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Kimberly S. Grant, Director

Kimberly S. Grant became a director in July 2017. Ms. Grant is the Global Head of Restaurants and Bars for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts and is the chief executive leading all worldwide food and beverage operations for the company. Four Seasons currently operates 552 restaurant and bar outlets within 122 hotels and resorts and 46 residential properties in major city centres and resort destinations in 47 countries, with over 50 properties under development. In addition, Ms. Grant is a co-sponsor of FAST Acquisition Corporation, a publicly traded emerging growth company focused on affecting a business combination in the restaurant, hospitality, and related sectors in North America. Ms. Grant previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of ThinkFoodGroup, a global hospitality management company, which owns and operates innovative dining concepts created by two-star Michelin awarded chef José Andrés, from September 2014 to April 2020. Prior to this role, Ms. Grant was the President and Chief Operations Officer of Ruby Tuesday Inc., a publicly traded restaurant company, where she assumed various operations and finance leadership roles over her 21 years. Ms. Grant earned a Master of Science in Banking and Financial Services Management from Boston University and a Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management from Thomas Edison State University, and she has attended various executive education programs at UC Berkeley School of Law (ESG), Stanford Law School, and Harvard Business School while a Director of Performance Food Group. .