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Board of Directors

Irwin D. Simon

Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.

Irwin D. Simon has been a director of the Company since October 2018.  Mr. Simon founded The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. a leading organic and natural products company, in 1993.  As Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Mr. Simon lead Hain Celestial for 25 years and grew the business to include operations in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East providing consumers with A Healthier Way of Life™.  Prior to that, Mr. Simon was employed in various marketing capacities at Slim-Fast Foods Company, a dietary food and beverage company, and The Haagen-Dazs Company, a frozen dessert company, then a division of Grand Metropolitan, plc, a portfolio of luxury brands and companies.

Mr. Simon currently serves as a Lead Director at MDC Partners Inc., a provider of marketing, activation and communications solutions and services. He also serves on the board of directors of Tulane University and on the board of trustees at Poly Prep Country Day School. Mr. Simon also has participated in several industry and charitable organizations including The New York State Council on Food Policy and The Bowery Mission. Mr. Simon is the past chapter chairman of YPO-Gotham Chapter, New York City.

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