Board of Directors


Mr. Alexandre Behring
Chairman

Mr. Behring was appointed Chairman of The Kraft Heinz Company board of directors effective July 2015 and previously served as Chairman of the Heinz board from June 2013 to July 2015. He also serves as the Executive Chairman of the Board of Restaurant Brands International, Inc., the parent company of Burger King and Tim Hortons, quick service restaurant companies, since October 2014 and as a director of Anheuser-Busch Inbev, a global brewer, since April 2014.

Mr. Behring is a co-founder of 3G Capital, a global investment firm, and has been its managing partner and a director since 2004. Previously, Mr. Behring spent 10 years at GP Investments, Latin America’s largest private-equity firm, including eight years as a partner and member of the firm’s Investment Committee. He served for seven years, from 1998 through 2004, as CEO of America Latina Logistica (ALL), Latin America’s largest railroad and logistics company and as a director of ALL until December 2011. From July 2008 to May 2011, Mr. Behring served as a director of CSX Corporation, a U.S. rail-based transportation company.



Mr. John T. Cahill
Vice Chairman

Mr. Cahill was appointed Vice Chairman of The Kraft Heinz Company board of directors effective July 2015. Previously, Mr. Cahill served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kraft Foods Group from December 2014 to July 2015. Mr. Cahill had served as Kraft’s non-executive Chairman from March 8, 2014 until his appointment as Chairman and CEO. Prior to that, he served as Kraft’s Executive Chairman since October 1, 2012. He joined Mondelēz International, Inc., a food and beverage company and Kraft’s former parent, on January 2, 2012 as the Executive Chairman Designate, North American Grocery, and served in that capacity until the spin-off of Kraft. Prior to that, he served as an Industrial Partner at Ripplewood Holdings LLC, a private equity firm, from 2008 to 2011. Mr. Cahill spent nine years with The Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc., a beverage manufacturing company, most recently as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 2003 to 2006 and Executive Chairman until 2007. Mr. Cahill previously spent nine years with PepsiCo, Inc., a food and beverage company, in a variety of leadership positions.

He currently serves as lead independent director of American Airlines Group and is also a director at Colgate-Palmolive Company and a former director of Legg Mason, Inc.



Mr. Gregory Abel
Director

Mr. Abel 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. Mr. Abel has served on the Berkshire Hathaway Energy Board (since 2000), and has served as Chairman (since 2011), Chief Executive Officer (since 2008) and President (since 1998). Berkshire Hathaway Energy is an electric and natural gas service provider with more than 11.5 million customers worldwide. The Berkshire Hathaway Energy energy-related businesses include AltaLink, L.P., BHE Pipeline Group, BHE Renewables, BHE U.S. Transmission, HomeServices of America, Inc., MidAmerican Energy Company, Northern Powergrid Holdings Company, NV Energy, Inc. and PacifiCorp.  Mr. Abel serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PacifiCorp; as Chairman and Director of Northern Natural Gas Company, Northern Powergrid Holdings Company and NV Energy, Inc., and as Director of AltaLink Management Ltd. and HomeServices of America, Inc.

Mr. Abel serves on the board and executive committee of the Edison Electric Institute and also serves as a director on the AEGIS Insurance Services, Inc., Kum & Go, L.C. and Nuclear Electric Insurance Limited board of directors.  Mr. Abel serves on the American Football Coaches Foundation board of directors and on the executive board of the Mid-Iowa Council Boy Scouts of America, and is a past member of the Drake University board of trustees.



Mr. Warren E. Buffett
Director

Mr. Buffett 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. Mr. Buffett is also the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Berkshire Hathaway (1970-present) and was a Director of The Washington Post Company (May 1996-May 2011).

Mr. Buffett brings over 43 years of experience as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of publicly traded and private companies, providing the board of directors with a strong background in finance, investing and other complex subjects. His extensive experience in investing and building companies provides the board of directors with strong leadership and an investor’s perspective. Mr. Buffett has pledged all of his Berkshire shares, representing 99% of his net worth, to philanthropic endeavors.



Ms. Tracy Britt Cool
Director

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), Chairman of Oriental Trading Company, a direct merchant of party suppliers, arts and crafts, toys and novelties (since November 2012) and Chairman of Johns Manville, a manufacturer of commercial and industrial roofing systems, fire-protection systems, thermal and acoustical insulation, glass textile wall coverings and flooring (since November 2012).

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.



Mr. Feroz Dewan
Director

Mr. Dewan was appointed to The Kraft Heinz Company board of directors effective October 2016. He is the CEO of Arena Holdings Management LLC, an investment holding company. Previously, Mr. Dewan has served in several positions with Tiger Global Management, an investment firm with approximately $20 billion under management across public and private equity funds, from 2003 to 2015, including most recently as Head of Public Equities. He also served as a Private Equity Associate at Silver Lake Partners, a private equity firm focused on leveraged buyout and growth capital investments in technology, technology-enabled  and related industries, from 2002 to 2003. Mr. Dewan has served as a director of Fortive Corporation, a diversified  industrial growth company, since July 2016.
 
Mr. Dewan holds a Bachelor's degree in Engineering with a Certificate in Applied mathematics from Princeton University. An avid volunteer, he is also on the board of the Character Lab, Teach for America New York and the Tiger Foundation.


Ms. Jeanne P. Jackson
Director

Ms. Jackson was appointed to The Kraft Heinz Company board of directors effective July 2015 and previously served on the Kraft board from October 2012 to July 2015. Ms. Jackson currently serves as a director of McDonald’s Corporation and was formerly a director of Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc.
 
Ms. Jackson has served as President and Strategic Advisor of NIKE, Inc., a designer, marketer and distributor of athletic footwear, equipment, and accessories, since April 2016. She previously served as NIKE’s President, Product and Merchandising from July 2013 until April 2016 and President, Direct to Consumer from 2009 until July 2013. Prior to that, she founded and served as the Chief Executive Officer of MSP Capital, a private investment company, from 2002 to 2009 and as Chief Executive Officer of Walmart.com, a private eCommerce enterprise, from 2000 to 2002. Ms. Jackson previously served in various leadership positions at Gap Inc., Victoria’s Secret, Saks Fifth Avenue and Federated Department Stores, Inc., all clothing retailers, and Walt Disney Attractions, Inc., the theme parks and vacation resorts division of The Walt Disney Company, a mass media company.
 
Ms. Jackson received a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Colorado and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard University.

 



Mr. Jorge Paulo Lemann
Director

Mr. Lemann 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. Mr. Lemann is a co-founder of 3G Capital, a global investment firm and has served as a director since 2004. Mr. Lemann has also served as a director of Anheuser-Busch InBev since 2004.

Mr. Lemann founded and was senior partner of Banco de Investimentos Garantia S.A. in Brazil from 1971 through June 1998. Until early 2005, Mr. Lemann was Director of The Gillette Company, Swiss Re and of Lojas Americanas. He was also Chairman of the Latin American Advisory Committee of the New York Stock Exchange. Mr. Lemann is co-founder and member of the board of directors of Fundação Estudar, a nonprofit organization that provides scholarships for Brazilians and Endeavor, an international non-profit organization that supports entrepreneurs in emerging markets. Mr. Lemann has been a member of JP Morgan International Council since 2012.



Mr. Mackey J. McDonald
Director

Mr. McDonald was appointed to The Kraft Heinz Company board of directors effective July 2015 and previously served on the Kraft board from October 2012 to July 2015. Mr. McDonald has served as a Senior Advisor to Crestview Partners, a private equity firm, since 2008. Prior to that, he served at VF Corporation, an apparel manufacturer, as Chief Executive Officer from 1996 to 2008 and as President from 1993 to 1996. Mr. McDonald also served at VF Corporation as a director from 1993 to 1998 and as Chairman of the Board from 1998 to 2008. Mr. McDonald currently serves as a director of Hyatt Hotels Corporation and was formerly a director of Mondelēz International and Wells Fargo & Company.

Mr. McDonald received a Bachelor’s Degree from Davidson College and a Master of Business Administration from Georgia State University.



Mr. John C. Pope
Director

Mr. Pope was appointed to The Kraft Heinz Company board of directors effective July 2015 and previously served on the Kraft board from August 2012 to July 2015. Mr. Pope has served as Chairman of PFI Group, LLC, a financial management firm, since 1994. Mr. Pope also serves as Chairman of the Board of R.R. Donnelley and Sons Co., a printing company, since May 2014; and as a director of Talgo S.A., a railcar manufacturer, since March 2015 and Waste Management, Inc., a provider of comprehensive waste management services, since 1997.

From November 2004 to December 2011, Mr. Pope served as Chairman of the Board of Waste Management, Inc. He also served as Chairman of the Board of MotivePower Industries, Inc., a manufacturer and remanufacturer of locomotives and locomotive components, from December 1995 to November 1999. Prior to joining MotivePower Industries, Inc., Mr. Pope served in various capacities at United Airlines, a U.S.-based airline, and its parent, UAL Corporation, including as Director, Vice Chairman, President, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Marketing and Finance. Mr. Pope was formerly a director of Con-way, Inc., Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc., Mondelēz International and Navistar International Corporation.

Mr. Pope received a Bachelor’s Degree from Yale University and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard University.



Mr. Marcel Herrmann Telles
Director

Mr. Telles 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. Mr. Telles is a co-founder of 3G Capital, a global investment firm and has served as a director since 2004. He also serves as a director of Anheuser-Busch InBev since 2004 and as a director of AmBev, a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev since 2000.

Mr. Telles previously served as a member of the board of directors of Lojas Americanas S.A., and as Chief Executive Officer of Companhia Cervejaria Brahma (which became AmBev in 2002) from 1989 to 1999. He also served as a member of the board of directors of Burger King Worldwide Holdings, Inc. from 2010 to 2013. From 2009 to 2013, he served as a member of the Advisory Board of ITAU-UNIBANCO, a banking conglomerate based in Brazil. Mr. Telles currently serves on the board of directors of Fundação Estudar, a not-for-profit foundation in Brazil, and on the board of directors of ISMART, a not-for-profit foundation.








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