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Monro Muffler Brake Inc (MNRO.OQ)

MNRO.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Gross

59 2012 Executive Chairman of the Board

John Van Heel

50 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Secretary

Brian D'Ambrosia

42 2017 Chief Financial Officer

Christopher Hoornbeck

65 2015 Divisional Vice President and President of Car-X

Craig Hoyle

62 2015 Senior Vice President — Store Operations

John Lamb

48 2015 Divisional Vice President — Store Operations

Raymond Pickens

50 2015 Divisional Vice President — Store Operations

Robert Mellor

73 2011 Lead Independent Director

Donald Glickman

83 1984 Director

Frederick Danziger

76 1984 Independent Director

Stephen McCluski

64 2013 Independent Director

Peter Solomon

77 2007 Independent Director

James Wilen

61 2010 Independent Director

Elizabeth Wolszon

62 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Gross

Mr. Robert G. Gross is Executive Chairman of the Board of Monro Muffler Brake Inc. Mr. Gross was elected to the Board of Directors in February 1999, and was appointed Chairman of the Board in August 2007. He was Chief Executive Officer from January 1, 1999 through September 30, 2012, and served as President from 1999 to March 31, 2008. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Gross was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Tops Appliance City, Inc., a consumer electronics and appliance store chain based in Edison, New Jersey, from 1995 to 1998. Mr. Gross also held various management positions with Eye Care Centers of America, Inc., a San Antonio, Texas based optometry company owned by Sears, Roebuck & Co., including President and Chief Operating Officer from 1992 through 1994, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 1991 through 1992 and Senior Vice President from 1990 through 1991. Mr. Gross is a director of Core-Mark Holding Company (CORE), and a Trustee of the Boyd Group Income Fund (TSX:BYD.UN).

John Van Heel

Mr. John W. Van Heel is President, Chief Executive Officer, Secretary of Monro Muffler Brake Inc. He served as Secretary of the Company from October 2004 until May 2012. From October 2006 to April 2008, Mr. Van Heel served as Executive Vice President — Store Support and Chief Administrative Officer. From June 2005 to October 2006, Mr. Van Heel was Senior Vice President — Store Support. From October 2002 to May 2005, Mr. Van Heel served as Vice President — Finance to the Company. From May 2000 to September 2002, Mr. Van Heel served as Vice President — Finance and Chief Financial Officer of RCG Companies, Inc., a publicly held, diversified holding company, and its subsidiary companies. Prior to May 2000, Mr. Van Heel was a Director in the Transaction Services (acquisition consulting) practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, serving in the firm’s New York City; Milan, Italy; and Rochester, New York offices from 1989.

Brian D'Ambrosia

Mr. Brian J. D'Ambrosia serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He brings over 20 years of experience, with knowledge of complex accounting, financial planning and public reporting requirements. He joined the Company in January 2013 as the Company’s Vice President and Controller. On December 10, 2015, the Board appointed Mr. D’Ambrosia to the newly-created position of Chief Accounting Officer. He continued in the roles of Vice President of Finance and Chief Accounting Officer until his promotion to Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. D’Ambrosia served as a Regional Controller for Robbins & Myers, Inc., a supplier of engineered equipment and systems from 2010 until 2013 and served in a variety of positions for Birds Eye Foods, Inc., a consumer products company, from 2005 until 2010, most recently as Controller-Operations Accounting. Mr. D’Ambrosia is a certified public accountant and previously worked in public accounting from 1996 until 2003, primarily with Deloitte & Touche LLP in Rochester, New York.

Christopher Hoornbeck

Mr. Christopher R. Hoornbeck is Divisional Vice President and President of Car-X of the Company, since April 2015. From December 1998 through March 2015, Mr. Hoornbeck was Divisional Vice President — Western Operations. Prior to that, Mr. Hoornbeck served as Zone Manager from 1996 to 1998, Vice President — Operations from 1992 to 1994 and Zone Manager from 1986 to 1992, and has worked for Monro in various other capacities since 1973.

Craig Hoyle

Mr. Craig L. Hoyle is Senior Vice President — Store Operations of Monro Muffler Brake Inc. He was Divisional Vice President — Southern Operations beginning in October 2002. From October 1999 through September 2002, Mr. Hoyle was a Zone Manager and worked for Monro in various other capacities since January 1998. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Hoyle managed several districts for Bridgestone/Firestone, Inc. and also held various marketing and other operational positions with them from 1981 through 1997.

John Lamb

Mr. John C. Lamb is Divisional Vice President — Store Operations of the Company, since April 2015. From April 2014 through March 2015, Mr. Lamb was a Senior Zone Manager supervising several zones. Prior to that, Mr. Lamb served as a Zone Manager from October 1999 through March 2014, and as a Market Manager from May 1996 through September 1999 and has worked for Monro in various other capacities since 1986. John C. Lamb, 48, has been Divisional Vice President — Store Operations since April 2015. From April 2014 through March 2015, Mr. Lamb was a Senior Zone Manager supervising several zones. Prior to that, Mr. Lamb served as a Zone Manager from October 1999 through March 2014, and as a Market Manager from May 1996 through September 1999 and has worked for Monro in various other capacities since 1986.

Raymond Pickens

Mr. Raymond L. Pickens is Divisional Vice President — Store Operations of the Company, since April 2015. From April 2014 through March 2015, Mr. Pickens was a Senior Zone Manager supervising several zones. Prior to that, Mr. Pickens served as a Zone Manager from October 2010 through March 2014, and as a Market Manager from October 2004 through September 2010. Prior to joining Monro, Mr. Pickens worked in various management positions in the automotive service industry.

Robert Mellor

Mr. Robert E. Mellor is Lead Independent Director of Monro Muffler Brake, Inc., since April 2011. Mr. Mellor previously served as a director of the Company from November 2002 until August 2007 when he resigned due to other public company board commitments. Mr. Mellor was previously Of Counsel with the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP from 1990 through February 1997. From March 1997 until January 2010, Mr. Mellor was the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Building Materials Holding Corporation (“BMHC”), a leading provider of building materials and construction services to professional home builders and contractors, and where he had served as a director since 1991. As a result of the downturn in the building materials industry, BMHC filed a petition under Chapter 11 of the federal bankruptcy laws on June 16, 2009. Such company reorganized in January 2010, and is no longer operating under Chapter 11. Mr. Mellor also serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Coeur Mining, Inc. (CDE), and director of The Ryland Group, Inc. (RYL) and Stock Building Supply Holdings, Inc. (STCK).

Donald Glickman

Mr. Donald Glickman is Director of Monro Muffler Brake Inc., since July 1984. He is a private investor and has been a general partner of J.F. Lehman & Company, a private equity investment firm that focuses on acquiring middle market companies in the defense and aerospace industries, since June 1992. Mr. Glickman was a trustee of Babson Corporate Investors and Babson Participation Investors until April 2013. Mr. Glickman formerly served as lead director of MSC Software Corporation until September 2009. As a result of these and other professional experiences, as well as his educational background, Mr. Glickman possesses particular knowledge in banking and financial services, accounting and finance, capital markets, government regulations, mergers and acquisitions, board practices of other major corporations and risk management, as well as demonstrating significant leadership skills as a senior officer in various investment banking firms, all of which strengthen the Board’s collective qualifications, skills and experiences.

Frederick Danziger

Mr. Frederick M. Danziger is an Independent Director of Monro Muffler Brake Inc., since July 1984. Since May of 2012, Mr. Danziger has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors, and from April 1997 through December 2015, as Chief Executive Officer of Griffin Industrial Realty, Inc. (GRIF), a publicly-traded corporation principally in the real estate business. Mr. Danziger was previously Of Counsel in the law firm of Latham & Watkins LLP from 1995 to 1997, and was a partner of the law firm of Mudge Rose Guthrie Alexander & Ferdon from 1974 to 1995. Mr. Danziger is also a director of Bloomingdale Properties, Inc. As a result of these and other professional experiences, as well as his educational background, Mr. Danziger possesses particular knowledge in law and regulatory matters, risk management, strategic planning, accounting and finance, and board practices of other major corporations, as well as demonstrating significant leadership skills as a senior partner in a prominent law firm that strengthen the Board’s collective qualifications, skills and experiences.

Stephen McCluski

Mr. Stephen C. McCluski is Independent Director of Monro Muffler Brake Inc. Since August 2013. Mr. McCluski was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Bausch & Lomb Incorporated until his retirement in 2007. Mr. McCluski joined Bausch & Lomb in 1988 as Director — Financial Planning and Analysis for the former Personal Products Division. He was named Vice President and Controller for the former Eyewear Division in 1989, and in 1992, he was named President of the company’s former Outlook Eyewear subsidiary. He was named a corporate Vice President and Controller in 1994. He was named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 1995. Prior to joining Bausch & Lomb, Mr. McCluski held a variety of positions at Price Waterhouse (PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP). Mr. McCluski is Chair of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of ImmunoGen, Inc. (IMGN). During the past five years, Mr. McCluski has also served on the Board of Directors of Standard Microsytems Corporation. As a result of these and other professional experiences, as well as his educational background, Mr. McCluski possesses particular knowledge in finance, risk management, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, and financial reporting, accounting and controls that strengthen the Board’s collective qualifications, skills and experiences.

Peter Solomon

Mr. Peter J. Solomon is an Independent Director of Monro Muffler Brake Inc. He has been Chairman of Peter J. Solomon Company, L.P., an investment banking firm, since May 1989. As a result of this and other professional experiences, including serving as a Board member on several publicly held companies, as well as his educational background, Mr. Solomon possesses particular knowledge in board practices of other major corporations, banking and financial services, capital markets, government regulations, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning and risk management, as well as demonstrating significant leadership skills throughout his business career and government service that strengthen the Board’s collective qualifications, skills and experiences.

James Wilen

Mr. James R. Wilen is an Independent Director of Monro Muffler Brake Inc., since August 2010. Mr. Wilen is Chief Executive Officer and President of Wilen Management, an investment advisory firm with $250 million under management. Mr. Wilen founded the firm in 1984. Prior to 1984, Mr. Wilen served as an investment manager at various other firms. As a result of these and other professional experiences, as well as his educational background, Mr. Wilen possesses particular knowledge in strategic planning, accounting, finance and corporate governance that strengthen the Board’s collective qualifications, skills and experiences.

Elizabeth Wolszon

Ms. Elizabeth A. Wolszon is an Independent Director of Monro Muffler Brake Inc. From 1992 to 2005, Ms. Wolszon served as Senior Vice President of Marketing, Human Resources and Strategic Planning for the Safelite Group, Inc., the nation’s largest provider of auto glass repair and replacement services. Ms. Wolszon also served as Senior Vice President of Marketing for Western Auto retail automotive stores from 1991 to 1992. Prior to that, Ms. Wolszon was a consultant in the consumer practice of McKinsey & Company and worked in beauty care marketing for The Procter & Gamble Company. Ms. Wolszon is retired from full-time corporate work, but provides strategy, marketing and human resources consulting services for various companies.

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