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Pinnacle Foods Inc (PF.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Roger Deromedi

62 2016 Independent Chairman of the Board, Lead Director

Mark Clouse

48 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Craig Steeneck

59 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Mary DeNooyer

46 2013 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Michael Barkley

50 2015 Executive Vice President - Meals and Sides and Chief Marketing Officer

Michael Maggs

65 2013 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Michael Allen

55 2016 Executive Vice President and President - Boulder

Christopher Boever

49 2011 Executive Vice President, Chief Customer Officer

Mark Schiller

55 2015 President - North division, Executive Vice President

D. Michael Wittman

55 2015 Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer

Ann Fandozzi

45 Independent Director

Mark Jung

55 2015 Independent Director

Jane Nielsen

53 2014 Independent Director

Muktesh Pant

62 2014 Independent Director

Raymond Silcock

66 Independent Director

Ioannis Skoufalos

59 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Roger Deromedi

Mr. Roger K. Deromedi serves as an Independent Chairman and Lead Director of the Board of the Company since March 2016. He previously served as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board from 2009 to March 2016, and he also served as a member of the Compensation Committee from 2009 to September 2015. Previously, Mr. Deromedi was Executive Chairman of the Board from 2007 until 2009. Prior thereto, Mr. Deromedi served as Chief Executive Officer of Kraft Foods Inc. from December 2003 to June 2006. Prior to that, Mr. Deromedi was co-Chief Executive Officer, Kraft Foods Inc. and President and Chief Executive Officer of Kraft Foods International since 2001. Mr. Deromedi was President and Chief Executive Officer of Kraft Foods International from 1999 to 2001 and previously held a series of increasingly responsible positions since joining General Foods, Kraft’s predecessor company, in 1977. Mr. Deromedi previously served as an Executive Advisor (Independent Contractor) to Blackstone in the Consumer Goods Sector from July 2013 to July 2015. Mr. Deromedi is Vice-Chairman of the Rainforest Alliance, on the Board of Directors of the Joffrey Ballet, and on the Board of Trustees of the Field Museum of Natural History. Mr. Deromedi earned an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts in economics and mathematics from Vanderbilt University.

Mark Clouse

Mr. Mark A. Clouse serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company., effective 23 May 2016 and May 25, 2016 respectively. From January 2016 to May 2016, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at Mondelez International, Inc. He previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Growth Officer from July 2014 until December 2015 and Executive Vice President and President, North America from October 2012 to March 2015. He was President of the Snacks and Confectionery business in North America from June 2011 to October 2012, Senior Vice President of the Biscuits Global Category Team from October 2010 to June 2011, Managing Director of Kraft Foods Brazil from January 2008 to September 2010 and President of Kraft Foods Greater China from January 2006 to January 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Clouse held various positions of increasing responsibility around the world. During Mr. Clouse’s 20-year tenure at Kraft Foods Inc. and the subsequent spin-off of Mondelez, Mr. Clouse held a broad range of leadership positions involving iconic brands such as Oreo, Nabisco, Cadbury and Trident, oversaw the company’s commercial execution for all of its five geographic regions, as well as the global sales function, was responsible for the company’s growth strategy and oversaw key areas such as corporate strategy, global marketing, global sales, and research, development and quality. Mr. Clouse is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, with a degree in economics.

Craig Steeneck

Mr. Craig D. Steeneck CPA, serves as the Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Steeneck oversees our financial operations, treasury, tax, investor relations, corporate development and information technology. From June 2005 to July 2007, Mr. Steeneck served as Executive Vice President, Supply Chain Finance and IT, where he helped redesign the supply chain to generate savings and improved financial performance. From April 2003 to June 2005, Mr. Steeneck served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of Cendant Timeshare Resort Group (now Wyndham Worldwide), playing key roles in wide-scale organization of internal processes and staff management. From March 2001 to April 2003, Mr. Steeneck served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Resorts Condominiums International (now Wyndham Worldwide) From October 1999 to February 2001, he was the Chief Financial Officer of International Home Foods Inc. Mr. Steeneck is a member of the Board of Directors of Freshpet, Inc. since November 2014, and serves as Chairman of its Audit Committee. Mr. Steeneck is a member of the Board of Directors of Hostess Brands Inc. since November 2016, and he serves as Chairman of its Audit Committee. Mr. Steeneck is an honors graduate of the University of Rhode Island.

Mary DeNooyer

Ms. Mary Beth DeNooyer serves as the Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. As Chief Human Resources Officer, Ms. DeNooyer leads all human resources responsibilities throughout the Company including organizational development, recruitment and talent management, training, compensation and benefits, employee relations, diversity and communications. From April 2011 through June 2012, Ms. DeNooyer served as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, in addition to her role as head of Compensation and Benefits, for the division of Sara Lee which was later spun-off as Hillshire Brands. From March 2010 to April 2011, Ms. DeNooyer served as Senior Vice President, Compensation and Benefits at Sara Lee. Ms. DeNooyer held Human Resources leadership positions at The Pepsi Bottling Group from 1998 to 2010 and General Mills from 1994 to 1998. Ms. DeNooyer holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Drexel University and a Master’s Degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.

Michael Barkley

Mr. Michael Barkley serves as Executive Vice President - Meals and Sides and Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. He oversees the Meals and Sides category team and channels marketing. Additionally, Mr. Barkley's responsibilities as Chief Marketing Officer include strengthening and harmonizing the Company’s marketing across the business teams, overseeing agency relationships and developing marketing talent. From December 2013 to December 2015, Mr. Barkley served as the Company’s Senior Vice President and General Manager Meals and Sides. Prior to joining Pinnacle, Mr. Barkley served as Vice President and General Manager of Healthy Beverages, Vice President Simple Meals and Vice President Ready to Serve Soup at Campbell Soup Company from 2008 to 2013. Prior to joining Campbell, Mr. Barkley led consumer health brands in various Vice President and General Manager roles at Johnson & Johnson and Bristol-Meyers Squibb. Mr. Barkley holds a B.S. degree from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina.

Michael Maggs

Mr. Michael Maggs Sr. serves as the Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Previously, Mr. Maggs served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since Pinnacle’s inception in 2001. Mr. Maggs oversees all legal and corporate secretary activities at Pinnacle. He was associated with affiliates of CDM Investor Group LLC from 1993 until 2007. Prior to his involvement with Pinnacle, Mr. Maggs held the same position with International Home Foods Inc. from November 1996 to December 2000. From 1993 to 1996, Mr. Maggs was employed with Stella Foods, Inc. as Vice President and General Counsel. Prior to that time, he was engaged in the private practice of law in Virginia and New York. Mr. Maggs is a graduate of Niagara University and received his Juris Doctor from George Mason University Law School.

Michael Allen

Mr. Michael Allen is the Executive Vice President and President - Boulder of the Company. In this role, he leads Pinnacle’s Boulder segment of brands. Mr. Allen joined Pinnacle Foods with 20 years of experience in the food industry, including focus in the natural, organic and health-forward channels. Before Pinnacle, Mr. Allen held the role of President, Morning Foods Division at the Kellogg Company and he also served as President, Frozen Foods Division from February 2009 to July 2013. Mr. Allen joined the Kellogg Company in 1997 and progressed through various leadership roles in marketing, innovation and general management. Mr. Allen holds a degree in Communications from Centennial College in Toronto.

Christopher Boever

Mr. Christopher J. Boever serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Customer Officer of the Company. He oversees the sales force and broker organization for Pinnacle’s U.S. organization. From June 2007 to December 2011, Mr. Boever worked at ConAgra Foods, Inc., most recently serving as Senior Vice President Sales, leading the sales organization for the Consumer Division. At ConAgra he advanced through positions of increasing responsibility including strategy, planning and operations across a portfolio of frozen, grocery, refrigerated and snack food brands. From January 1991 to June 2007, Mr. Boever worked in various headquarters and field positions at Hormel Foods. Mr. Boever holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater.

Mark Schiller

Mr. Mark L. Schiller serves as the Executive Vice President, President - North America Retail of the Company. Mr. Schiller oversees the management of all of the Company’s retail brands and private label, excluding brands within the Boulder segment and snack business. From May 2013 to December 2014, Mr. Schiller served as Executive Vice President and President Birds Eye Frozen Division. From June 2010 to May 2013, Mr. Schiller served as Executive Vice President and President Duncan Hines Grocery Division. From March 2002 to April 2010, Mr. Schiller worked at PepsiCo as Senior Vice President of Frito Lay New Ventures, President of Quaker Foods and Snacks North America, and Senior Vice President and General Manager of Frito Lay Convenience Foods Division. From 1998 to 2002, Mr. Schiller was Chief Operating Officer and Co-President of Tutor Time Learning Systems, Inc. From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Schiller served as President of Valley Recreation Products, Inc. Mr. Schiller began his career at the Quaker Oats Company in 1985 where he progressed through a number of marketing, sales and supply chain roles. Mr. Schiller holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Tulane University and an MBA from Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

D. Michael Wittman

Mr. D. Michael Wittman serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer of the Company. In his role, Mr. Wittman has overall corporate responsibility for the end-to-end supply chain, including procurement, manufacturing, customer service, warehousing and distribution. Additionally, Mr. Wittman oversees Pinnacle's food quality and safety programs. From December 2008 to October 2015, Mr. Wittman served as Vice President of Supply Chain for Mars Chocolate North America where he was responsible for the supply chain for the confectionery business. Prior to Mars, Mr. Wittman spent over 25 years within the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, including leadership roles in J&J Consumer Companies and McNeil Consumer Products. Mr. Wittman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas.

Ann Fandozzi

Ms. Ann Fandozzi serves as an Independent Director of Pinnacle Foods Inc. She is Chief Executive Officer of ABRA Auto Body & Glass and she has served in that position since October 2016. ABRA is a leading provider of vehicle repair services specializing in collision repair, paintless dent removal, and auto glass repair and replacement. Prior to this role, Ms. Fandozzi served as President & Chief Executive Officer of Ride and vRide, a ride sharing platform that offers commuters an economical and stress-free way to work, from June 2012 to October 2016. From 2007 to 2012, Ms. Fandozzi served in senior management positions with Whirlpool Corporation. Her most recent role was Corporate Vice President of the Global e-business, Direct to Consumer and Sears/Kenmore units. Previously, Ms. Fandozzi served at DaimlerChrysler Corporation as Global Executive Director of Family Vehicles from 2002 to 2007. Ms. Fandozzi’s previous experience also includes roles at Ford Motor Company, McKinsey and Company, Wharton Financial Institutions Center and Lockheed Martin. Ms. Fandozzi received her MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, her MSE in Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and her BE in Computer Engineering from the Stevens Institute of Technology.

Mark Jung

Mr. Mark A. Jung serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is currently the Executive Chairman of Accela, Inc. and he has served in that position since March 2017. Accela, Inc. is a leading provider of cloud-based productivity and civic engagement solutions for government. From August 2016 to March 2017, Mr. Jung served as Chairman and Acting CEO of Accela, Inc. Mr. Jung served as Chairman of Accela, Inc. from March 2016 to August 2016. Mr. Jung also currently serves as a consultant to ABRY Partners, a private equity firm, since March 2015. From May 2013 to March 2015, Mr. Jung served as Executive Chairman of OL2, Inc., a leading cloud solutions provider for gaming and graphics-rich applications. From February 2012 to May 2013, Mr. Jung served as an Operating Partner at Khosla Ventures, LLC, a private venture capital fund. From December 2008 to January 2012, Mr. Jung was an independent board member and advisor to a variety of technology companies. Mr. Jung currently serves as a member of the board of directors of DataXu, Inc., a software developer for online marketing; InMar, Inc., a provider of coupon processing and logistics services; Interviewstreet Incorporation (which is also known as HackerRank), a technical recruiting platform company; Lett.rs, LLC, a mobile social media platform provider. Mr. Jung holds a BS in engineering from Princeton University and an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Jane Nielsen

Ms. Jane Hamilton Nielsen serves as an Independent Director of Pinnacle Foods Inc., effective March 10, 2014. She has been the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ralph Lauren Corporation since September 2016. Ralph Lauren Corporation is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products. Prior to Ralph Lauren, Ms. Nielsen was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Coach, Inc. from September 2011 to August 2016. Ms. Nielsen joined Coach, Inc. from PepsiCo, Inc., where from 2009 until September 2011, she was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PepsiCo Beverages Americas and the Global Nutrition Group, with combined revenues of $17 billion. In her role, Ms. Nielsen was responsible for all financial management including financial reporting, performance management, capital allocation and strategic planning. From 1996 to 2009, Ms. Nielsen held successively senior roles in finance with PepsiCo, Inc., as well as with Pepsi Bottling Group, including in the areas of Mergers & Integration, Investor Relations and Strategic Planning. From 1990 until joining PepsiCo, Inc. in 1996, Ms. Nielsen was with Marakon Associates, a global strategy consulting firm, and began her career in 1986 at Credit Suisse First Boston as an analyst. Ms. Nielsen has a BA in Economics from Smith College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Muktesh Pant

Mr. Muktesh Pant serves as Independent Director of the Company., effective December 10, 2014. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Yum! Restaurants China since August 2015. Yum! Restaurants China operates a chain of restaurants, pizza huts, and pizza hut delivery stores. From January 2014 to August 2015, Mr. Pant served as Chief Executive Officer of KFC, a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. From 2005 to 2014, Mr. Pant held a number of senior leadership positions with Yum! Brands, Inc., including as CEO of Yum! Restaurants International, President of Global Branding for Yum! Brands, President and Chief Marketing Officer for Yum! Restaurants International, Global Chief Concept Officer for Yum! Brands and President of Taco Bell International. Mr. Pant worked in various capacities at Reebok from 1994 to 2004, including as Chief Marketing Officer from 2001 to 2004. Mr. Pant also worked at PepsiCo from 1992 to 1994 in PepsiCo’s India startup. Mr. Pant built a foundation in marketing and international business with 15 years in various executive capacities at Unilever in India and the United Kingdom from 1976 to 1992. Mr. Pant holds a Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology.

Raymond Silcock

Mr. Raymond P. Silcock serves as an Independent Director of Pinnacle Foods Inc. He is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CTI Foods since June 2016. CTI Foods is a culinary-driven company that offers a diverse range of custom food solutions to the foodservice industry. Prior to this role, Mr. Silcock served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Diamond Foods Inc. from June 2013 to March 2016. Previously, Mr. Silcock was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company following its emergence from bankruptcy in March 2012 until February 2013 and was the Head of Finance from December 2011 to March 2012. From December 2009 to December 2011, he was an independent management consultant with clients including The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company and Palm Ventures LLC. From July 2007 to April 2009, Mr. Silcock was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of UST Inc. Before joining UST Inc., Mr. Silcock was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Swift & Company from 2006 to 2007 and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cott Corporation from 1998 to 2005. Earlier in his career, Mr. Silcock held various positions at Campbell Soup Company, where he worked from 1979 to 1997, culminating in Vice President, Finance for the Bakery and Confectionary Division. Mr. Silcock is an Advisory Partner with Alliance Consumer Growth, a private equity company. Mr. Silcock holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Cost & Management Accountants (United Kingdom).

Ioannis Skoufalos

Mr. Ioannis Skoufalos serves as Independent Director of Pinnacle Foods Inc., effective September 16, 2015. He is the Global Product Supply Officer of The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) and he has served in that position since 2011. P&G serves consumers around the world with one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands. Since joining P&G in 1984, Mr. Skoufalos has held roles of increasing responsibility in engineering, manufacturing and product supply in various global geographies. Mr. Skoufalos also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the National Association of Manufacturers and on the Board of Trustees for The Manufacturing Institute. Mr. Skoufalos holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Leeds University (UK) and a Master of Science in Food Engineering from Leeds University.

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