Ronald Coughlin, Jr. has served as Petco’s Chief Executive Officer and director since June 2018, and as Chairman of our board of directors since January 2021. Prior to joining Petco, Mr. Coughlin served from 2014 to 2018 as President of the Personal Systems segment of HP Inc. (then-Hewlett-Packard Company), a $33 billion global business that offers consumer and commercial products and services. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President of Consumer PCs, Senior Vice President of LaserJet Hardware and Commercial Document Services and Solutions, and Senior Vice President of Sales, Strategy, and Marketing at HP. Prior to joining HP in 2007, Mr. Coughlin spent 13 years at PepsiCo in a range of senior executive roles, including Chief Marketing Officer of Tropicana and PepsiCo International Beverages. Mr. Coughlin earned a bachelor’s degree in international marketing from Lehigh University and a master’s degree in business administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.