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  • Douglas H. Brooks

    Douglas H. Brooks, 67, has been a director since 2013. He is retired. Until his retirement in 2013, he had held various positions with Brinker International, including serving as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Brinker International from January 2013 until December 2013; Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Brinker from 2004 until January 2013, and President and Chief Operating Officer from 1999 to 2004. He served on the Brinker board of directors from 1999 through 2013 and on the Club Corp. board of directors from 2013 through 2017. Mr. Brooks is also a director of Southwest Airlines.
    Financial Expert
    Independent Director
  • Michael M. Calbert

    Michael M. Calbert, 57, has been a director since 2019. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Dollar General Corporation since January 2016 and previously served as Chairman of the Board of Dollar General from July 2007 until December 2008 and as Lead Director from March 2013 until his re-appointment as Chairman in January 2016. Mr. Calbert joined the private equity firm KKR & Co. L.P. (“KKR”) in January 2000. He was directly involved with several KKR portfolio companies until his retirement in January 2014, and served as a consultant to KKR from his retirement until June 2015. Mr. Calbert joined Randall’s Food Markets beginning in 1994 and served as the Chief Financial Officer from 1997 until it was sold in September 1999. Mr. Calbert also previously worked as a certified public accountant and consultant with Arthur Anderson Worldwide from 1985 to 1994, where his primary focus was the retail and consumer industry.

    Financial Expert
  • Linda A. Goodspeed

    Linda A. Goodspeed, 57 , has been a director since 2013. She retired in 2017 as the Chief Operating Officer and a Managing Partner at WealthStrategies Financial Advisors, positions she had held since 2007. She had served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of ServiceMaster from 2011 to 2014. From 2008 to September 2011, Ms. Goodspeed served as Vice President, Information Systems and Chief Information Officer for Nissan North America, Inc., a subsidiary of Nissan Motor Company, a global manufacturer of vehicles. From 2001 to 2008, Ms. Goodspeed served as Executive Vice President at Lennox International, Inc., a global manufacturer of air conditioning, heating and commercial refrigeration equipment. She is also a director of American Electric Power Co., Inc., and Darling Ingredients Inc., and was a director of Global Power Equipment Group through April 2018.
    Financial Expert
    Independent Director
  • Earl G. Graves Jr.

    Lead Director, Nominating Committee Chairman
    Earl G. Graves, Jr., 57, has been a director since 2002 and was elected Lead Director in January 2009. He has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Black Enterprise, publisher of Black Enterprise Magazine, since January 2006, and was President and Chief Operating Officer from 1998 to 2006. Mr. Graves has been employed by the same company in various capacities since 1988.
    Independent Director
    Lead Director
  • Enderson Guimaraes

    Enderson Guimaraes, 60, has been a director since 2012. In 2017, he retired as the President and Chief Operating Officer for Laureate Education, Inc., positions he had held since 2015. He was Executive Vice President, Global Categories and Operations of PepsiCo, Inc. from January 2015 through July 2015. He served as Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo Europe and Sub-Sahara Africa from September 2012 through January 2015. He was also President of PepsiCo Global Operations from October 2011 to September 2012. Mr. Guimaraes previously had served as Executive Vice President of Electrolux and Chief Executive Officer of its major appliances business in Europe, Africa and the Middle East from 2008 to 2011. Prior to this, Mr. Guimaraes spent 10 years at Philips Electronics, first as a regional marketing executive in Brazil and ultimately as Senior Vice President and head of Global Marketing Management and general manager of the WidiWall LED display business. He also served as CEO of Philips’ Lifestyle Incubator group, an innovation engine which created new businesses and developed them over several years. Earlier, Mr. Guimaraes worked in various marketing positions at Danone and Johnson & Johnson. He is also a director of Refresco Group B.V. and Sunshine Top B.V.
    Independent Director
  • D. Bryan Jordan

    D. Bryan Jordan, 57, has been a director since 2013. He has served as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of First Horizon National Corporation since January 1, 2012, and has held the positions of President and Chief Executive Officer and director since 2008. From May 2007 until September 2008 Mr. Jordan was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of First Horizon and First Tennessee Bank National Association, and prior to that he served in various positions at Regions Financial Corporation and its subsidiary Regions Bank, including (beginning in 2002) as Chief Financial Officer.
    Financial Expert
    Independent Director
  • Gale V. King

    Gale V. King, 63, has been a director since 2018. She has been the Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for Nationwide Insurance Company since 2012, and served as the Executive Vice President – Chief Human Resources Officer from 2009 to 2012.

    Independent Director
  • George R. Mrkonic, Jr.

    Compensation Committee Chairman
    George R. Mrkonic, 67, has been a director since 2006. He is the non-Executive Chairman of Maru Group, a London, UK based research, insight and advisory services firm. Previously, he was the Non-Executive Chairman of Paperchase Products Limited, London, UK, a retailer of cards, stationery, wraps and gifts in the UK, Europe and the Middle East, since 2005, and has been a director since 1999. Prior to that, he was President of Borders Group, Inc. from 1994 to 1997 and Vice Chairman of Borders Group, Inc. from 1994 to 2002. He is also a director of Brinker International, Inc., and Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. Mr. Mrkonic was a director of Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. from 2007 to 2015 and Syntel, Inc. from 2009 to May 2016.
    Financial Expert
    Independent Director
  • William C. Rhodes, III

    Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
    William C. Rhodes, 54, was elected Chairman in June 2007. He has been President, Chief Executive Officer, and a director since 2005. Prior to his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Rhodes was Executive Vice President–Store Operations and Commercial. Prior to fiscal 2005, he had been Senior Vice President–Supply Chain and Information Technology since fiscal 2002, and prior thereto had been Senior Vice President–Supply Chain since 2001. Prior to that time, he served in various capacities within the Company since 1994. Prior to 1994, Mr. Rhodes was a manager with Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Rhodes is also a director of Dollar General Corporation.
    Financial Expert
    • Jill A. Soltau

      Jill A. Soltau, 52, has been a director since 2018. She has been the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of the J.C. Penney Company, Inc., since October, 2018. She previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of JOANN Stores from February 2015 to October 2018. Prior to joining JOANN, Ms. Soltau served as President of Shopko Stores and has held senior level positions in national and regional retailers, including Kohl’s and former Saks Inc. subsidiaries.

      Independent Director
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