S. MacGregor Read, Jr.
Mr. Read, 49 served as the Vice Chairman of the Company from January 2019 through April 2020 and has served as a director since January 2006. In April 2020, Mr. Read became the Vice Chairman of our board of directors. From January 2006 to December 2018, Mr. Read served as our Co-Chief Executive Officer. Prior to being appointed Co-Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Read served in various positions with the Company since 1996. Mr. Read and Mr. Lindberg are cousins by marriage. Mr. Read’s extensive knowledge of our operations, finances, strategies and industry garnered over his 23-year tenure with us led to the conclusion that he should serve as a director of Grocery Outlet.