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Dixie Group Inc (DXYN.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Daniel Frierson

75 1999 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Jon Faulkner

54 2009 Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

E. David Hobbs

2016 President - Masland Contract

Daniel Frierson

49 2012 Chief Operating Officer, Vice President, Director

W. Derek Davis

64 1991 Vice President - Human Resources

Paul Comiskey

64 2009 Vice President; President - Dixie Residential

D. Eugene Lasater

64 1988 Controller

Starr Klein

72 1992 Secretary

William Blue

56 2014 Independent Director

Charles Brock

52 2012 Independent Director

Walter Hubbard

71 2005 Independent Director

Lowry Kline

74 2004 Independent Director

Hilda Murray

60 2012 Independent Director

John Murrey

74 1997 Independent Director

Michael Owens

58 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Daniel Frierson

Mr. Daniel K. Frierson is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of The Dixie Group, Inc. He is Chairman of the Board of the Company, a position he has held since 1987. He also has been Chief Executive Officer of the Company since 1980 and a director of the Company since 1973. Mr. Frierson is currently chairman of The Carpet and Rug Institute. Mr. Frierson serves as a director of Astec Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of specialized equipment for building and restoring the world’s infrastructure headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Louisiana-Pacific Corporation, a manufacturer and distributor of building materials headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee. Mr. Frierson is Chairman of the Company’s Executive Committee and Chairman of the Company’s Retirement Plans Committee.

Jon Faulkner

Mr. Jon A. Faulkner is Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of The Dixie Group, Inc., since October 2009. . Vice President of Planning and Development from February 2002 to September 2009. Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Steward, Inc. from 1997 to 2002.

E. David Hobbs

Mr. E. David Hobbs serves as President - Masland Contract of the Company. David has most recently served as Executive Vice President of Operations for Masland Contract, and in that capacity has overseen significant improvement in our carpet and tile manufacturing operations, and improved service levels to our contract customers. Prior to joining The Dixie Group in August 2012, David served as President of Interface Americas in La Grange, Georgia."

Daniel Frierson

Mr. D. Kennedy Frierson, Jr., is Chief Operating Officer, Vice President, Director of The Dixie Group, Inc. He is Director since 2012 and Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since August 2009. Vice President and President Masland Residential from February 2006 to July 2009. President Masland Residential from December 2005 to January 2006. Executive Vice President and General Manager, Dixie Home, 2003 to 2005. Business Unit Manager, Bretlin, 2002 to 2003.

W. Derek Davis

Mr. W. Derek Davis is Vice President - Human Resources of The Dixie Group, Inc., since January 1991. He is Vice President of Human Resources since January 1991. Corporate Employee Relations Director, 1988 to 1991.

Paul Comiskey

Mr. Paul B. Comiskey is no longer Vice President; President - Dixie Residential of The Dixie Group, Inc., since August 2009. He is Vice President and President of Dixie Residential since August 2009. Vice President and President, Dixie Home from February 2007 to July 2009. President, Dixie Home from December 2006 to January 2007. Senior Vice President of Residential Sales, Mohawk Industries, Inc. from 1998 to 2006. Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for World Carpets from 1996 to 1998.

D. Eugene Lasater

Mr. D. Eugene Lasater is Controller of The Dixie Group, Inc., since 1988. He is Controller since 1988.

Starr Klein

Ms. Starr T. Klein is Secretary of The Dixie Group, Inc., since November 1992. She is Secretary since November 1992. Assistant Secretary, 1987 to 1992.

William Blue

Mr. William F. (Bill) Blue is Director of the Company. He is Chairman of the Board of The Hopeway Foundation in Charlotte, North Carolina. From 2008 until his retirement in 2014, he served a Vice Chairman of Investment Banking and Capital Markets, part of Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, in Charlotte. Throughout his 28-year investment banking career, he represented foreign and domestic corporations in financing and advisory assignments, including acquisitions, divestiture, recapitalizations, fairness opinions, and public and private equity and debt offerings. From 1998 until 2008, Mr. Blue served as group head of the Wachovia Consumer and Retail Investment Banking group. Before joining Wachovia, he was a managing director of the Mergers and Acquisitions group of NationsBanc Montgomery Securities, the predecessor firm to Banc of America Securities. Mr. Blue is a member of the Company's Audit Committee. He has been a director of the Company since October 2014.

Charles Brock

Mr. Charles E. Brock is an Independent Director of The Dixie Group, Inc. He is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Launch Tennessee, a public-private partnership, focused on the development of high-growth companies in Tennessee. Previously, he served as the Executive Entrepreneur of The Company Lab, a Chattanooga organization that serves as “the Front Door for Entrepreneurs” in Southeast Tennessee and one of Launch Tennessee's regional accelerators. Mr. Brock was a founding partner of the Chattanooga Renaissance Fund, a locally based angel investment group. Mr. Brock also serves as a director of Four Bridges Capital Advisors, a Chattanooga based boutique investment bank as well as director of CapitalMark Bank and Trust. Mr. Brock is a member of the Company’s Audit Committee and a member of the Company's Compensation Committee. He has been a director of the Company since 2012.

Walter Hubbard

Mr. Walter W. Hubbard is an Independent Director of The Dixie Group, Inc. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Honeywell Nylon, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Honeywell International, a manufacturer of nylon products from 2003 until his retirement in 2005. Prior to becoming President of Honeywell Nylon, Mr. Hubbard served as Group Vice President, Fiber Products of BASF Corporation from 1994 until 2003. Mr. Hubbard is a member of the Company’s Audit Committee and the Company's Compensation Committee. He has been a director of the Company since 2005.

Lowry Kline

Mr. Lowry F. Kline is Independent Director of The Dixie Group Inc. He served as a director of Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. since April 2000, serving as Chairman from April 2002 until April 2008, and as Vice Chairman from April 2000 to April 2003. Mr. Kline served as Chief Executive Officer of Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. from April 2001 until January 2004 and from December 2005 to April 2006. Prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer for Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc., he held a number of positions with said company, including Chief Administrative Officer, Executive Vice President and General Counsel. Mr. Kline is a member of the Board of Directors of Jackson Furniture Industries, Inc., headquartered in Cleveland, Tennessee, and McKee Foods Corporation, headquartered in Collegedale, Tennessee. Mr. Kline is Chairman of the Company’s Compensation Committee and a member of the Company’s Audit Committee and a member of the Company’s Executive Committee. He has been a director of the Company since 2004.

Hilda Murray

Ms. Hilda S. Murray is an Independent Director of The Dixie Group, Inc. She is the Corporate Secretary and Executive Vice President of TPC Printing & Packaging, a specialty packaging and printing company in Chattanooga, TN. She is also founder and President of Greener Planet, LLC, an environmental compliance consultant to the packaging and printing industry. Ms. Murray is a member of the Company’s Audit Committee and the Company’s Retirement Plans Committee. She has been a director of the Company since 2012.

John Murrey

Mr. John W. Murrey, III, is an Independent Director of The Dixie Group, Inc. previously served as a Senior member of the law firm of Witt, Gaither & Whitaker, P.C. in Chattanooga, Tennessee until June 30, 2001. Since 1993, Mr. Murrey has served as a director of Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, a Coca-Cola bottler headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina and has served on its Audit Committee. From 2003 to 2007, he also served as a director of U. S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc., a truckload carrier headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and was Chairman of its Audit Committee. Mr. Murrey has been a director of the Company since 1997 and is Chairman of the Company’s Audit Committee and a member of the Company’s Compensation Committee.

Michael Owens

Mr. Michael L. Owens is an Independent Director of The Dixie Group, Inc. He is Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs and Lecturer in the College of Business at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tennessee. Prior to joining the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Mr. Owens was President of Coverdell & Company, Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to joining Coverdell, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Monumental Life Insurance Company. He has been a director of the Company since 2014 and is a member of the Company's Audit Committee.