Continental Grain Company

Management Committee

Paul J. Fribourg

Paul J. Fribourg
Chairman & CEO

Paul J. Fribourg has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Continental Grain Company since 1997 and is a member of the Company’s Management Committee. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company, Executive Vice President of the Commodity Marketing Group, and Group President of World Grain from 1985-1997. From 1980-1985, Mr. Fribourg served as General Manager for Continental Grain Company’s European operations, and he held various merchandising and management positions in the Company domestically from 1976-1980. Currently, he is Lead Independent Director of Loews Corporation, and a Board Member of The Estee Lauder Companies, Inc., Restaurant Brands International Inc., Apollo Global Management, LLC, Castleton Commodities International, LLC, Rabobank International North American Agribusiness Advisory Board, NYU Mitchell Jacobson Leadership Program in Law and Business Advisory Board, America-China Society, and Endeavor Global, Inc. Additionally, he is on the Board of Dean’s Advisors at Harvard Business School, as well as serving as Director of the Continental Grain Foundation, a Trustee of the Fribourg Family Foundation, a Member of the Board of Managers of Wayne Farms LLC, and a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, Brown University Advisory Council on China, and International Business Leaders Advisory Council for the Mayor of Shanghai. Mr. Fribourg received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Amherst College and an Advanced Management degree from Harvard Business School.

Frank W. Baier

Frank W. Baier
Executive Vice President

Frank Baier has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Continental Grain Company since 2012 and is a member of the Company’s Management Committee. Prior to joining Continental Grain Company, Mr. Baier was Chief Financial Officer of North Jersey Community Bank where he was responsible for the bank’s business and financial strategy, and oversaw the bank’s accounting and investment operations. Frank has held senior financial executive roles at a variety of financial companies including Capital Access Network, Inc., Independence Community Bank, and ContiFinancial Corporation. He was also a consultant for Meridian Capital Group, LLC, one of the country’s largest commercial mortgage brokerage firms, and a partner at Columbia Financial Partners, a company formed to invest in financial institutions. Mr. Baier began his career at RJR Nabisco, Inc. in 1987. Currently, Mr. Baier is a Board Member of North Jersey Community Bank and the Summit Police Athletic League. Mr. Baier received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration (Accounting), Cum Laude, from the W. Paul Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University, and his Master of Business Administration degree from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.

Charles A. Fribourg

Charles A. Fribourg
Director

Charles Fribourg has served as a Member of the Board of Directors for Continental Grain Company since 2001, and is a member of the Company's Management Committee. He has served as Directeur General of Arlon Group (Europe) S.A. (formerly Finagrain S.A.), in Geneva, Switzerland, since 1999. From 1994-2001, Mr. Fribourg served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Latin American Division of Continental Grain Company, and prior to that he served as General Manager EEC, Europe, from 1992-1994. Previously, he was Product Manager International for Meals/Derivatives in Geneva from 1991-1992, Merchandising Manager International for Proteins/Derivatives in 1991, Commercial Manager for France from 1989-1991, Merchandising Manager from 1988-1989, and held various merchandising positions throughout the Company's domestic operations from 1980-1988. Mr. Fribourg received his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Connecticut College and his Advanced Management degree in International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management.

Robert G. Latoff

Robert G. Latoff
Executive Vice President

Robert Latoff has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer for Continental Grain Company since 2015 and is a member of the Company’s Management Committee and Investment Committees, and is responsible for the Company’s Asian and Latin American businesses. Mr. Latoff is a Member of the Board of Managers of Wayne Farms LLC. Before joining Continental Grain Company, Mr. Latoff was a Director/Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company, Inc. from 1989-2014, where he served a number of the world’s largest institutions on matters of strategy, operations, and organization. At McKinsey, Mr. Latoff led the North and South American Corporate Finance and Strategy practice, served on the global personnel committees which elect and review the firm’s partners, and was also part of the Americas Leadership Team, a small group of Directors that collectively oversees the firm’s North and South American presence and performance from 2008-2012; Mr. Latoff founded and led the Philadelphia office where he grew the office from concept to 90 professionals from 2005-2011; and led the North and South American Electric Power and Natural Gas practice from 2000-2006. Prior to McKinsey, he was a line manager with R. R. Donnelley & Sons, and also worked in strategic planning for Pepsi. Mr. Latoff earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and his Master of Business Administration degree from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, with a concentration in strategy and marketing. Currently, Mr. Latoff is an Executive in Residence and Adjunct Professor of Economics at Duke University, Fuqua School of Business.

David A. Tanner

David A. Tanner
Executive Vice President

David Tanner is Managing Director of Arlon Group. Mr. Tanner also serves as Executive Vice President and has been a member of the Management Committee of Continental Grain Company since 2006. Mr. Tanner has served on the Board of Directors of numerous public and private companies and currently serves on the Boards of Wholesome Sweeteners, Inc., The Coastal Companies, Door to Door Organics, Inc., Carlile Bancshares, Inc., and Northeast Bancorp. Previously, Mr. Tanner served as a Founder and Managing Principal of Quadrangle Group, LLC from 2000-2006; Managing Director at Lazard Freres & Co. and Managing Principal at Lazard Capital Partners from 1998-2000; and Managing Director at Warburg Pincus LLC, with which he was associated from 1986-1997. Currently, Mr. Tanner is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Montefiore Health System, Overseer of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Trustee of the New York University School of Law, and Director of Lawyers for Children. Mr. Tanner received his Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in History from Princeton University, his Diploma of Economics from the London School of Economics, and his Juris Doctor from the New York University School of Law.

Michael J. Zimmerman

Michael J. Zimmerman
Vice Chairman

Michael Zimmerman has served as Vice Chairman for Continental Grain Company since 2012 and is a member of the Company’s Management Committee and the Continental Grain and Arlon Investment Committees. Prior to serving as Vice Chairman, Mr. Zimmerman served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1999-2012, and Senior Vice President, Investments and Strategy, from 1996-1999. Before joining Continental Grain Company, Mr. Zimmerman was a Managing Director at Salomon Brothers Inc. from 1976-1996. Currently, he is a Director of Stifel Financial Corp. and Castleton Commodities International. Active in many non-profit organizations, he currently serves on the board of Mount Sinai Health System, and is Chairman of FOJP Service Corporation. He is Chairman of the Investment Committee of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. Mr. Zimmerman earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Trinity College and his Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School.

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