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Patterson Companies Inc (PDCO.O)

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24 Jun 2016
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Scott Anderson

49 2013 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Ann Gugino

43 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

George Henriques

54 2006 President - Patterson Veterinary Supply, Inc.

Douglas Jones

2016 President - Companion Animal Group

Ranell Hamm

53 2011 Chief Information Officer

Sean Muniz

47 2012 Vice President - Operations

Jerome Thygesen

57 2006 Vice President - Human Resources

John Wright

2015 Vice President of Investor Relations

Paul Guggenheim

55 2016 Chief Innovation Officer

John Buck

65 2015 Lead Independent Director

Sarena Lin

44 2014 Director

Neil Schrimsher

51 2014 Director

James Wiltz

70 2010 Director

Jody Feragen

60 2011 Independent Director

Ellen Rudnick

64 2003 Independent Director

Les Vinney

66 2008 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Scott Anderson

Mr. Scott P. Anderson is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Patterson Companies, Inc. Mr. Anderson has worked with Patterson since 1993. Prior to June 2006 when he became President of Patterson Dental Supply, Inc., Patterson’s largest business, Mr. Anderson held senior management positions in the dental unit, including Vice President, Sales, and Vice President, Marketing. Mr. Anderson started his career as a territory sales representative in the dental business before becoming national equipment manager, manager of the San Francisco branch and manager of the Minnesota branch, two of Patterson’s largest dental branch offices. Mr. Anderson became one of our directors in June 2010. Mr. Anderson currently serves on the board of directors of the Dental Trade Alliance, the trade association that represents dental manufacturers, distributors and laboratories. He also has served as a director of C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. since January 2012.

Ann Gugino

Ms. Ann B. Gugino serves as the Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in November 2014 and was promoted to Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since June 2015. She previously served as Vice President, Strategy & Planning since April 2012. Before that, she was Vice President of Finance and Operations – Patterson Dental from 2008 until April 2012. She joined Patterson in 2000 as an assistant controller and became Controller-Patterson Dental in 2004. In addition, Ms. Gugino has served in several financial and operational management leadership roles within Patterson Dental, including vice president, finance and operations and controller. Prior to her career with Patterson, Ann worked for Ernst & Young, LLP and achieved her Certified Public Accountant designation. She currently serves on the board of directors of Oral Health America and Washburn Children’s Center. She is a candidate for an MBA degree from the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University in December 2014, and holds an undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

George Henriques

Mr. George L. Henriques is President - Patterson Veterinary Supply, Inc., a subsidiary Company of Patterson Companies, Inc., since August 14, 2006. He previously served as chief information officer of Webster since 2000 and is former chairman and board member of the American Veterinary Distributors Association.

Douglas Jones

Mr. Douglas Aubrey Jones is President - Companion Animal Group of Patterson Companies. Jones joins Patterson Companies after spending the past six years with Merial North America where he served as head of Merial's U.S. Pets Sales and National Accounts teams, and most recently as president of Merial North America. Jones was also a key member of the company's Regional Strategic Management Committee. Earlier in his career, Jones was a business consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers and The North Highland Company. He holds an undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.

Ranell Hamm

Ms. Ranell M. Hamm is Chief Information Officer of Patterson Companies, Inc., since April 2011. Prior to joining Patterson, she was Senior Director of Clinical Information Delivery for UnitedHealth Group. Prior to UnitedHealth Group she was employed by Assurant, Inc., where she was Senior Vice President of Finance Systems & Services, IT Security; Chief Information Officer/Chief Operating Officer of Shared Business Services; and Senior Vice President of Shared Services Organization.

Sean Muniz

Mr. Sean M. Muniz is Vice President - Operations of Patterson Companies, Inc., since November 2012. He held the position of Director of Facilities and Risk Management since 2007 and, prior to that Mr. Muniz relocated to the Corporate Office where he became the Director of Operations for Patterson Logistics Services, Inc. in 2001. Mr. Muniz began his career with Patterson in 1990.

Jerome Thygesen

Mr. Jerome E. Thygesen is Vice President - Human Resources of Patterson Companies, Inc., March 2006. Prior to joining Patterson, he was Vice President, Organizational Development for Fairview Red Wing Health Services from September 2001 to February 2006, and Director of Human Resources for Red Wing Shoe Company from March 1987 to June 2001.

John Wright

Mr. John Wright is Vice President of Investor Relations of Patterson Companies, Inc. Wright joins Patterson after nearly 20 years at The Toro Company, where he served in multiple senior leadership roles across several marketing and finance areas including the golf equipment business, investor relations, Toro Foundation and business development. He also served on the Toro Leadership Council, a 25-person team of leaders chosen to formulate and drive critical strategies across the enterprise. Wright graduated from Wheaton College with a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and has an MBA from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management.

Paul Guggenheim

Mr. Paul A. Guggenheim is Chief Innovation Officer of the Company. He was Chief Executive Officer of Patterson Dental Supply, Inc of the Company. He was President - Patterson Dental Supply, Inc., a subsidiary Company of Patterson Companies, Inc., since April 2010. He previously was the southwest region manager of Patterson Dental. Mr. Guggenheim joined the Company in 2000 following the acquisition of Guggenheim Brothers Dental Supply. Mr. Guggenheim has worked in the dental industry for over 25 years and is former chairman of the American Dental Trade Association (now the Dental Trade Alliance). He also is past president of the Dental Dealers of America and former chairman of the American Dental Cooperative.

John Buck

Mr. John D. Buck is an Independent Director of Patterson Companies, Inc., since December 2006. He is the principal owner of Whitefish Ventures, LLC, a family investment fund. He has been its Chief Executive Officer since 2000. Mr. Buck was Chief Executive Officer of Medica, the second health benefits plan in Minnesota, from February 2002 to May 2003. From 1996 to 2000, he worked for Fingerhut Companies, Inc. with his last assignment as President and Chief Operating Officer, and played an integral role in developing the business services area of the company. Prior to Fingerhut, Mr. Buck was Vice President of Administration at Alliant Techsystems, a supplier of aerospace and defense technologies. Prior to that, Mr. Buck spent 21 years at Honeywell, Inc., including a four-year international posting, and most recently serving as Vice President of Administration. Mr. Buck is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Medica, serves as a director of ValueVision Media, Inc./Shop NBC, and serves on th Board of Trustees of William Mitchell College of Law.

Sarena Lin

Ms. Sarena S. Lin is Director of Patterson Companies, Inc. She has served as President of Cargill Feed and Nutrition, a global animal feed and nutrition provider, since September 2014. Ms. Lin served as Corporate Vice President, Strategy and Business Development of Cargill, Inc., a global agriculture supply chain player and food producer, from May 2011 to September 2014. From September 1998 to March 2011, Ms. Lin was a Principal at McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm, where she was Managing Partner of McKinsey’s Taipei office, as well as the co-founder of McKinsey’s Sourcing Center in Shanghai. Ms. Lin holds an MBA in Strategy and an MA in International Relations from Yale University. She received a BA in Computer Science from Harvard University.

Neil Schrimsher

Mr. Neil A. Schrimsher is Director of Patterson Companies, Inc. Since fall 2011. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc., one of North America’s largest industrial parts distributors, since October 2011 and was also elected President in August 2013. From January 2010 to August 2011, Mr. Schrimsher was Executive Vice President of Cooper Industries, a global electrical products manufacturer, where he led multiple businesses in Cooper’s Electrical Products Group and headed numerous domestic and international growth initiatives. Mr. Schrimsher joined Cooper Industries in May 2006 as the President of Cooper Lighting. Mr. Schrimsher’s other experience includes senior leadership positions for Siemens Energy & Automation, part of Siemens AG, the global electronics and electrical engineering company. He began his career at General Electric Company and rose through a succession of positions in GE Lighting. He also has served as a director of Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. since December 2011. Mr. Scrimsher holds an MBA from John Carroll University and a BS in Business Administration (Marketing) from the University of Tennessee.

James Wiltz

Mr. James W. Wiltz is Director of Patterson Companies, Inc., since March 2001. He served as the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer from May 2005 until his retirement in April 2010. Mr. Wiltz served as President and Chief Operating Officer from April 2003 through May 2005. He began working with the Company in September 1969. From 1996 to 2003, Mr. Wiltz served as President of the subsidiary, Patterson Dental Supply, Inc. Since January 2010, Mr. Wiltz has served as a director of HealthEast Care System, a non-profit healthcare provider, and on its finance committee. He has been one of the directors since March 2001.

Jody Feragen

Ms. Jody H. Feragen is an Independent Director of Patterson Companies, Inc., since September 13, 2011. She has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hormel Foods Corp., a multinational marketer and manufacturer of brand name food and meat products, since November 2010. Ms. Feragen served as Hormel’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from January 2007 to October 2010 and Hormel’s Vice President (Finance) and Treasurer from October 2005 to December 2006. She also has served on Hormel’s board of directors since 2007. Ms. Feragen was appointed, effective in September 2015, to serve as a director, including as a member of the audit and management organization and compensation committees of Graco, Inc., a supplier of technology and expertise for the management of fluids in both industrial and commercial applications. She has been one of our directors since September 2011.

Ellen Rudnick

Ms. Ellen A. Rudnick is an Independent Director of Patterson Companies, Inc., since December 2003. She has served as Executive Director and Clinical Professor of the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business since March 1999. She served as Chairman of Pacific Biometrics, a medical diagnostics company which she co-founded, from 1993 to 1999; President of HCIA and CEO of Healthcare Knowledge Resources, both healthcare information service companies, from 1990 to 1992; and served in a variety of capacities at Baxter Healthcare from 1975 to 1990, including Corporate Vice President of Baxter Healthcare and President and Founder of Baxter Management Services Division. Ms. Rudnick also served as Founder and Chairman of CEO Advisors, a consulting firm established in 1992. Ms. Rudnick also serves as director of First Midwest Bancorp, Inc., HMS Holdings Corporation and Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. She has been one of our directors since December 2003.

Les Vinney

Mr. Les C. Vinney is an Independent Director of Patterson Companies, Inc., since December 2008. He is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of STERIS Corporation, a provider of infection prevention and surgical products and services for the healthcare, pharmaceutical and research markets. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of STERIS Corporation from 2000 to 2007, after which time he served as Senior Advisor to STERIS Corporation until his retirement in 2009. Prior to becoming President and Chief Executive Officer, he was such company’s Senior Vice President, Finance and Operations. He previously held various senior management positions with Goodrich Corporation (formerly B.F. Goodrich), including Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Vinney also serves as a director of Campbell Soup Company.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Scott Anderson

3,002,380

Ann Gugino

1,103,880

George Henriques

935,014

Douglas Jones

--

Ranell Hamm

719,982

Sean Muniz

--

Jerome Thygesen

--

John Wright

--

Paul Guggenheim

1,021,570

John Buck

179,131

Sarena Lin

7,750

Neil Schrimsher

7,750

James Wiltz

162,006

Jody Feragen

166,006

Ellen Rudnick

169,506

Les Vinney

162,006
As Of  24 Apr 2015