People: United Natural Foods Inc (UNFI.O)

UNFI.O on Nasdaq

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21 Nov 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Funk

59 2008 Chairman of the Board

Steven Spinner

54 2008 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Mark Shamber

44 2009 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer

Thomas Grillea

57 2012 President - Select Nutrition Distributors and Earth Origins Market

Christopher Testa

43 2012 President - Woodstock Farms Manufacturing and Blue Marble Brands

Eric Dorne

52 2011 Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Joseph Traficanti

62 2009 Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

David Matthews

48 2012 Senior Vice President - National Sales, President of UNFI International

Craig Smith

53 2013 Senior Vice President - National Sales and Service

Thomas Dziki

52 2010 Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resource, Sustainability Officer

Sean Griffin

54 2012 Senior Vice President, Group President

Donald McIntyre

58 2013 Senior Vice President - National Supply Chain and Strategy

Ann Bates

56 2013 Independent Director

Denise Clark

55 2013 Independent Director

Gail Graham

62 2002 Independent Director

James Heffernan

68 2000 Independent Director

Peter Roy

57 2007 Independent Director

Richard Schnieders

64 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Funk

Mr. Michael S. Funk is Chairman of the Board of United Natural Foods, Inc., since September 2008. He was Chairman of the Board from January 2003 to December 2003, and has been a member of the Board since February 1996. Mr. Funk served as President and Chief Executive Officer from October 2005 to September 2008. Mr. Funk also served as Vice Chair of the Board from February 1996 until December 2002, as Chief Executive Officer from December 1999 until December 2002 and as President from October 1996 until December 1999. From its inception in July 1976 until April 2001, Mr. Funk served as President of Mountain People's Warehouse, Inc., one of wholly-owned subsidiaries.

Steven Spinner

Mr. Steven L. Spinner is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of United Natural Foods Inc., since September 2008. Mr. Spinner served as the Interim President of our Eastern Region, after David Matthews became President of UNFI International in September 2010 and prior to the hiring of Craig H. Smith in December 2010. Prior to joining us in September 2008, Mr. Spinner served as a director and as Chief Executive Officer of Performance Food Group Company ("PFG") from October 2006 to May 2008, when PFG was acquired by affiliates of The Blackstone Group and Wellspring Capital Management. Mr. Spinner previously had served as PFG's President and Chief Operating Officer beginning in May 2005. Mr. Spinner served as PFG's Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer—Broadline Division from February 2002 to May 2005 and as PFG's Broadline Division President from August 2001 to February 2002.

Mark Shamber

Mr. Mark E. Shamber is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer of United Natural Foods Inc., since October 2006. Mr. Shamber previously served as our Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Acting Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from January 2006 until October 2006, as Vice President and Corporate Controller from August 2005 to October 2006 and as our Corporate Controller from June 2003 until August 2005. From February 1995 until June 2003, Mr. Shamber served in various positions of increasing responsibility up to and including senior manager within the assurance and advisory business systems practice at the international accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP.

Thomas Grillea

Mr. Thomas J. Grillea is President - Select Nutrition Distributors and Earth Origins Market of United Natural Foods Inc. He has served as President of Earth Origins Market since May 2008 and President of Select Nutrition Distributors since September 2007. Mr. Grillea also served as President of Woodstock Farms Manufacturing from May 2009 to S eptember 2012. Mr. Grillea served as General Manager for Select Nutrition Distributors from September 2006 to September 2007. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Grillea served in a management capacity for Whole Foods Market from 2004 through 2005, and in various management capacities for American Health and Diet Centers and the Vitamin Shoppe from 1998 through 2003.

Christopher Testa

Mr. Christopher P. Testa is President - Woodstock Farms Manufacturing and Blue Marble Brands of United Natural Foods Inc., since September 2012 and President, Blue Marble Brands since August 2009. Prior to joining us, Mr. Testa served as Vice President of Marketing for Cadbury Schweppes Americas Beverages from August 2002 to May 2005 and as CEO of Wild Waters, Inc. from May 2005 to August 2009.

Eric Dorne

Mr. Eric A. Dorne is Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer of United Natural Foods Inc., since September 2011. Prior to joining us, Mr. Dorne was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc., the parent company of the A&P, Pathmark, SuperFresh, Food Emporium and Waldbaum's supermarket chains located in the Eastern United States from January 2011 to August 2011, and Vice President and Chief Information Officer from August 2005 to January 2011. In his more than thirty years at The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Mr. Dorne held various executive positions including Vice President of Enterprise IT Application Management and Development, Vice President of Store Operations Systems and Director of Retail Support Services.

Joseph Traficanti

Mr. Joseph J. Traficanti is Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of United Natural Foods Inc., since April 2009. Prior to joining us, Mr. Traficanti served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary of PFG from November 2004 until April 2009.

David Matthews

Mr. David Allen Matthews is Senior Vice President - National Sales, President of UNFI International of United Natural Foods Inc. He has served as our Senior Vice President, National Sales, since July 2012, and President of UNFI International with responsibility for our Canadian and other international operations since September 2010. From June 2009 to September 2010 he was our President of the Eastern Region. Prior to joining us, Mr. Matthews served as President and CEO of Progressive Group Alliance ("ProGroup"), a wholly owned subsidiary of PFG from January 2007 to May 2009, as Chief Financial Officer of ProGroup from December 2004 to January 2007, and as Senior Vice President of Finance and Technology of ProGroup from July 2000 to December 2004.

Craig Smith

Mr. Craig H. Smith is Senior Vice President - National Sales and Service of United Natural Foods Inc., since September 2013. From December 2010 to August 2013, Mr. Smith served as our President of the Eastern Region. Prior to joining us, Mr. Smith was Atlantic Region President of U.S. Foodservice, a leading broadline foodservice distributor of national, private label, and signature brand items in the United States from May 2008 to December 2010. In his seventeen years at U.S. Foodservice, Mr. Smith held various executive positions including SVP Street Sales, North Region Zone President, Detroit Market President and Boston Market President. Prior to U.S. Foodservice, Mr. Smith held several positions at food service industry manufacturer and distributor Rykoff-Sexton, Inc. from 1982 until 1993.

Thomas Dziki

Mr. Thomas A. Dziki is Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resource, Sustainability Officer of United Natural Foods Inc., since August 2010. Prior to August 2010, Mr. Dziki served as our Senior Vice President of Sustainable Development since January 2010, as our Vice President of Sustainable Development since June 2009, and as National Vice President of Real Estate and Construction since August 2006. Prior to that time, Mr. Dziki had served as President of Woodstock Farms Manufacturing and Select Nutrition from December 2004 until August 2006, Corporate Vice President of Special Projects from December 2003 to November 2004 and as our Manager of Special Projects from May 2002 to December 2003. Prior to joining us, Mr. Dziki served as a private consultant to our company, our subsidiaries, Woodstock Farms Manufacturing, Earth Origins, Albert's, and our predecessor company, Cornucopia Natural Foods, Inc., from 1995 to May 2002.

Sean Griffin

Mr. Sean F. Griffin is Senior Vice President, Group President of United Natural Foods Inc. He has served as our Senior Vice President, National Distribution from January 2010 to June 2012. Prior to joining us, Mr. Griffin was East Region Broadline President of PFG. In this role he managed over ten divisions and $2 billion in sales. Previously he served as President of PFG—Springfield, MA from 2003 until 2008. He began his career with Sysco Corporation in 1986 and has held various leadership positions in the foodservice distribution industry with U.S. Foodservice, Alliant Foodservice and Sysco Corporation.

Donald McIntyre

Mr. Donald P. McIntyre is Senior Vice President - National Supply Chain and Strategy of United Natural Foods Inc., since September 2013. From July 2012 to August 2013, Mr. McIntyre served as our President of the Western Region. Prior to joining us, Mr. McIntyre served as President and CEO of Claridge Foods from March 2006 to January 2012. Mr. McIntyre also held several senior positions within subsidiaries of Sara Lee Corporation, including President and CEO of Sara Lee Coffee & Tea from April 2004 to March 2006, and CFO of Sara Lee Coffee & Tea from August 2002 to March 2004.

Ann Bates

Ms. Ann Torre Bates is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Bates, age 55, has served as a member of the board of directors of SLM Corporation and Ares Capital Corporation since 1997 and 2010, respectively, and is currently a member of each company’s audit committee. Ms. Bates also serves as director or trustee of 17 investment companies in the Franklin Templeton Group of Mutual Funds. Ms. Bates was a strategic and financial consultant from 1997 to 2012. From 1995 to 1997, Ms. Bates served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of NHP, Inc., a national real estate services firm.

Denise Clark

Ms. Denise M. Clark is an Independent Director of United Natural Foods Inc., since February 2013. Ms. Clark has served as Senior Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer for The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. since November 2012. Prior to that role, Ms. Clark served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Hasbro Inc. from October 2007 to November 2012. Ms. Clark also served at Mattel, Inc., where she was Global Chief Technology Officer and later Chief Information Officer for the Fisher Price brand between January 2000 and February 2007. Ms. Clark's previous experience includes two other consumer goods companies, Warner Music Group, formerly a division of Time Warner Inc., and Apple Inc. Ms. Clark has over 20 years of experience in the delivery of ERP, digital platforms, and innovative business transformation initiatives. She has also been a leader in change and governance programs that drive business value and success.

Gail Graham

Ms. Gail A. Graham is an Independent Director of United Natural Foods, Inc., since October 2002. Ms. Graham serves as a member of Compensation Committee. Ms. Graham has served as the General Manager of Mississippi Market Natural Foods Cooperative, a consumer owned and controlled cooperative in St. Paul, Minnesota, since October 1999. Ms. Graham served as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of Blooming Prairie Cooperative Warehouse from November 1994 until October 1998 and from November 2000 until October 2002. Ms. Graham served as the Chair of the Board of Directors of Blooming Prairie Cooperative Warehouse from November 1998 until October 2000. Ms. Graham resigned from the Board of Directors of Blooming Prairie Cooperative Warehouse in October 2002, concurrent with purchase of the cooperative and her appointment to the Board.

James Heffernan

Mr. James P. Heffernan is an Independent Director of United Natural Foods, Inc., since March 2000. Mr. Heffernan serves as Chair of Compensation Committee and as a member of Audit Committee. Mr. Heffernan has served as a Director for the New York Racing Association since November 1998. Mr. Heffernan has served as a Director of Solutia, Inc. since February 2008 and as a Director of Command Security Corp. since October 2010. Mr. Heffernan has previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of Columbia Gas System, Inc. from January 1993 until November 2000.

Peter Roy

Mr. Peter A. Roy is an Independent Director of United Natural Foods, Inc., since June 2007. Mr. Roy is a member of Nominating and Governance Committee and Compensation Committee. Mr. Roy is an entrepreneur and since 1999 has been a strategic advisor to North Castle Partners. In connection with his role as a strategic advisor to North Castle Partners, Mr. Roy served on the boards of Avalon Natural Products, Inc. and Naked Juice Company. Additionally, Mr. Roy currently serves on the board of directors of West Marine, Inc. From 1993 to 1998, Mr. Roy served as President of Whole Foods Market, Inc. and, for five years prior to that, served as President of that company's West Coast Region.

Richard Schnieders

Mr. Richard J. Schnieders is an Independent Director of United Natural Foods, Inc., since February 2, 2012. Mr. Schnieders served as a director of Sysco Corporation ("Sysco") from July 1997 through June 2009, including as executive Chairman of the Board from January 2003 through June 2009. Mr. Schnieders also previously served as Sysco's Chief Executive Officer from January 2003 through March 2009. Prior to that role, Mr. Schnieders served as Sysco's Chief Operating Officer beginning in January 2000 and as President beginning in July 2000, each through December 2002. Mr. Schnieders also served as President from July 2005 until he stepped down from that position on July 1, 2007. Since 2009, Mr. Schnieders has focused on sustainable solutions that increase access to fresh food, provide nutritional education, and empower local communities and recently co-founded a new venture to provide healthy, affordable food to underserved communities.

Basic Compensation

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Michael Funk

153,300 2,540,749

Steven Spinner

34,811 437,859

Mark Shamber

47,250 703,111

Thomas Grillea

0 0

Christopher Testa

0 0

Eric Dorne

0 0

Joseph Traficanti

6,685 162,192

David Matthews

0 0

Craig Smith

2,872 0

Thomas Dziki

0 0

Sean Griffin

3,695 92,006

Donald McIntyre

0 0

Ann Bates

0 0

Denise Clark

0 0

Gail Graham

0 0

James Heffernan

0 0

Peter Roy

0 0

Richard Schnieders

0 0
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