Jaymin B. Patel

Independent Director at SpartanNash


Jaymin B. Patel joined the SpartanNash Board of Directors in February 2022. Patel is a proven leader with more than 30 years of high-performance global operating experience in technology led gaming, consumer goods and large-scale distribution/supply chain and manufacturing related businesses.

Patel is President & Chief Financial Officer of Clarim Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company. In addition, he is the Executive Chairman of Cloud Agronomics Inc., a leading platform for soil carbon measurement using remote sensing technologies to underpin carbon credit offset markets.

From 2015 to 2018, Patel was Chief Executive Officer and director of Brightstar Corporation, a global wireless device services company backed by Softbank (during that time). For more than two decades, he served in various executive and financial leadership roles at GTECH (now IGT), including as President and Chief Executive Officer of GTECH Corporation, from 2007 to 2015, and as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the publicly traded GTECH Holdings Corporation from 2000 to 2006.

Patel currently serves as an independent director of Bally’s Corporation and as a director of Clarim Acquisition Corp. In addition, he serves on the Board of Rip Van, an innovative low sugar food snacking business. Patel is also Chairman of the Foundation Board of the Community College of Rhode Island.

Patel’s qualifications as a director include his long record of leadership with consistently driven high performance within the technology sector, as well as strong supply chain experience.


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