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G&K Services Inc (GK.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Douglas Milroy

57 2014 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Tracy Jokinen

47 2014 Chief Financial Officer

Kevin Fancey

54 2014 President of G&K Services Canada, Inc.

Jeffrey Cotter

49 2008 Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Ian Davis

51 2015 Vice President - U.S. Field

Ernest Mrozek

63 2015 Lead Independent Director

John Bronson

68 2004 Independent Director

Lynn Crump-Caine

60 2008 Independent Director

Wayne Fortun

67 1994 Independent Director

Thomas Greco

58 2014 Independent Director

M. Lenny Pippin

69 2015 Independent Director

Alice Richter

63 2003 Independent Director

Lee Schram

55 2014 Independent Director

Jeff Huebschen

Director - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Douglas Milroy

Mr. Douglas A. Milroy is a Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and Director of G&K Services, Inc. Mr. Milroy has served as our Chief Executive Officer and a director since May 2009 and was appointed Chairman of our board in August 2014. Mr. Milroy served as our President, Direct Purchase and Business Development from November 2006 to May 2009. Mr. Milroy joined us with more than 20 years of global leadership experience in business-to-business organizations. Most recently, between 2004 and November 2006, Mr. Milroy was managing director of The Milroy Group LLC, a firm focused on the acquisition and management of industrial companies in partnership with other investors. Prior to that, between 2000 and 2004, Mr. Milroy was the Vice President and General Manager — Food and Beverage North America and Water Care for Ecolab, Inc. Mr. Milroy has also held senior positions with FMC Corporation and McKinsey & Company. Mr. Milroy serves on the board of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), where he is a member of the Audit Committee.

Tracy Jokinen

Ms. Tracy C. Jokinen is a Chief Financial Officer of G&K Services, Inc. Ms. Jokinen became our Chief Financial Officer in June 2014. Prior to joining G&K, Ms. Jokinen spent 22 years with Valspar Corporation, most recently as its Vice President, Corporate Finance, where she was responsible for Valspar’s tax, treasury, investor relations, internal audit, operations finance and corporate accounting functions. Throughout 2012 through September 2013, Ms. Jokinen was Valspar’s Vice President, Finance & Strategy, where she led Valspar’s global finance organization with responsibility for business finance, international shared service centers in Europe and Asia and regional accounting teams. From 2008 to 2012, Ms. Jokinen was Valspar’s Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, with responsibility for the company’s SEC reporting obligations and global financial control policies. Ms. Jokinen serves on the board of Alamo Group (NYSE: ALG), where she is a member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee.

Kevin Fancey

Mr. Kevin Fancey is a President of G&K Services Canada, Inc., a subsidiary Company of G&K Services, Inc. Mr. Fancey was appointed President of G&K Services Canada, Inc. in January 2014, after joining the company in August 2013 as President Designate. Mr. Fancey has nearly 20 years of experience as a leader in service-focused businesses in Canada. Prior to joining the company, he served as Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Coinamatic Group of Companies from 2011 to 2013 and as Senior Vice President, Sales for Ricoh Canada Inc. from 2009 to 2011. He also held senior leadership positions at IKON Office Solutions prior to its acquisition by Ricoh and at Chubb Security Systems Canada and Pitney Bowes of Canada.

Jeffrey Cotter

Mr. Jeffrey Louis Cotter is a Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of G&K Services, Inc. Mr. Cotter has served as our Vice President and General Counsel since June 2008. Mr. Cotter joined the company as Senior Corporate Counsel in January 2006 and was named Director of Legal Services and Corporate Secretary in September 2007. Prior to joining the company, since 2003, Mr. Cotter was a shareholder in the law firm of Leonard, Street and Deinard Professional Association, now known as Stinson Leonard Street LLP, where he focused on securities law, as well as on mergers, acquisitions and related transactions. Prior to being a shareholder in Leonard, Street and Deinard, Mr. Cotter was an associate at the firm (1997-1999; 2001-2003), as well as Assistant General Counsel of Stockwalk.com, Inc. (1999-2001) and an associate in the law firm of Briggs & Morgan, P.A. (1995-1997).

Ian Davis

Mr. Ian G. Davis is a Vice President - U.S. Field of G&K Services, Inc. Mr. Davis has been the Company’s Vice President and Chief Information Officer since September 2012. He joined the Mr. Davis was named Vice President, U.S. Field, in April 2015. Mr. Davis began his career with the company in 2007, serving as a Regional Vice President in both the Canadian and U.S. field organizations. In 2010, Mr. Davis moved to the company’s corporate office to serve as Vice President, Sales and Service Process Excellence and, beginning in September 2012, as Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Davis spent 11 years as a senior operations leader with LSG Sky Chefs, a global provider of airline catering and in-flight services. His last role at LSG Sky Chefs was as Vice President, Operational Excellence, where he was responsible for lean manufacturing, facility engineering, quality systems, environmental systems and fleet management across more than 50 facilities in the United States and Canada. Prior to joining LSG Sky Chefs, Mr. Davis worked six years with Caterair International/Marriott Corporation, where he held several management positions in finance, sales and marketing, and operations across North America and Europe.

Ernest Mrozek

Mr. Ernest J. Mrozek is an Lead Independent Director of G&K Services, Inc. Mr. Mrozek serves as the Lead Director of our board, serves as the Chair of our Corporate Governance Committee and is one of our Audit Committee Financial Experts. Mr. Mrozek served as Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of The ServiceMaster Company, a residential and commercial service company, from November 2006 until his retirement in March 2008. Mr. Mrozek also served as President and Chief Financial Officer of The ServiceMaster Company from January 2004 to November 2006 and as its President and Chief Operating Officer from 2002 to January 2004. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of ServiceMaster Consumer Services, ServiceMaster’s largest segment, from January 1997 until 2002. Mr. Mrozek joined ServiceMaster in 1987 and held various senior positions in general management, operations and finance, in addition to those specifically noted above. Prior to joining ServiceMaster, Mr. Mrozek spent 12 years with Arthur Andersen & Co. Mr. Mrozek served on the board of Chemed Corporation (NYSE: CHE) until May 2010, and he currently serves on the board of IDEX Corporation (NYSE: IEX), where he chairs the Audit Committee.

John Bronson

Mr. John S. Bronson is an Independent Director of G&K Services, Inc. Mr. Bronson was Senior Vice President, Human Resources for WilliamsSonoma, Inc., a specialty retailer of home furnishings, from 1999 to 2003. Since leaving Williams-Sonoma, Mr. Bronson has been an active private investor in start-up companies in retail, digital and media technology, marketing analytics, and alternative energy production. Prior to his employment with Williams-Sonoma, Mr. Bronson held several senior human resource-related management positions with PepsiCo, from 1979 to 1999, including as its Executive Vice President, Human Resources Worldwide for Pepsi-Cola Worldwide. Mr. Bronson’s experience in human resource-related positions with Williams-Sonoma and PepsiCo provides him with substantial experience and knowledge with respect to the many complex issues surrounding human resources, benefits and compensation. Mr. Bronson offers us a unique perspective on leadership development, employee relations and compensation issues. Mr. Bronson also has extensive international business experience, and he understands the complexities of managing a route distribution system. Finally, Mr. Bronson has a deep understanding of the diverse and complex issues facing boards of large public companies.

Lynn Crump-Caine

Ms. Lynn Crump-Caine is an Independent Director of G&K Services, Inc. Ms. Crump-Caine is a director of the company and serves as a member of the Audit Committee of the Company Board. Ms. Crump-Caine founded Outsidein Consulting, and she currently serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Between 1974 and her retirement in 2004, Ms. Crump-Caine served in various senior capacities with McDonald’s Corporation, including as its Executive Vice President, Worldwide Operations and Restaurant Systems, from 2002 to 2004, its Executive Vice President, U.S. Restaurant Systems, from 2000 to 2002, and its Senior Vice President, U.S. Operations, from 1998 to 2000. Ms. Crump-Caine serves on the board of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD), where she chairs the Compensation Committee and serves on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees. She also serves on the board of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, where she serves on the Finance Committee.

Wayne Fortun

Mr. Wayne M. Fortun is an Independent Director of G&K Services, Inc. Mr. Fortun is a director and serves as Chair of the Compensation Committee of our board. In 1983, Mr. Fortun was elected director and named President and Chief Operating Officer of Hutchinson Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTCH), a worldwide leader in precision manufacturing of suspension assemblies for disk drives, and was Hutchinson Technology’s Chief Executive Officer from May 1996 to October 2012, when he assumed the role of Chairman of the Board of Hutchinson Technology and retired from his position as Chief Executive Officer. In November 2015, Hutchinson Technology announced its intent to merge with a subsidiary of TDK Corp. The merger remains subject to Federal Trade Commission review. Mr. Fortun also serves as a director of C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHRW), a global provider of multimodal transportation services and logistics solutions, where he chairs the Compensation Committee

Thomas Greco

Mr. Thomas R. Greco is an Independent Director of G&K Services, Inc. Mr. Greco was appointed as a director in July 2014 and serves as a member of the Compensation Committee of the Company Board. In April 2016, Mr. Greco was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Advance Auto Parts (NYSE: AAP). He is also a director of Advance Auto Parts. Prior to joining Advance, Mr. Greco served for 30 years with PepsiCo, holding positions in both sales and operations in the United States and Canada. Most recently, Mr. Greco served as Chief Executive Officer of Frito-Lay North America, a role he assumed in September 2011, where he was responsible for PepsiCo’s snack and convenient foods business. Mr. Greco also served as PepsiCo’s Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, North America Beverages, or NAB, where he was responsible for leading NAB’s commercial efforts across North America. Before that, Mr. Greco was President of Global Sales for PepsiCo. Mr. Greco also previously served as President of Frito Lay Canada and Senior Vice President of Sales for Frito-Lay North America. Mr. Greco joined PepsiCo in 1986. Before joining PepsiCo, Mr. Greco worked at Procter & Gamble.

M. Lenny Pippin

Mr. M. Lenny Pippin is an Independent Director of G&K Services, Inc. Mr. Pippin is a director and serves as a member of the Corporate Governance Committee of the Company Board. Mr. Pippin served as Vice Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Schwan Food Company, a branded frozen-food company, from November 1999 until February 2008. Since 2008, Mr. Pippin has acted as a business consultant. Prior to joining Schwan’s, Mr. Pippin served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Lykes Brothers, Inc., a privately held corporation with operating divisions in the food, agriculture, transportation, energy and insurance industries.

Alice Richter

Ms. Alice M. Richter is an Independent Director of G&K Services, Inc. Ms. Richter is a director and serves as Chair of the Audit Committee of the Company Board. Ms. Richter is one of our Audit Committee Financial Experts. Ms. Richter has been retired since June 2001. Prior to her retirement, Ms. Richter was a certified public accountant with KPMG LLP for 26 years. Ms. Richter joined KPMG’s Minneapolis office in 1975 and was admitted to the KPMG partnership in 1987. During her tenure at KPMG, Ms. Richter served as the National Industry Director of KPMG’s U.S. Food and Beverage practice and also served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the KPMG Foundation. Ms. Richter is a member of the boards of West Marine, Inc. (NASDAQ: WMAR), where she serves as Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committees and is a member of the Audit Committee, and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, where she chairs the Audit Committee and serves on the Church Solutions Committee. Ms. Richter has also been recognized as a Board Leadership Fellow by the National Association of Corporate Directors.

Lee Schram

Mr. Lee J. Schram is an Independent Director of G&K Services, Inc. Mr. Schram is a director and serves as a member of the Audit Committee of the Company Board. Mr. Schram has served as Chief Executive Officer of Deluxe Corporation (NYSE: DLX) since 2006, where he has led the transformation of Deluxe from primarily a check printer to a provider of a comprehensive line of products and digital services for small businesses, financial institutions and consumers. He is also a director of Deluxe Corporation. Mr. Schram began his professional career with NCR Corporation in 1983, where he held a variety of positions with increasing responsibility that included both domestic and international assignments. He served as corporate controller, and chief financial officer for approximately 80 percent of NCR’s businesses, and general manager of NCR’s Payment and Imaging Solutions segment. His last position with NCR prior to joining Deluxe was senior vice president of NCR’s Retail Solutions segment.

Jeff Huebschen

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Douglas Milroy

3,195,810

Tracy Jokinen

821,564

Kevin Fancey

952,786

Jeffrey Cotter

802,677

Ian Davis

847,905

Ernest Mrozek

199,414

John Bronson

171,039

Lynn Crump-Caine

170,039

Wayne Fortun

178,039

Thomas Greco

166,039

M. Lenny Pippin

173,164

Alice Richter

190,039

Lee Schram

170,039

Jeff Huebschen

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As Of  1 Jul 2016