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United Natural Foods Inc (UNFI.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Funk

61 2008 Chairman of the Board

Steven Spinner

56 2008 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael Zechmeister

48 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer

Christopher Testa

45 2012 President - Woodstock Farms Manufacturing and Blue Marble Brands

Sean Griffin

56 2014 Chief Operating Officer

Eric Dorne

54 2011 Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Joseph Traficanti

64 2009 Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Craig Smith

56 2014 Senior Vice President- National Sales and Service and President of Eastern Region

Thomas Dziki

54 2010 Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resource, Sustainability Officer

James Heffernan

69 2015 Lead Independent Director

Eric Artz

47 2015 Independent Director

Ann Bates

58 2013 Independent Director

Denise Clark

57 2013 Independent Director

Gail Graham

64 2002 Independent Director

Peter Roy

59 2007 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 has served as Chair of the Board since September 2008, a position which he also held from January 2003 to December 2003, and has been a member of the Board since February 1996. Mr. Funk served as our 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 our Chief Executive Officer from December 1999 until December 2002 and as our 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., now known as United Natural Foods West, Inc., one of our 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.

Michael Zechmeister

Mr. Michael P. Zechmeister has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer of the Company., effective effective mid-October, 2015. He has been served as Senior Vice President of Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Zechmeister served as Vice President, Finance Yoplait USA of General Mills, Inc. (“General Mills”) since 2012. Mr. Zechmeister previously had served as General Mills’ Vice President and Treasurer from 2010 to 2012, as Vice President, Finance for General Mills’ US Retail Sales from 2007 to 2010 and Vice President, Finance for General Mills’ Pillsbury Division from 2005 to 2007.

Christopher Testa

Mr. Christopher P. Testa is President, Woodstock Farms Manufacturing 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.

Sean Griffin

Mr. Sean F. Griffin is Chief Operating Officer of United Natural Foods Inc. Mr. Griffin previously served as our Senior Vice President, Group President from June 2012 to September 2014 and 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. 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.

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.

Craig Smith

Mr. Craig H. Smith is Senior Vice President- National Sales and Service and President, Eastern Region 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 Senior Vice President 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.

James Heffernan

Mr. James P. Heffernan is an Lead Independent Director of United Natural Foods, Inc., since March 2000. has served as a member of the Board since March 2000. Mr. Heffernan serves as Lead Independent Director, Chair of the Compensation Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Heffernan has served as a Director of Command Security Corp. since October 2010 and as a Director of Quinpario Acquisition Corp. since August 2013. Mr. Heffernan previously served as Vice Chairman and Trustee of the New York Racing Association from November 1998 until 2012, a member of the Board of Directors of Solutia, Inc. from February 2008 until July 2012, and a member of the Board of Directors of Columbia Gas System, Inc. from January 1993 until November 2000.

Eric Artz

Mr. Eric F. Artz CPA is Director of Company., effective as of October 1, 2015. Mr. Artz has served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Recreational Equipment, Inc. (“REI”) since May 2012 and as Chief Operating Officer since August 2014. Prior to that role, Mr. Artz served as Chief Financial Officer for Urban Outfitters, Inc. from February 2010 to April 2012. From August 1992 until January 2010, Mr. Artz served in various positions of increasing responsibility at VF Corporation.

Ann Bates

Ms. Ann Torre Bates is an Independent Director of the Company since October 2013. Ms. Bates serves as the chair of the Audit Committee and is a member of the Compensation Committee. Ms. Bates has served as a member of the board of directors of Navient Corporation since April 30, 2014. She served on the board of directors of Navient's predecessor, SLM Corporation, since 1997. Ms. Bates has also served as a member of the board of Ares Capital Corporation since 2010, and held a directorship at Allied Capital Corporation until it was acquired by Ares Capital Corporation in 2010. 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 a member of the Board since February 2013. Ms. Clark is a member of the Compensation Committee. 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. .

Gail Graham

Ms. Gail A. Graham is an Independent Director of United Natural Foods, Inc., since October 2002. 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 our purchase of the cooperative and her appointment to the Board.

Peter Roy

Mr. Peter A. Roy is an Independent Director of United Natural Foods, Inc., since June 2007. Mr. Roy has served as a member of the Board since June 2007. Mr. Roy serves as Chair of the Nominating and Governance 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. 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. Mr. Roy's experience as the President of Whole Foods Market, Inc. allows him to provide the Board essential insight and guidance into the day-to-day operations of natural and organic products retailers, including a key customer of ours.

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