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Buffalo Wild Wings announces three new independent directors

Buffalo Wild WingsBuffalo Wild Wings, Inc. announced the appointment of Andre Fernandez, Hal Lawton, and Harmit Singh to the company's board.
Mr. Fernandez is the president of CBS RADIO.

Prior to joining CBS RADIO in April 2015, Mr. Fernandez served as the president and chief operating officer of Journal Communications, Inc.

Previously, Mr. Fernandez served in a number of leadership roles of increasing responsibility at the General Electric Company, including chief financial officer of Telemundo Communications, a Spanish language broadcast television network; chief financial officer and controller of GE Latin America; and chief financial officer of GE Digital Energy.

Additionally, Mr. Fernandez has been named to Billboard's "Power 100 list" which recognizes the most influential executives in the music industry, and in July 2016, he was ranked the second most powerful person in radio on Radio Ink's "40 Most Powerful People in Radio" list, up from number five in 2015.

Mr. Fernandez currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Board at Froedtert Health and he is on the board of the National Association of Broadcasters.

He graduated cum laude from Harvard University with a degree in economics.

Mr. Lawton is the senior vice president of North America at eBay, Inc.

Before joining eBay in 2015, Mr. Lawton held a number of leadership positions at Home Depot, Inc., including senior vice president of merchandising of hardlines and senior vice president and president of the Company's online business.

Mr. Lawton earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and Pulp and Paper Science from North Carolina State University before pursuing a Master of Business Administration from the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia.

Mr. Singh is the executive vice president and chief financial officer of Levi Strauss & Co.

Prior to joining Levi Strauss & Co. in January 2013, Mr. Singh served as chief financial officer of Hyatt Hotels Corporation.

Before Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Mr. Singh held various global leadership roles at Yum! Brand foods, including chief financial officer of Pizza Hut.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University, and is a Chartered Accountant from India. He is also a member of the CNBC Global CFO Council and Wall Street Journal CFO Network.




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