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Hawkins Inc (HWKN.OQ)

HWKN.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John McKeon

73 2005 Independent Chairman of the Board

Patrick Hawkins

47 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jeffrey Oldenkamp

45 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer

Richard Erstad

54 2008 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Daniel Stauber

56 2018 Vice President — Health and Nutrition and Director

Thomas Keller

58 2012 Vice President - Water Treatment Group

Steven Matthews

47 2013 Vice President - Operations

Theresa Moran

55 2017 Vice President- Purchasing, Logistics and Sales Support

John Sevenich

60 2000 Vice President - Industrial Group

James Faulconbridge

50 2006 Independent Director

Duane Jergenson

71 1996 Independent Director

Mary Schumacher

61 2012 Independent Director

James Thompson

67 2009 Independent Director

Jeffrey Wright

55 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

John McKeon

Mr. John S. McKeon is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Hawkins Inc. Mr. McKeon served as President and Chief Operating Officer of ConAgra Foods, Inc. Venture Development Group from 2003 to 2005; President and Chief Operating Officer of ConAgra Foods Snack Group (formerly Golden Valley Microwave Foods, Inc.) from 1993 to 2003; President of McKeon Associates, Inc. (corporate finance consulting) from 1991 to 1993; and, Vice President of Northstar Industries, Inc. from 1976 to 1990. His extensive experience in management, manufacturing and corporate finance, along with his knowledge of our company and our business, is valuable in formulating and executing our business plans and growth strategies.

Patrick Hawkins

Mr. Patrick H. Hawkins serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Hawkins Inc. He has held the position of President since March 2010. He joined the Company in 1992 and served as the Business Director - Food and Pharmaceuticals, a position he held from 2009 to 2010. Previously he served as Business Manager - Food and Co-Extrusion Products from 2007 to 2009 and Sales Representative - Food Ingredients from 2002 to 2007. He previously served the Company in various other capacities, including Plant Manager, Quality Director and Technical Director.

Jeffrey Oldenkamp

Mr. Jeffrey Paul Oldenkamp is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer of the Hawkins Inc effective early June of 2017. Prior to joining Hawkins, Mr. Oldenkamp was with MTS Systems Corporation, a supplier of high-performance test systems and sensors, where he served as Chief Financial Officer since January 2015 and Vice President of Finance for the MTS Test business from January 2014 to January 2015, and with Nilfisk-Advance, Inc., a global manufacturer of professional cleaning equipment, where he served as Americas Operations Chief Financial Officer and Vice President from January 2012 to January 2014.

Richard Erstad

Mr. Richard G. Erstad is a Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Hawkins Inc. He was General Counsel and Secretary of BUCA, Inc., a restaurant company, from 2005 to 2008. Mr. Erstad had previously been an attorney with the corporate group of Faegre & Benson LLP, a law firm, from 1996 to 2005, where his practice focused on securities law and mergers and acquisitions. He is a member of the Minnesota Bar.

Daniel Stauber

Mr. Daniel J. Stauber is a Vice President — Health and Nutrition and Director of the Hawkins Inc. Mr. Stauber was named Vice President of our Health and Nutrition Group and President of Stauber Performance Ingredients, Inc, (“Stauber”), a wholly owned subsidiary of the company, in February 2018 and prior to that had served as Chief Brand Officer for Stauber since our acquisition of Stauber in December 2015; Chief Executive Officer of Stauber from 1998 until its acquisition in December 2015; President from 1994 to 1998 and various other positions with Stauber from 1984 to 1994. His extensive knowledge of the health and nutrition industry is valuable in formulating and executing our business plans and growth strategies for this new segment of our business.

Thomas Keller

Mr. Thomas J. Keller is a Vice President - Water Treatment Group of Hawkins Inc. Prior to attaining this position, Mr. Keller held various positions since joining the Company in 1980, most recently as its Water Treatment General Manager, a position he held since June 2011. Previously, Mr. Keller served as a Regional Manager of the Water Treatment Group from 2002 to 2011.

Steven Matthews

Mr. Steven D. Matthews II serves as Vice President - Operations of Hawkins Inc in December 2013. He was a Regional General Manager in the Paperboard Converting Division of Newark Recycled Paperboard Solutions, a producer of recycled paperboard, from 2012 to 2013. Previously, he spent a total of fifteen years during two different periods at General Electric in a variety of engineering, Six Sigma, supply chain and plant leadership positions in the Plastics, Aircraft Engines, Lighting and Water divisions. From 2005-2008, he was a Corporate Supply Chain Engagement Leader with Ingersoll Rand, a global diversified industrial company.

Theresa Moran

Ms. Theresa R. Moran is a Vice President -Purchasing, Logistics and Sales Support of Hawkins Inc. Since joining the Company in 1981, Ms. Moran has served the Company in a variety of positions, including Administration Operations Manager from 1999 to 2007, Director - Process Improvement from 2007 until 2010 and most recently as Vice President - Quality and Support, a position she held from 2010 until her current role.

John Sevenich

Mr. John R. Sevenich is a Vice President - Industrial Group of Hawkins Inc. He was the Business Unit Manager of Manufacturing from 1998 to 2000 and was a Sales Representative with the Company from 1989 to 1998.

James Faulconbridge

Mr. James A. Faulconbridge is an Independent Director of Hawkins Inc. Mr. Faulconbridge has been President of Karges-Faulconbridge, Inc. since 2006, an engineering and technical services firm that services a broad variety of industries, including the ethanol industry. His background provides the company with technical expertise and insight into ethanol and other industries we serve.

Duane Jergenson

Mr. Duane M. Jergenson is an Independent Director of Hawkins Inc. Mr. Jergenson served as Vice President of Operations of Taylor Corporation from 1985 to 1999 and held various other positions with Taylor Corporation from 1966 to 1985. His operations management experience with Taylor Corporation, one of the largest privately held companies in the United States, provides valuable perspective and insight as our company seeks and implements growth opportunities.

Mary Schumacher

Ms. Mary J. Schumacher is an Independent Director of Hawkins, Inc. Ms. Schumacher served as Chief Operating Officer of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity from 2010 to 2016; Senior Vice President and General Manager at Andersen Corporation from 2008 to 2010 and Senior Vice President, Research, Technology, Quality and Engineering from 2003 to 2008; various positions at Ecolab Inc. from 1992 to 2003; and, various positions at The Pillsbury Company from 1979 to 1992. Ms. Schumacher holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Minnesota, and has extensive knowledge of the chemical industry and valuable experience in research and development, quality and business development.

James Thompson

Mr. James T. Thompson is an Independent Director of Hawkins Inc. Mr. Thompson served as Executive Vice President - Commercial of The Mosaic Company from 2004 to 2007, and held various positions at Cargill, Inc. from 1974 to 2004, most recently as President of Cargill Steel from 1996 to 2004. His experience with major manufacturing and commodity companies is valuable to us in our commodity chemicals business.

Jeffrey Wright

Mr. Jeffrey L. Wright is an Independent Director of Hawkins Inc. Mr. Wright served as Chief Financial Officer of G&K Services from 1999 to 2014, Executive Vice President and Director from 2009 to 2014, Senior Vice President from 2004 to 2009, and Treasurer and Secretary from 1999 to 2003; Treasurer at BMC Industries, Inc. from 1998 to 1999 and Controller from 1996 to 1998; various positions at Employee Benefit Plans, Inc. from 1993 to 1996; and was employed by Arthur Andersen & Co. from 1984 to 1993. His extensive public company finance and audit experience provides us with valuable financial and accounting experience as well as public company board experience.

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