Board of Directors
Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Saks Incorporated
Stephen I. Sadove is currently principal of Stephen Sadove & Associates and a founding partner of JW Levin Partners. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Saks Incorporated from 2006 until November 2013 and Chairman and CEO from May 2007 until November 2013. He was Chief Operating Officer of Saks from 2004 to 2006. Prior to joining Saks in 2002, Mr. Sadove was with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company from 1991 to 2002, first as President, Clairol from 1991 to 1996, then President, Worldwide Beauty Care from 1996 to 1997, then President, Worldwide Beauty Care and Nutritionals from 1997 to 1998, and finally, Senior Vice President and President, Worldwide Beauty Care. He was employed by General Foods Corporation from 1975 to 1991 in various managerial roles, most recently as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Desserts Division from 1989 until 1991. Mr. Sadove currently serves as a director of Colgate-Palmolive Company, Park Hotels & Resorts Inc., and Movado Group, Inc. and previously served as director of Ruby Tuesday, Inc., J.C. Penney Company, Inc. and privately-held Buy It Mobility.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Mantle Ridge
Paul C. Hilal is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Mantle Ridge LP. Prior to founding Mantle Ridge, Mr. Hilal was a Partner and Senior Investment Professional at Pershing Square Capital Management from 2006 to 2016. He serves as Vice Chairman on the board of directors of CSX Corporation. Mr. Hilal was formerly on the boards of three other public companies, including Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, where he chaired the Compensation Committee; Ceridan Corporation; and WorldTalk Communications, where he served as Chairman of the Board.
John J. Zillmer has been our Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) since October 2019. Prior to joining us, Mr. Zillmer served as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman of Univar from 2009 until 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Zillmer served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Allied Waste Industries from 2005 to 2008 and various positions at Aramark, including Vice President of Operating Systems, Regional Vice President, Area Vice President, Executive Vice President Business Dining Services, President of Business Services Group, President of International and President of Global Food and Support Services, from 1986 to 2005. Mr. Zillmer serves on the board of directors as Non-Executive Chairman of CSX Corporation, as well as a director of Ecolab, Inc. Mr. Zillmer was formerly on the board of directors of Veritiv Corporation, Performance Food Group (PFG) Company, Inc. and Reynolds American Inc.
Susan M. Cameron most recently served as the Non-Executive Chairman of Reynolds American Inc. from May 2017 to July 2017, its Executive Chairman from January 2017 to May 2017, and its President and Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of directors from 2014 to December 2016 and 2004 to 2011. Prior to that, Ms. Cameron held various marketing, management and executive positions at Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation, a U.S. tobacco company. She currently serves as a director of nVent Electric plc and Tupperware Brands Corporation. Ms. Cameron previously served as a director of Reynolds American Inc., and R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company.
Greg Creed most recently served as the Chief Executive Officer of YUM! Brands, Inc. from January 2015 to January 1, 2020, its Chief Executive Officer of Taco Bell Division from 2011 to 2014, and as President and Chief Concept Officer of Taco Bell U.S. from 2007 to 2011 after holding various other positions with the company since 1994. Mr. Creed currently serves as a director of Whirlpool Corporation and privately-held NetBase/Quid. He previously served as a director of YUM! Brands, Inc. and International Game Technology.
Bridgette P. Heller is the founder and CEO of the Shirley Proctor Puller Foundation, a small non-profit committed to generating better educational outcomes for underserved children in St. Petersburg, Florida. Previously, Ms. Heller served as the Executive Vice President and President of Nutricia, the Specialized Nutrition Division of Danone from July 2016 to August 2019. From 2010 to 2015, she served as Executive Vice President of Merck & Co., Inc. and President of Merck Consumer Care. Prior to joining Merck, Ms. Heller was President of Johnson & Johnson’s Global Baby Business Unit from 2007 to 2010 and President of its Global Baby, Kids, and Wound Care business from 2005 to 2007. She also worked for Kraft Foods from 1985 to 2002, ultimately serving as Executive Vice President and General Manager for the North American Coffee Portfolio. Ms. Heller serves as a director of Dexcom, Inc. and Novartis. She previously served as a director of Tech Data Corporation and ADT Corporation.
Kenneth M. Keverian currently serves as an Executive Advisor to IBM Corporation and a Senior Advisor to Boston Consulting Group. From 2014 until July 2020, Mr. Keverian was the Chief Strategy Officer of IBM Corporation. Prior to joining IBM Corporation, Mr. Keverian was a Senior Partner of Boston Consulting Group, where he served clients in the computing, transportation, consumer, retail, media and entertainment sectors from 1988 until 2014. Prior to that, he was a Development Team Leader for AT&T Bell Laboratories.
Karen M. King is the former Executive Vice President, Chief Field Officer of McDonald’s Corp. from 2015 to 2016. Prior to that, Ms. King held various management and executive positions at McDonald’s Corp. since 1994, including having served as its Chief People Officer, President, East Division, Vice-President, Strategy and Business Development and General Manager and Vice President, Florida Region, among others.
Patricia E. Lopez most recently served as Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of directors of High Ridge Brands Co., a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Company, from 2017 until April 2020. Before joining High Ridge Brands Co., Ms. Lopez served as a Senior Vice President of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. from 2015 until 2016 and Chief Marketing Officer of Avon Products, Inc. from 2012 until 2015. Prior to that, Ms. Lopez worked for The Procter & Gamble Company from 1983 to 2012, where she held various roles in the Latin America and United States before ultimately serving as Vice President and General Manager of Eastern Europe in Russia. Ms. Lopez currently serves as a director of Domino’s Pizza, Inc. and Acreage Holdings, Inc.
Kevin Wills is the Chief Financial Officer of Pilot, the largest operator of travel centers in the United States. He joined the company in 2019 and leads financial accountability in such areas as financial operations, accounting, finance, treasury, forecasting, strategic planning, and aviation. Previously, he was CFO of the global retailer, Tapestry, Inc. There he led all financial operations, capital markets, and investor relations. Prior to Tapestry Inc., he was CFO at the global consulting firm, AlixPartners, and was Executive Vice President and CFO for Saks Fifth Avenue. Mr. Wills, a certified public accountant, is a former independent director of Tivity Health, where he was the Chairman of the Board for five years.
Arthur B. Winkleblack most recently provided financial, strategic planning and capital markets consulting services for Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, where he has served as Senior Advisor to the CEO from 2014 to 2019. From 2002 to 2013, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of H.J. Heinz Company. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Winkleblack worked at Indigo Capital as Acting Chief Operating Officer of Perform.com and Chief Executive Officer of Freeride.com. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of C. Dean Metropoulos Group from 1998 to 1999, as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation from 1996 to 1998 and as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Commercial Avionics Systems, a division of AlliedSignal, Inc., from 1994 to 1996. Previously, he held various finance, strategy and business planning roles at PepsiCo, Inc. from 1982 to 1994. Mr. Winkleblack currently serves as a director of The Wendy’s Company and Church & Dwight Co., Inc. He previously served as a director of Performance Food Group (PFG) Company, Inc. and RTI International Metals