Richard Maltsbarger, Director and President, Chief Executive Officer & Secretary

Richard Maltsbarger is a member of the Board and President, Chief Executive Officer and Secretary of the Company since November 2018. Over the last 3+ years, his leadership team has shaped the modernization of the Company’s technology platform, including the launch & expansion of its e-commerce capabilities and led the completion of Pet Valu’s Initial Public Offering in June 2021. Prior to joining Pet Valu in November 2018, Mr. Maltsbarger held multiple senior positions at Lowe’s Companies over a 14-year period, most recently serving as Chief Operating Officer for United States Operations and previously serving as President of International (Canada and Mexico) where he oversaw expansion through Canada with the acquisition of RONA, and as Chief Development Officer where he had oversight of strategy, mergers & acquisitions, analytics and innovation. Mr. Maltsbarger currently serves as Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee on the National Board of Trustees for the National 4-H Council and as an advisor to the University of Missouri System through the Missouri 100. Mr. Maltsbarger earned a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Agricultural Economics from the University of Missouri and a Master of Business Administration from the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

Gaylyn Craig, VP, Corporate Store Operations

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Gaylyn Craig is Vice President of Corporate Store Operations, overseeing all the Company’s 200+ corporate stores, including operations support, services, connunications and events. Prior to her appointment to this role in January 2021, Ms. Craig held various positions of increasing responsibility within the Corporate Store Operations team since joining Pet Valu in May 2014. She has also held store operations management positions at Aritzia, where she supported entry into the Quebec market, and Starbucks Coffee Canada, where she supported entry into the Toronto market.

James Grady, Chief Financial Officer

James Grady is the Chief Financial Officer of the Company, responsible for leading the Company’s finance functions, including accounting and reporting, tax, financial planning, budgeting and forecasting and treasury, and investors relations and strategy. Prior to joining Pet Valu in April 2017, Mr. Grady held various positions of increasing responsibility at Office Depot, including as the President of its international division based in the Netherlands from May 2016 to January 2017, as Chief Financial Officer of its international division from 2008 to 2016 and in various other senior finance roles. Prior to that, Mr. Grady held senior finance role at Andrx Pharmaceuticals, ANC Rental Corporation, and AutoNation. He began his career at Arthur Andersen and was a CPA. Mr. Grady earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Louisiana State University.

Tanbir Grover, Chief Digital & Marketing Officer

Tanbir Grover is the Chief Marketing and Digital Officer of the Company, having responsibility of the Company’s omni-channel marketing, e-commerce and marketing analytics, including the Company’s loyalty program. Prior to joining Pet Valu, Mr. Grover served as Vice President, Digital at the Co-operators Group Limited from January 2020 to November 2020. Prior to that, he held a number of different roles at Lowe’s Canada from 2011 to 2020 where he most recently served as Vice President of e-commerce and Omnichannel. Mr. Grover also held senior digital and marketing positions at the Hudson’s Bay Company and Sears Canada. Mr. Grover earned a Bachelor of Commerce from McMaster University and a Master of Business Administration from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and is a graduate of the Not for Profit Directors Education Program at the Institute of Corporate Directors at the University of Toronto.

Catherine Johnston, Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel

Catherine Johnston is the Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel of the Company, with oversight of the Company’s legal affairs. Prior to joining Pet Valu in February 2021, Ms. Johnston was an independent consultant from May 2019 to January 2021. Prior to this, Ms. Johnston was Vice President, Assistant General Counsel & Assistant Secretary at KIK Custom Products from April 2015 to May 2019 and Assistant General Counsel from October 2013 to April 2015. She has also held the position of Corporate Secretary & Legal Counsel at Brookfield Asset Management Inc. and Assistant Secretary & Legal Counsel at Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited. Ms. Johnston earned a Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School, an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Toronto and is a graduate of the Directors Education Program at the Institute of Corporate Directors at University of Toronto.

Kendalee MacKay, Chief Merchant Officer

Kendalee MacKay is the Chief Merchant Officer of the Company, with oversight of the merchandising, proprietary brands and demand and inventory replenishment departments. Prior to joining Pet Valu in June 2020, from October 1994 to March 2020, Ms. MacKay held multiple positions with Loblaw Companies Limited, including Vice President of Grocery and Health Beauty – Discount Division, Vice President of Merchandising Competition Law Compliance, Vice President of Loblaw Brands, and most recently as Vice President Merchandising and Business Development at Shoppers Drug Mart. Ms. MacKay earned a diploma in Business Information Processing and Business Information Technology from the Nova Scotia Community College.

Christine Martin-Bevilacqua, Chief Administrative Officer

Christine Martin-Bevilacqua is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Company having served in such role in October 2011, with oversight of the human resources, franchise sales, real estate and risk departments. Ms. Martin-Bevilacqua joined the Company in 2002 as Vice-President, Human Resources and has held various positions of increasing responsibility since that time. Ms. Martin-Bevilacqua earned a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Windsor, and a Master of Human Resource Management from York University.

Christine Schultz, Chief Information Officer

Christine Schultz is the Chief Information Officer of the Company having joined Pet Valu in January 2017. She is responsible for the Company’s technology strategy and execution including architecture, cyber security, development, infrastructure and operations. Prior to joining Pet Valu, Ms. Schultz was the Chief Information Officer at Eddie Bauer from 2011 to 2017. From 2006 to 2011, Ms. Schultz was the Chief Information Officer at Ulta Beauty. Ms. Schultz earned a Bachelor of Science from Elmhurst College and a Master of Business Administration from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.

Adam Woodward, VP, Franchise Store Operations

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Adam Woodward is Vice President of Franchise Store Operations, overseeing relations with the Company’s 280+ franchisee owners who cumulatively operate over 400 stores under the Pet Valu family of banners. Prior to his appointment to this role in July 2019, Mr. Woodward held various positions of increasing responsibility within the Franchise Store Operations team since joining Pet Valu in April 2011. He has also held store operations management and franchise development positions in the food service and family entertainment sectors. Mr. Woodward earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science at York University and a diploma in human resource management at Seneca College.