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Tom C. Davis

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
Chief Executive Officer
The Concorde Group
Director Since March 2001

Tom Davis is the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Dean Foods Company (NYSE: DF), one of the nation's leading food and beverage companies, and the nation's largest processor and distributor of fluid milk and other fluid dairy products, which are marketed under more than 50 local and regional dairy brands and a wide array of private labels.



Mr. Davis currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of The Concorde Group, a private investment firm, a position he has held since March 2001. He previously served as Managing Director of Bluffview Capital, LP, an investment banking firm that he co-founded and as Managing Partner of Gryphon Special Situations Fund L.P. Prior to that, he was the managing partner and head of banking and corporate finance for the Southwest division of Credit Suisse First Boston. In addition to our Board, Mr. Davis also serves on the Boards of Directors of Affirmative Insurance Holdings, Inc., an insurance holding company, where he serves on the Audit Committee; BioHorizons, Inc., a dental equipment and supplies manufacturing company, where he serves on the Audit and Compensation Committees; and WhiteHorse Finance, Inc., a closed-end management investment company that targets debt investments in privately held, small-cap U.S. companies, where he serves as chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee. Until April 2013, Mr. Davis served on the Board of Directors of Westwood Holdings Group, Inc., an investment management and trust services company, where he served on the Audit and Compensation Committees.



Mr. Davis has been an investment banker for more than 20 years and in that role advised multiple public and private companies, including companies in the broadcast and telecommunications, energy, foodservice, food processing and retail industries. In addition, Mr. Davis has worked with several large private equity firms. Our Board believes this experience brings invaluable strategic insight in the area of finance and serves the Company well in his roles as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board.

Gregg A. Tanner

Chief Executive Officer
Dean Foods Company
Director Since November 2012

Gregg Tanner serves as Chief Executive Officer for Dean Foods Company (NYSE: DF), a role he assumed in October 2012. Prior to serving as CEO, Mr. Tanner served as the Company's Chief Supply Chain Officer and President of the Company's Fresh Dairy Direct division, where he was responsible for all sales, marketing, manufacturing and distribution functions for Dean Foods' largest business unit and for supply chain operations for Dean Foods as a whole. Mr. Tanner, who joined Dean Foods in 2007, brings more than 30 years of industry experience to his current role.



In 2012, Mr. Tanner led the effort to combine the commercial and operations functions of the FDD business under a single, aligned leadership team. He ensured effective field-level execution across more than 50 local and regional dairy brands and private labels. During his tenure, he has transformed the Dean Foods supply chain by implementing vital quality and safety practices, instilling a continuous improvement process and mindset across the company's supply chain network, and driving cost savings and efficiencies in production, distribution and procurement.

Prior to joining the company, Mr. Tanner was Senior Vice President, Global Operations with The Hershey Company. Before joining Hershey, Mr. Tanner was Senior Vice President, Retail Supply Chain at ConAgra Foods, Inc. where he directed the entire supply chain for retail products. Earlier in his career, Mr. Tanner held positions at Quaker Oats Company and Ralston Purina Company.

Since 2007, Mr. Tanner has served on the Board of Directors of The Boston Beer Company, Inc., where he is a member of the Audit Committee. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the International Dairy Foods Association and Grocery Manufacturers Association, and as an officer of the Milk Industry Foundation. He is a graduate of Kansas State University.

As the Company's Chief Executive Officer, and with his experience in supply chain management, Mr. Tanner provides our Board with invaluable insight regarding the Company's operations and businesses.

Janet Hill

Principal
Hill Family Advisors
Director Since December 2001

Ms. Hill currently serves as principal at Hill Family Advisors and has served in such position since 2010. Ms. Hill served as Vice President of Alexander & Associates, a corporate consulting firm which she owned, from 1981 until her retirement in 2010. She was originally elected to our Board of Directors in connection with our acquisition of Legacy Dean in 2001. In addition to our Board, Ms. Hill also serves on the Boards of Directors of The Wendy's Company, Sprint Nextel Corporation, and Carlyle Group Management L.L.C. She also serves as a trustee of Duke University.

Ms. Hill brings valuable insight to our Board as a human resources and corporate governance specialist, having co-founded Alexander and Associates where she provided corporate planning advice and analysis to directors, executives and managers in the areas of human resource planning, corporate responsibility, corporate communications and government consultation.

J. Wayne Mailloux

Retired
Senior Vice President Global Sales
PepsiCo, Inc.
Director Since May 2009

Mr. Mailloux is the owner of Stonehill Partners Limited, a company engaged in strategy development and business consulting, and has owned the company since 2011. In addition, Mr. Mailloux serves as the secretary and Chairman of the Board of Directors of SCQuARE International USA inc., a private company formed in 2012 that provides consulting services to companies across a broad spectrum of industries. From 1986 to 2004, he served in various roles with PepsiCo, including Senior Vice President Global Sales in Purchase NY, President of Pepsi Cola Europe/Africa in London, and President of Pepsi Cola Canada Beverages in Toronto. Mailloux also served as President, Seven-Up Montreal Bottling, and President, Seven-Up Canada. He also held leadership positions at Grey Advertising, Cadbury Schweppes Powell Canada, Fromageries Bel and General Foods.

His experience in the beverage industry, combined with his global business experience, make him well-qualified to advise our Company as we continue to execute our business strategies.

John R. Muse

Chairman
Kainos Capital, LLC
Director Since November 1997

Mr. Muse is currently Chairman of Kainos Capital, LLC (formerly known as HM Capital Partners LLC and prior to that known as Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Incorporated, which he co-founded in 1989), a private equity firm, and Chairman of Lucchese Boot Company, Inc. a privately-held boot manufacturer. From 1984 to 1989, he was employed at Prudential Securities Inc., where Mr. Muse headed the investment banking operations for the Southwestern region of the United States. Mr. Muse also serves on the Board of Visitors of the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Mr. Muse has over 30 years of experience in investment banking, including experience in the food and beverage, energy and media sectors. In addition to his industry knowledge, Mr. Muse has extensive knowledge of capital markets and finance, which is invaluable to our Board's planning for the Company's capital and liquidity needs.

Hector M. Nevares

Managing Partner
Suiza Realty SE
Director Since October 1994

Mr. Nevares currently serves as Managing Partner of Suiza Realty SE, a housing developer in Puerto Rico, and has served in such position since 1993. He was formerly President of Suiza Dairy, a Puerto Rican dairy processor, and served in additional executive capacities at Suiza Dairy since 1973. Mr. Nevares is also a member of the Boards of Directors of V. Suarez and Co., a major food distributor in Puerto Rico; and Suiza Realty SE.

As head of the former Suiza Dairy, Mr. Nevares has significant experience in the dairy industry, which is invaluable in connection with analyzing and assessing the strategic direction of the Company. Mr. Nevares also has extensive experience evaluating financial statements at First BanCorp, and supervising persons engaged in preparing and analyzing financial statements as the President of Suiza Dairy. These skills serve him well as a member of the Company's Audit Committee and as the Chair of the Company's Governance Committee.

Jim L. Turner

Principal
JLT Beverages
Director Since November 1997

Mr. Turner currently serves as Principal of JLT Beverages L.P., a position he has held since 1996. Prior to this role, he served as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Dr Pepper Bottling Holdings, Inc. and Dr Pepper Bottling Company of Texas since 1985. Mr. Turner was a member of the Board of Directors of The Morningstar Group Inc. prior to our acquisition of that company in 1997. Mr. Turner also serves on the Boards of Directors of Crown Holdings, Inc, Baylor Health Care System, Advanced H2O, LLC, INSURICA, Davaco, Inc., and DS Waters of America, Inc.

Mr. Turner's experience with beverage and bottling companies translates well into our Company's profile as a leading food and beverage company and as he serves as the Chair of the Compensation Committee.

Robert T. Wiseman

Former Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Robert Wiseman Dairies
Robert Wiseman Dairies Limited
Director Since February 2013

Mr. Wiseman currently serves as a Non-Executive Director of Robert Wiseman Dairies Limited, Great Britain's largest fresh liquid milk processor, a position he has held since February 2012, when he executed the sale of Robert Wiseman & Sons PLC to the Müller Group. Prior to the sale of Robert Wiseman & Sons PLC to the Müller Group, Mr. Wiseman served as the Chief Executive from 2002 to February 2012. Mr. Wiseman joined Robert Wiseman & Sons Limited, in 1975 and held positions of increasing responsibility, including Managing Director, after the company began trading on the London Stock Exchange.

Mr. Wiseman's extensive experience in the international dairy industry is invaluable to understanding the operations of our Company, including efficiencies with our assets that we may identify and potential growth opportunities.

Gregg A. Tanner

Chief Executive Officer, Dean Foods

Gregg Tanner serves as Chief Executive Officer for Dean Foods Company (NYSE: DF), a role he assumed in October 2012. Prior to serving as CEO, Mr. Tanner served as the Company's Chief Supply Chain Officer and President of the Company's Fresh Dairy Direct division, where he was responsible for all sales, marketing, manufacturing and distribution functions for Dean Foods' largest business unit and for supply chain operations for Dean Foods as a whole. Mr. Tanner, who joined Dean Foods in 2007, brings more than 30 years of industry experience to his current role.



In 2012, Mr. Tanner led the effort to combine the commercial and operations functions of the FDD business under a single, aligned leadership team. He ensured effective field-level execution across more than 50 local and regional dairy brands and private labels. During his tenure, he has transformed the Dean Foods supply chain by implementing vital quality and safety practices, instilling a continuous improvement process and mindset across the company's supply chain network, and driving cost savings and efficiencies in production, distribution and procurement.

Prior to joining the company, Mr. Tanner was Senior Vice President, Global Operations with The Hershey Company. Before joining Hershey, Mr. Tanner was Senior Vice President, Retail Supply Chain at ConAgra Foods, Inc. where he directed the entire supply chain for retail products. Earlier in his career, Mr. Tanner held positions at Quaker Oats Company and Ralston Purina Company.

Since 2007, Mr. Tanner has served on the Board of Directors of The Boston Beer Company, Inc., where he is a member of the Audit Committee. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the International Dairy Foods Association and Grocery Manufacturers Association, and as an officer of the Milk Industry Foundation. He is a graduate of Kansas State University.

As the Company's Chief Executive Officer, and with his experience in supply chain management, Mr. Tanner provides our Board with invaluable insight regarding the Company's operations and businesses.

Chris Bellairs

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Bellairs joined Dean Foods in 2008 as Vice President of Finance, Supply Chain and assumed his current responsibilities on March 1, 2013. Prior to joining Dean Foods, Mr. Bellairs worked at PepsiCo, Inc., a global food and beverage company, from 1996 to 2004, where he most recently served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the Foodservice and Vending division and led the financial integration of the Quaker Oats, Gatorade and Tropicana brands. Prior to joining PepsiCo, he worked at Procter & Gamble in various finance management roles and served as divisional Chief Financial Officer at Expedia, Inc. and Iron Mountain Incorporated and in a senior leadership role at The University of Notre Dame. Mr. Bellairs was an intelligence officer in the US Army for six years.

Shay Braun

Senior Vice President, Operations and Procurement

Mr. Braun joined Dean Foods in December 2007 as Vice President of Operations. He was promoted to Senior Vice President, Procurement in January 2012, became Senior Vice President of Procurement and Operational Support in November 2012, and assumed his current role in 2013. Mr. Braun's responsibilities include overseeing Dean Foods $5 billion dairy procurement activities, operational management of the Company's manufacturing facilities, and leading the operational centers of excellence, which include Environmental Health and Safety, Engineering and Sustainability, and Quality Assurance. Mr. Braun has more than 20 years of supply chain and operations experience in the food and beverage industry. In that time, he has successfully led major standardization, improvement and cost-saving projects. Prior to Dean Foods, he held positions of increasing responsibility with Sara Lee Corporation (successor in interest to Earthgrains Co.), where he last served as Vice President of LEAN Productivity. Mr. Braun also held various operational positions with Frito-Lay and Interstate Brands Corporation.

Tony Brooks

Senior Vice President, Logistics

Tony Brooks serves as Senior Vice President, Logistics for Dean Foods, where he leads all transportation and logistics operations for our nationwide distribution network. Mr. Brooks joined the Company in 2013, with more than 25 years of experience in logistics and distribution. Prior to his role at Dean Foods, Mr. Brooks held various operations and distribution leadership roles with Reyes Holdings, Sears, and Frito-Lay.

Marty Devine

Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer

Mr. Devine joined Morningstar Foods in 1994, prior to its acquisition by Dean Foods in 1997, as Executive Vice President of Sales and President and CEO of the company's eastern U.S. operations. Mr. Devine became Chief Operating Officer in 2012, and assumed his current role in 2013. He oversees all commercial operations for Dean Foods, with responsibility for the Company's geographically diverse selling, marketing and research and development activities. Mr. Devine previously served as Senior Vice President of Procurement for Dean Foods, and before that as Group Vice President for the Northeast Region Fresh Dairy Division. Mr. Devine has more than 35 years of experience in the dairy industry, including early experience with Dairylea and Hood.

Rachel A. Gonzalez

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Ms. Gonzalez joined Dean Foods in 2008 as Chief Counsel, Corporate & Securities and served as Deputy General Counsel, and General Counsel Designate, prior to assuming her new responsibilities on March 1, 2013. Before joining Dean Foods, she served as Senior Vice President and Group Counsel for Mergers and Acquisitions at Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. ("ACS"), which was a publicly traded company providing business process outsourcing and information technology solutions, from 2006 to 2008. Prior to joining ACS, Ms. Gonzalez was a partner in the law firm of Morgan, Lewis and Bockius LLP in the Business and Finance Practice Group. Ms. Gonzalez serves on the Board of Directors of Dallas Urban Debate Alliance, a nonprofit organization.

Brian Murphy

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Brian Murphy serves as Chief Information Officer of Dean Foods, where he is responsible for the Company's information technology and infrastructure capabilities. Mr. Murphy first joined Dean Foods in 2010 as Vice President, Supply Chain IT. He later served as Chief Information Officer for the Company's Morningstar Foods business unit, and continued in that role after Dean Foods sold Morningstar Foods to Saputo Inc. in early 2013. He returned to Dean Foods in his current role in September 2013. Prior to his experience with Dean Foods, he served in various IT, supply chain, logistics and engineering roles, both in the U.S. and internationally, at T-Mobile, Whirlpool Corporation and Colgate Palmolive Limited.

Kim Warmbier

Executive Vice President, Human Resources

Ms. Warmbier joined Dean Foods in May 2012 as Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Fresh Dairy Direct. She was promoted to her current position in November 2012. Prior to Dean Foods, Ms. Warmbier served as the Senior Vice President, Human Resources, for JCPenney where she led human resource professionals supporting more than 150,000 associates in supply chain, stores, and corporate. Her experience also includes more than 20 years in the consumer packaged goods industry with PepsiCo, where she led the HR PepsiCo Customer teams for the company's five North American sales divisions including Frito-Lay, Pepsi, Tropicana, Quaker Oats, and Gatorade.

Committees

The Dean Foods Board of Directors currently maintains four committees to assist in oversight responsibilities.

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Ethics & Compliance

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