr. DePinto served as President of GameStop Corporation from March 2005 to December 2005. Prior to GameStop, he was employed by 7-Eleven, Inc. from 2002 to 2005 in various roles, most recently Vice President, Operations from 2003 to 2005. Mr. DePinto currently serves on the Board of Directors of 7-Eleven, Inc. and 7 & i Holdings Co., and previously served on the Boards of OfficeMax, Inc. and Jo-Ann Stores, Inc. He also serves on the Boards of the Business Executives for National Security, the Retail Industry Leaders Association, the UT Southwestern Medical Foundation, and the SMU Cox School of Business.

Wyman Roberts

Mr. Wyman T. Roberts is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Brinker International, Inc. He was President - Chili's Grill & Bar, a subsidiary of the Company. He has been appointed to this position in January 2013, having previously served as President of Chili’s Grill & Bar since November 2009, as Senior Vice President, Maggiano’s Little Italy President, and Chief Marketing Officer since March 2009, and Senior Vice President and Maggiano’s Little Italy President since August 2005. Mr. Roberts previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for NBC’s Universal Parks & Resorts from December 2000 until August 2005. Mr. Roberts was previously employed by Darden Restaurants, Inc. for 16 years where he most recently served as Executive Vice President, Marketing. Mr. Roberts currently sits on the Board of Directors of SP Plus Corporation. Mr. Roberts brings over thirty years of hands-on experience in the casual dining and entertainment industries serving in various senior leadership roles in both industries.

Thomas Edwards

Mr. Thomas J. Edwards Jr. is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of the company, He has been appointed to this position in March 2015. Mr. Edwards previously served as Chief Financial Officer of the Wyndham Hotel Group for Wyndham Worldwide from March 2013 to March 2015, and as Executive Vice President and Treasurer for Wyndham Worldwide from December 2009 to March 2013. He also served in various financial roles during his 14-year career with Kraft Foods and predecessor company, Nabisco Foods.

Kelli Valade

Ms. Kelli Valade is President, Chief Operating Officer - Chili's Grill & Bar of the Company. She was Executive Vice President of Brinker International, Inc. She has been appointed to this position in July 2009. Ms. Valade previously served as Senior Vice President of Chili’s Grill & Bar and On the Border PeopleWorks and Brinker Shared Services from October 2008 to July 2009, and Vice President for Emerging Brands and Corporate Human Resources from 2002 to 2008, and Director of Human Resources for On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina. Ms. Valade previously served as Manager of Training and Recruiting for Carlson Restaurants Worldwide’s Specialty Concepts Division from 1994 until 1996. Ms. Valade holds a seat on the founders board of the Multi-Cultural Food Service Hospitality Alliance and sits on the Advisory Board for People Report and Black Box Intelligence. She is also a member of Women’s Foodservice Forum and the National Restaurant Association, and served as a Director of the National Restaurant Association from 2013 to 2015.

John Cywinski

Mr. John C. Cywinski has been appointed as Executive Vice President - Strategic Innovation of the company., effective March 7, 2016. Cywinski was previously with Yum! Brands, Inc. in several roles from August 2010 to April 2014, including as President, KFC U.S. from November 2011 to April 2014, General Manager, KFC U.S. from February 2009 to November 2011, and Chief Marketing and Food Innovation Officer, KFC U.S. from August 2010 to February 2011. Prior to his tenure with Yum! Brands, Inc., Mr. Cywinski has also held multiple leadership positions with Cywinski Enterprise LLC (a franchisee of Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. and SONIC Drive-In), Applebee’s International, Inc., McDonald’s Corporation, The Walt Disney Company, Burger King Corporation, and KFC Corporation.

David Doyle

Mr. David Roy Doyle is Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer of Brinker International, Inc., He has been appointed to this position in August 2013. Mr. Doyle previously served as Senior Vice President and Controller from February 2003 to August 2013, and as Director of Corporate Accounting from July 1994, and was promoted to Vice President of Corporate Accounting in April 1997. Mr. Doyle serves on the Boards for Texas Independent Bancshares, Inc. and Plano ISD Education Foundation.

Krista Gibson

Ms. Krista Gibson serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer of Brinker International Inc., She has been appointed to that position in March 2014. Ms. Gibson began her career with Brinker as Vice President of Marketing for the On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina from July 1997 to August 2004, and served as Senior Vice President of Brand Strategy for Chili’s Grill & Bar from September 2004 to March 2014. Ms. Gibson is an 8-year veteran of Darden Restaurants, Inc., where she held numerous marketing positions with increasing responsibility from 1989 to 1997. Ms. Gibson is a member of the Women’s Foodservice Forum, Dallas Regional Chamber’s Executive Women’s Roundtable, SMU Cox School of Business Associate Board and Dallas CMO Governing Body.

Scarlett May

Ms. Scarlett May is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. She has been appointed to that position in December, 2014. Ms. May previously served as Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of Ruby Tuesday Inc. from June 2012 until December 2014. Ms. May previously served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from August 2004 to June 2012, and served as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel—Relations and Response from February 2004 to August 2004 for Ruby Tuesday, Inc.

Marie Perry

Ms. Marie L. Perry is Senior Vice President, Controller, Treasurer of the Company., effective March 16, 2015. She was Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Controller, Treasurer of Brinker International Inc. Prior to that position, she has served in several leadership roles including Vice President of Accounting Shared Services & Planning and Analysis and Vice President of Investor Relations & Treasurer, and promoted to Senior Vice President and Controller in August 2013. Ms. Perry joined Brinker in October 2003 as the Director of Corporate Accounting and was promoted to Vice President of Accounting in April 2004. Ms. Perry was previously with American Airlines, where she was the Managing Director of Corporate Accounting. Prior to that position, she served in various roles within the company, including Managing Director of Revenue Accounting, Manager of Worker Compensation, and Manager of Financial Reporting. Before joining American, Ms. Perry worked at KPMG as an auditor where she obtained her Certified Public Accountant license.

Rick Badgley

Mr. Rick Badgley has been Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer of the Company., effective July 18, 2016. Badgley brings extensive global hospitality and retail experience to Brinker, having held leadership positions at TOMS, Starbucks Corporation and Wyndham Worldwide. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Talent Management and Retail for TOMS. In this role, Badgley was responsible for all aspects of talent globally, which ranged from recruitment to talent and succession planning to employee experience, as well as, TOM's brick and mortar strategy, which included the construction, design, experience and operations of new stores globally. Prior to that, Badgley served as Vice President of Global Staffing and Learning for Starbucks Corporation where he led functional training, leadership development, organizational development, recruitment technology, selection methodology, talent acquisition and workforce planning.

Homero Ortegon

Mr. Homero Ortegon is Senior Vice President - Strategic Innovation of Brinker International Inc., He has been appointed to this position in January 2015. Mr. Ortegon previously served as Vice President of Strategic Innovation from January 2013 to January 2015 and as Senior Director of Strategic Innovation from March 2010 to January 2013. Mr. Ortegon was previously employed by Starbucks, most recently serving as Director of Operations Engineering from October 2009 to March 2010, and Yum! Brands, where he was Director of Food Innovation and Technology for Pizza Hut from September 1995 to January 2009.

Steve Provost

Mr. Steve Provost is Senior Vice President, President of Maggiano’s Little Italy of Brinker International Inc., He has been appointed to this position in November 2009, having previously served as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Brand Strategy for Maggiano’s from April 2009 to November 2009. Mr. Provost previously served as Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of Quizno’s Master, LLC from 2007 to 2009. Mr. Provost was employed by Yum Brands, Inc. from 1991 to 2007, serving in various roles, most recently as Head Coach, Southeast Region for the KFC brand from 2003 to 2005 and Chief Marketing Officer for the Long John Silver’s and A&W brands.

Elain Boltz

Ms. Elaine L. Boltz is Independent Director of the company. She is the Senior Vice President, E-Commerce, for The TJX Companies, Inc. since March 2011. Before joining TJX, Ms. Boltz was Senior Vice President of Strategy, E-commerce and Marketing for Chico’s FAS, Inc., and a member of the company’s Executive Committee, from January 2008 to December 2009. Prior to this role, she served as Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer for Ann Inc. From 1996 to 2004, she was with the Boston Consulting Group, where she was a Principal within the retail consulting practice. Ms. Boltz currently serves as a Board Member for Shop.org, and on the Board and Executive Committee of the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange.

Harriet Edelman

Ms. Harriet Edelman is Independent Director of Brinker International, Inc., She is Vice-Chairman of Emigrant Bank since November 2010. Previously, Ms. Edelman served as Advisor to the Chairman of Emigrant Bank from June 2008 through October 2010. Prior to Emigrant Bank, Ms. Edelman served as a member of the Executive Committee of Avon Products, Inc., as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Avon Products, Inc. from January 2000 through March 2008, as Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain from May 1996 to January 2000, and also served in executive roles in Sales and Marketing. Ms. Edelman serves on the Board of Directors of UCB Pharma, and also previously served on the Boards of Ariba, Inc. and The Hershey Company. She also serves on the Board of Trustees of Bucknell University and is a Trustee of the New York Blood Center.

Michael George

Mr. Michael A. George is Independent Director of Brinker International, Inc., He is the President and Chief Executive Officer for QVC, Inc. since November 2005. Previously, Mr. George served in various executive roles at Dell, Inc., such as Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President and General Manager of U.S. Consumer Business from March 2001 to November 2005. Mr. George also held various roles at McKinsey & Co., Inc. from August 1985 to March 2001. Mr. George currently sits on the Board of Directors for Liberty Interactive Corporation, the Kimmel Center, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation and the Pennsylvania Business Council, and is also Chair of the Corporate Advisory Council for the National Constitution Center.

William Giles

Mr. William T. Giles is Independent Director of Brinker International, Inc., He is the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Finance, Information Technology and ALLDATA for AutoZone since October 2012. Prior to that, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Finance, Information Technology and Store Development from January 2007 to October 2012, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from June 2006 to December 2006, and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since May 2006. Mr. Giles was previously employed with Linens Holding Co. (formerly Linens N Things) for 15 years, where he served as Chief Financial Officer from October 1997 to April 2006, Executive Vice President from May 2003 to April 2006 and served as its Principal Accounting Officer until April 2006. Mr. Giles is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of CPAs. Mr. Giles currently sits on the Board of Directors for Youth Villages, The AutoZone Liberty Bowl and Lausanne Collegiate School. Mr. Giles brings more than 30 years of financial proficiency and business leadership in the retail products industry and skills as chief financial officer of a publicly-traded company. He provides unique insights into the strategic, governance and financial issues facing public companies in the retail industry.

Gerardo Lopez

Mr. Gerardo I. Lopez is Independent Director of Brinker International Inc., He is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Extended Stay America, Inc. and its paired-share REIT, ESH Hospitality, Inc. since August 2015. Mr. Lopez previously served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of AMC Entertainment, Inc. from March 2009 to August 2015, the Executive Vice President of Starbucks Coffee Company and President of Global Consumer Products, Seattle’s Best Coffee and Foodservice divisions from September 2004 to March 2009, and President of Handleman Company from November 2001 to September 2004. Mr. Lopez also held a variety of executive management positions with International Home Foods, Frito Lay, Pepsi-Cola and the Procter & Gamble Company. Mr. Lopez currently sits on the Board of Directors of Extended Stay America, Inc. and also previously serviced on the Boards of AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc., Digital Cinema Implementation Partners, National Cinemedia, LLC., Open Road Films, Safeco Insurance, TXU, Inc. and Recreational Equipment, Inc.

Jonathan Luther

Mr. Jonathan L. Luther is an Independent Director of Brinker International Inc., He retired as the Chairman of the Board of Dunkin’ Brands in May 2013, having transitioned out of the role of Executive Chairman, a position he held from January 2009 to July 2010. Mr. Luther was Chief Executive Officer of Dunkin’ Brands from January 2003 to December 2006, at which time he added the additional role of Chairman. Mr. Luther served as President of Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits from January 1997 to December 2002. Mr. Luther also served as President of CA One Services, a subsidiary of Delaware North Companies, from 1992 to 1997. Mr. Luther currently serves as a Director for Six Flags Entertainment Corporation and Tempur Sealy International, Inc.

George Mrkonic

Mr. George R. Mrkonic, Jr., is an Independent Director of Brinker International, Inc. He is the Non Executive Chairman (Director since 1999; Chairman since 2005) of Paperchase Products Limited, London, UK, a retailer of cards, stationary, wrap and gifts in the UK, Europe and the Middle East. Previously he was President of Borders Group, Inc. from December 1994 until January 1997 and Vice Chairman from December 1994 until January 2002. Mr. Mrkonic currently serves as a Director for AutoZone, Inc. and Syntel, Inc., and also previously served on the Boards of Borders Group, Inc., Nashua Corporation, and Pacific SunWear of California, Inc. Mr. Mrkonic brings his thirty plus years of experience in the retail industry as well as his knowledge and skills as a senior executive and director of large public companies. He provides a broad understanding of the complex strategic, governance and financial issues facing large multinational public companies in the current economic environment.

Jose Prado

Mr. Jose Luis Prado is Independent Director of the Company. He is a retired President of Quaker Oats North America, a division of PepsiCo, Inc. Mr. Prado served as President of Quaker Oats North America from January 2011 to September 2014, and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Gamesa-Quaker, PepsiCo International, Monterrey, Mexico, from August 2002 to December 2010. Mr. Prado currently serves as a Director for Northern Trust Corporation, GENYOUth and Chicago Counsel on Global Affairs. Mr. Prado brings over thirty years of leadership experience in the global food and beverage industry. He also provides management, risk oversight and substantial international experience.