Managing Partner & Chief Executive Officer, JAB
Olivier Goudet has served as a member of the Board of Directors since September 2016 and as Chairman since May 2017. Mr. Goudet is currently Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer of JAB Holding Company (“JAB”), a position he has held since 2012. He is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Mars, Incorporated (“Mars”) and has served as an independent advisor to the Mars Board of Directors. Mr. Goudet began his career at Mars, serving on the finance team of its French business, and held several senior executive positions at the VALEO Group, including Group Finance Director. Mr. Goudet holds a degree in Engineering from l’Ecole Centrale de Paris and graduated from the ESSEC Business School in Paris with a major in Finance.
Former Chief Diversity, Inclusion and People Officer, Chipotle Mexican Grill
Marissa Andrada has served as a member of the Board of Directors since February 2022. Ms. Andrada served as Chief Diversity, Inclusion and People Officer of Chipotle Mexican Grill (“Chipotle”) from July 2020 to August 2022. She served as Chipotle’s Chief People Officer from April 2018 to June 2020. Prior to joining Chipotle, Ms. Andrada served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Chief Human Resources Officer of Kate Spade & Company/tapestry (Coach, Inc.) from July 2016 to October 2017. From November 2010 to March 2016, she held various Senior Vice President positions at Starbucks Coffee Company. She has also served in the head of human resources role with various other companies, including GameStop Corporation and Red Bull North America, Inc. Ms. Andrada holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from California State Polytechnic University at Pomona and an MBA from Pepperdine University.
Senior Partner, JAB
David Bell has served as a member of the Board of Directors since September 2016. Mr. Bell is currently a Senior Partner at JAB, where he joined as a Partner in 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Bell held various positions in corporate development and corporate strategy at Mars from 2008 to 2012. Mr. Bell also held various positions at Goldman Sachs, including serving as Vice President, from 2000 to 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Bell served as an associate at Perseus, L.L.C. from 1996 to 1998 and Senior Auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC from 1993 to 1996. Mr. Bell holds a B.S. in Commerce from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Chief Executive Officer, Bloomin’ Brands, Inc.
David Deno has served as a member of the Board of Directors since September 2016. Mr. Deno currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. (“Bloomin’ Brands”). Prior to March 2019, Mr. Deno served as the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of Bloomin’ Brands from 2012 to 2019. Mr. Deno’s career has included more than 15 years in senior level operations and financial positions at PepsiCo, Inc. and YUM! Brands, Inc. (formerly subsidiary of PepsiCo). Mr. Deno holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science from Macalester College.
Former Chief Executive Officer, Mars Inc.
Paul Michaels has served as a member of the Board of Directors since May 2017 and serves as Lead Independent Director and Vice Chairman. Mr. Michaels served as the Chief Executive Officer of Mars from 2004 to January 2015. Before joining Mars, Mr. Michaels spent 15 years at Johnson & Johnson in multiple consumer divisions. Mr. Michaels holds a BA from the University of Notre Dame.
Former Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ)
Gerhard Pleuhs has served as a member of the Board of Directors since June 2022. Mr. Pleuhs was the Executive Vice President Corporate and Legal Affairs and General Counsel for MDLZ. In this role, he oversaw MDLZ’s communications, sustainability and public and government affairs teams as well as the legal, corporate secretarial, compliance and security functions. Mr. Pleuhs joined the legal department of Jacobs Kaffee Deutschland GmbH in 1985, prior to its acquisition in 1990 by Altria Group, Inc. (formerly Philip Morris Companies, Inc.). In 2012, Mr. Pleuhs became Kraft Foods Group, Inc.’s (Kraft Foods) Executive Vice President and General Counsel, a role in which he continued for Mondelez International until his retirement in 2021. Mr. Pleuhs holds a law degree from the Christian-Albrechts- University of Kiel, Germany.
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Panera Bread
Debbie Roberts has served as a member of the Board of Directors since April 2021. Ms. Roberts currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Panera, a position she has held since September 2020. Before joining Panera, Ms. Roberts held various roles at McDonald’s Corporation since 1990. Most recently at McDonald’s Ms. Roberts served as the President Northeast Zone from December 2014 to December 2016, and the President East Zone from January 2016 to April 2018. Ms. Roberts holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
Lubomira Rochet has served as a member of the Board of Directors since June 2021. Ms. Rochet is currently a partner at JAB. Prior to joining JAB in June 2021, Ms. Rochet served as Chief Digital Officer of L’Oréal S.A. since March 2014. Prior to joining L’Oréal, Ms. Rochet held various positions at Valtech Corporation, Microsoft Corporation and Sogeti, a branch of CapGemini Group. Ms. Rochet graduated from École Normale Supérieure, holds a Master’s Degree in economics from College of Europe and a Master’s degree in Political Science from Sciences Po Paris.
President & Chief Executive Officer, Krispy Kreme
Michael Tattersfield has served as a member of the Board of Directors since September 2016. He currently serves as our President and Chief Executive Officer, a position he has held since January 2017. Prior to joining Krispy Kreme, Mr. Tattersfield served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Caribou Coffee Company from August 2008 to July 2017. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Einstein Bros. Bagels Franchise Corporation from February 2016 to July 2017, and Chief Executive Officer of Einstein and Noah Corporation, as well as Chief Executive Officer of Manhattan Bagel Company from January 2015 to July 2017. Mr. Tattersfield holds an MBA from Harvard and a B.S. in Accounting from Indiana University.
Former Corporate Finance Staff Officer, Mars Asia Pacific
Philip Telfer has served as a member of the Board of Directors since September 2022. Mr. Telfer held senior finance and leadership roles with Mars, including as the Vice President, Finance for Mars Australia/New Zealand, and then the Corporate Finance Staff Officer for Mars Asia Pacific from 2003 to 2011. Prior to joining Mars, Mr. Telfer held finance executive roles with Jardine Matheson Group in Hong Kong, Thailand, and Singapore. Mr. Telfer is currently a private investor based in Australia. Mr. Telfer holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales, Australia.
Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Bristol Myers Squibb
Michelle Weese has served as a member of the Board of Directors since December 2020. Ms. Weese currently serves as Chief Corporate Affairs Officer of Bristol Myers Squibb, a position she has held since June 2021. Prior to joining Bristol Myers Squibb, from Jan 2019 to March 2021, Ms. Weese served as the General Secretary North America and member of the North American executive team at France-based Danone, a $30B food and beverage company and largest certified B-Corp in the world. Prior to Danone, Ms. Weese was the Chief Executive Officer of Stratigence, LLC, a management consulting agency, from 2009 to 2019. Prior to creating Stratigence, Ms. Weese was the Global Head of Corporate Communications for Mars across all Brands and businesses. In her more than a decade at Mars, she also served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs North America and held a seat on the North American management team across all Brands and Divisions. Ms. Weese holds a B.A. in Journalism from Georgia State University.
Board Diversity Matrix
|As of September 15, 2022|
|Total Number of Directors||11|
|Gender||Female||Male||Non-Binary||Did Not Disclose Gender|
|Part II: Demographic Background|
|African American or Black||1||-||-||-|
|Alaskan Native or American Indian||-||-||-||-|
|Hispanic or Latinx||-||1||-||-|
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander||1||-||-||-|
|Two or More Races or Ethnicities||1||1||-||-|
|Did Not Disclose Demographic Background||-|