ANN M. SARDINI
Ms. Sardini’s 20-plus years serving in senior financial management positions for branded consumer products and media companies brings extensive, multi-faceted experience to the board.
Retail and Other Executive Experience
From 2002 until her retirement in 2012, Ms. Sardini served as the chief financial officer of Weight Watchers International, Inc., where she oversaw global operations and successfully negotiated the acquisition of WeightWatchers.com and other targets. She served as chief financial officer of Vitamin Shoppe.com, Inc. from 1999 to 2001, and as executive vice president and chief financial officer for the Children’s Television Workshop from 1995 to 1999. In addition, Ms. Sardini held finance positions ranging from controller to chief financial officer at QVC, Inc., Chris Craft Industries and the National Broadcasting Company.
Ms. Sardini currently serves on the board of directors of TreeHouse Foods, Inc., a manufacturer of packaged foods and beverages with more than 50 manufacturing facilities across the United States, Canada and Italy, where she chairs the compensation committee, and where she previously served as lead independent director, audit committee chair and as a member of its nominating and governance committee. Since January of 2016, Ms. Sardini has served as a director of Ideal Protein, a privately-held company, where she has served as chair of the board since 2017 and currently serves as chair of the audit committee.
Other Relevant Experience
In 2013, Ms. Sardini founded her consulting and advisory practice providing strategic and operational guidance to early and mid-stage technology-based consumer companies and private equity firms. In addition to providing client consulting services, Ms. Sardini serves on the advisory boards of To The Market, PetTrax and Everplans. Previously, she served on the advisory board of Learnvest.com and the board of Promise Project Fund for the City of New York.