People: Central Garden & Pet Co (CENTA.OQ)
16 Sep 2019
Mr. John B. Balousek is an Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Balousek was Interim Chairman of the Company from July 2015 until October 2016. From 1991 to 1996, Mr. Balousek served as President, Chief Operating Officer and a director of Foote, Cone & Belding Communications, one of the largest global advertising and communications networks, and also in 1996 as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of True North Technologies, a digital and interactive services company affiliated with True North Communications. Mr. Balousek was also a founding shareholder and strategic contributor to Lenscrafters one-hour optical in the United States, Vision Express in Europe, and a founder of Eyemasters one-hour optical in Canada. Prior to 1991, Mr. Balousek held various management positions with Foote, Cone & Belding Communications and in brand management with the Procter & Gamble Company. Mr. Balousek has also served as a director on multiple boards, including Inuvo, Inc., an online analytics, data and media company, from June 2008 to March 2012, Rabobank NA, a California community bank, and VIB Corp., a bank holding company. As a former President and Chief Operating Officer of a global advertising network, executive in brand management at one of the world’s leading consumer packaged goods organizations, and an experienced director with deep boardroom experience across a range of businesses, Mr. Balousek brings valuable skills and insights to the Company.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||157,000|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||20,000|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||44,470|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||221,470|