Biography

Erik D. Ragatz

Chairman of the Board
Mr. Ragatz has served as a director and as Chairman of our board of directors since October 2014. Mr. Ragatz has served as a Partner at Hellman & Friedman LLC (“H&F”), a private equity firm, since January 2008. Mr. Ragatz currently serves as the Chairman of the board of directors and as a member of the audit and compensation committees of Crackle Holdings GP, LLC (d/b/a SnapAV), a manufacturer and distributor of audio/visual equipment. In addition, he serves as lead outside director and as a member of the audit and compensation committees of Wand TopCo Inc. (d/b/a Caliber Collision), a chain of auto body repair and paint shops. Both SnapAV and Caliber are currently private H&F portfolio companies. Mr. Ragatz’s significant financial expertise and insight into the proper functioning and role of corporate boards of directors, gained through his years of service on the boards of directors of H&F’s portfolio companies led to the conclusion that he should serve as a director of Grocery Outlet.
Chairman of the Board