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Matthew J. Reintjes, President and Chief Executive Officer, Director

Matthew J. Reintjes has been President and Chief Executive Officer of YETI since September 2015 and was appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors in March 2016. Previously, Mr. Reintjes served as Vice President of the Outdoor Products reporting segment at Vista Outdoor Inc., a manufacturer of outdoor sports and recreation products. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Accessories at Alliant Techsystems Inc., an aerospace, defense, and sporting goods company. He was also previously Chief Operating Officer of Bushnell Holdings Inc., a portfolio of leading brands in outdoor and recreation products, and Chief Operating Officer of Hi-Tech Industrial Services, Inc., a supplier of industrial services. Mr. Reintjes also previously served for nine years in a variety of general management roles at Danaher Corporation, a medical device and imaging company. Mr. Reintjes holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.

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Paul C. Carbone, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Paul C. Carbone was named the Chief Financial Officer of YETI effective as of June 25, 2018. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Carbone served from April 2017 to February 2018 as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of The Talbots, Inc., or Talbots, a specialty retailer. Prior to Talbots, Mr. Carbone served from June 2012 to April 2017 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc., or Dunkin’, a quick service restaurant business. Mr. Carbone also served as Vice President, Finance and Strategy of Dunkin’ from September 2008 to June 2012. Prior to Dunkin’, Mr. Carbone served from 2006 to 2008 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Tween Brands, Inc., or Tween, an operator of specialty retailing brands. Prior to Tween, Mr. Carbone served from 2005 to 2006 as Vice President, Finance for Victoria’s Secret of L Brands, Inc., formerly known as Limited Brands, Inc., a specialty retailer. Mr. Carbone holds a B.S. in Hotel Management from the University of Massachusetts, a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina, and a M.B.A. from the University of Illinois.

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Bryan C. Barksdale, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Bryan C. Barksdale has served as our General Counsel since August 2015 and our Secretary since December 2015. Mr. Barksdale was named as a Senior Vice President in September 2018. Prior to joining YETI, Mr. Barksdale served as General Counsel of iFLY Holdings, Inc., a designer, manufacturer, and operator of vertical wind tunnels used in indoor skydiving facilities, and as Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Secretary of Bazaarvoice, Inc., a social commerce software-as-a-service company. Previously, Mr. Barksdale practiced corporate and securities law with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Professional Corporation, with Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP and with Andrews Kurth LLP. Mr. Barksdale holds a B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin, an M.Ed. from the University of Mississippi, and a J.D. from Washington & Lee University School of Law, where he was Order of the Coif and the Editor-in-Chief of the Washington & Lee Law Review.

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Hollie S. Castro, Senior Vice President, Talent and ESG

Hollie S. Castro was named as our Vice President of Talent in January 2018, our Senior Vice President of Talent in September 2018 and our Senior Vice President of Talent and ESG in February 2020. Prior to joining YETI, Ms. Castro served as President of Castro Consulting Group, an organization which coaches and advises executives from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, from 2015 to 2018. Prior to that, Ms. Castro held the roles of Executive Vice President of Kony, a digital and mobile application company, in 2014, and Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Administration at BMC Software, a multi-cloud management company, from 2009 to 2014. Ms. Castro has served on the board of numerous organizations, including Thunderbird School of Global Management, the Society for the Performing Arts Houston, Caprock Academy, Good Fx and currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Center for Human Resource Management, Mays Business School at Texas A&M. Ms. Castro holds a B.A. in Interpreting Italian and French from Marlboro College, and an International M.B.A. from Thunderbird School of Global Management.

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Brian S. Dengler, Senior Vice President of Product

Brian S. Dengler has been YETI’s Senior Vice President of Product since January 2020, bringing over 25 years of consumer product engineering, research, and development to his role at YETI. Prior to joining YETI, Mr. Dengler held several leadership roles at Newell Brands during his 16 years with the company, most recently as Vice President of Global R&D for the Writing Group from June 2017 to December 2019 and Vice President for R&D for the Home Solutions Segment from March 2013 to June 2017. Prior to Newell Brands, Mr. Dengler held various engineering roles with Husky Injection Molding Systems and Hasbro. Mr. Dengler holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology from the University of Cincinnati.

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Kirk A. Zambetti, Senior Vice President of Sales

Kirk A. Zambetti has been YETI’s Vice President of Sales since August 2016 and was named Senior Vice President of Sales in September 2018. Prior to joining YETI, Mr. Zambetti was the Vice President of Sales for North America for Danaher's Dental Technologies division from October 2008 to August 2016, and was Director of Key Accounts, North America dating back to March 2007. Prior to Danaher, Mr. Zambetti held various commercial leadership and sales roles with leading medical device manufacturers and distributors, including Siemens, ANSI, Urologix, and PSS WorldMedical. Mr. Zambetti holds a B.A. in History from Hampden-Sydney College.