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Joe Kadow Immediate Past Chair

Joseph (Joe) Kadow is the Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. An original member of the Bloomin’ Brands executive leadership team, Mr. Kadow leads the Legal, Human Resources, Communications and Government Relations functions.

He began his career at Bloomin’ Brands in 1994 as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Prior to joining Bloomin’ Brands, Mr. Kadow was a partner in the national law firm of BakerHostetler.

Mr. Kadow is 2016 Chairman of Board of Directors of the National Restaurant Association.

Mr. Kadow is a member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of The Habit Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:HABT).

A native of Scranton, Pennsylvania, he graduated from the University of Scranton in 1978 with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the Dickinson School of Law of Penn State University in 1981 and was admitted to practice in Pennsylvania in 1981 and Florida in 1983.

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