People: Boston Beer Company Inc (SAM)

SAM on New York Consolidated

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31 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

C. James Koch

64 2010 Chairman of the Board

Martin Roper

51 2003 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

William Urich

57 2003 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer

Thomas Lance

60 2007 Vice President - Operations

John Geist

54 2007 Vice President - Sales

Ai-Li Lim

44 2012 Vice President - Human Resources

Kathleen Wade

64 2012 Vice President - Legal, Corporate Secretary

David Grinnell

56 2008 Vice President - Brewing

Robert Pagano

63 2011 Vice President - Brand Development

David Burwick

52 2005 Independent Director

Pearson Cummin

71 1995 Independent Director

Cynthia Fisher

53 2012 Independent Director

Jay Margolis

64 2006 Independent Director

Gregg Tanner

57 2007 Independent Director

Jean-Michel Valette

53 2003 Independent Director

Amanda Hurley

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Biographies

Name Description

C. James Koch

Mr. C. James Koch is Chairman of the Board of Boston Beer Company Inc. Mr. Koch founded Boston Beer in 1984 and currently serves as its Chairman. Until January 2001, Mr. Koch also served as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer. He also served as the Company’s Secretary/Clerk until May 2010. Prior to starting Boston Beer he had worked as a consultant for an international consulting firm, with a focus on manufacturing.

Martin Roper

Mr. Martin F. Roper is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Boston Beer Company Inc. Mr. Roper is Boston Beer’s President and Chief Executive Officer, a position he has held since January 2001. Mr. Roper joined Boston Beer as Vice President of Manufacturing and Business Development in September 1994, became the Chief Operating Officer in April 1997, and became President and Chief Operating Officer in December 1999. In April 2006, Mr. Roper joined the Board of Directors of Lumber Liquidators, Inc., a Virginia-based hardwood flooring retailer. He is Chair of its Compensation Committee and a member of its Audit Committee. Mr. Roper holds a master’s degree in manufacturing, as well as an MBA from Harvard Business School. Prior to joining Boston Beer, he worked as a strategy consultant and led small manufacturing companies in turn-around situations.

William Urich

Mr. William F. Urich is Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer of Boston Beer Company Inc., since September 2003. Prior to joining Boston Beer, Mr. Urich had been the Chief Financial Officer of Acirca, Inc., a producer of organic foods and beverages, from 2001 to 2003. From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Urich served as Vice President Finance and Business Development for United Distillers & Vintners, a subsidiary of Diageo, PLC, and from 1995 to 1998 as its Vice President Finance and Treasurer.

Thomas Lance

Mr. Thomas W. Lance is Vice President - Operations of Boston Beer Company Inc., since January 2007. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Lance had served as Executive Vice President of Ken’s Foods, Inc., a food product manufacturer located in Marlborough, MA, from January 2001 to January 2007. Prior to joining Ken’s Foods, Mr. Lance held a number of positions in operations with Bausch and Lomb, a manufacturer of vision care products located in Rochester, NY.

John Geist

Mr. John C. Geist is Vice President - Sales of Boston Beer Company Inc., since February 2007. He served as Company's National Sales Manager since December 1998. Mr. Geist joined the Company in 1997 from a alcohol beverage distributor where he had been a sales manager.

Ai-Li Lim

Ms. Ai-Li Lim is Vice President - Human Resources of Boston Beer Company, Inc., since February 2012. Prior to joining Boston Beer in February 2012, Ms. Lim had served as Senior Director of Human Resources at Vistaprint USA, Inc., an online provider of marketing products and services located in Lexington, MA, for over three years. She served as Director of Management Effectiveness at Fidelity Human Resources Service at FMR LLC, part of the Fidelity group of companies, from 2007 to 2008. Before that, Ms. Lim worked for Monitor Group, a consulting firm, for 13 years, serving during the last three years there as Global Human Asset Manager. The Monitor Group is now part of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd.

Kathleen Wade

Ms. Kathleen H. Wade is Vice President - Legal and Corporate Secretary of Boston Beer Company, Inc. She joined the Company in 1999 as Corporate Legal Director and Corporate Secretary. She became Secretary of the Company in 2010 and was appointed Vice President-Legal in March 2012.

David Grinnell

Mr. David L. Grinnell is Vice President - Brewing of Boston Beer Company Inc., since January 2008. He served as the Company’s Director of Quality and Brewing since 2001. Mr. Grinnell joined Boston Beer in 1988 from New Amsterdam Brewing Company, where he was a founding member.

Robert Pagano

Mr. Robert P. Pagano is Vice President - Brand Development of Boston Beer Company Inc., since February 2011. Mr. Pagano had previously served as Managing Director of the brand strategy firm Red Sky Insights, LLC, located in Sudbury, Massachusetts and New York, New York. From 2000-2006, he served as a partner of Monitor Group. In 1986, Mr. Pagano cofounded the advertising firm, Pagano Schenck & Kay, Inc. In 1997, he sold his interest in the agency to become Senior Vice President and Group Account Director at Mullen Advertising, where he served until 2000.

David Burwick

Mr. David A. Burwick is an Independent Director of Boston Beer Company Inc. In December 2012, Mr. Burwick was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Inc., a specialty coffee and tea company based in California. Prior to this role, starting in April 2010, Mr. Burwick served as President, North America of Weight Watchers International, Inc., a publicly-held company based in New York City and a leading provider of weight management services. Mr. Burwick previously had been Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of PepsiCo North American Beverages, headquartered in Purchase, New York, until September 2009. Before assuming that position in April 2008, he had been Executive Vice President, Commercial, of PepsiCo International and President of Pepsi-QTG Canada, headquartered in Toronto, a position he held from November 2005 to March 2008. Mr. Burwick held several positions with Pepsi-Cola North America, including serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer from June 2002 until immediately prior to his move to Pepsi-QTG Canada.

Pearson Cummin

Mr. Pearson C. Cummin, III, is an Independent Director of Boston Beer Company Inc. Mr. Cummin has been active as a private investor for many years and is currently the Managing Member of Grey Fox Associates, LLC, a private investment company headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut. He served as a Director of Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc., a California-based specialty apparel retailer, from 1988 through March 2010, where he also had served as chair of its compensation committee and a member of its audit and nominating/governance committees. Mr. Cummin currently serves as the Secretary/Treasurer of the American Diabetes Association. From 1986 through 2002, he served as a general partner of Consumer Venture Partners, a Greenwich, Connecticut-based venture capital firm.

Cynthia Fisher

Ms. Cynthia A. Fisher is an Independent Director of Boston Beer Company Inc. In 2011, Ms. Fisher founded WaterRev, LLC, an investment company located in Newton, Massachusetts, focused on opportunities in water conservation and potability. She is also an independent investor and consults to corporate boards and executive management teams, primarily in the life sciences. In 1992, Ms. Fisher founded ViaCord, Inc., a cord blood stem cell banking company, and served as CEO of Viacord, Inc. from 1993 to 2000. In 2000, she cofounded ViaCell, Inc., a cellular medicines company and successor to ViaCord, which went public in 2005. Ms. Fisher served as ViaCell’s President from 2000 to 2001 and as a member of its Board of Directors until 2002. In addition to her executive management experience, Ms. Fisher is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of Ursinus College, from which she received her B.S. degree in biophysics and an Honorary Doctorate of Science, as well as a member of the Advisory Council of Harvard Medical School for Systems and Cell Biology. Ms. Fisher also holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Jay Margolis

Mr. Jay M. Margolis is an Independent Director of Boston Beer Company Inc. Mr. Margolis is Chairman and CEO of Cache, Inc., a publicly held specialty chain of women’s apparel stores headquartered in New York. Prior to joining Cache in February 2013, Mr. Margolis was Chairman of Intuit Consulting LLC, a consulting firm specializing in retail, fashion and consumer products located in Watermill, New York. He serves as a Director of Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corporation, a privately held company headquartered in Burlington, New Jersey, and Godiva Chocolatier Inc., a privately held, high-end specialty chocolate manufacturer and retailer, with its North American headquarters located in New York, New York. From October 2005 through July 2007, Mr. Margolis served as the President and CEO of the Apparel Group of Limited Brands located in Ohio. Before assuming that position, he had been President and Chief Operating Officer of Massachusetts-based Reebok, Inc. since 2001, where he also served as a Director. Prior to that he served on the boards and as an Executive Officer of other well-known clothing brands.

Gregg Tanner

Mr. Gregg A. Tanner is an Independent Director of Boston Beer Company Inc. Mr. Tanner is currently Chief Executive Officer of Dean Foods Company of Dallas, Texas, a position he has held since November 2012 after serving as its President, Fresh Dairy Direct, and Chief Supply Chain Officer since December 2011. He served as its Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer since November 2007. From July 2006 through October 2007, Mr. Tanner was Senior Vice President of Global Operations for The Hershey Company of Hershey, Pennsylvania. He was with ConAgra Foods of Omaha, Nebraska from September 2001 through July 2005, holding the position of Senior Vice President, Retail Supply Chain from June 2002 through July 2005. Prior to that, Mr. Tanner held positions of increasing responsibility at the Quaker Oats Company and Ralston Purina Company.

Jean-Michel Valette

Mr. Jean-Michel Valette is an Independent Director of Boston Beer Company., since 2003. He is also Member of the Company's Audit Committee and Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committees of the Company. He serves as an independent advisor to some consumer companies. He is currently Chairman of the Board and a member of the audit committee of Select Comfort Corporation. Mr. Valette served as Chairman of the Board of Peet's Coffee & Tea Inc. from January 2004 until October 2012. He was Chairman of Robert Mondavi Winery, a California wine company, until October 2006. Prior to assuming that position, he served as President and Managing Director of Robert Mondavi Winery from October 2004 to January 2005. From May 2003 through May 2006, Mr. Valette served as a Class B Director of the company. He obtained a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Harvard University, as well as a Master of Science degree and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics - both from the Stanford University.

Amanda Hurley

Basic Compensation

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

C. James Koch

50,000 597,094

Martin Roper

898,323 11,986,010

William Urich

286,300 10,915,050

Thomas Lance

25,000 3,469,960

John Geist

3,800 342,732

Ai-Li Lim

0 0

Kathleen Wade

0 0

David Grinnell

42,436 17,479

Robert Pagano

0 0

David Burwick

0 0

Pearson Cummin

0 0

Cynthia Fisher

0 0

Jay Margolis

0 0

Gregg Tanner

0 0

Jean-Michel Valette

0 0

Amanda Hurley

0 0
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