Sharon L. Allen, Director

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Ms. Allen has served on our Board since June 2015. Ms. Allen served as U.S. Chairman of Deloitte LLP from 2003 to 2011, retiring from that position in May 2011. Ms. Allen was also a member of the Global Board of Directors, Chair of the Global Risk Committee and U.S. Representative of the Global Governance Committee of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited from 2003 to May 2011. Ms. Allen worked at Deloitte for nearly 40 years in various leadership roles, including partner and regional managing partner, and was previously responsible for audit and consulting services for a number of Fortune 500 and large private companies. Ms. Allen is currently an independent director of Bank of America Corporation. Ms. Allen has also served as a director of First Solar, Inc. since 2013. Ms. Allen is a Certified Public Accountant (Retired).

James L. Donald, Co-chair

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Mr. Donald has served as our Co-Chairman since April 2019. Prior to that, Mr. Donald served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since September 2018 and, prior to that, served as President and Chief Operating Officer since joining ACI in March 2018. Previously, Mr. Donald served as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Extended Stay America, Inc., a large North American owner and operator of hotels, and its subsidiary, ESH Hospitality, Inc. (together with Extended Stay America, Inc., “ESH”), from February 2012 to July 2015, and as Senior Advisor of ESH from August 2015 to December 2015.

Prior to joining ESH, Mr. Donald served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Starbucks Corporation, President and Chief Executive Officer of regional food and drug retailer Haggen Food & Pharmacy, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of regional food and drug retailer Pathmark Stores, Inc., and in a variety of other senior and executive roles at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Safeway Inc. and Albertson’s, Inc. Mr. Donald began his grocery and retail career in 1971 with Publix Super Markets, Inc. Mr. Donald has served on the board of directors of Nordstrom, Inc., a leading fashion retailer, since April 2020, on the Advisory Board of Jacobs Holding AG, a Switzerland-based global investment firm, since 2015, and as a member of the board of directors at Barry Callebaut AG, a Switzerland-based manufacturer of chocolate and cocoa, from 2008 to 2018.

Kim Fennebresque, Director

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Mr. Fennebresque has served on our Board since March 2015. Mr. Fennebresque has served as a senior advisor to Cowen Group Inc., a diversified financial services firm, since 2008, where he also served as its Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer from 1999 to 2008. Mr. Fennebresque has served on the board of directors of Ally Financial Inc., a financial services company, since May 2009, BlueLinx Holdings Inc., a distributor of building products, since May 2013, and as Chairperson of BlueLinx Holdings Inc. since May 2016. Mr. Fennebresque has served as a member of the Supervisory Board of BAWAG P.S.K., one of Austria’s largest banks, since 2017, and as Deputy Chairman since 2019.

Mr. Fennebresque previously served as a director of Ribbon Communications Inc., a provider of network communications solutions, from October 2017 to February 2020, and as a director of Delta Tucker Holdings, Inc. (the parent of DynCorp International, a provider of defense and technical services and government outsourced solutions) from May 2015 to July 2017. From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Fennebresque served as Chairman of Dahlman Rose & Co., LLC, an investment bank. He has also served as head of the corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions departments at UBS and was a general partner and co-head of investment banking at Lazard Frères & Co. He has also held various positions at First Boston Corporation, an investment bank acquired by Credit Suisse.

Chan Galbato, Co-chair

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Mr. Galbato has served as our Co-Chairman since April 2021. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Cerberus Operations. He oversees the platform’s operating executives and functional experts to integrate operating expertise within Cerberus’ portfolio companies and investment strategies.  He serves on the board of directors of various Cerberus portfolio companies, including Electrical Components International, FirstKey Homes and Staples Solutions. He also is a board member for Blue Bird, a former Cerberus portfolio company where he previously served as Chairman, and AutoWeb. Mr. Galbato held board memberships for prior Cerberus investments, including Chairman of Avon Products, Chairman of YP, Chairman of North American Bus Industries, Chairman of Guilford Mills, Director of New Avon, Director of Tower International and Director of DynCorp International. Separately, he served as the Lead Director for Brady, a publicly-traded manufacturing company. 

Prior to joining Cerberus in 2009, Mr. Galbato was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Controls Division of Invensys plc and separately, was the President of Services at The Home Depot. Mr. Galbato also held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of Armstrong Floor Products and prior to that, was the Chief Executive Officer of Choice Parts. He spent 14 years with General Electric, holding several operating and GE Finance leadership positions within their various industrial divisions as well as holding the role of President and Chief Executive Officer of Coregis, a GE Capital company. Before beginning his corporate career, he played professional baseball with the Montreal Expos in their minor league system.  Mr. Galbato graduated from the State University of New York and received an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. 

Allen M. Gibson, Director

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Mr. Gibson has served on our Board since October 2018. Mr. Gibson is currently the Chief Investment Officer of Centaurus Capital LP and Investment Manager for the Laura and John Arnold Foundation. Mr. Gibson has held both positions since April 2011. Centaurus Capital LP is a private investment partnership with interests in oil and gas, private equity, structured finance, and the debt capital markets. Prior to Centaurus Capital LP, Mr. Gibson was a Senior Vice President in institutional asset management at Royal Bank of Canada from February 2008 until April 2011.

Mr. Gibson has served as a member of the board of directors of ARG Realty, a commercial real estate company based in Argentina, since April 2018, Global Atlantic Financial Group, Inc., a brokerage firm, since May 2013, Cell Site Solutions, LLC, a provider of telecom equipment, products and services since May 2014, and the Tony Hawk Foundation, a youth-oriented charitable foundation, since July 2016. Mr. Gibson also serves on the advisory committee of several investment funds, including Cerberus Investment Partners V and Cerberus Investment Partners VI. Centaurus Capital LP is an investor in certain Cerberus funds.

Vivek Sankaran, Chief Executive Officer and Director

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Mr. Sankaran has served as our Chief Executive Officer and Director since April 2019. Mr. Sankaran previously served from January 2019 to March 2019 as Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo Foods North America, which includes Frito-Lay North America (“Frito-Lay”). There he led PepsiCo, Inc.’s (“PepsiCo”) snack and convenient foods business. Prior to that, Mr. Sankaran served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Frito-Lay from April 2016 to December 2018; Chief Operating Officer of Frito-Lay from February 2016 to April 2016; Chief Commercial Officer, North America of PepsiCo from 2014 to February 2016, where he led PepsiCo’s cross-divisional performance across its North American customers; Chief Customer Officer of Frito-Lay from 2012 to 2014; Senior Vice President and General Manager of Frito-Lay’s South business unit from 2011 to 2012; and Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development of PepsiCo from 2009 to 2010.

Before joining PepsiCo in 2009, Mr. Sankaran was a partner at McKinsey and Company, where he served various Fortune 100 companies, bringing a strong focus on strategy and operations. Mr. Sankaran co-led the firm’s North American purchasing and supply management practice and was on the leadership team of the North American retail practice.

Mr. Sankaran has an MBA from the University of Michigan, a master’s degree in manufacturing from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Chennai.

Alan H. Schumacher, Director

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Alan H. Schumacher has served on our Board since March 2015. He has also served on the board of directors of Warrior Met Coal, Inc., a leading producer, and exporter of metallurgical coal for the global steel industry, since its initial public offering in April 2017. He has currently or previously served as a director of BlueLinx Holdings Inc., a distributor of building products, Evertec Inc., a full-service transaction processing business in Latin America, School Bus Holdings Inc., an indirect parent of school-bus manufacturer Blue Bird Corporation, Quality Distribution Inc., a chemical bulk tank truck operator, and Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation, a producer of aluminum. Mr. Schumacher was a member of the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board from 2002 through June 2012.

B. Kevin Turner, Vice Chairman

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Mr. Turner has served on our Board since February 2020, after serving as Vice Chairman and Senior Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer since August 2017. Mr. Turner has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Core Scientific, an emerging leader in blockchain and artificial intelligence infrastructure, hosting, transaction processing, and application development, since July 2018.

Mr. Turner was previously a member of the board of directors of Nordstrom, Inc., from 2010 to May 2020, and Chief Executive Officer of Citadel Securities and Vice Chairman of Citadel LLC, global financial institutions, from August 2016 to January 2017. He served as Chief Operating Officer of Microsoft Corporation from 2005 to 2016, and as Chief Executive Officer and President of Sam’s Club, a subsidiary of Wal-Mart, from 2002 to 2005. Between 1985 and 2002, Mr. Turner held a number of positions of increasing responsibility with Wal-Mart, including Executive Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer from 2001 to 2002.

Mary Beth West, Director

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Ms. West has served on our Board since October 2020. Ms. West has a proven track record of innovation and transformation across myriad facets of retail. Ms. West began her career at Kraft Foods, Inc., and over the course of 21 years of working on some of the food industry’s most iconic brands like Kraft Macaroni and Cheese, Oreo and Maxwell House coffee, she was named Chief Marketing Officer in 2007. When Kraft Foods spun their snack foods division off in 2012, Ms. West went with the new company, Mondelez International, Inc., and served as Executive Vice President, Chief Category and Marketing Officer from 2012 to 2014. When Ms. West left Mondelez, she joined J.C. Penney Company, Inc. in 2015, after having served on their board of directors from November 2005 to May 2015. Ms. West was then tapped by The Hershey Company in May 2017 for its Senior Vice President and Chief Growth Officer. Ms. West drove the company’s growth and marketing strategies as well as communication, disruptive innovation, research and development, and mergers and acquisitions, and ignited the transformation of the company’s offerings beyond chocolate into snack categories, retiring from the company in January 2020. 

Ms. West is currently a Senior Advisor with McKinsey & Co. Ms. West earned an M.B.A. in Marketing from Columbia University and a B.S. in Management from Nazareth College in Rochester. Ms. West is currently a member of the board of directors of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), a position she has held since June 2016.

Lisa Gray, Director

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Ms. Gray has served on our Board since November 2023. Ms. Gray is currently the Vice Chair and Senior Legal Officer of Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company, LLC, and a member of Cerberus's Office of General Counsel. Ms. Gray has over 35 years of experience in structuring and negotiating complex mergers and acquisitions, regulatory and legislative advocacy, corporate governance, and debt restructurings. She serves on the boards of Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company, LLC, and various portfolio company boards.

Prior to the Company's initial public offering, Ms. Gray served on the board of directors of Albertsons LLC and various of its subsidiary companies. Ms. Gray served on the board of directors of NexTier Oilfield, formerly known as Keane Group Inc., a leading provider of integrated completions focused on the most demanding land basins in the United States, from 2011 to 2019.

Sarah Mensah, Director

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Ms. Mensah has served on our Board since December 2023. Ms. Mensah currently serves as President, Jordan Brand for Nike Inc. ("Nike"), the largest seller of athletic footwear and apparel in the world and is responsible for the Jordan Brand's overall business operations. Her previous role was Vice President/General Manager for Nike North America. In this role, she was responsible for driving the brand and business in Nike's largest geography. Ms. Mensah has played key roles across Nike's geographical and Jordan businesses. She served as Nike's Vice President/General Manager for Nike's Asia, Pacific & Latin America ("APLA") geography, becoming the first Black female to hold the role of geography GM at Nike. In that role, she was responsible for driving the brand and business in Japan, Korea, Mexico, Southeast Asia, Australia, India, and Latin America. Prior to serving in that role, Ms. Mensah led Nike Sportswear for APLA, elevating and cultivating sneaker culture in both Asia and Latin America. Before working in APLA, she was the North American VP/GM for the Jordan Brand overseeing all consumer segments, sales, operations, marketing, sports marketing, brand and human resources, and Senior Director of Global Strategy and Business Development for the Jordan Brand.

Prior to joining Nike in 2013, Ms. Mensah worked for 19 years for the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers. She held roles of increasing responsibility, last serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In her role, Ms. Mensah oversaw the day-to-day management of the team's business operations, revenue, and brand management.