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SpartanNash Co (SPTN.OQ)

SPTN.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Dennis Eidson

63 2017 Chairman of the Board

David Staples

54 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Mark Shamber

2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Yvonne Trupiano

38 2016 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

Larry Pierce

62 2014 Executive Vice President - Merchandising and Marketing

Kathleen Mahoney

62 2017 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary and President - MDV Military Division

Theodore Adornato

63 2013 Executive Vice President - Retail Operations

Edward Brunot

53 2013 Executive Vice President, President - MDV

Tom Lee

2017 Senior Vice President - Supply Chain

Tammy Hurley

51 2016 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President - Finance

David Couch

66 2013 Chief Information Officer, Vice President

Timothy O'Donovan

72 2015 Lead Independent Director

M. Shan Atkins

60 2003 Independent Director

Mickey Foret

71 2013 Independent Director

Frank Gambino

63 2003 Independent Director

Douglas Hacker

61 2013 Independent Director

Yvonne Jackson

67 2010 Independent Director

Elizabeth Nickels

54 2000 Independent Director

Hawthorne Proctor

70 2013 Independent Director

William Voss

63 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Dennis Eidson

Mr. Dennis Eidson is Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is no longer Chief Executive Officer of the Company, with effect from May 23, 2017. He has been a director of SpartanNash since October 2007, Chief Executive Officer since October 2008, President of SpartanNash since October 2007, and was our Chief Operating Officer from February 2007 to October 2008, and our Executive Vice President Marketing and Merchandising from March 2003 to February 2007. Prior to joining SpartanNash, Mr. Eidson served as the Divisional President and Chief Executive Officer of A&P’s Midwest region from October 2000 to July 2002, as the Executive Vice President Sales and Merchandising of A&P’s Midwest region from March 2000 to October 2000, and as the Vice President of Merchandising of A&P’s Farmer Jack division from June 1997 to March 2000.

David Staples

Mr. David M. Staples has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director of the Company, with effect from May 23, 2017. He has served as Executive Vice President Chief Operating Officer since March 2015. Prior to his promotion, Mr. Staples served as Executive Vice President since November 2000 and Chief Financial Officer since January 2000. Mr. Staples also served as Vice President Finance from January 2000 to November 2000. Mr. Staples oversees the Company’s Food Distribution, Retail, and Military segments. In addition, he oversees information technology, real estate, finance, treasury, and risk management. From December 1998 to January 2000, Mr. Staples served as Divisional Vice President Strategic Planning and Reporting of Kmart Corporation and from June 1997 to December 1998 he served as Divisional Vice President Accounting Operations. He is a certified public accountant.

Mark Shamber

Mr. Mark E. Shamber is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company, effective September 11, 2017. Mr. Shamber previously served as CFO for United Natural Foods, Inc., a specialty and organic food distributor (Nasdaq: UNFI). Following his departure from UNFI at the end of 2015, Mark has been working as an independent consultant and serving as the Vice Chairman, Board of Directors of Day Kimball Healthcare, Inc. Earlier in his career, Mr. Shamber worked in the audit practice of Ernst & Young, and in the finance department of Reebok International.

Yvonne Trupiano

Ms. Yvonne S. Trupiano is Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company, effective October 3, 2016. She served as Vice President Human Resources for Avis Budget Group, a global vehicle rental provider, from February 2013 until October 2016. She originally joined Avis Budget Group in 2006 and served in positions of increasing responsibility.

Larry Pierce

Mr. Larry Pierce is Executive Vice President - Merchandising and Marketing of the Company, since July 2014. He served in that position on an interim basis from August 2013 to July 2014. From 2008 to 2014, Mr. Pierce was the Vice President Center Store Merchandising for SpartanNash. Mr. Pierce joined the Company in 2008 after serving in a variety of positions with Coca-Cola Enterprises, including Vice President of Sales for the Supermarket, Mass and Convenience channels.

Kathleen Mahoney

Ms. Kathleen M. Mahoney is re designated as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary and President - MDV Military Division of the Company effective May 31, 2017. She previously served as Executive Vice President General Counsel from the Merger to November 2015. Ms. Mahoney oversees the Company’s legal, aviation, corporate communications, community development, and government relations functions. Prior to the Merger, Ms. Mahoney served as Executive Vice President General Counsel and Secretary for Nash Finch, where she oversaw legal, aviation, risk management, asset protection, safety, environmental, and insurance procurement and claims management. Ms. Mahoney served in several executive and managerial positions with Nash Finch since joining the company in 2004. Prior to working at Nash Finch, she was the Managing Partner of the St. Paul office of Larson King, LLP. Previously, she spent 13 years with the law firm of Oppenheimer, Wolff & Donnelly, LLP, where she served in a number of capacities including Chair of the Labor and Employment Practice Group and Managing Partner of the St. Paul office. Ms. Mahoney served as Special Assistant Attorney General in the Minnesota Attorney General’s office for six years. She clerked for the Honorable Douglas K. Amdahl, Minnesota Supreme Court Justice and the Honorable Neal P. McCurn, United States District Court Judge for the Northern District of New York.

Theodore Adornato

Mr. Theodore C. Adornato is Executive Vice President - Retail Operations of the Company. Mr. Adornato served as Executive Vice President Wholesale Operations, as part of an effort to promote a greater exchange of knowledge and perspective between the Company’s retail and distribution operations, and provide new leadership opportunities for members of its executive team. Before joining the Company, Mr. Adornato served as Regional Vice President of Tops Markets, L.L.C., Eastern Region, a subsidiary of Royal Ahold, from 1998 to 2003. Previously, Mr. Adornato held various management positions with Tops Markets and Acme Markets, Inc.

Edward Brunot

Mr. Edward L. Brunot is Executive Vice President, President - MDV of the Company. Mr. Brunot served with Nash Finch as Executive Vice President and President and Chief Operating Officer of MDV since March 2012. Mr. Brunot served as Nash Finch’s Senior Vice President and President and Chief Operating Officer of MDV from February 2009 to March 2012. Mr. Brunot joined Nash Finch in July 2006 as Senior Vice President, Military. Mr. Brunot previously served as Senior Vice President, Operations for AmeriCold Logistics, LLC from December 2002 to May 2006, where he was responsible for 29 distribution facilities in the Western Region. Before that, Mr. Brunot was Vice President of Operations for CS Integrated from 1999 to 2002. Mr. Brunot served as a Captain in the United States Army and holds a BS degree from the United States Military Academy, West Point and an MS degree from the University of Scranton.

Tom Lee

Mr. Tom Lee is Senior Vice President - Supply Chain of the Company. He will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies for supply chain management, with a focus on enhancing and expanding the company's network to support customers' growth initiatives while improving efficiency and reducing cost. Mr. Lee will oversee SpartanNash's supply chain, logistics, transportation and inventory management departments, From 2015 to 2017, Mr. Lee served as Vice President, Merchandising Operations, U.S. e-Commerce for Walmart. In the role, he built out supply chain and merchandising operational functions for the global e-commerce division, overseeing the planning and replenishment for both owned and drop-ship vendors with more than 10,000 suppliers and 26 million unique SKUs across a $1 billion inventory. Prior to that, Mr. Lee served as Vice President, Supply Chain Innovations, Global e-Commerce for Walmart. He has also held supply chain leadership positions for Henry Schein and Office Depot and has been a senior-level consultant for both Ernst & Young and KPMG. Mr. Lee holds a master's degree in executive managerial business administration from Vanderbilt University and a bachelor's degree in economics from Emory University.

Tammy Hurley

Ms. Tammy R Hurley is Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President - Finance of the Company. Ms. Hurley served as SpartanNash’s Vice President Finance from February 2015 to August 2016, Director, Accounting from 2010 to 2015, and Corporate Controller from 2001 to 2010. Prior to joining SpartanNash she was as auditor with Deloitte & Touche. She is a Certified Public Accountant.

David Couch

Mr. David DeS. Couch is Chief Information Officer, Vice President of the Company. Mr. Couch was our Director of Information Technology. Prior to joining SpartanNash in 1987, Mr. Couch was a Product Manager for the Colorado Telecommunication Division of Hewlett Packard Corporation, Technical Services Manager for the Loveland Instrument Division of Hewlett Packard Corporation, and Manager of Computer Services at General Foods Corporation in Battle Creek Michigan, and on the Processing Facilities Design Team for General Foods in White Plains, New York. Mr. Couch has taught college classes in communications and data center management. He holds a BS degree in Business Administration and a MS degree in Computer Science from University of Arizona.

Timothy O'Donovan

Mr. Timothy J. O'Donovan is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. O’Donovan is the retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Wolverine Worldwide, Inc., a footwear and apparel company. Mr. O’Donovan served as Chairman of the Board of Wolverine from 2005 through 2009. In April 2007, Mr. O’Donovan retired as Chief Executive Officer of Wolverine, a position which he held since April 2000. Mr. O’Donovan also previously served as a director of Kaydon Corporation until it was acquired in October 2013.

M. Shan Atkins

Ms. M. Shan Atkins, CPA, is Independent Director of the Company. She is an independent business executive with extensive experience in finance, private investment, and retail strategy. Ms. Atkins is a director of Darden Restaurants, Inc., an owner and operator of full service restaurant brands, where she serves on the Audit Committee. She is also a director of SunOpta, Inc., a manufacturer of healthy beverages and snacks, where she chairs the Compensation Committee. She was previously a director of The Pep Boys — Manny, Moe and Jack, until 2015, Tim Hortons, Inc. until 2014, and Shoppers Drug Mart until 2012. Ms. Atkins also serves as a director of True Value Company, a retailer-owned hardware cooperative. Ms. Atkins previously served as a partner in the global consumer and retail practice at Bain & Company, an executive with Sears Roebuck & Company, and an accountant with Price Waterhouse. She has been a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants since 1981 and is a certified public accountant.

Mickey Foret

Mr. Mickey P. Foret is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Foret served as a director of Nash Finch since 2005. Mr. Foret served until 2002 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Northwest Airlines, Inc., an airline company, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Northwest Airlines Cargo, Inc., a transportation and logistics company. Mr. Foret previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Atlas Air Cargo, Inc. and as President and Chief Operating Officer, as well as in other management positions, at Continental Airlines, Inc. Mr. Foret has served as a director of Delta Air Lines, Inc. since October 2008, and as a director of the URS Corporation, an engineering design services firm, from March 2003 to October 2014.

Frank Gambino

Dr. Frank M. Gambino is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Gambino is a Professor of Marketing and the Director of the Food & Consumer Packaged Goods Marketing Program at Western Michigan University. He has been on the WMU faculty since 1984. Prior to joining WMU, he had over 15 years of experience in the retail food industry. Dr. Gambino remains active within the food and consumer packaged goods industries at both the national and regional level. He is a frequent speaker, trainer and consultant to a diverse group of industry organizations. Currently, he serves on the Retail Site Development Committee for Wakefern Food Corporation (a grocery retailer cooperative). Dr. Gambino is the current Chair of the Food Industry University Coalition for the National Grocers Association and a member of the Higher Education Council for the Category Management Association.

Douglas Hacker

Mr. Douglas A. Hacker is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hacker is currently an independent business executive and formerly served as Executive Vice President, Strategy for UAL Corporation, an airline holding company, from December 2002 to May 2006. Prior to this position, he served with UAL Corporation as President, UAL Loyalty Services from September 2001 to December 2002, and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from July 1999 to September 2001. Mr. Hacker also serves as a director and member of the compensation committee of Aircastle Limited, a commercial aircraft leasing company, and Travelport Worldwide Ltd., where he chairs the Compensation Committee and serves on the Audit Committee.

Yvonne Jackson

Ms. Yvonne R. Jackson is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Jackson is President and Principal of BeecherJackson, Inc., a human resources management consulting firm that she co-founded in 2006. From 2002 to 2005, she served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Human Resources of Pfizer, Inc. From 2006 to 2012, Ms. Jackson served as a director of Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., a regional grocery retailer, including service as chairperson of Winn Dixie’s Compensation Committee. Ms. Jackson is a former director and member of the Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees of Best Buy Co., Inc. Ms. Jackson has over 30 years of experience in human resources, including experience as the most senior human resources executive.

Elizabeth Nickels

Ms. Elizabeth A. Nickels is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Nickels is an accomplished senior executive and board member with extensive leadership experience in both emerging and mature business segments. Ms. Nickels served as Executive Director of Herman Miller Foundation from 2012 to 2014. From February 2000 to May 2012, Ms. Nickels served as an executive at Herman Miller, Inc., an office furniture manufacturing company. Ms. Nickels served as Chief Financial Officer of Herman Miller from February 2000 to August 2007 and President of Herman Miller Healthcare from 2007 to 2012. Since October 2015, Ms. Nickels has served as a director of Principal Funds, a leading provider of mutual funds. Ms. Nickels served as a director of PetSmart, Inc. from November 2013 to March 2015, and was a director for Charlotte Russe from November 2013 until April 2016, a clothing retailer,. Ms. Nickels has practiced as a certified public accountant and maintains her registration as a C.P.A.

Hawthorne Proctor

Maj. Gen. (Retd.) Hawthorne L. Proctor is Independent Director of the Company. Major General (Ret.) Proctor currently serves as Managing Partner of Proctor & Boone LLC Consulting, and Senior Logistics Consultant in the Department of Defense Business Group of Intelligent Decisions, Inc., where he has worked since 2006. Major General (Ret.) Proctor served for nearly 35 years in the United States Army, where he performed with distinction in numerous senior logistics management roles including Commander, Defense Personnel Support Center and later Commander, Defense Supply Center, Philadelphia, 46th Quartermaster General of the United States Army, and J3, or Chief Operating Officer (COO) Defense Logistics Agency.

William Voss

Mr. William R. Voss is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Voss was the Chairman of the Nash Finch Board of Directors since 2006. Mr. Voss has served for more than 10 years as Managing Director of Lake Pacific Partners, LLC, a private equity investment firm specializing in consumer products and services. He previously served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Natural Nutrition Group, Inc., a food processor; as Chief Executive Officer of McCain Foods, Inc.; and as President and a Director of Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation.