Flowers Foods Announces Treasury Appointment

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Friday, July 28th, 2017

Flowers Foods announced the promotion of J.T. Rieck, vice president of investor relations and financial analysis, to the additional role of treasurer. In this role, Rieck oversees Flowers' banking and credit agency relations, cash management and forecasting, treasury policies, capital structure, and strategic research, while continuing his investor relations and financial analysis duties.

"In the investor relations role, J.T. has developed a deep understanding of the business, and used that knowledge to effectively serve shareholders and analysts," said Steve Kinsey, executive vice president and CFO. As treasurer, we are confident J.T.'s skills will not only enhance our banking, lending, and credit agency relationships, but also inform our strategic capital allocation decisions to drive value creation."

Rieck joined Flowers as managing director of investor relations and financial analysis in 2014 and was promoted to vice president of investor relations in 2016. He previously worked as a tax attorney in private practice and was director of research and a senior analyst at an investment advisory firm. He holds a juris doctorate degree from the University of Houston Law Center and is a member of the State Bar of Texas. Rieck earned a bachelor's degree in business administration in accounting and finance from the University of Richmond in Va.