Gerald W. Evans, Jr., Retired Chief Executive Officer, Hanesbrands Inc.

Mr. Evans has served as a director of Valvoline since December 2019. He comes to Valvoline’s Board of Directors with extensive experience and knowledge in areas such as consumer products, international operations and global supply chains, government relations, omnichannel expansion, brand development, sales and marketing, mergers and acquisitions, investor relations, and capital allocation. From 2006 until his retirement in August 2020, Mr. Evans served in numerous senior management roles at Hanesbrands Inc., a leading global marketer of basic apparel.

These roles included Chief Executive Officer (2016-2020); Chief Operating Officer (2013-2016); Co-Chief Operating Officer (2011-2013); Co-Chief Operating Officer, President International (2010 to 2011); President of Hanesbrands’ International Business and Global Supply Chain (2009-2010); President, Global Supply Chain and Asia Business Development (2008-2009); and Executive Vice President, Chief Supply Chain Officer (2006-2008). Prior to his expansive responsibilities at Hanesbrands, Mr. Evans spent more than 20 years in various leadership positions at Sara Lee Corporation.

Mr. Evans holds a Bachelor of Science in marketing and a Master of Business Administration from the University of South Carolina. He also served as a director of Hanesbrands Inc. from October 2016 to August 2020.

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