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Monro Inc (MNRO.OQ)

MNRO.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Mellor

74 2017 Independent Chairman of the Board

Brett Ponton

48 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Brian D'Ambrosia

43 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary

Matthew Naylor

40 2018 Chief Operating Officer

Avi Dasgupta

2018 Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Deborah Brundage

43 2018 Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Maureen Mulholland

47 2017 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Gerald Alessia

2018 Senior Vice President - Tire Merchandising

Raymond Pickens

52 2015 Divisional Vice President — Store Operations

Samuel Senuk

50 2017 Divisional Vice President - Operations

Donald Glickman

85 1984 Director

John Auerbach

40 2017 Independent Director

Frederick Danziger

78 1984 Independent Director

Lindsay Hyde

36 2017 Independent Director

Stephen McCluski

65 2013 Independent Director

Peter Solomon

79 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Mellor

Mr. Robert E. Mellor is Independent Chairman of the Board of Monro Muffler Brake, Inc. Mr. Mellor previously served as a director of the Company from November 2002 until August 2007 when he resigned due to other public company board commitments. Mr. Mellor was previously Of Counsel with the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP from 1990 through February 1997. From March 1997 until January 2010, Mr. Mellor was the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Building Materials Holding Corporation (“BMHC”), a leading provider of building materials and construction services to professional home builders and contractors, and where he had served as a director since 1991. As a result of the downturn in the building materials industry, BMHC filed a petition under Chapter 11 of the federal bankruptcy laws on June 16, 2009. Such company reorganized in January 2010, and is no longer operating under Chapter 11. Mr. Mellor also serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Coeur Mining, Inc. (CDE), and director of The Ryland Group, Inc. (RYL) and Stock Building Supply Holdings, Inc. (STCK).

Brett Ponton

Mr. Brett T. Ponton serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Ponton most recently served as CEO and President of American Driveline Systems, Inc., which owns AAMCO Transmissions Inc., Cottman Transmission Systems, LLC, and Global Powertrain Systems, LLC. He also served on its Board of Directors. Mr. Ponton was instrumental in orchestrating a turnaround for American Driveline Systems and recently led its successful sale to Transom Capital Group. Mr. Ponton joined American Driveline in 2013 from Heartland Automotive, the largest operator of Jiffy Lube stores in North America. Mr. Ponton was recruited to join Heartland by its private owners, The Blackstone Group, to improve revenues and profitability. Upon achieving these objectives, Heartland was sold to Sun Capital Partners in 2012. Prior to joining Heartland in 2009, Mr. Ponton served as the Managing Director for the Asia-Pacific region for Veyance Technologies, a company that was spun out of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and was owned by The Carlyle Group. At Veyance, Mr. Ponton was based in Shanghai, and later Melbourne. Prior to joining Veyance, Mr. Ponton spent 16 years at Goodyear.

Brian D'Ambrosia

Mr. Brian J. D'Ambrosia serves as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary of the Company. He brings over 20 years of experience, with knowledge of complex accounting, financial planning and public reporting requirements. He joined the Company in January 2013 as the Company’s Vice President and Controller. On December 10, 2015, the Board appointed Mr. D’Ambrosia to the newly-created position of Chief Accounting Officer. He continued in the roles of Vice President of Finance and Chief Accounting Officer until his promotion to Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. D’Ambrosia served as a Regional Controller for Robbins & Myers, Inc., a supplier of engineered equipment and systems from 2010 until 2013 and served in a variety of positions for Birds Eye Foods, Inc., a consumer products company, from 2005 until 2010, most recently as Controller-Operations Accounting. Mr. D’Ambrosia is a certified public accountant and previously worked in public accounting from 1996 until 2003, primarily with Deloitte & Touche LLP in Rochester, New York.

Matthew Naylor

Mr. Matthew Evan Naylor is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Naylor served as Vice President of Sales and Operations at Murphy USA, a national gas station and convenience store chain, from May 2017 to March 2018. Mr. Naylor also held various operational leadership roles during a 10-year tenure at Target Corporation, including as Group Vice President from March 2014 to May 2017. Mr. Naylor served in various field and store support center roles at Home Depot from January 2004 to February 2007. Mr. Naylor served in the U.S. Army for 13 years, including 12 months in Iraq. He holds an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Avi Dasgupta

Mr. Avi Dasgupta is Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer of the Company. Dasgupta will oversee the expansion of Monro's IT infrastructure and data capabilities, supporting a number of Monro.Forward initiatives that will be rolled out in the coming months. Dasgupta joins Monro with over twenty-five years of IT experience at a number of industry-leading companies, including Constellation Brands and Xerox Corporation. Dasgupta brings key expertise in delivering large-scale IT solutions for business transformation initiatives through on-premise and cloud technologies. Most recently, he served as the Vice President of Application Delivery at Constellation Brands, where he was instrumental in providing leadership for strategy development and execution of business transformation programs in the Wine and Spirits operations division. Prior to Constellation Brands, Dasgupta was a Director of Project Management at Xerox Corporation, where he was responsible for overseeing the execution of large transformational programs, including the successful rollout of a multi-million dollar state-of-the-art device connectivity program. He holds an M.B.A. with a concentration in Competitive Strategy from the University of Rochester, Simon School of Business, a Master's degree in Computer Science from the College of William & Mary and a Bachelor's degree from Jadavpur University.

Deborah Brundage

Ms. Deborah Brundage is Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. Ms. Brundage joined the Company after more than 16 years of global brand development, marketing and business leadership at Procter & Gamble. During her time with Procter & Gamble, Ms. Brundage led global, multi-channel brand building, marketing and product development programs across a diverse set of consumer products, including Iams® pet food, Gain® laundry detergent and Always Discreet® personal care. Prior to joining Procter & Gamble, from 1996 to 1999, Ms. Brundage worked in the audit practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and an M.B.A. from the University of Rochester Simon School of Business.

Maureen Mulholland

Ms. Maureen E. Mulholland is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Ms. Mulholland joined the Company as General Counsel in October 2003 and was appointed Vice President in May 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Mulholland worked as an associate attorney at the Rochester, NY-based law firms of Underberg & Kessler LLP and Harris Beach, PLLC. She holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from The University of Scranton and graduated from the University of Notre Dame Law School.

Gerald Alessia

Mr. Jerry Alessia is a Senior Vice President - Tire Merchandising of the Company. In his new role, Alessia will oversee all elements of Monro's tire merchandising operation as the Company works to optimize its tire assortment as part of its Monro.Forward strategy. Alessia joins Monro with over twenty-seven years of industry experience at large, national retailers. This includes twelve years at Goodyear Tire, where he served in a number of roles focusing on retail store management, best practices, category management and strategic pricing administration. Most recently, he served as General Manager of Multi-Category Retailers and Business Development, where he led the development and execution of sales and operations strategies across new business prospects and several key corporate accounts. Prior to Goodyear, Alessia held numerous roles at Sears Holdings Corporation, including Director of Customer Care and Operations. He holds a Master of Science in Human Resource Management and Development from the National Louis University and a Bachelor's degree from Illinois State University.

Raymond Pickens

Mr. Raymond L. Pickens is Divisional Vice President — Store Operations of the Company. From April 2014 through March 2015, Mr. Pickens was a Senior Zone Manager supervising several zones. Prior to that, Mr. Pickens served as a Zone Manager from October 2010 through March 2014, and as a Market Manager from October 2004 through September 2010. Prior to joining Monro, Mr. Pickens worked in various management positions in the automotive service industry.

Samuel Senuk

Mr. Samuel Senuk serves as Divisional Vice President - Operations of the Company. From August 2016 through March 2017, Mr. Senuk was a Senior Zone Manager supervising several zones. Prior to that, Mr. Senuk served as Divisional Vice President at TBC Corporation from August 2013 through July 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Senuk served as a Zone Manager with the Company from October 2000 through July 2013 and as a Market Manager from May 1996 through September 2000 and has worked for Monro in various other capacities since 1990.

Donald Glickman

Mr. Donald Glickman is Director of Monro Muffler Brake Inc., since July 1984. He is a private investor and has been a general partner of J.F. Lehman & Company, a private equity investment firm that focuses on acquiring middle market companies in the defense and aerospace industries, since June 1992. Mr. Glickman was a trustee of Babson Corporate Investors and Babson Participation Investors until April 2013. Mr. Glickman formerly served as lead director of MSC Software Corporation until September 2009. As a result of these and other professional experiences, as well as his educational background, Mr. Glickman possesses particular knowledge in banking and financial services, accounting and finance, capital markets, government regulations, mergers and acquisitions, board practices of other major corporations and risk management, as well as demonstrating significant leadership skills as a senior officer in various investment banking firms, all of which strengthen the Board’s collective qualifications, skills and experiences.

John Auerbach

Mr. John L. Auerbach is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Auerbach, brings extensive knowledge and operational experience in digital marketing and eCommerce to Monro, having served in a number of leadership and advisory roles for retail and eCommerce companies. Mr. Auerbach is the Founder and Chairman of Eloquii, a digitally-native direct to consumer women's fashion brand. For the past five years, he has also been a partner of Auerbach Advisers, a digital advisory firm focused on retail clients. Mr. Auerbach previously served as the Senior Vice President of Digital & Global eCommerce of Kate Spade & Company. In addition, from 2012 to 2016, Mr. Auerbach was the International Managing Director of Digital & eCommerce Initiatives at Christie's Inc., where he was responsible for launching the company's eCommerce business globally. Prior to joining Christie's, Mr. Auerbach served as a member of the founding team of Gilt Groupe and the President of Gilt's men's business. Mr. Auerbach holds a B.A. from Duke University and an M.B.A from the Columbia Business School.

Frederick Danziger

Mr. Frederick M. Danziger serves as Independent Director of Monro Muffler Brake Inc., since July 1984. Since May of 2012, Mr. Danziger has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors, and from April 1997 through December 2015, as Chief Executive Officer of Griffin Industrial Realty, Inc. (GRIF), a publicly-traded corporation principally in the real estate business. Mr. Danziger was previously Of Counsel in the law firm of Latham & Watkins LLP from 1995 to 1997, and was a partner of the law firm of Mudge Rose Guthrie Alexander & Ferdon from 1974 to 1995. Mr. Danziger is also a director of Bloomingdale Properties, Inc. As a result of these and other professional experiences, as well as his educational background, Mr. Danziger possesses particular knowledge in law and regulatory matters, risk management, strategic planning, accounting and finance, and board practices of other major corporations, as well as demonstrating significant leadership skills as a senior partner in a prominent law firm that strengthen the Board’s collective qualifications, skills and experiences.

Lindsay Hyde

Ms. Lindsay N. Hyde is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Hyde, brings significant experience in service delivery, an entrepreneurial approach and strong commitment to community engagement to Monro. She is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Baroo, a provider of pet-related amenities in multifamily communities in large urban markets across the U.S. Prior to founding Baroo, she was the Founder of Strong Women, Strong Girls, a nationally recognized mentoring organization, serving as Executive Director from 2004 to 2012. Ms. Hyde has also served as an Elected Director of the Harvard Alumni Association and as a director of Coca-Cola Scholars Alumni Foundation, and currently serves as a Global Shaper with the World Economic Forum. Ms. Hyde holds a B.A. from Harvard University and an M.B.A from the Harvard Business School.

Stephen McCluski

Mr. Stephen C. McCluski serves as Independent Director of Monro Muffler Brake Inc. Mr. McCluski was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Bausch & Lomb Incorporated until his retirement in 2007. Mr. McCluski joined Bausch & Lomb in 1988 as Director — Financial Planning and Analysis for the former Personal Products Division. He was named Vice President and Controller for the former Eyewear Division in 1989, and in 1992, he was named President of the company’s former Outlook Eyewear subsidiary. He was named a corporate Vice President and Controller in 1994. He was named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 1995. Prior to joining Bausch & Lomb, Mr. McCluski held a variety of positions at Price Waterhouse (PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP). Mr. McCluski is Chair of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of ImmunoGen, Inc. (IMGN). During the past five years, Mr. McCluski has also served on the Board of Directors of Standard Microsytems Corporation. As a result of these and other professional experiences, as well as his educational background, Mr. McCluski possesses particular knowledge in finance, risk management, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, and financial reporting, accounting and controls that strengthen the Board’s collective qualifications, skills and experiences.

Peter Solomon

Mr. Peter J. Solomon is Independent Director of Monro Muffler Brake Inc. He has been Chairman of Peter J. Solomon Company, L.P. an investment banking firm, since May 1989. As a result of this and other professional experiences, including serving as a Board member on several publicly held companies, as well as his educational background, Mr. Solomon possesses particular knowledge in board practices of other major corporations, banking and financial services, capital markets, government regulations, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning and risk management, as well as demonstrating significant leadership skills throughout his business career and government service that strengthen the Board’s collective qualifications, skills and experiences.