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Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
WhiteWave Foods Company

Mr. Engles has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer since August 2012. Mr. Engles previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Dean Foods Company, a leading food and beverage company and former parent company of WhiteWave, from the formation of Dean Foods in October 1994 until WhiteWave's initial public offering in October 2012. Mr. Engles also serves on the board of trustees of Dartmouth College, where he serves on the Student Affairs Committee and the Advancement Committee, and on the board of directors of the Grocery Manufacturers of America, where he serves on the Executive Committee. He previously served as a director and as Chairman of the Board of Dean Foods and on the board of directors of Treehouse Foods, Inc. Mr. Engles is uniquely qualified to serve as our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. As the founder and former Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Dean Foods Company, he has been the principal architect of our Company's business platforms, having built Dean Foods' WhiteWave-Alpro segment through a series of successful strategic acquisitions. Thus, he has unmatched experience with the Company's business and a deep knowledge of the food and beverage industry.