Timothy FitzGerald

Chief Executive Officer, The Middleby Corporation

Mr. FitzGerald has been Chief Executive Officer of Middleby since February 2019. Before assuming that role, he held many positions with Middleby and its principal subsidiary, Middleby Marshall Inc. (“MM”), including Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Middleby and MM from 2003 to 2019; Vice President and Corporate Controller of Middleby and MM from 2000 to 2003; and Corporate Controller of Middleby and MM from 1998 to 2003. Before joining Middleby, Mr. FitzGerald was an Audit Manager with Arthur Anderson LLP for seven years.

Mr. FitzGerald has an extensive history at the subsidiary and corporate level of the Company and his day-to-day leadership as CEO provides the Board with intimate knowledge and an invaluable perspective regarding the Middleby operations, challenges, and business strategy.

Mr. FitzGerald also serves on the board of Alliance Holdings Inc., a manufacturer of commercial and residential laundry equipment, a role he has held since 2021, and since 2018 has served on the board of Hardinge Inc., a metal machining provider.