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Patterson Companies Inc (PDCO.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Scott Anderson

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

John Adent

48 2016 Chief Executive Officer - Patterson Animal Health

Ann Gugino

44 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

Paul Guggenheim

55 2014 Chief Executive Officer of Patterson Dental Supply, Inc.

George Henriques

54 2006 President - Patterson Veterinary Supply, Inc.

Kelly Baker

47 2016 Chief Human Resource Officer

Les Korsh

46 2015 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Patterson

John Buck

66 2015 Lead Independent Director

Jody Feragen

60 2011 Independent Director

Sarena Lin

45 2016 Independent Director

Ellen Rudnick

65 2003 Independent Director

Neil Schrimsher

52 2016 Independent Director

Les Vinney

67 2008 Independent Director

James Wiltz

71 2016 Independent Director

John Wright

2015 Vice President of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Scott Anderson

Mr. Scott P. Anderson is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Patterson Companies, Inc. Mr. Anderson was elected the President and Chief Executive Officer of Patterson Companies, Inc. in April 2010, and became our Chairman in April 2013. Mr. Anderson has worked with Patterson since 1993. Prior to June 2006 when he became President of Patterson Dental, 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. He has served as a director of C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. since January 2012. Mr. Anderson brings over 20 years of leadership and dental and animal health industry experience to our Board.

John Adent

Mr. John E. Adent is a Chief Executive Officer - Patterson Animal Health of the company., and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Animal Health International, Inc. from 2004 through Patterson’s acquisition of that company in June 2015.

Ann Gugino

Ms. Ann B. Gugino is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. Ms. Gugino became Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in November 2014 and was promoted to Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in 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. Prior to her career with Patterson, she 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.

Paul Guggenheim

Mr. Paul A. Guggenheim is 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.

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.

Kelly Baker

Ms. Kelly A. Baker is a Chief Human Resource Officer of PATTERSON COMPANIES, INC. Prior to joining Patterson, Ms. Baker was employed at General Mills for more than 20 years in multiple human resources roles. Her most recent position at General Mills was Vice President, Human Resources for the U.S. Retail Operating Segment of General Mills, a position she held from April 2014 to January 2016. Prior to that, Ms. Baker was Vice President, Human Resources, Corporate Groups of General Mills since February 2009.

Les Korsh

Mr. Les B. Korsh is an Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of PATTERSON COMPANIES, INC. Mr. Korsh served as Patterson’s Associate General Counsel since June 2014. Prior to joining Patterson, Mr. Korsh held positions as Vice President and Associate General Counsel for MoneyGram International, Inc. from May 2004 to May 2014, and was a principal in the law firm of Gray Plant Mooty, P.A. from June 1999 to May 2004.

John Buck

Mr. John D. Buck is an Independent Director of Patterson Companies, Inc., since December 2006. Mr. Buck 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 largest 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 leading 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. He has been one of our directors since December 2006. Mr. Buck brings financial, strategic and leadership experience, including health benefit plan experience, to our Board.

Jody Feragen

Ms. Jody H. Feragen is an Independent Director of Patterson Companies, Inc., since September 13, 2011. Ms. Feragen 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 has served as a director, including 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, since September 2015. She has been one of our directors since September 2011. Ms. Feragen brings extensive experience in public company financial management to our Board.

Sarena Lin

Ms. Sarena S. Lin is Independent Director of Patterson Companies, Inc. Ms. Lin 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.

Ellen Rudnick

Ms. Ellen A. Rudnick is an Independent Director of Patterson Companies, Inc., since December 2003. Ms. Rudnick has served as Senior Advisor to the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago since July 2016. Ms. Rudnick was previously the 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 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. Ms. Rudnick brings experience with small businesses (our customer base), the medical products industry, academia and entrepreneurship to our Board.

Neil Schrimsher

Mr. Neil A. Schrimsher is Director of Patterson Companies, Inc. Mr. Schrimsher 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 its 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 October 2011. Mr. Schrimsher brings wholesale distribution and executive leadership experience to our Board. Mr. Scrimsher holds an MBA from John Carroll University and a BS in Business Administration (Marketing) from the University of Tennessee.

Les Vinney

Mr. Les C. Vinney is Independent Director of Patterson Companies, Inc., since December 2008. Mr. Vinney is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of STERIS Corporation, a leading 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 its 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. He has been one of our directors since December 2008. Mr. Vinney brings financial, strategic and industry experience, including experience as an executive officer of a healthcare products company, to our Board.

James Wiltz

Mr. James W. Wiltz is Independent Director of Patterson Companies, Inc. Mr. Wiltz served as our President and Chief Executive Officer from May 2005 until his retirement in April 2010. Mr. Wiltz served as our President and Chief Operating Officer from April 2003 through May 2005. He began working with us in September 1969. From 1996 to 2003, Mr. Wiltz served as President of our 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 our directors since March 2001. Mr. Wiltz brings over 40 years of leadership, strategic and industry experience working for Patterson to our Board.

John Wright

Mr. John Wright is Vice President of Investor Relations of Patterson Companies, Inc. Mr. 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.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Scott Anderson

6,047,650

John Adent

2,122,420

Ann Gugino

2,287,470

Paul Guggenheim

1,784,950

George Henriques

1,502,470

Kelly Baker

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Les Korsh

925,993

John Buck

250,041

Jody Feragen

230,041

Sarena Lin

210,041

Ellen Rudnick

225,041

Neil Schrimsher

210,041

Les Vinney

225,041

James Wiltz

200,041

John Wright

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As Of  29 Apr 2016