James M. Kilts

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Age: 72 years

Founding Partner, Centerview Capital, a private equity firm, since 2006. Vice Chairman, The Procter & Gamble Company (Procter & Gamble), from 2005 to 2006.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Gillette Company (Gillette), from 2001 to 2005 and President, Gillette, from 2003 to 2005. President and Chief Executive Officer, nabisco Group Holdings Corporation (nabisco), from 1998 until its acquisition in 2000. Director of MetLife, Inc., The Simply Good Foods Company and Unifi, Inc. Executive Chairman of the Board of Conyers Park Acquisition Corporation from 2016 until its merger with The Simply Good Foods Company in 2017. non-Executive Director of the Board of nielsen Holdings PLC from 2006 until 2017, Chairman of the Board of nielsen Holdings from 2011 until 2013 and Chairman of the Nielsen Company B.V. from 2009 until 2014. Chairman of Big Heart Pet Brands until 2015 and Director of MeadWestvaco Corporation until 2014.

Life Trustee of Knox College and Trustee of the University of Chicago. Member of the Board of Overseers of Weill Cornell Medicine and Founder and Co- Chair, Steering Committee, of the Kilts Center for Marketing at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Pfizer Director since 2007. Member of our Compensation Committee.