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Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc (PLAY.OQ)

PLAY.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stephen King

59 2006 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Brian Jenkins

55 2006 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Margo Manning

52 2016 Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President

Sean Gleason

52 2009 Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Jay Tobin

59 2006 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Kevin Bachus

48 2012 Senior Vice President - Entertainment and Game Strategy

John Mulleady

56 2012 Senior Vice President - Real Estate and Development

J. Michael Plunkett

66 2006 Senior Vice President - Purchasing and International Operations

Joe Deprospero

42 2010 Vice President - Finance

Michael Metzinger

60 2005 Vice President - Accounting, Controller

Victor Crawford

55 2016 Independent Director

Hamish Dodds

60 2017 Independent Director

Michael Griffith

60 2011 Independent Director

Jonathan Halkyard

52 2011 Independent Director

Patricia Mueller

54 2015 Independent Director

Kevin Sheehan

63 2011 Independent Director

Jennifer Storms

45 2016 Independent Director

Raphael Gross

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Stephen King

Mr. Stephen M. King is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He has served as the Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company or its subsidiaries since September 2006. From March 2006 until September 2006, Mr. King served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. From 1984 to 2006, he served in various capacities for Carlson Restaurants Worldwide Inc., a company that owns and operates casual dining restaurants worldwide, including Chief Financial Officer, Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Operating Officer and, most recently, as President and Chief Operating Officer of International.

Brian Jenkins

Mr. Brian A. Jenkins is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. He has served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since December 2006. From August 1996 until August 2006, he served in various capacities (most recently as Senior Vice President—Finance) at Six Flags, Inc., an amusement park operator. From March 1990 to August 1996, Mr. Jenkins served in various financial positions (most recently as Vice President of Corporate Planning and Business Development) with FoxMeyer Health Corporation, a wholesale pharmaceutical distributor.

Margo Manning

Ms. Margo L. Manning is Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. She served as our Senior Vice President of Human Resources from November 2010 to December 2016, our Senior Vice President of Training and Special Events from September 2006 until November 2010, our Vice President of Training and Sales from June 2005 until September 2006 and as Vice President of Management Development from September 2001 until June 2005. From December 1999 until September 2001, she served as our Assistant Vice President of Team Development, and from 1991 until December 1999, she served in various positions of increasing responsibility for us and our predecessors.

Sean Gleason

Mr. Sean Gleason is Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. Mr. Gleason was the Senior Vice President of Marketing Communications at Cadbury Schweppes where he led initiatives for brands such as Dr Pepper, 7UP and Snapple. From May 1995 until May 2005, he served in various capacities (most recently as Vice President, Advertising/Media/Brand Identity) at Pizza Hut for Yum! Brands, the world’s largest restaurant company.

Jay Tobin

Mr. Jay L. Tobin is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. He served in various capacities (most recently as Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel) at Brinker International, Inc., a company that owns and operates casual dining restaurants worldwide.

Kevin Bachus

Mr. Kevin Bachus is Senior Vice President - Entertainment and Game Strategy of the Company. He served as Chief Product Officer of Bebo, Inc., an international social networking site, from September 2010 to November 2012, Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer of IMO Entertainment LLC, from May 2009 to August 2010, Senior Vice President and Chief Architect of Virrata Games, Inc./PlayDay TV from March 2008 to April 2009, Chief Executive Officer of Uprising Studios from November 2006 to March 2008, Chief Executive Officer of Nival Interactive, Inc. from December 2005 to November 2006, Chief Executive Officer and President of Infinium Labs, Inc. from January 2004 to November 2005, Vice President of Publishing of Capital Entertainment Group, Inc. from October 2001 to September 2003, Director of Third Party Relations-Xbox of Microsoft Corporation from September 1999 to May 2001 and Group Product Manager-DirectX of Microsoft Corporation from June 1997 to September 1999.

John Mulleady

Mr. John B. Mulleady is Senior Vice President - Real Estate and Development of the Company. Mr. Mulleady had been Senior Vice President, Director of Real Estate of BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc. a leading operator of warehouse clubs in the eastern United States, from June 2008 to April 2012. Previously, Mr. Mulleady served as Vice President of Real Estate at Circuit City Stores, Inc., a consumer electronics retailer, from February 2006 to June 2008.

J. Michael Plunkett

Mr. J. Michael Plunkett is Senior Vice President - Purchasing and International Operations of the Company. He served as our Senior Vice President—Food, Beverage and Purchasing/Operations Strategy from June 2003 until June 2004 and from January 2006 until September 2006. Mr. Plunkett also served as Senior Vice President of Operations for Jillian’s from June 2004 to January 2006, as Vice President of Kitchen Operations from November 2000 until June 2003, as Vice President of Information Systems from November 1996 until November 2000 and as Vice President and Director of Training from November 1994 until November 1996. From 1982 until November 1994, he served in operating positions of increasing responsibility for us and our predecessors.

Joe Deprospero

Mr. Joe Deprospero is Vice President - Finance of the Company. He served as our Assistant Vice President of Finance from August 2006 to May 2010. Mr. DeProspero served as Director of Financial Analysis for Arby’s Restaurant Group, a company that owns and operates quick-serve sandwich restaurants, from 2005 to 2006 and for Carlson Restaurants Worldwide, Inc., a company that owns and operates casual dining restaurants worldwide, from 2001 to 2005.

Michael Metzinger

Mr. Michael J. Metzinger is Vice President - Accounting, Controller of the Company. Mr. Metzinger served in various capacities (most recently as Executive Director—Financial Reporting) at Carlson Restaurants Worldwide, Inc., a company that owns and operates casual dining restaurants worldwide.

Victor Crawford

Mr. Victor L. Crawford is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as Chief Operating Officer for the Healthcare, Education and Facilities businesses of Aramark, a leading global provider of food, facilities and uniform services to education, healthcare, business and industry, and sports, leisure and corrections clients, since September 2012. Mr. Crawford served in various capacities, most recently as President, North America, of Pepsi Beverage Company, a division of PepsiCo, Inc., from 2005 to September 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Crawford served in various capacities with Marriott International, Inc., most recently as Chief Operating Officer, Eastern Division, North American Lodging operations from 2000 to 2005. Mr. Crawford has served on our Board of Directors since August 2016. Mr. Crawford brings substantial food and beverage, distribution, hospitality, and strategic experience to our Board of Directors.

Hamish Dodds

Mr. Hamish A. Dodds is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Dodds served as President and Chief Executive Officer for Hard Rock International, an owner, operator, and franchisor of restaurants, hotels, casinos, and live music venues in over seventy countries, from 2004 until 2017. Mr. Dodds previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of CabCorp, a fully integrated beverage company in Central America, and as division president for PepsiCo Beverages covering South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Mr. Dodds is a fellow member of the Institute of Charter Management Accountants and has served in a variety of general management and financial positions for PepsiCo, The Burton Group (now Arcadia Group) in the United Kingdom, and Overseas Containers, Ltd. Mr. Dodds serves on the board of directors of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. Mr. Dodds has served on our Board of Directors since April 2017. He brings substantial hospitality, international, retail, and consumer goods experience to our Board of Directors.

Michael Griffith

Mr. Michael J. Griffith is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Griffith has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of EAT Club, Inc., the largest business-focused online lunch delivery company in the United States, since July 2016. Mr. Griffith served as Vice Chairman of Activision Blizzard, Inc., a worldwide online, personal computer, console, handheld, and mobile game publisher from March 2010 to August 2016. Previously, Mr. Griffith served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Activision Publishing, Inc., (“Activision”), prior to its merging with Blizzard Entertainment, Inc., from June 2005 to March 2010. Prior to joining Activision, Mr. Griffith served in a number of executive level positions at The Procter & Gamble Company from 1981 to 2005, including President of the Global Beverage Division from 2002 to 2005, Vice President and General Manager of Coffee Products from 1999 to 2002, and Vice President and General Manager of Fabric & Home Care—Japan and Korea and Fabric & Home Care Strategic Planning—Asia from 1997 to 1999. Mr. Griffith has served on our Board of Directors since October 2011 and serves as Chair of our Compensation Committee.

Jonathan Halkyard

Mr. Jonathan S. Halkyard is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as Chief Financial Officer of Extended Stay America Inc., the largest owner/operator of company branded hotels in North America, since January 2015. From September 2013 to January 2015, Mr. Halkyard served as Chief Operating Officer of Extended Stay America. From July 2012 to September 2013, Mr. Halkyard served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of NV Energy, Inc., a holding company providing energy services and products in Nevada, and its wholly owned utility subsidiaries, Nevada Power Company and Sierra Pacific Power Company. Mr. Halkyard served as Executive Vice President of Caesars Entertainment Corporation (formerly known as Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc.), one of the largest casino entertainment providers in the world (“Caesars”), from July 2005 until May 2012, and Chief Financial Officer from August 2006 until May 2012. Previously, Mr. Halkyard served Caesars as Treasurer from November 2003 through July 2010, Vice President from November 2002 to July 2005, Assistant General Manager-Harrah’s Las Vegas from May 2002 until November 2002 and Vice President and Assistant General Manager-Harrah’s Lake Tahoe from September 2001 to May 2002. Mr. Halkyard has served on our Board of Directors since October 2011 and serves as Chair of our Finance Committee.

Patricia Mueller

Ms. Patricia H. Mueller is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Mueller has served co-founded Mueller Retail Consulting, LLC (a company assisting retailers with branding, marketing, and interconnected retail strategies) in June 2016. From February 2011 to May 2016, she served as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of The Home Depot, Inc. (the world’s largest home improvement retailer). Ms. Mueller served as Vice President, Advertising of The Home Depot, Inc. from September 2009 to February 2011. Ms. Mueller also served on the board of The Home Depot Foundation. Ms. Mueller previously served as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Advertising of The Sports Authority, Inc. from September 2006 to August 2009, Vice President of Advertising of American Signature, Inc. from September 2004 to August 2006 and held senior roles with Value Vision, Inc./ShopNBC from 1999 to 2004, including Senior Vice President TV Sales & Promotions, Senior Vice President Strategic Development and Senior Vice President Marketing & Programming.

Kevin Sheehan

Mr. Kevin M. Sheehan is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Scientific Games Corporation since August 2016. From February 2015 to June 2016, Mr. Sheehan was the John J. Phelan, Jr. Distinguished Professor in the Robert B. Willumstad School of Business at Adelphi University. Mr. Sheehan served as President of NCL Corporation Ltd., a leading global cruise line operator (“Norwegian”), from August 2010 through January 2015 (and previously from August 2008 through March 2009) and Chief Executive Officer of Norwegian from November 2008 through January 2015. Mr. Sheehan also served as Chief Financial Officer of Norwegian from November 2007 until September 2010. Before joining Norwegian, Mr. Sheehan spent two and one-half years consulting to private equity firms including Cerberus Capital Management LP (2006-2007) and Clayton Dubilier & Rice (2005-2006). From August 2005 to January 2008, Mr. Sheehan served on the faculty of Adelphi University as Distinguished Visiting Professor—Accounting, Finance and Economics. Prior to that, Mr. Sheehan served a nine-year career with Cendant Corporation, most recently serving as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of its Vehicle Services Division (including global responsibility for Avis Rent A Car, Budget Rent A Car, Budget Truck, PHH Fleet Management and Wright Express). Mr. Sheehan serves on the Board of Directors, as Chairman of the Audit Committee, and as a member of the Compensation Committee of New Media Investment Group Inc. (one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the United States) and serves on the Board of Directors of Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (an owner and operator of full-service restaurants and a leading producer and distributor of refrigerated and frozen foods). Mr. Sheehan has served on our Board of Directors since October 2011 and is the Chair of our Audit Committee.

Jennifer Storms

Ms. Jennifer Storms is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Storms has served as Chief Marketing Officer for NBC Sports Group, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information, since October 2015. Ms. Storms served in various capacities, most recently as Senior Vice President, Global Sports Marketing, of PepsiCo, Inc. from 2011 to 2015. Prior to that, Ms. Storms served as Senior Vice President, Sports Marketing of PepsiCo-owned Gatorade from 2009 to 2011 and served in various marketing and programming leadership positions at Turner Broadcasting System/Turner Sports, most recently as Senior Vice President, Sports Programming and Marketing, from 1995 to 2009.

Raphael Gross