Ms. Tracy Britt Cool
Ms. Cool was appointed to The Kraft Heinz Company board of directors effective July 2015 and previously served on the Heinz board from June 2013 to July 2015. Ms. Cool has served as the Chief Executive Officer of The Pampered Chef, a direct seller of high-quality cooking tools, since November 2014. Ms. Cool joined Berkshire Hathaway, The Pampered Chef’s parent company, in December 2009 as Financial Assistant to the Chairman. Ms. Cool is currently the Chairman of Benjamin Moore & Co., a leading manufacturer and retailer of paints and architectural coatings (since June 2012), Chairman of Larson-Juhl, a manufacturer and distributor of wood and metal framing products (since January 2012), and Chairman of Oriental Trading Company, a direct merchant of party suppliers, arts and crafts, toys and novelties (since November 2012). Ms. Cool currently serves a director of Blue Apron Holdings, Inc., an ingredient-and-recipe meal kit service.
Ms. Cool received her B.A. from Harvard University in 2007 and her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School in 2009. Ms. Cool is also a co-founder of Smart Woman Securities, a nonprofit organization with the goal of educating women about managing their finances.