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Berry Global Group Inc (BERY.N)

BERY.N on New York Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Salmon

54 2018 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Mark Miles

46 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer

Curtis Begle

42 2014 President – Engineered Materials Division

Jean-Marc Galvez

51 2017 President - Consumer Packaging Division

Scott Tracey

49 2015 President - Health, Hygiene & Specialties Division

James Till

40 2014 Executive Vice President, Controller

Jason Greene

47 2016 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary

B. Evan Bayh

62 2011 Independent Director

Jonathan Foster

57 2015 Independent Director

Idalene Kesner

59 2014 Independent Director

Carl Rickertsen

58 2013 Independent Director

Ronald Rolfe

72 2013 Independent Director

Robert Seminara

46 2006 Independent Director

Robert Steele

62 2014 Independent Director

Stephen Sterrett

62 2015 Independent Director

Scott Ullem

51 2016 Independent Director

Dustin Stilwell

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Salmon

Mr. Thomas E. Salmon serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective February 1, 2018. He has been Chief Executive Officer of Berry since February 2017. Prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer of Berry, Mr. Salmon served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Berry since October 2016. He previously served as President of Berry’s Consumer Packaging Division from November 2015 until October 2016, President of Berry’s Rigid Closed Top Division from November 2014 until November 2015, and President of Berry’s Engineered Materials Division from 2003 until November 2014. Mr. Salmon holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Saint Bonaventure University in Western New York.

Mark Miles

Mr. Mark W. Miles serves as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Company. Mr. Miles has been Chief Financial Officer since January 2014. Mr. Miles previously served as Berry’s Executive Vice President, Controller and Treasurer from August 2005 to January 2014. Mr. Miles started with the Company as Corporate Controller in 1997.

Curtis Begle

Mr. Curtis L. Begle serves as President – Engineered Materials Division of the company. Mr. Begle has been President of Berry’s Engineered Materials Division since November 2014. Mr. Begle previously served as President of Berry’s Rigid Closed Top Division from December 2009 to November 2014. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Evansville and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Southern Indiana.

Jean-Marc Galvez

Mr. Jean-Marc Galvez is President - Consumer Packaging Division of the Company. HE has been President of Berry’s Consumer Packaging Division since January 2017. He previously served as President – Europe, Middle East, India, and Africa of Berry’s Health, Hygiene and Specialties Division from November 2015 to January 2017. He was President – EMEIA Global Building and Geosynthetics for AVINTIV, Inc. (“Avintiv”), which Berry acquired in 2015, from May 2014 to November 2015 and served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the EMEIA region at Polymer Group, Inc. from April 2012 to May 2014. He holds a master’s and bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie in Montpellier, France and has completed its general manager executive education at IESE Business School.

Scott Tracey

Mr. Scott M. Tracey serves as President - Health, Hygiene & Specialties Division of the Company. He has been President of Berry’s Health, Hygiene and Specialties Division since November 2015. He previously served as Avintiv’s President, North America & Global Wipes and Technical Specialties from June 2014 to November 2015. Mr. Tracey served as Avintiv’s President, Americas & Global Wipes and Technical Specialties from January 2014 to June 2014. From December 2009 to January 2014, Mr. Tracey held positions as Avintiv’s Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Americas region, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the EMEA region, and U.S. Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Business Development. Mr. Tracey received a B.S. in Marketing from Indiana University and an M.B.A. from Georgia State University.

James Till

Mr. James M. Till serves as Executive Vice President and Controller of the Company. Mr. Till has been Berry’s Executive Vice President and Controller since January 2014. Mr. Till started with Berry in 2008, during which time he held multiple positions of increasing responsibility in accounting and finance. Most recently, Mr. Till had been Berry’s Vice President of Accounting and Finance from November 2010 to January 2014.

Jason Greene

Mr. Jason K. Greene serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary of the Company. He has been Berry’s Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer since February 2016. He previously served as Berry’s Executive Vice President and General Counsel from January 2013 to February 2016. He was hired in December 2010 as Berry’s Deputy General Counsel. Mr. Greene holds a Bachelor of Accounting, Master of Accounting, and Juris Doctor all from the University of Florida.

B. Evan Bayh

Mr. B. Evan Bayh, III, serves as Independent Director of Berry Global Group Inc. He has been a member of our Board of Directors since October 2011. Mr. Bayh is a senior advisor with Apollo Global Management and a partner with McGuireWoods LLP and is a former U.S.Senator and Indiana Governor. He was a member of the U.S. Senate from the State of Indiana from 1998 until his retirement in 2011. While in the Senate, he served on a variety of committees, including the Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, and the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Prior to serving in the Senate, Mr. Bayh served as Indiana Governor from 1988 to 1997. Mr. Bayh also serves on the board of directors of Fifth Third Bancorp, Inc., Marathon Petroleum Corporation, and RLJ Lodging Trust. He previously served on the board of directors of McGraw-Hill Education Inc.

Jonathan Foster

Mr. Jonathan (Jon) Frank Foster serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Foster has been a member of our Board of Directors since April 2014. Since 2008 Mr. Foster has served as Managing Director of Current Capital LLC, a private equity investing and management services firm. From 2007 until 2008, Mr. Foster served as a Managing Director and Co-Head of Diversified Industrials and Services at Wachovia Securities. Mr. Foster has served in numerous key executive leadership positions including: Executive Vice President – Finance and Business Development of Revolution LLC; Managing Director of The Cypress Group; Senior Managing Director and Head of Industrial Products and Services Mergers and Acquisitions at Bear Stearns & Co; and Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Financial Officer of ToysRUs.com, Inc. Prior to the aforementioned positions, Mr. Foster was with Lazard, including as a Managing Director, for over 10 years, primarily in mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Foster is a board member of Masonite International Corporation and Lear Corporation. He was previously a member of the board of directors of Sabine Oil & Gas Corporation, Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation, and Chemtura Corporation, as well as a Trustee of the New York Power Authority. Mr. Foster has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Emory University, a master’s degree in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and has attended the Executive Education Program at Harvard Business School.

Idalene Kesner

Dr. Idalene F. (Idie) Kesner serves as Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Kesner has been a member of our Board of Directors since April 2014. Dr. Kesner has served as dean for Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, since July 2013. Dr. Kesner joined the Kelley School faculty in 1995, coming from a titled faculty position at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While at Indiana University, Dr. Kesner has served as co-director of the School’s Consulting Academy, Chairwoman of Kelley’s Full-Time M.B.A. Program, Chairwoman of the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship, and Associate Dean for Faculty & Research. In addition to teaching various graduate-level courses in the area of strategic management, Dr. Kesner has taught in more than 100 executive programs and served as a consultant for many national and international firms, working on strategic issues. Her research has focused on the areas of corporate boards of directors, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions. Dr. Kesner serves on the board of advisors for Lincoln Industries, and she serves on the board of directors for Main Street America Group. In May 2014, she retired from the board of directors of Sun Life Financial. Dr. Kesner also serves on several non-profit boards including the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, Kelley Executive Education Foundation, Inc., and Indiana University Research and Technology Center. Dr. Kesner holds an M.B.A. and Ph.D. in business administration from Indiana University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Southern Methodist University.

Carl Rickertsen

Mr. Carl John Rickertsen serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Rickertsen has been a member of our Board of Directors since January 2013. Mr. Rickertsen is currently a managing partner of Pine Creek Partners, a private equity investment firm based in Washington, D.C., a position he has held since January 2004. He has worked in private equity since 1987. Prior to founding Pine Creek Partners in 2004, Mr. Rickertsen was chief operating officer and partner of Thayer Capital Partners from 1998 to 2004. Mr. Rickertsen was a founding partner of three Thayer investment funds and is a published author. He serves on the board of directors of MicroStrategy and Apollo Senior Credit Funds (AIF and AFT). He was formerly a board member of Noranda Corporation, Convera Corporation, UAP Holding Corp., and Homeland Security Capital Corporation. Mr. Rickertsen graduated with distinction from Stanford University and Harvard Graduate School of Business, obtaining a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford and M.B.A. from Harvard.

Ronald Rolfe

Mr. Ronald S. Rolfe, Esq., serves as Independent Director of Berry Plastics Group, Inc. Mr. Rolfe has been a member of our Board of Directors since October 2013. Until his retirement as a partner in 2010, Mr. Rolfe was a member of the Litigation Department at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP for more than 40 years. During his tenure, Mr. Rolfe led major antitrust and securities cases; SEC, NYSE, NASDAQ, and grand jury investigations; and, a wide range of commercial litigation and arbitrations. He was also active in major merger and acquisition transactions and corporate governance advice. Mr. Rolfe is a board member of Time Inc. where he serves as Chairman of the Audit and Finance Committee and is a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee; and during the period 2014 - 2017 was a director of Reynolds American, Inc. where he served on the Audit and Finance Committee, and Nominating and Governance Committees. During the period 2013-2016, Mr. Rolfe was a member of the board of Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation where he served on the Environmental, Health, and Safety Committee and the Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr. Rolfe is also a member of the boards of Advanced Assessment Systems, Inc. and Cloudlex, Inc. and the Advisory Board of Space Time Insight, Inc. He holds an A.B. from Harvard College and graduated magna cum laude with a J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he served as an editor of the Columbia Law Review. Mr. Rolfe was also a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and James Kent Scholar. Mr. Rolfe dedicates much time to both professional organizations and civic endeavors, including serving as President Emeritus and a Trustee of the board of The Allen-Stevenson School and a Trustee and Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee of De La Salle Academy.

Robert Seminara

Mr. Robert V. Seminara serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Seminara has been a member of our Board of Directors since September 2006. Mr. Seminara is a Senior Partner with Apollo Global Management, which he joined in 2003. Prior to that time, Mr. Seminara was a member of the Private Equity Group at Evercore Partners from 1996 to 2003. Prior to his tenure at Evercore, Mr. Seminara was employed by Lazard Frères & Co. in the firm’s Media & Communications Group. Mr. Seminara is a member of the board of managers of Latecoere and Verallia. He previously served on the board of directors of NCL Corporation Ltd., Momentive Specialty Chemicals, Inc., Momentive Performance Materials Holdings, LLC and SkyLink Aviation. Mr. Seminara graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.

Robert Steele

Mr. Robert A. Steele serves as Independent Director of Berry Global Group, Inc. He has been a member of our Board of Directors since October 2014. In 2011, Mr. Steele retired from Procter & Gamble as the company’s Vice Chairman Health Care. During his 35-year tenure with Procter & Gamble, he served in a variety of executive leadership positions, including Vice Chairman Global Health and Well-being, Group President Global Household Care, and Group President of North American Operations. Mr. Steele is a board member of LSI Industries, Inc., where he serves on the Nominating and Governance Committee and Audit Committee. Mr. Steele was previously a member of the board of directors of the Keurig/Green Mountain Coffee Company, Beam Inc. and Kellogg Company. Mr. Steele has a bachelor’s degree in Economics from College of Wooster and a M.B.A. from Cleveland State University.

Stephen Sterrett

Mr. Stephen E. Sterrett serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Sterrett has been a member of our Board of Directors since January 2015. Mr. Sterrett retired on December 31, 2014 as the Sr. Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group, Inc., a position he held since 2000. From 1993 to 2000 Mr. Sterrett held the position of Treasurer with Simon. Prior to joining the Simon organization in 1988 he was a senior manager with the international accounting firm of Price Waterhouse. Mr. Sterrett currently serves on the boards of Equity Residential and Realty Income Corporation, both S&P 500 companies. He also serves on the board of directors of the following not for profit companies: the Indiana Golf Association and its Foundation, the Indiana University Center for Real Estate Studies and the Kelley School of Business Dean’s Council, the Indiana State Seniors Golf Association and Tindley Accelerated Schools. Mr. Sterrett holds a B.S. degree in accounting and an M.B.A. in finance, both from Indiana University.

Scott Ullem

Mr. Scott B. Ullem serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ullem has been a member of our Board of Directors since July 2016. Mr. Ullem became Chief Financial Officer of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation in January 2014. Prior to joining Edwards, he served from May 2010 to December 2013 as Chief Financial Officer of Bemis Company Inc. Mr. Ullem served from 2008 to May 2010 as the Vice President, Finance of Bemis. Before joining Bemis, Mr. Ullem spent 17 years in investment banking, serving as Managing Director at Goldman Sachs and later for Bank of America. Mr. Ullem earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from DePauw University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Dustin Stilwell

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Thomas Salmon

5,395,030

Mark Miles

2,070,240

Curtis Begle

1,691,250

Jean-Marc Galvez

1,813,480

Scott Tracey

1,629,460

James Till

--

Jason Greene

--

B. Evan Bayh

216,400

Jonathan Foster

216,400

Idalene Kesner

216,400

Carl Rickertsen

231,400

Ronald Rolfe

231,400

Robert Seminara

216,400

Robert Steele

216,400

Stephen Sterrett

231,400

Scott Ullem

216,400

Dustin Stilwell

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As Of  30 Sep 2017