Jerry Kaminski - HOSTESS BRANDS Independent Director

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Mr. Jerry D. Kaminski is Independent Director of the Company. Since January 2014 Mr. Kaminski has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Land OLakes Inc. From December 2013 until August 2018, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Land OLakes, Inc. International business. Mr. Kaminski oversees Land OLakes Global Dairy Ingredients, the Villa Crop Protection joint venture in South Africa, the Bidco Africa joint venture in Kenya and Global Seed Genetics in Mexico. Prior to this role, Mr. Kaminski was the Executive Vice President and Group Executive of Global Dairy Foods from January 2012 to December 2013, where he led 5B PL consisting of the entire Land OLakes dairy portfolio Retail Dairy, Foodservice and Global Ingredients. From January 2010 to December 2011, Mr. Kaminski held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Industrial Foods, which consisted of the Land OLakes domestic dairy ingredients business. Mr. Kaminski was Vice President and General Manager of Dairy Solutions, where he ran Land OLakes domestic Foodservice business when he joined the company in March 2007 to January 2010. Before joining Land OLakes, Mr. Kaminski served as a Vice President and General Manager at General Mills, where he held various leadership positions in the retail and businesstobusiness segments
Age: 61  Director Since 2016      
816-701-4600  http://www.hostessbrands.com
Kaminski also served as President and Chief Operating Officer at Sparboe Foods. In addition, Mr. Kaminski was on the board of directors of the Global Dairy Platform since 2012, which is an association of the world’s largest dairy companies promoting sustainable dairy consumption. We believe that Mr. Kaminski’s international business experience, together with his background in the consumer packaged goods industry, is of value to our board and make him wellqualified 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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