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Richard E. Wenz
Former Chief Executive Officer, Jenny Craig International

Director since July 2010.  Mr. Wenz is a consultant and private investor.  From October 2000 to July 2003, Mr. Wenz was an operating affiliate of DB Capital Partners, LLC, the private equity investment group of Deutsche Bank A.G.  Mr. Wenz also served as Chief Executive Officer of Jenny Craig International from 2002 to 2003.  From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Wenz was President and Chief Operating Officer of Safety 1st, Inc.  During 1995 and 1996, Mr. Wenz was the partner in charge of the Chicago office of The Lucas Group, a business strategy consulting firm.  Prior to 1995, Mr. Wenz held senior executive positions with Professional Golf Corporation, Electrolux Corporation, The Regina Company and Wilson Sporting Goods Company.  He began his career in 1971 with Arthur Young & Co. (predecessor of Ernst & Young LLP).  Mr. Wenz is a graduate of Northern Illinois University and a certified public accountant. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Coach America, Inc., Strategic Partners, Inc., Summer Infant Company and Easton-Bell Sports, Inc.  Mr. Wenz was a Director of Radica, Inc. from 2004 to 2006, when the company was sold to Mattel, Inc.  

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