Dean Metropoulos - HOSTESS BRANDS Executive Chairman of the Board

  Chairman
Mr. C. Dean Metropoulos is NonExecutive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He served as our Executive Chairman from the consummation of the Business Combination through December 2018 and as our Interim President and Chief Executive Officer from March 2018 until May 2018. From 2013 until the Business Combination, Mr. Metropoulos served as either the Chief Executive Officer or the Executive Chairman of certain subsidiaries of Hostess Holdings and as a member of the board of the general partner of Hostess Holdings. Mr. Metropoulos is Chairman of Round Hill Investments LLC, a boutique acquisition and management firm focusing on the food and consumer sectors. Additionally, Mr. Metropoulos has served as Chairman and Director of Gores Metropoulos Inc. since August 2018, and as the Managing Member and Chief Executive Officer of HRM Holdings LLC, since January 2019
Age: 71  Chairman Since 2019      
816-701-4600  http://www.hostessbrands.com
Metropoulos has over 30 years of experience in acquiring and restructuring businesses in the U.S., Mexico and Europe and was involved in approximately 80 transactions, including investments in Pabst Brewing Company, Pinnacle Foods Group, Inc., Aurora Foods, Stella Foods, The Morningstar Group, International Home Foods, Ghirardelli Chocolates, Mumm and Perrier Jouet Champagnes and Hillsdown Holdings, PLC, among others. In light of Mr. Metropoulos’ business expertise, financial acumen and business industry contacts, we believe that he is well qualified to serve as a director on our board.

HOSTESS BRANDS Management Efficiency

HOSTESS BRANDS A has return on total asset (ROA) of 2.86 % which means that it generated profit of $2.86 on every $100 spent on asset. This is way below average. Similarly, it shows return on equity (ROE) of 4.58 %, meaning that it generated $4.58 on every $100 dollars invested by stockholders. HOSTESS BRANDS management efficiency ratios could be used to measure how well the company manages its routine affairs as well as how well it operates its assets and liabilities.
The company has accumulated 985.42 M in total debt with debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 62.7, indicating the company may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial obligations. HOSTESS BRANDS A has a current ratio of 2.18, suggesting that it is liquid and has the ability to pay its financial obligations in time and when they become due. Debt can assist HOSTESS BRANDS until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, HOSTESS BRANDS's shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like HOSTESS BRANDS A sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for HOSTESS to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about HOSTESS BRANDS's use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.
Hostess Brands, Inc., a packaged food company, develops, manufactures, markets, sells, and distributes fresh sweet baked goods in the United States. Hostess Brands, Inc. was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri. HOSTESS BRANDS is traded on Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Germany. HOSTESS BRANDS A (H1B) is traded on Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Germany and employs 2,000 people.

HOSTESS BRANDS A Leadership Team

Elected by the shareholders, the HOSTESS BRANDS's board of directors comprises two types of representatives: HOSTESS BRANDS inside directors who are chosen from within the company, and outside directors, selected externally and held independent of HOSTESS. The board's role is to monitor HOSTESS BRANDS's management team and ensure that shareholders' interests are well served. HOSTESS BRANDS's inside directors are responsible for reviewing and approving budgets prepared by upper management to implement core corporate initiatives and projects. On the other hand, HOSTESS BRANDS's outside directors are responsible for providing unbiased perspectives on the board's policies.
Jerry Kaminski, Independent Director
Andrew Jacobs, Executive Vice President COO
Gretchen Crist, Director
Dean Metropoulos, Executive Chairman of the Board
Stuart Daley, Senior Vice President-Operations & Supply Chain
Thomas Peterson, CFO, Executive Vice President
Andrew Callahan, President CEO, Director
Neil DeFeo, Independent Director
Michael Cramer, Executive Vice President Chief Administrative Officer
Chad Lusk, Senior Vice President Chief Marketing Officer
Laurence Bodner, Independent Director
John Kalal, Senior Vice President of Bakery Operations & Supply Chain.
Burke Raine, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
William Toler, Director
Katie Turner, IR Contact Officer
Jolyn Sebree, Senior Vice President General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Mark Stone, Director
Craig Steeneck, Independent Director
Darryl Riley, Senior Vice President
Jerrold Williams, Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

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