Presiding Independent Chairman of the BoardMr. M. Lenny Pippin is Lead Independent Director of GK Services Inc. Mr. Pippin is a director serves as the Lead Director of our Board of Directors and serves as Chair of the Corporationrationrate Governance Committee. Mr. Pippin served as Vice Chairman President and Chief Executive Officer of The Schwan Food Company a branded frozenfood company from November 1999 until February 2008. Since 2008 Mr. Pippin has acted as a business consultant. Prior to joining Schwans Mr. Pippin served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Lykes Brothers Inc. a privately held corporation with operating divisions in the food agriculture transportation energy and insurance industries. Mr. Pippins prior business experience with The Schwan Food Company and Lykes Brothers provides him with a keen understanding of the many strategic and operational challenges facing companies such as ours including familiarity with managing a complex route delivery system. Mr. Pippin also has experience with building sales improving brand awareness ensuring leadership development and understanding issues facing businesses like ours. As the Lead Director of our board Mr. Pippin possesses valuable leadership analytical strategic and risk assessment skills. Mr. Pippin is also well versed with corporate governance requirements facing boards of large public companies.
Age: 67 Chairman Since 2014