Board of Directors

Cynthia M. Egnotovich , , , Chairperson of the Board, Director Chairperson of the Corporate Governance Committee

Cynthia Egnotovich is Chairperson of the Board for Welbilt, Inc. and Chairperson of the Corporate Governance Committee. Previously, Egnotovich had been a director of The Manitowoc Company, Inc. from 2008 until the spin-off of Manitowoc Foodservice, Inc. (now Welbilt, Inc.) in March 2016. She served as President, Customer Service of Aerospace Systems of United Technologies Corporation until her retirement in 2013. United Technologies Corporation is a diversified company that provides a broad range of high-technology products and services to the global aerospace and building systems industries. The UTC Aerospace Systems Customer Service organization focused on program management of customer long-term agreements, sales, and technical support. Prior to her position with UTC, Egnotovich was Vice President and Segment President, Nacelles and Interior Systems of Goodrich Corporation. Goodrich Corporation was a leading aerospace manufacturer that was acquired by UTC in 2012. Egnotovich held several roles at Goodrich Corporation including Segment President, Engine Systems; Segment President, Electronic Systems ; and Segment President, Engine and Safety Systems. Egnotovich held other positions of increasing responsibility since joining Goodrich in 1986. Egnotovich serves as a board member of Hexcel Corporation. Egnotovich earned a bachelor of business administration in accounting from Kent State University and a bachelor of science in Biology from Immaculata College. Egnotovich brings senior management, accounting, and financial controls experience to Welbilt’s Board of Directors. Her background and experience in finance, accounting, and senior management in various segments of large manufacturing companies make her well suited to serve on Welbilt’s Board of Directors.

Brian R. Gamache , , , Member of the Board, Director
Member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee

Brain Gamache is a Member of the Board of Directors of Welbilt, Inc., a member of Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee of Welbilt, Inc. Gamache was the former Chairman and CEO of WMS Industries Inc., a designer, manufacturer and marketer of games for the casino and on-line gaming industries. Prior to rejoining WMS, he served as President of Wyndham International’s Luxury and Resort Division. Before Wyndham, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of WHG Resorts and Casinos, Inc., a subsidiary of WMS Industries. He previously held various executive positions with Marriott Hotel Corporation and Hyatt Hotels Corporation. Gamache is on the Board of Directors at KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation and currently serves as an advisor to several private equity firms and corporations. He is a guest lecturer at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Gamache graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Business Administration, where he currently serves as a member of the Dean’s Council to the Warrington School of Business. Gamache brings a deep understanding of organizational development, financial and brand management as well as sales and marketing experience. His vast experience in implementing digital strategies in the fast-moving gaming industry, is a well suited match with our connected kitchen strategy for commercial kitchen operators. He also brings a deep understanding of the hotel and hospitality industry, which are key end markets of Welbilt.

Andrew Langham , , , Member of the Board, Director
Member of the Audit Committee and the Corporate Governance Committee

Andrew Langham is a Member of the Board of Directors of Welbilt, Inc., a member of the Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Audit Committee of Welbilt, Inc. Langham is General Counsel of Icahn Enterprises L.P., a diversified holding company engaged in a variety of businesses, including investment, automotive, energy, gaming, railcar, food packaging, metals, real estate and home fashion.. He also was Assistant General Counsel of Icahn Enterprises. Prior to joining Icahn Enterprises, Langham was an associate at Latham & Watkins LLP. Langham has been a director of CVR Refining, LP, an independent downstream energy limited partnership, and CVR Energy, Inc., a diversified holding company primarily engaged in the petroleum refining and nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing industries..CVR Refining and CVR Energy are each indirectly controlled by Carl C. Icahn. Langham received a Bachelor of Arts from Whitman College, and a J.D. from the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. Langham's legal background, particularly his expertise in corporate matters, finance, and mergers and acquisitions, provides a valuable perspective to Welbilt’s Board of Directors. His connection with the food packaging business will provide additional insight as a Board member. As General Counsel of Icahn Enterprises L.P. he also brings relevant experience with corporate governance, compliance, and regulatory matters.

Dino J. Bianco , , , Member of the Board, Director
Chairman of the Audit Committee and Member of the Compensation Committee

Dino Bianco is a Member of the Board of Directors of Welbilt, Inc., Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee of Welbilt, Inc. Previously, Bianco had been a member of the Board of Directors of The Manitowoc Company, Inc. from 2015 until the spin-off of Manitowoc Foodservice, Inc. (now Welbilt, Inc.) in March 2016. Bianco served as Executive Vice President of Kraft Foods Group, Inc. and President of its Beverages business. Kraft Foods Group, Inc., is one of the largest consumer packaged food and beverage companies in North America. Bianco previously served as Senior Vice President of Kraft Foods Group, Inc. and President of Kraft Canada and Vice President of Marketing for Kraft’s Beverages, Desserts, Grocery and Cereals businesses. Bianco joined Kraft in 1990 as Finance Manager and held several roles in finance, financial planning and analysis, sales strategy and marketing. Prior to joining Kraft, he was employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Bianco is a Chartered Professional Accountant. Bianco earned a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto. Bianco brings extensive relevant experience to Welbilt’s Board of Directors with his 25 years of financial, marketing and senior management experience with one of the largest food and beverage companies in North America. Bianco is a past chair of Food and Consumer Products of Canada, past member of the Board of The Grocery Foundation, and past member of the Board of Trustees of the United Way of Toronto.

Joan K. Chow , , , Member of the Board, Director Chairperson of the Compensation Committee and Member of the Corporate Governance Committee

Joan Chow is a Member of the Board of Directors of Welbilt, Inc., Chairperson of the Compensation Committee and a Member of the Corporate Governance Committee of Welbilt, Inc. Previously, Chow had been a director of The Manitowoc Company, Inc. from 2012 until the spin-off of Manitowoc Foodservice, Inc. (now Welbilt, Inc.) in March 2016. Chow was the Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at ConAgra Foods, Inc. ConAgra Foods is one of North America’s leading packaged food companies. Prior to joining ConAgra, Chow was employed with Sears Holdings Corporation in various marketing positions of increasing responsibility, having served as Senior Vice President/Chief Marketing Officer of Sears Retail. Prior to that, she served in executive positions with Information Resources Inc. and Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products, Inc. Chow currently serves on the Board of Feeding America, a leading hunger-relief charity in the United States. Chow earned her Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University in New York and a Masters of Business Administration, Marketing from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania. Chow led ConAgra's global marketing team, including integrated marketing planning, advertising, digital, social media, consumer insights, brand design, and multicultural marketing. Chow's extensive leadership experience in marketing, advertising and consumer insights brings a valuable perspective to Welbilt's Board of Directors.

Thomas D. Davis , , , Member of the Board, Director
Member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee

Thomas D. Davis is a Member of the Board of Directors of Welbilt, Inc., a member of the Audit Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee of Welbilt, Inc. Davis has served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Viskase Companies, Inc. (“Viskase”), a meat casing company. Prior to joining Viskase, Davis served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Specialty Foods Group, Inc., a producer of premium meat products. He also served in various executive positions with Smithfield Foods, Inc. and in various operational and financial roles with John Morrell & Company until Smithfield Foods acquired it in 1995. Davis earned a Master of Business Administration from Benedictine University and a Bachelor of Science from SUNY-Plattsburgh in New York. Davis’s experience as Chief Executive Officer at two food processing companies, as well as his operational and financial background in the food processing industry, provides a valuable perspective to Welbilt’s Board of Directors.

Hubertus M. Muehlhaeuser , , , President and CEO Member of the Board, Director

Mr. Muehlhaeuser’s biographical information is set forth above under Executive LeadershipTeam.

As the President and Chief Executive Office of Welbilt, Inc., Mr. Muehlhaeuser's day-to-day leadership of the business will be an invaluable contribution to the Welbilt Board of Directors. His prior senior management experience in equipment and manufacturing industries and his multi-functional expertise, including strategy and integration, operational execution, financial acumen, capital markets knowledge, and strong channel and brand management, offers Welbilt a unique set of skills as it positions itself for long-term, sustainable growth.

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