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American Eagle Outfitters Inc (AEO.N)

AEO.N on New York Stock Exchange

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19 Jul 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jay Schottenstein

63 2015 Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Robert Madore

53 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Jennifer Foyle

51 2015 Global Brand President - Aerie

Charles Kessler

45 2015 Global Brand President – American Eagle Outfitters

Michael Rempell

44 2012 Chief Operations Officer, Executive Vice President

Noel Spiegel

70 2017 Lead Independent Director

Sujatha Chandrasekaran

50 2018 Independent Director

Thomas Ketteler

75 2011 Independent Director

Cary McMillan

60 2007 Independent Director

Janice Page

69 2004 Independent Director

David Sable

64 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jay Schottenstein

Mr. Jay L. Schottenstein is Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Schottenstein has served as our Chief Executive Officer since December 2015. Prior thereto, he served as our Interim Chief Executive Officer from January 2014 to December 2015. He has served as Chairman of the Board since March 1992. He previously served the Company as Chief Executive Officer from March 1992 until December 2002 and as a Vice President and Director of the Company’s predecessors since 1980. He has also served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Schottenstein Stores Corporation (“SSC”) since March 1992 and as President since 2001. Prior thereto, Mr. Schottenstein served as Vice Chairman of SSC from 1986 to 1992. He has been a Director of SSC since 1982. Mr. Schottenstein also served as Chief Executive Officer from March 2005 to April 2009 and as Executive Chairman and Director of the Board since March 2005 of DSW Inc, a leading branded footwear and accessories retailer. He has also served as a member of the Board of Directors for Alberstons Companies Inc. (Albertsons/Safeway) since 2006. Mr. Schottenstein has also served as an officer and director of various other entities owned or controlled by members of his family since 1976. He is a graduate of Indiana University. Mr. Schottenstein also has served on the Board of Directors of DSW, Inc. since 2005.

Robert Madore

Mr. Robert L. Madore is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Madore has served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since October 2016. Prior to joining us, Mr. Madore served as the Chief Financial Officer of Ralph Lauren Corporation from April 2015 to September 2016. Prior to that role, he held a number of key financial and operational roles at the Ralph Lauren Corporation, including Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance from December 2010 to March 2015, and Senior Vice President of Operations and Chief Financial Officer of its retail division from 2004 to December 2010. Prior to that time, Mr. Madore was Chief Financial Officer for New York & Company from 2003 to 2004, and served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of FutureBrand, a division of McCann Erickson, from 2001 to 2003. Prior thereto, he held various executive management positions at Nine West Group, Inc. starting in 1995. Mr. Madore began his career in 1987 at Deloitte & Touche until 1995.

Jennifer Foyle

Ms. Jennifer M. Foyle is Global Brand President - Aerie, a subsidiary Company of American Eagle Outfitters Inc. Ms. Foyle has served as our Global Brand President – Aerie since January 2015. Prior thereto, Ms. Foyle served as Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer – Aerie from February 2014 to January 2015 and Senior Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer – Aerie from August 2010 to February 2014. Prior to joining us, Ms. Foyle was President of Calypso St. Barth from 2009 to 2010. In addition, she held various positions at J. Crew Group, Inc., including Chief Merchandising Officer, from 2003 to 2009. Early in her career, Ms. Foyle was the Women’s Divisional Merchandise Manager for Gap Inc. from 1999 – 2003 and held various roles at Bloomingdales from 1988-1999.

Charles Kessler

Mr. Charles F. Kessler is Global Brand President – American Eagle Outfitters of the Company. He has served as our Global Brand President – American Eagle Outfitters since January 2015. Prior thereto, he served as our Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising and Design Officer – American Eagle Outfitters from February 2014 to January 2015. Prior to joining us, Mr. Kessler served as Chief Merchandising Officer at Urban Outfitters, Inc. from October 2011 to November 2013 and as Senior Vice President, Corporate Merchandising at Coach, Inc. from July 2010 to October 2011. Prior to that time, Mr. Kessler held various positions with Abercrombie & Fitch Co. from 1994 to 2010, including Executive Vice President, Female Merchandising from 2008 to 2010.

Michael Rempell

Mr. Michael R. Rempell is Chief Operations Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He has served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer since June 2012. Prior thereto, he served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, New York Design Center, from April 2009 to June 2012, as Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer from May 2006 to April 2009, and in various other positions since joining us in February 2000.

Noel Spiegel

Mr. Noel Joseph Spiegel is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Spiegel was a partner at Deloitte & Touche, LLP (“Deloitte”), where he practiced from September 1969 until his retirement in May 2010. In his over 40-year career at Deloitte, he served in numerous management positions, including as Deputy Managing Partner, member of the Executive Committee, Managing Partner of Deloitte’s Transaction Assurance practice, Global Offerings and IFRS practice and Technology, Media and Telecommunications practice (Northeast Region), and as Partner-in-Charge of Audit Operations in Deloitte’s New York Office. Mr. Spiegel holds a BS from Long Island University and attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. Mr. Spiegel also has served on the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of vTv Therapeutics Inc. since 2015 and on the Board of Directors and Audit Committee, Credit Committee and Finance and Investment Committee of Radian Group Inc. since 2011. Mr. Spiegel was formerly on the Board of Directors, Audit Committee and Compensation Committee of Vringo, Inc. from 2013 to 2016.

Sujatha Chandrasekaran

Ms. Sujatha Chandrasekaran is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Chandrasekaran has served as Chief Information Officer of Kimberly-Clark Corporation, one of the world’s leading consumer packaged goods businesses, since May 2016. Prior to that time, Ms. Chandrasekaran served as Senior Vice President, Global Chief Technology and Chief Data Officer of Walmart Inc. from January 2012 to February 2016 and as Senior Vice President, Global Chief Information Officer at The Timberland Company from January 2010 to January 2012. Prior thereto, she held various C-level roles leading technology at PepsiCo, Inc. and Nestlé S.A. Ms. Chandrasekaran holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Madras, India and a Master of Business Systems from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. She has executive development education from London Business School.

Thomas Ketteler

Mr. Thomas R. Ketteler is Independent Director of the Company. Prior to his retirement from SSC, a private company, in 2005, Mr. Ketteler served as Chief Operating Officer of SSC (since 1995), as Executive Vice President of Finance and Treasurer (from 1981), and as a Director (since 1985). Prior to SSC, he was a partner in the firm of Alexander Grant and Company, Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Ketteler currently provides consulting services to SSC and served as a consultant to the Board from 2003 until June 2010. He holds a BA in Accounting from Thomas More College and is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Ketteler previously served on the Board from 1994 to 2003 and on the Board of Directors and as Audit Committee Chair of Encompass Group, Inc. from 2007 to 2011.

Cary McMillan

Mr. Cary D. McMillan is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. McMillan has served as Chief Executive Officer of True Partners Consulting, LLC, a professional services firm providing tax and other financial services, since December 2005. From October 2001 to April 2004, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Sara Lee Branded Apparel. Mr. McMillan served as Executive Vice President of Sara Lee Corporation, a branded consumer packaged goods company, from January 2000 to April 2004. From November 1999 to December 2001, he served as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of Sara Lee Corporation. Prior thereto, Mr. McMillan served as an audit partner with Arthur Andersen LLP. Mr. McMillan holds a BS from the University of Illinois and is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. McMillan also has served on the Board of Directors, Audit Committee and Finance Committee of Hyatt Corporation since 2013. Mr. McMillan was formerly on the Board of Directors of McDonald’s Corporation from 2003 to May 2015, Hewitt Associates, Inc. from 2002 to 2010 and Sara Lee Corporation from 2000 to 2004.

Janice Page

Ms. Janice E. Page is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Page spent 27 years in apparel retailing, holding numerous merchandising, marketing and operating positions with Sears Roebuck & Company (“Sears”), including Group Vice President from 1992 to 1997. While at Sears, Ms. Page launched the direct to consumer business and oversaw sporting goods, men’s, women’s and children’s apparel, footwear and accessories, beauty and fragrances, among other responsibilities. She holds a BA from Pennsylvania State University. Ms. Page served as a Director and Compensation Committee Chair of R.G. Barry Corporation from 2000 to 2014. She served as a Director and Nominating and Governance Committee Chair of Hampshire Group, Limited from 2009 to 2011. She was formerly on the Board of Kellwood Company and served on the Executive Committee and as Compensation Committee Chair from 2000 to 2008. Ms. Page served from 2001 to 2004 as Trustee of Glimcher Realty Trust, a real estate investment trust which owns, manages, acquires and develops malls and community shopping centers. She also serves on the advisory board for the Daveler Entrepreneurship Scholarship of the University of South Florida.

David Sable

Mr. David M. Sable is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Sable has served as Global Chief Executive Officer of Y&R, one of the world’s largest marketing communications agencies (consisting of Y&R Advertising, VML, Bravo and Iconmobile) and a member of UK-based WPP Group, since February 2011. Prior to that time, he served at Wunderman, Inc., a leading customer relationship manager and digital unit of WPP Group, as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer, from August 2000 to February 2011. Mr. Sable was a Founding Partner and served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Genesis Direct, Inc., a pioneer digital omni-channel retailer, from June 1996 to September 2000. He attended New York University and Hunter College. Mr. Sable serves on the U.S. Fund for United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF’s) National Board and is Chair of the Ad Council’s Board of Directors. He is a member of the Executive Board of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) and also sits on the Board of the Christopher Reeve Foundation.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Jay Schottenstein

6,487,600

Robert Madore

2,268,380

Jennifer Foyle

3,769,380

Charles Kessler

3,891,840

Michael Rempell

2,075,690

Noel Spiegel

382,847

Sujatha Chandrasekaran

--

Thomas Ketteler

302,500

Cary McMillan

332,500

Janice Page

327,500

David Sable

245,000
As Of  3 Feb 2018