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Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc (ARCO.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Woods Staton

65 2015 Executive Chairman of the Board

Sergio Alonso

52 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Mariano Tannenbaum

2017 Chief Financial Officer

Rogerio Barreira

2015 Divisional President - NOLAD

Luis Raganato

50 2014 Divisional President — Caribbean

Alejandro Yapur

46 Divisional President - SLAD

Marcelo Rabach

44 2015 Chief Operating Officer

Dan Gertsacov

2017 Chief Marketing and Digital Officer

Diego Benenzon

48 2014 Vice President - Human Resources

Marlene Fernandez

53 2011 Vice President - Government Relations

Sonia Ruseler

52 2013 Vice President - Corporate Communications

Jose Valledor Rojo

48 2014 Vice President - Supply Chain

Sebastian Magnasco

45 2007 Vice President - Development

Juan David Bastidas Saldarriaga

47 2010 Chief Legal Counsel

Paulo Camargo

2015 Divisional President - Brazil

Michael Chu

68 2011 independent Director

Alfredo Elias Ayub

65 independent directors

Jose Fernandez

53 Director

Annette Franqui

53 2007 Director

Carlos Hernandez-Artigas

51 2007 Director

Alejandro Ramirez Magana

42 2012 Independent Director

Jose Alberto Velez Cadavid

66 2011 independent Director

Ricardo Munoz

2016 Independent Director

Daniel Schleiniger

2015 IR Director

Biographies

Name Description

Woods Staton

Mr. Woods W. Staton has been appointed as Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company., effective October 1, 2015. He was Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Arcos Dorados Holding Inc. He was McDonald’s joint venture partner in Argentina for over 20 years and served as the President of SLAD beginning in 2004. Mr. Staton is a member of the International Advisory Board of Itaú Unibanco Holding S.A. Mr. Staton is also a member of the founding family and served as the CEO and Chairman of the board of directors of Panamerican Beverages, Inc., or Panamco, which was Coca-Cola’s largest bottler in Latin America. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the Emory University and an MBA from the IMD Business School in Switzerland.

Sergio Alonso

Mr. Sergio Alonso is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company., effective October 1, 2015. Prior to his promotion, Mr. Alonso was Arcos Dorados' Chief Operating Officer, a position he assumed in 2007, when Arcos Dorados became the world's largest McDonald's franchisee, operating in 20 countries. Since that time, Arcos Dorados doubled its sales and grew its restaurant base by 30% to more than 2,100 restaurants in Latin America and the Caribbean. An experienced veteran, he began his career at McDonald's in 1987 as Accounting Manager and subsequently moved to the operations area, eventually being promoted to Vice President of Operations in Argentina. Mr. Alonso has served both Arcos Dorados and McDonald's Corporation in key leadership roles, including McDonald's Divisional President in Brazil. He is a Certified Public Accountant from the Universidad de Buenos Aires in 1986.

Mariano Tannenbaum

Mr. Mariano Tannenbaum has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective on February 1, 2017. Mr. Tannenbaum brings substantial experience as a financial executive, and has held various senior corporate positions at Arcos Dorados since joining the firm in 2008, the most recent being Senior Director of Corporate Finance. In this role, he was responsible for business planning and development, as well as management of the Company's financing structures. Previously, Mr. Tannenbaum had an extensive international career in Europe and the United States, working as a Managing Director at the IFG Group in Switzerland and Senior Treasury Manager at Tyco International. Earlier in his career he worked at Sabre Holdings in London. He also worked for an economic consulting group in Argentina, and the Argentine government as part of the Ministry of Treasury and Public Finances. Mr. Tannenbaum holds a BA in Economics from the Universidad de Buenos Aires, a Masters in Finance from the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella and an MBA from the London Business School.

Rogerio Barreira

Mr. Rogerio Barreira is Divisional President - NOLAD of Arcos Dorados Holdings, Inc., effective October 1, 2015. Mr. Barreira holds a Master of Business Administration from the Fundação Getúlio Vargas in São Paulo, Brazil.

Luis Raganato

Mr. Luis Raganato is Divisional President — Caribbean of the company. Prior to his appointment as such, he was the General Director of Arcos Dorados in Peru. Mr. Raganato began his career at Arcos Dorados in 1991 as a Trainee in the Nuevocentro Shopping location in the province of Córdoba, Argentina and has held various positions in Operations Management over the years. Mr. Raganato holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Instituto Aeronáutico de Argentina and a Master’s degree in Marketing and Business Development from Escuela Superior de Estudios de Marketing de Madrid.

Alejandro Yapur

Mr. Alejandro Yapur is Divisional President - SLAD of the company. Since July 2013. He began his career in 1986 as a crew member at the first McDonald’s restaurant in Argentina and had the opportunity to serve as Manager in the Marketing, Operations and Corporate Communications areas of Arcos Dorados in Argentina. In 2005 he was promoted to Managing Director of Uruguay and in 2007 became responsible for the Company’s Chilean operations. In 2011, Mr. Yapur became Regional Managing Director for the Southern Cone Region (Argentina, Chile and Uruguay) until 2013 when he was promoted to his current position. He graduated from the Universidad de Estudios Empresariales in Buenos Aires and subsequently went on to earn a Master’s degree in Communications from Universidad Austral.

Marcelo Rabach

Mr. Marcelo Rabach has been promoted as Chief Operating Officer of the Company., effective October 1, 2015. He is no longer Divisional President of NOLAD of Arcos Dorados Holding Inc. Prior to his appointment as such, Vice President of Operations Development since 2012 and Divisional President in Brazil since 2008. He graduated with a degree in Business Administration from Universidad Argentina de la Empresa in 2002. He began his career at McDonald’s Argentina in 1990 and has over 17 years of line operations experience, starting as a crew employee and steadily advancing into larger operational roles. From 1999 until his appointment as McDonald’s Chief Operating Officer in Venezuela in 2005, Mr. Rabach was responsible for the operations, real estate, construction, human resources, local store marketing, and training and franchising of a region within Argentina, holding the positions of Operations Manager and Operations Director. He was the Chief Operating Officer in Venezuela from 2005 until 2008.

Dan Gertsacov

Mr. Dan Gertsacov serves as Chief Marketing and Digital Officer of the Company. Mr. Gertsacov joined the Company in 2014 as Chief Digital Officer, responsible for designing and implementing the Company's digital strategy. His previous positions include Google's Head of New Markets in Latin America and the Caribbean, and Univision Networks' Vice President of New Business. He holds a BA from the University of Richmond and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Diego Benenzon

Mr. Diego Benenzon is Vice President - Human Resources of the company. He joined the Company in April 2008 as a SLAD HR Talent and Development Director and has over ten years’ experience in leadership positions at Citibank where he was Vice President of Human Resources before joining the Company. Prior to Citibank Mr. Benenzon was a human resources consultant at Roland Berger International. He has also served as a senior consultant to various large companies and NGOs and has teaching experience. Mr. Benenzon graduated with a degree in psychology from Universidad John F. Kennedy and holds a postgraduate degree from the Universidad de Buenos Aires.

Marlene Fernandez

Ms. Marlene Fernandez is Vice President - Government Relations Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. Prior to joining us in 2009, she served as Executive Director of the Gallup Organization in Latin America and held various governmental positions, including member of Bolivia’s Chamber of Deputies, Bolivian Ambassador to the United States and Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States in Washington, D.C., the European Union and Italy. Ms. Fernandez graduated with a degree in Communications and Public Relations from Universidad John F. Kennedy in Buenos Aires. She holds a Master of Science with a specialization in broadcast journalism from Boston University and has completed doctorate courses at Harvard University in Law and Diplomacy, Strategic Communications, Conflict Resolution and Negotiations in Conflict Areas.

Sonia Ruseler

Ms. Sonia Ruseler is Vice President - Corporate Communications of the company. She graduated with a degree in Social and Political Sciences from Cambridge University. Ms. Ruseler began her career in journalism at the BBC in London, worked as a TV correspondent for ITN in London and Tokyo, was a national ITV news presenter in London, followed by eight years as news anchor for CNN International, based in Atlanta and Washington D.C. After journalism, she worked in Washington on crisis and issues management; from 2002 onwards for The McGinn Group, handling sensitive challenges for Fortune 500 clients in the US and Latin America, as well as representing the wine regions of Champagne, Oporto and Jerez as a lobbyist at Chlopak, Leonard and Schechter. In 2010 she earned an MBA from Bordeaux École de Management.

Jose Valledor Rojo

Mr. Jose Valledor Rojo is Vice President - Supply Chain of the company. He was promoted to the position of Divisional President in Brazil, effective August 1, 2011. Prior to his appointment as such, he was Regional Director for the Southern Cone. He joined us in 1990 as an assistant in the accounting department, and four years later he became Manager of that department. In 2005, he became Regional Operations Director, responsible for the markets of Uruguay, Paraguay and Argentina. Two years later, he became Argentina’s General Director while continuing to supervise the market operations in Uruguay, Chile and Paraguay. Mr. Valledor Rojo has a degree in Business Administration and a post-graduate degree from the Instituto de Altos Estudios (IAE) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Sebastian Magnasco

Mr. Sebastian Magnasco serves as Vice President - Development of Arcos Dorados Holding Inc., prior to his appointment as such, in the same capacity in SLAD. He graduated with a degree in Engineering from Instituto Tecnológico Buenos Aires, in 1990. He began his career at McDonald’s in 1994 and held the positions of Real Estate & Equipment Director of Argentina and IT, Real Estate and Equipment Director of Argentina until his appointment as Vice President of Development of SLAD in 2005.

Juan David Bastidas Saldarriaga

Dr. Juan David Bastidas Saldarriaga serves as Chief Legal Counsel of Arcos Dorados Holding Inc., He attended Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in Colombia, where he received a Law Degree. He graduated as a Business Law Specialist from the same university. He received his MBA from New York University. He has post-graduate studies in International Business from EAFIT in Colombia and Senior Management from Universidad de Los Andes in Colombia. Mr. Bastidas worked from 1994 to 1995 as an international operations lawyer for Banco Industrial Colombiano (Bancolombia). He served as General Counsel and Secretary of the board of directors of Interconexión Electrica S.A. E.S.P.–ISA from 1995 to 2010 before joining us in July 2010.

Paulo Camargo

Michael Chu

Mr. Michael Chu is independent Directors of Arcos Dorados Holding Inc., Since April 2011 and is a member of our Audit Committee. He graduated with honors from Dartmouth College in 1968 and received an M.B.A. with highest distinction from the Harvard Business School in 1976. From 1989 to 1993, Mr. Chu served as an executive and limited partner in the New York office of the private equity fund Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. From 1993 to 2000, Mr. Chu was with ACCION International, a nonprofit corporation dedicated to microfinance, where he served as President and CEO. Mr. Chu currently holds an appointment as Senior Lecturer at the Harvard Business School and is Managing Director and co-founder of the IGNIA Fund, an investment firm dedicated to investing in commercial enterprises serving low-income populations in Mexico. He was a founding partner of, and continues to serve as Senior Advisor to, Pegasus Group, a private equity firm in Buenos Aires.

Alfredo Elias Ayub

Mr. Alfredo Elias Ayub serves as independent Directors of Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc., since August 2, 2012 and is a member of the Compensation and Nomination Committee. Mr. Elias Ayub holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he graduated as a Baker Scholar, and a Civil Engineering degree from Mexico City’s Universidad Anahuac, where he is a member of the Advisory Council of the School of Engineering. From 1999 until April 2011, Mr. Elias Ayub was the Chief Executive Officer of the Comisión Federal de Electricidad, Mexico’s largest state-owned utilities company. From 2012 to 2014, Mr. Elias Ayub served as member of the Dean’s board of advisors for Harvard Business School.

Jose Fernandez

Mr. Jose Fernandez is Directors of Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. since October 1, 2013. Mr. Fernández previously acted as the Divisional President of operations for SLAD. Mr. Fernández is a Mechanical Engineer from Instituto Tecnológico Buenos Aires and began his career at McDonald’s in 1986. He held the positions of Development Director, Development Vice President and Managing Director of McDonald’s Argentina before becoming the Divisional President of operations of SLAD.

Annette Franqui

Ms. Annette Franqui of Directors of Arcos Dorados Holding Inc., She has been a member of our board of directors since 2007 and is a member of the Compensation and Nomination Committee. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1984 and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1986. She is also a Chartered Financial Analyst. Mrs. Franqui began her career in 1986 with J.P. Morgan and joined Goldman Sachs in 1989. In 1994, she returned to J.P. Morgan where she became a Managing Director and the Head of the Latin America Research Department. Mrs. Franqui joined Panamco in 2001 as Vice President of Corporate Finance and became the Chief Financial Officer in 2002. She is one of the founding partners of Forrestal Capital and is currently a board member of Wireless WERX International, Axionlog Cold Solutions, Medina Medical and Latam LLC, among other companies.

Carlos Hernandez-Artigas

Mr. Carlos Hernandez-Artigas is Directors of Arcos Dorados Holding Inc., He has been a member of our board of directors since 2007 and is a member of the Compensation and Nomination Committee. He graduated from Universidad Panamericana, Escuela de Derecho in 1987 and University of Texas at Austin, School of Law in 1988. He received an MBA from IPADE in Mexico City in 1996. Mr. Hernández-Artigas worked as a lawyer for several years in Mexico and as a foreign attorney in Dallas, Texas and New York. He served as the General Counsel, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of Panamco for ten years. He is one of the founding partners of Forrestal Capital and is currently a board member of several companies, including Wireless WERX International, Axionlog Cold Solutions and Latam LLC.

Alejandro Ramirez Magana

Mr. Alejandro Ramirez Magana is Independent Director of the company. Since November 1, 2012 and is a member of our Audit Committee. Mr. Ramírez holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, a Master of Sciences in Development Economics from the University of Oxford and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Harvard University. Mr. Ramírez is the General Director of Cinépolis, the largest cineplex chain in Latin America and the fourth largest in the world. He recently co-chaired the 2012 Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum and was also appointed by former Mexican President Calderón as Chair of the G20’s Business Summit (B20), in Mexico in June 2012. He has worked for the World Bank \the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and was Mexico’s Permanent Representative to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. In 2005, he was also appointed as “Young Global Leader” by the Davos World Economic Forum in Switzerland.

Jose Alberto Velez Cadavid

Mr. Jose Alberto Velez Cadavid serves as independent Directors of Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc., since June 2011 and is a member of our Audit Committee. Mr. Vélez received a Master of Science in Engineering degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a degree in Administrative Engineering from Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Mr. Vélez previously served as the CEO of Suramericana de Seguros, the leading insurance company in Colombia, and also as the CEO of Inversura, a holding company that integrates the leading insurance and social security companies in Colombia. He was the Chief Executive Officer of Cementos Argos, S.A. between 2003 and 2012. From 2012 until today, he is the President of Grupo Argos, a holding group with investments in cement, energy, mining, ports and real estate. He is currently also a member of the Boards of Directors of Grupo Suramericana de Inversiones S.A., Bancolombia, Situm, Celsia, Cementos Argos and Calcetines Crystal. He also is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Universidad EAFIT, Proantioquia, Codesarrollo, Fundación Suramericana, Fundacion Fraternidad Medellín and Chairman of CECODES, the Colombian chapter of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. In addition, he sits on the Advisory Board of the Council of the Americas based in New York.

Ricardo Munoz

Mr. Ricardo Gutierrez Munoz is Independent Director of the Company. He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from the Instituto Politécnico Nacional (Mexico City) and a Master's Degree in Financing from the Universidad Lasalle (Mexico City). Mr. Gutiérrez Muñoz is currently the CEO of the CP Latina Company and Chairman of the Board of Grupo Pochteca. He is also a board member of a number of other private and listed companies.

Daniel Schleiniger