Arthur Winkleblack

Arthur B. Winkleblack

Retired Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, H.J. Heinz, Director since 2008

Mr. Winkleblack, 56, retired in June 2013 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of H. J. Heinz Company, a global packaged food manufacturer, where he had been employed since January 2002. From 1999 through 2001, Mr. Winkleblack was Acting Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Executive Officer, at Indigo Capital. Prior to working at Indigo Capital, Mr. Winkleblack held senior finance positions at the C. Dean Metropoulos Group, Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, AlliedSignal, Inc. and PepsiCo, Inc. Mr. Winkleblack is also a member of the board of directors of RTI International Metals, Inc, a company specializing in advanced titanium products for the aerospace, defense and medical device markets. Mr. Winkleblack earned a degree in Business Economics from UCLA and has an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Winkleblack has been a member of our Board of Directors since 2008 and is a member of the Audit Committee.

Mr. Winkleblack’s substantial executive experience, a significant portion of which has been in the consumer packaged goods industry, enables him to provide the Board of Directors with knowledgeable perspectives on strategic planning, international operations and business acquisitions. In addition, his experience as the former chief financial officer of a large multinational consumer goods company enables him to bring important perspectives to the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee on compliance, risk management and public reporting.