Haymaker Acquisition Corp. III

Management Team & Board of Directors

Haymaker management is a uniquely qualified team boasting C-suite operational experience at Fortune 500 companies and deep knowledge in both public and private equity investing. Haymaker executives have experience in public and private equity as well as operations and strategy, making them an ideal manager and sponsor for a new public company. Haymaker executives have experience in consumer / retail private equity as well as operations and strategy, making them an ideal manager and sponsor for a new public company.

Steven J. Heyer

CEO and Executive Chairman
  • 40+ years’ experience as an operator and investor
    • Chairman and CEO of Haymaker Acquisition Corp. III
    • President and COO of The Coca-Cola Company
    • CEO of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide
    • President and COO of Turner Broadcasting System
    • Member of AOL Time Warner’s Operating Committee
    • Led turnaround of Outback Steakhouse (Bain Capital and Catterton Partners)
    • President and COO of Young & Rubicam Advertising
    • Senior VP & Managing Partner at Booz Allen Hamilton
  • SPAC experience: Chairman and CEO of Haymaker Acquisition Corp. I, a $330 million SPAC which successfully completed a business combination with OneSpaWorld Holdings Ltd.; Chairman and CEO of Haymaker Acquisition Corp. II, a $400 million SPAC which successfully completed a business combination with Arko Corp.
  • Prior and current public company board experience: Lead Director of OneSpaWorld Holdings Ltd., Arko Corp., Lazard Group, WPP Group, Equifax, Internet Security Systems, Omnicare, Coca-Cola Enterprises and Coca-Cola FEMSA
  • Private company board experience: Atkins Nutritionals (Roark Capital) and Vitrue (General Catalyst)
  • Non-profit involvement: NCAA, Special Olympics, Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta History Center, Emory University, NY Philharmonic Orchestra, Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) and Piedmont Hospital

Andrew R. Heyer

President and Director
  • 40+ years’ experience investing, with over $2bn of capital deployed
    • President of Haymaker Acquisition Corp. III
    • CEO and Founder of Mistral Equity Partners
    • Founding Managing Partner of Trimaran Capital Partners
    • Vice Chairman of CIBC World Markets Corp.
    • Co-Head of the CIBC Argosy Merchant Banking Funds
    • Founder and Managing Director of The Argosy Group
    • Partner at Drexel Burnham Lambert Incorporated
    • Senior Executive at Shearson/American Express
  • SPAC experience: President and board member of Haymaker Acquisition Corp. I, a $330 million SPAC which successfully completed a business combination with OneSpaWorld Holdings Ltd.; President and board member of Haymaker Acquisition Corp. II, a $400 million SPAC which successfully completed a business combination with Arko Corp.; director of Tastemaker Acquisition Corp, a $276 million SPAC that completed its initial public offering in January 2021.
  • Prior and current public company board experience: Director of OneSpaWorld Holdings Ltd., Arko Corp. The Lovesac Company, Jamba, Inc., The Hain Celestial Group (Lead Director), Las Vegas Sands, Reddy Ice and El Pollo Loco
  • Private company board experience: Worldwise and Shearer’s
  • Non-profit involvement: Board of Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania and Chairman of the University of Pennsylvania Health System

Christopher Bradley

Chief Financial Officer
  • 20+ years’ in private equity, investment banking and strategy consulting
    • Currently serves as Managing Director at Mistral Equity Partners
    • Experience originating, structuring and executing merger & acquisition candidates
    • Investment Banker at Banc of America Securities
    • Manager in Burger King’s strategy group
    • Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers management consulting
  • SPAC experience: CFO of Haymaker Acquisition Corp. I, a $330 million SPAC which successfully completed a business combination with OneSpaWorld Holdings Ltd.; CFO of Haymaker Acquisition Corp. II, a $400 million SPAC which successfully completed a business combination with Arko Corp.; and CFO of Tastemaker Acquisition Corp., a $276 million SPAC that completed its initial public offering in January 2021.
  • Board experience includes: Haymaker I, Creminelli Fine Meats, The Beacon Consumer Incubator Fund, The Lovesac Company, Country Pure Foods and Jamba, Inc.

Stephen W. Powell

Independent Director
  • Experience with corporate governance, finance and operations as a director, advisor, manager and investor
    • Invests in and advises private growth companies with a focus on consumer health and wellness, fitness, nutrition, personal care services and consumer technology sectors
    • Managing Director of Prospect Capital
    • Senior Advisor to Roark Capital and L Catterton
    • Head of Consumer investment banking at RBC Capital Markets
    • Investment banker at Prudential Securities, Wheat First Securities, L.F. Rothschild and Merrill Lynch Capital Markets
  • Board experience includes: OneSpaWorld, Fusionetics, Massage Envy, Atkins Nutritionals, Strivectin Skincare and Cover FX Cosmetics

Roger Meltzer

Independent Director
  • Extensive legal, governance, and board experience spanning the private and public markets
    • Global Co Chairman and Member of the Global Board of DLA Piper
    • Advisory Board, Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession
    • Board of Trustees, New York University Law School
    • Corporate Advisory Board, John Hopkins Carey Business School
    • Graduate of NYU School of Law
    • Provided board-room counseling to corporate clients and organizations, including to: Hain Celestial, Icahn Enterprises, OneWorldSpa, Morgan Stanley, IMAX, XOMA Corporation and LionTree
  • Board experience includes: The Legal Aid Society, American Lawyer Media, Hain Celestial, and The Coinmach Service Corporation

Frederic Mayerson

Independent Director
  • Extensive investing and board experience
    • Global Co Chairman and Member of the Global Board of DLA Piper
    • Advisory Board, Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession
    • Board of Trustees, New York University Law School
    • Corporate Advisory Board, John Hopkins Carey Business School
    • Graduate of NYU School of Law
    • Provided board-room counseling to corporate clients and organizations, including to: Hain Celestial, Icahn Enterprises, OneSpaWorld, Morgan Stanley, IMAX, XOMA Corporation and LionTree
  • Board experience includes: The Legal Aid Society, American Lawyer Media, Hain Celestial, and The Coinmach Service Corporation

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