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Daniël Gerritsen

Director, Engineering & Operations Strategy, Farmer Brothers

Daniël Gerritsen is the Director of Engineering for Farmer Bros. Co. (NASDAQ: FARM) (“Farmer Brothers” or the “Company”), a national coffee roaster, wholesaler and distributor of coffee, tea and culinary products. He joined the Company in April 2017. Daniël is responsible for leading all aspects of engineering activities and projects. In his role, he manages the development, design and installation of equipment for the Company and has oversight for leading continuous improvement projects. Daniël and his team provide technical services and training to ensure personnel are operating equipment in an efficient and safe manner.

Daniël brings over 15 years of experience in operations and manufacturing within the food and beverage industry. Previous to Farmer Brothers he worked in a variety of Operations and Engineering positions for companies like Pepsico and Heineken.

Daniël holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and Business Administration from Saxion University in Enschede, Netherlands. He earned a diploma in packaging, brewing and filtration and is a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt.