Joseph E. Scalzo

Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors

Joseph E. Scalzo has served as the Executive Vice Chair of the Board since July 2023. Mr. Scalzo served as the Simply Good Foods Chief Executive Officer from July 2017 to July 2023, as well as President from July 2017 to April 2023. Mr. Scalzo became a member of the Board of Simply Good Foods in July 2017. Mr. Scalzo also served in those same roles for Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. from February 2013 until its acquisition in 2017. Before joining Atkins, Mr. Scalzo served as a director of Earthbound Farm from 2010 to October 2013. From November 2005 to February 2011, Mr. Scalzo served as a senior executive in various roles at Dean Foods, including as President and Chief Operating Officer, as well as President and Chief Executive Officer of WhiteWave Foods, Inc. Mr. Scalzo is credited at Dean for leading the transformation of its WhiteWave Foods Company, which began as three separate businesses, into a winning consumer foods company. Prior to that, Mr. Scalzo held executive roles at The Gillette Company, where he spearheaded the successful three-year turnaround of the company’s one billion dollar global personal care business, and The Coca Cola Company. Mr. Scalzo is a director of Treehouse, Inc., Freshpet, Inc. and previously served as a director of HNI Corp. from 2003 to November 2009 and Focus Brands from March 2014 to January 2021. Mr. Scalzo began his career at Procter & Gamble in 1985 and received a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame.