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Brinker International Inc (EAT.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Joseph DePinto

55 2013 Independent Chairman of the Board

Wyman Roberts

59 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Interim President of Chili’s Grill & Bar, Director

Joseph Taylor

59 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Kelly Baltes

53 2018 Executive Vice President and President of Maggiano's Little Italy

Steve Provost

58 2017 Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer - Chili's Grill & Bar

Scarlett May

52 2014 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Wade Allen

41 2018 Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer

Richard Badgley

50 2016 Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer

Charles Lousignont

59 2014 Senior Vice President - Supply Chain Management

John Chidsey

56 2019 Director

Cindy Davis

56 2019 Director

James Katzman

51 2018 Director

Prashant Ranade

65 2019 Director

Harriet Edelman

63 2008 Independent Director

Michael George

57 2013 Independent Director

William Giles

59 2013 Independent Director

George Mrkonic

66 2003 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Joseph DePinto

Mr. Joseph M. DePinto is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. DePinto is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company, serving in this position since November 2013. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of 7-Eleven, Inc., a large multi-unit retail company, serving in this position since December 2005. Previously, Mr. DePinto served as President of GameStop Corporation from March 2005 to December 2005. Prior to GameStop, he was employed by 7-Eleven, Inc. from 2002 to 2005 in various roles, most recently Vice President, Operations, from 2003 to 2005. Mr. DePinto currently serves on the Board of Directors of 7-Eleven, Inc. and 7 & i Holdings Co., and previously served on the Board of OfficeMax, Inc. He also serves on the Boards of the Business Executives for National Security, the National Association of Convenience Stores, the UT Southwestern Medical Foundation, and the Johnny Mac Soldiers Fund. Additionally, Mr. DePinto is a council member of the George W. Bush Presidential Center Military Service Initiative, the Kellogg School of Management Global Advisory Board, and the Dallas Stars Ownership Advisory Group.

Wyman Roberts

Mr. Wyman T. Roberts is President, Chief Executive Officer, Interim President of Chili’s Grill & Bar, Director of the Company. Mr. Roberts is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, having been appointed to this position in January 2013. Mr. Roberts previously served as President of Chili’s Grill & Bar from November 2009 to June 2016, as Senior Vice President, Maggiano’s Little Italy President and Chief Marketing Officer since March 2009, and Senior Vice President and Maggiano’s Little Italy President since August 2005. Mr. Roberts previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for NBC’s Universal Parks & Resorts from December 2000 until August 2005. Mr. Roberts was previously employed by Darden Restaurants, Inc. for 16 years where he most recently served as Executive Vice President, Marketing. Mr. Roberts currently sits on the Board of Directors of SP Plus Corporation.

Joseph Taylor

Mr. Joseph G. Taylor is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the company. after previously serving as Interim Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Vice President of Investor relations from April 2017 to August 2017, Treasurer and Vice President of Investor Relations from June 2016 to April 2017, and in various other roles from December 1999 to June 2016, including oversight for government relations and corporate communications. Previously, Mr. Taylor spent 18 years in the banking industry in several client-related and corporate finance positions. Mr. Taylor currently serves on the Boards of the National Restaurant Association and the National Council of Chain Restaurants, and as a Trustee of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation.

Kelly Baltes

Mr. Kelly C. Baltes is Executive Vice President and President of Maggiano's Little Italy of the Company. Mr. Baltes is Executive Vice President and President of Maggiano’s Little Italy, having been appointed to this position in July 2018. Mr. Baltes was previously with Good Smoke Holdings, LLC, a barbecue-focused restaurant company, where he served as Chief Executive Officer from September 2014 to July 2016. Mr. Baltes also served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from August 2007 to February 2014 for Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen, an American restaurant brand, in various executive roles with Darden Restaurants, Inc. from 2000 to 2007, and with Uno Restaurant Corporation from 1994 to 2000.

Steve Provost

Mr. Steve D. Provost is an Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer - Chili's Grill & Bar of the Company. Mr. Provost is Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer for Chili’s Grill & Bar, having been appointed to this position in March 2017 after previously serving as Senior Vice President and President of Maggiano’s Little Italy from November 2009 to March 2017, and Senior Vice President of Marketing and Brand Strategy for Maggiano’s from April 2009 to November 2009. Mr. Provost previously served as Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of Quizno’s Master, LLC from 2007 to 2009. Mr. Provost also served in various roles with Yum! Brands, Inc. from 1991 to 2007, including Head Coach, Southeast Region for the KFC brand, Chief Marketing Officer for the Long John Silver’s and A&W brands, and Senior Vice President of Franchise.

Scarlett May

Ms. Scarlett A. May is an Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Ms. May previously served as Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of Ruby Tuesday Inc. from June 2012 until December 2014. Ms. May previously served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from August 2004 to June 2012, and served as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel—Relations and Response from February 2004 to August 2004 for Ruby Tuesday, Inc.

Wade Allen

Mr. Wade R. Allen is Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer of the Company. Mr. Allen is Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer, having been appointed to this position in January 2018. Mr. Allen previously served as Vice President of Digital Guest Experience and Analytics from February 2014 to January 2018. Prior to joining Brinker, Mr. Allen served as President of CouponFactory, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rockfish Interactive, a digital advertising and marketing agency, while also serving as Vice President of Retail for Rockfish Interactive from November 2010 to February 2014.

Richard Badgley

Mr. Richard A. Badgley is Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer of the Company. Mr. Badgley is Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer, having been appointed to this position in July 2016. Mr. Badgley was previously with TOMS Shoes, LLC, a designer and manufacturer of shoes and apparel, where he served as Vice President of Retail and Talent Management from July 2013 to July 2016. Mr. Badgley also served as Vice President of Learning and Development and Vice President of Global Staffing for Starbucks Corporation from April 2011 to June 2013, and as Vice President of Selection and Staffing for Wyndham Worldwide from 2006 to 2011.

Charles Lousignont

Mr. Charles A. Lousignont is an Senior Vice President - Supply Chain Management of the Company. Mr. Lousignont is Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Management, having been appointed to that position in November 2014. Mr. Lousignont previously served as Chief Procurement Officer for P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, a casual dining restaurant chain, from March 2013 to October 2014 and as Vice President of Supply Chain Management for Aramark from August 2009 to February 2013. Mr. Lousignont also held various positions with Centralized Supply Chain Services, LLC, Fazoli’s Restaurant Management, LLC, and Long John Silvers from 1991 to 2009. Mr. Lousignont is Chairman for the National Restaurant Association Supply Chain Study Group since 2018 after having served as a Director from 2012 to 2018.

John Chidsey

Mr. John W. Chidsey is Director of the Company. Chidsey is a talented leader and experienced restaurant operator with deep industry knowledge. He most recently served as chairman and chief executive officer of Burger King Holdings, Inc. Prior to serving as CEO, he held several executive leadership positions including president and chief financial officer. Chidsey served as chairman and chief executive officer of two divisions of Cendant Corporation, including brands such as Avis, Budget and Jackson-Hewitt, and held senior leadership positions at PepsiCo, Inc. In addition to Brinker, Chidsey serves on the Board of Directors for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, Ltd. and Encompass Health Corporation.

Cindy Davis

Ms. Cindy L. Davis is Director of the Company. Davis is an accomplished executive with a track record of driving innovation and profitable growth globally. She previously served as vice president of Nike, Inc. and president, Nike Golf. Prior to that, Davis was senior vice president at Golf Channel, a division of Comcast Corporation with responsibilities for golf sponsorships, sports marketing and media, and was formerly president and chief executive officer of Arnold Palmer Golf Management, LLC. In addition to Brinker, Davis serves on the Board of Directors for Deckers Brands and Kennametal, Inc. and previously served on the board of Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc.

James Katzman

Mr. James C. Katzman is Director of the company. Mr. Katzman is a retired Partner of Goldman Sachs, a multinational investment bank, having served in that role from December 2004 to March 2015. Prior to being appointed Partner, Mr. Katzman served as a Managing Director from December 2000 to November 2004. Mr. Katzman currently sits on the boards of The Hershey Company, the Hershey Trust Company, Milton Hershey School, San Francisco Ballet, and Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix, and is on the Advisory Board of the Program for Financial Studies at Columbia Business School and the President’s Leadership Council of Dartmouth College.

Prashant Ranade

Mr. Prashant N. Ranade is Director of the Company. Ranade is highly regarded as a leader focused on customer centricity, growth, and operational excellence. His impressive career includes serving most recently as executive co-chairman of the board for Syntel, Inc., a global provider of integrated information technology and knowledge process services, that was acquired by Atos S.E. Ranade spent the last eight years of his career at Syntel with increasing responsibility from president and CEO to executive co-chairman of the board. Prior to that, he served as president and CEO of Siemens Logistics and Assembly, where he was known for turning the business around through a customer-focused strategy. His career started at Seimens where he gained experience in all functions including R&D, marketing, finance and operations with increasing responsibility and a track record of growing the bottom line.

Harriet Edelman

Ms. Harriet Edelman is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Edelman is Vice Chairman of Emigrant Bank, a private financial institution, since November 2010. Previously, Ms. Edelman served as Advisor to the Chairman of Emigrant Bank from June 2008 through October 2010. Prior to Emigrant Bank, Ms. Edelman served as a member of the Executive Committee of Avon Products, Inc., as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Avon Products, Inc. from January 2000 through March 2008, as Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain from May 1996 to January 2000, and in executive roles in Sales and Marketing. Ms. Edelman serves as a management participant of the Board of Emigrant Bank, and also sits on the Board of Directors for Assurant, Inc. Ms. Edelman served on the Board of UCB Pharma from 2012 until 2017 and three other public companies since 2000. She also serves as Vice Chairman on the Board of Trustees of Bucknell University.

Michael George

Mr. Michael A. George is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. George is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Qurate Retail, Inc., a media conglomerate, since April 2018. Previously, Mr. George served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of QVC, Inc., a large digital consumer products company, from November 2005 to March 2018, and in various executive roles at Dell, Inc., including Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President and General Manager of U.S. Consumer Business, from March 2001 to November 2005. Mr. George currently sits on the Board of Directors for Qurate Retail, Inc., Ralph Lauren, National Retail Federation, and the National Constitution Center. Mr. George is also Chair of the Corporate Advisory Council for the National Constitution Center. Mr. George brings his skills and knowledge as chief executive officer of a media conglomerate, as well as his prior roles as chief marketing officer of a large consumer products company and chief executive of a large digital consumer products company. He has an extensive background in brand strategy, marketing, and retail, with unique insights into brand engagement with consumers. He also has public company board experience.

William Giles

Mr. William T. Giles is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Giles is the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Finance and Information Technology, for AutoZone, a retailer of automotive parts, since October 2012. Prior to that, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Finance, Information Technology and Store Development, from January 2007 to October 2012, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from June 2006 to December 2006, and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer beginning in May 2006. Mr. Giles was previously employed with Linens Holding Co. (formerly Linens N Things) for 15 years, where he served as Chief Financial Officer from October 1997 to April 2006, Executive Vice President from May 2003 to April 2006, and as its Principal Accounting Officer until April 2006. Mr. Giles is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of CPAs. Mr. Giles currently sits on the Board of Directors for Youth Villages and The AutoZone Liberty Bowl.

George Mrkonic

Mr. George R. Mrkonic, Jr., is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Mrkonic is the Non-Executive Chairman of MARU Group, a cloud-based customer insight market research firm based in London and Toronto, since January 2016. Previously he served as the Non-Executive Chairman of Paperchase Products Limited, London, UK , a stationary and gift wrap retailer, from 2005 to 2017, and President of Borders Group, Inc. from December 1994 until January 1997, and Vice Chairman from December 1994 until January 2002. Mr. Mrkonic currently serves as a Director for AutoZone, Inc. and Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. Mr. Prado is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Evans Food Group, Ltd., a global producer of snack foods, since April 2016. Mr. Prado previously served as President of Quaker Oats North America, a division of PepsiCo, Inc., a global food and beverage company, from January 2011 to September 2014, and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Gamesa-Quaker, PepsiCo International, Monterrey, Mexico, from August 2002 to December 2010. Mr. Prado currently serves as a Director for Northern Trust Corporation, Evans Food Group, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Lyric Opera, National Museum of Mexican Art and Chicago Symphony Orchestra.