People: John B Sanfilippo & Son Inc (JBSS.OQ)
Ms. Ellen Connelly Taaffe is an Independent Director of John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. Ms. Taaffe is a senior brand management and strategy executive who has held leadership roles across several industries. She is currently the Director of the Women’s Leadership Program at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, where she has served on the faculty since September 2016. She has also been consulting and coaching since 2015. Previously, she was President of Smith-Dahmer Associates LLC, a research and brand strategy consulting firm, where she served from 2010 to 2015. Prior to that, Ms. Taaffe was Vice President of Brand Marketing and a Corporate Officer of the Whirlpool Corporation from 2007 to 2009. Prior to the Whirlpool Corporation, Ms. Taaffe served as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Officer of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. from 2005 to 2007. Previously, Ms. Taaffe served as Vice President of Health and Wellness Strategy and Programming at PepsiCo from 2003 to 2005. She was Vice President of Marketing for Frito-Lay’s Convenience Foods Division of PepsiCo, following PepsiCo’s acquisition of the Quaker Oats Company in 2001, where she served as Vice President of Marketing for Snacks and Side Dishes. At Quaker, Ms. Taaffe held numerous positions in Brand Management and Sales Management from 1984 to 2001. In 2015, Ms. Taaffe was appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of the Hooker Furniture Corporation, where she serves on their Compensation Committee, Audit Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Ms. Taaffe was appointed to our Board of Directors in January 2011 and is a member of our Audit Committee, our Compensation Committee and our Governance Committee. She was named a Board Leadership Fellow by the National Association of Corporate Directors in 2016. .
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||83,700|
|Restricted Stock Awards, USD||63,394|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||--|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||147,094|