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Biography PhotoJohn Barr
Retired Chairman – Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc.

Mr. Barr has served as a Director since December 2002. Mr. Barr is the past Chairman of Papa Murphy’s Holdings Inc., a franchisor and operator of the largest Take N Bake pizza brand in the U.S. Prior to his appointment as Chairman in 2009, Mr. Barr was the company’s Chief Executive Officer from April, 2004 to January, 2012. From 1999 until April, 2004, Mr. Barr served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Automotive Performance Industries, a vehicle transportation service provider. Prior thereto, Mr. Barr was President and Chief Operating Officer, as well as a member of the Board of Directors, of Quaker State Corporation from June 1995 to 1999. Prior to joining Quaker State, Mr. Barr spent 25 years with the Valvoline Company, a subsidiary of Ashland Inc., where he was President and Chief Executive Officer from 1987 to 1995. Mr. Barr also serves on the Board of Directors of United Road Services, a leading provider of transportation services and logistics in North America.