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Dunkin' Brands Group Inc (DNKN.OQ)

DNKN.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Nigel Travis

67 2013 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Katherine Jaspon

40 2017 Chief Financial Officer

David Hoffmann

49 2016 President - Dunkin' Donuts U.S. & Canada

William Mitchell

52 2015 President - Dunkin ' Brands International

Richard Emmett

61 2014 Chief LegalOfficer and Chief Human Resource Officer

Paul Carbone

50 2017 Senior Vice President

Karen Raskopf

62 2011 Senior Vice President, Chief Communications Officer

Jack Clare

46 2015 Chief Information Officer, Chief Strategy Officer

Scott Murphy

44 2016 Senior Vice President, Operations, Dunkin' Donuts U.S. and Canada

Weldon Spangler

52 2015 Senior Vice President - Baskin-Robbins U.S. and Canada

Raul Alvarez

62 2013 Lead Independent Director

Linda Boff

55 2017 Director

Roland Smith

62 2017 Director

Irene Britt

54 2014 Independent Director

Anthony DiNovi

54 Independent Director

Michael Hines

61 2011 Independent Director

Sandra Horbach

56 Independent Director

Mark Nunnelly

58 Independent Director

Carl Sparks

49 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Nigel Travis

Mr. Nigel Travis is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Travis has served as Chief Executive Officer of Dunkin’ Brands since January 2009 and assumed the additional role of Chairman of the Board in May 2013. From 2005 through 2008, Mr. Travis served as President and Chief Executive Officer, and on the board of directors of Papa John’s International, Inc., a publicly-traded international pizza chain. Prior to Papa John’s, Mr. Travis was with Blockbuster, Inc. from 1994 to 2004, where he served in increasing roles of responsibility, including President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Travis previously held numerous senior positions at Burger King Corporation. Mr. Travis currently serves as a director of Office Depot, Inc. and formerly served on the boards of Lorillard, Inc. and Bombay Company, Inc. As our Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Travis brings to the board a deep understanding of the Company, as well as domestic and international experience with franchised businesses in the quick service restaurant and retail industries.

Katherine Jaspon

Ms. Katherine D. Jaspon is appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the company effective June 5, 2017. Ms. Jaspon, joined the Company in December 2005 as Assistant Controller, and has served as Vice President, Finance and Treasury since September 2014. Prior to that, she served as Vice President, Accounting, and Controller since 2010 and assumed the responsibilities of Corporate Treasurer in December 2011. She previously served as an audit senior manager at KPMG LLP and is a licensed certified public accountant.

David Hoffmann

Mr. David L. Hoffmann has been appointed as President - Dunkin' Donuts U.S. & Canada of the Company. Prior to joining Dunkin’ Brands, Mr. Hoffmann served as President, High Growth Markets, for McDonald’s Corporation. Mr. Hoffmann served as an executive for McDonald’s Corporation for 19 years in increasing areas of responsibility, including Senior Vice President and Restaurant Support Officer for APMEA, Vice President of Strategy, Insights and Development for APMEA and of Executive Vice President of McDonald’s Japan.

William Mitchell

Mr. William M. Mitchell is no longer President - Dunkin ' Brands International of the Company effective March 16, 2018. Prior to his current appointment, Mr. Mitchell served as President, Baskin-Robbins U.S. and Canada, and Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins China, Japan and South Korea. Mr. Mitchell joined Dunkin’ Brands from Papa John’s International, where he had served in a variety of roles since 2000, including President of Global Operations, President of Domestic Operations, Operations VP, Division VP and Senior VP of Domestic Operations. Prior to Papa John’s, Mr. Mitchell was with Popeyes, a division of AFC Enterprises where he served in various capacities including Senior Director of Franchise Operations.

Richard Emmett

Mr. Richard J. Emmett is the Chief Legal Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer of the Company. He served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel since joining Dunkin' Brands in December 2009. Mr. Emmett joined Dunkin’ Brands from QCE HOLDING LLC (Quiznos) where he served as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary. Prior to Quiznos, Mr. Emmett served in various roles including as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Papa John’s International. Mr. Emmett currently serves on the board of directors of Francesca’s Holdings Corporation, is a member of Francesca’s audit committee, and serves as Chair of that company’s compensation committee. In addition, Mr. Emmett serves on the board of directors of the International Franchise Association.

Paul Carbone

Mr. Paul C. Carbone is Senior Vice President of the Company. Prior to that, Mr. Carbone had served as Vice President, Financial Management of Dunkin’ Brands since 2008. Prior to joining Dunkin’ Brands, he most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Tween Brands, Inc. Before Tween Brands, Mr. Carbone spent seven years with Limited Brands, Inc., where his roles included Vice President, Finance, for Victoria’s Secret. Mr. Carbone serves on the board of directors of Snap Fitness, a global franchisor of fitness facilities, as well as the National DCP, LLC, the Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee-owned purchasing and distribution cooperative.

Karen Raskopf

Ms. Karen Raskopf is Senior Vice President, Chief Communications Officer of the Company. Prior to joining Dunkin’ Brands, she spent 12 years as Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications for Blockbuster, Inc. She also served as head of communications for 7-Eleven, Inc.

Jack Clare

Mr. Jack Clare III Chief Information Officer, Chief Strategy Officer of the Company. Mr. Clare joined Dunkin’ Brands in July 2012, and prior to his current position, he served as Chief Information Officer. Prior to joining Dunkin’ Brands, Mr. Clare served as Vice President, IT and Chief Information Officer for Yum! Restaurants International, where he had responsibility for the IT strategy for more than 14,000 restaurants in over 120 countries, primarily for the KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell brands. Before Yum!, Mr. Clare spent seven years with Constellation Brands, most recently as their Vice President, Technical Services. He also spent three years with Sapient Corporation in various IT management roles and 7 years on active duty as an officer in the U.S. Air Force.

Scott Murphy

Mr. Scott Murphy has been appointed as Senior Vice President - Dunkin ' Donuts Operations U.S. and Canada, of the Company. Mr. Murphy joined Dunkin’ Brands in 2004 and prior to his current position, served as Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Officer. Mr. Murphy’s prior experience includes 10 years of global management consulting with A.T. Kearney. Mr. Murphy serves on the board of directors of the National Coffee Association of America, and previously served on the board of directors of the International Food Service Manufacturers Association and the National DCP, LLC.

Weldon Spangler

Mr. Weldon Span has been appointed as Senior Vice President - Baskin-Robbins U.S. and Canada of the Company, Mr. Spangler joined Dunkin’ Brands in 2010, and prior to his current position, he served as Vice President, Dunkin’ Donuts Operations U.S. and Canada. Prior to joining Dunkin’ Brands, Mr. Spangler held various leadership positions with Starbucks Corporation and immediately prior to joining Dunkin’ Brands, Mr. Spangler was a Division Vice President for Knowledge Universe, an education services firm.

Raul Alvarez

Mr. Raul Alvarez is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Alvarez is currently Chairman of the Board at Skylark Co., Ltd., a Japanese-based operator of restaurant chains. Mr. Alvarez is a director at Lowe’s Companies, Inc., Eli Lilly and Company and Realogy Holdings Corp. and served as a director of McDonald’s Corporation and KeyCorp until 2009. Mr. Alvarez served as President and Chief Operating Officer of McDonald’s Corporation from August 2006 until December 2009. Previously, he served as President of McDonald’s North America from January 2005 to August 2006 and as President of McDonald’s USA from July 2004 to January 2005. Mr. Alvarez brings significant experience in the quick service restaurant industry as well as executive leadership experience to the Board.

Linda Boff

Ms. Linda W. Boff has been appointed as Director of the Company. She serves as Chief Marketing Officer for General Electric Company (“GE”). Ms. Boff joined GE in 2004 and has held a series of leadership positions with GE including Executive Director, Global Digital Marketing and Global Director, Marketing Communication. She was named to her current position in 2015. She is a graduate of Union College. Her prior experience includes serving as CMO at NBC’s iVillage as well as key marketing roles at Citigroup, the American Museum of Natural History, Times Mirror Company and several large marketing agencies.

Roland Smith

Mr. Roland C. Smith serves as Director of the company. Mr. Smith most recently served as the Chairman and CEO of Office Depot, Inc., and earlier in his career was President and CEO of The Wendy’s Company and CEO of Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. Mr. Smith joined Office Depot in 2013 and served as the company’s Chairman and CEO through early 2017. His prior experience includes serving as CEO of Delhaize America, Inc., the parent company of several grocery store chains; President and CEO of The Wendy’s Company; CEO of Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. as well as senior leadership roles at several other companies. Mr. Smith began his career at the Proctor & Gamble Company. he is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Mr. Smith served as an officer with the U.S. Army for seven years.

Irene Britt

Ms. Irene Chang Britt is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Chang Britt served as President, Pepperidge Farm, a subsidiary of Campbell Soup Company from August 2012 to February 2015 and also held the position of Senior Vice President, Global Baking and Snacking for Campbell from October 2010 to February 2015. Ms. Chang Britt joined Campbell in 2005 and held a series of leadership positions with Campbell including Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer and President, North America Foodservice. Ms. Chang Britt currently serves on the board of directors of Tailored Brands, Inc. and TerraVia Holdings, Inc., and formerly served on the board of Sunoco, Inc. Ms. Chang Britt brings to the Board a deep knowledge of the consumer packaged goods category, and extensive executive experience.

Anthony DiNovi

Mr. Anthony J. DiNovi is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. DiNovi is Co-President of Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. Mr. DiNovi joined THL in 1988. Mr. DiNovi is currently a director of West Corporation. Mr. DiNovi was selected as a director because of his experience addressing financial, strategic and operating issues as a senior executive of a financial services firm and as a director of several companies in various industries.

Michael Hines

Mr. Michael F. Hines is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hines served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc., a sporting goods retailer, from 1995 to 2007. From 1990 to 1995, he held management positions with Staples, Inc., an office products retailer, most recently as Vice President, Finance. Mr. Hines spent 12 years in public accounting, the last eight years with the accounting firm Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mr. Hines is also a director of GNC Holdings, Inc. and of The TJX Companies, Inc. Mr. Hines’ experience as a financial executive and certified public accountant provides him with expertise in the retail industry, including accounting, controls, financial reporting, tax, finance, risk management and financial management.

Sandra Horbach

Ms. Sandra J. Horbach is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Horbach is a Managing Director of The Carlyle Group, where she serves as Co-Head of the US Buyout Group. Ms. Horbach currently serves as a director of Acosta Sales & Marketing, Nature’s Bounty, Inc., and Novolex as well as a number of not-for-profit organizations. Prior to joining Carlyle, Ms. Horbach was a General Partner at Forstmann Little, a private investment firm, and an Associate at Morgan Stanley. She has also served on the boards of Beats, philosophy, Vogue, CVC, Citadel Broadcasting Corporation and The Yankee Candle Company, Inc. Ms. Horbach has extensive experience in the retail and consumer industries, and experience on other public and private boards.

Mark Nunnelly

Mr. Mark E. Nunnelly is an Independent Director of Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. Mr. Nunnelly currently serves as Special Advisor to the Governor and Executive Director of MassIT, the Massachusetts Office of Information Technology. Previously, Mr. Nunnelly was Commissioner of the Department of Revenue for The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and prior to that was a Managing Director at Bain Capital Partners, LLC (“Bain Capital”) until 2014. Prior to joining Bain Capital in 1989, Mr. Nunnelly was a Partner at Bain & Company, with experience in the domestic, Asian and European strategy practices. Previously, Mr. Nunnelly worked at Procter & Gamble in product management. Mr. Nunnelly serves on the board of directors of Genpact, Inc., as well as several not-for-profit corporations, and formerly served on numerous public and private boards, including Domino’s Pizza, Inc., Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. and Warner Music Group Corp. Mr. Nunnelly brings significant experience in product and brand management, as well as service on the boards of other public companies, including companies in the quick service restaurant business, to the Board.

Carl Sparks

Mr. Carl Sparks is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Sparks serves as Chief Executive Officer of Academic Partnerships, a role he has held since April 2016. Academic Partnerships is one of the leading companies in helping public universities migrate to online student recruitment and course delivery. Prior to this role, Mr. Sparks served as the Chief Executive Officer of Travelocity Global, one of the leading companies in online travel, and a division of Sabre Inc., from April 2011 through April 2014. Prior to joining Travelocity, he served as President of Gilt Groupe, an invitation-only online retailer of luxury products and experiences. Mr. Sparks joined Gilt as Chief Marketing Officer in October 2009 and was promoted to President in March 2010, serving in that role until April 2011, when he joined Travelocity. Mr. Sparks also served for five years at Expedia Inc., an online travel company, from June 2004 until October 2009, in a variety of leadership roles, including Senior Vice President, Marketing and Retail Operations at Hotels.com from June 2004 to May 2006, Chief Marketing Officer at Expedia.com from June 2006 to December 2007, and General Manager at Hotels.com USA, Latin America & Canada from January 2008 to October 2009. Mr. Sparks is also a director of Vonage Holdings Corp. Mr. Sparks brings expertise in digital marketing, brand management, as well as executive experience, to the Board.

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