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American Eagle Outfitters Inc (AEO.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jay Schottenstein

64 2015 Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Robert Madore

54 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Jennifer Foyle

52 2015 Global Brand President - Aerie

Charles Kessler

46 2015 Global Brand President – American Eagle Outfitters

Michael Rempell

45 2012 Chief Operations Officer, Executive Vice President

Stacy Siegal

52 2018 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Andrew McLean

50 2017 Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer

Noel Spiegel

71 2017 Lead Independent Director

Sujatha Chandrasekaran

51 2018 Independent Director

Deborah Henretta

57 2019 Independent Director

Thomas Ketteler

76 2011 Independent Director

Cary McMillan

61 2007 Independent Director

Janice Page

70 2004 Independent Director

David Sable

65 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 SSC since March 1992 and as President of SSC 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 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.

Robert Madore

Mr. Robert L. Madore is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. 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. 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 of the Company since January 2015. Prior thereto, he served as our Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising and Design Officer – American Eagle 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 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.

Stacy Siegal

Ms. Stacy B. Siegal is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of the Company since March 2018. Prior thereto, she served as our Senior Vice President and General Counsel since November 2016. Prior to joining us, Ms. Siegal served as Senior Vice President, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer at rue21, Inc. from March 2013 to November 2016; as Vice President, General Counsel from 2010 to 2013; and as Corporate Counsel since 2006. Prior to that time, Ms. Siegal served as a consultant providing legal and human resource guidance to retail companies and boards and as Corporate Counsel at General Nutrition Companies, Inc. since 1996.

Andrew McLean

Mr. Andrew J. McLean is Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer of the Company since April 2017. Prior thereto, he served as our Executive Vice President, International since October 2016. Prior to joining us, Mr. McLean served as Chief Operating Officer and Head of International of Urban Outfitters, Inc. from 2014 to October 2016 and as Chief Operating Officer from 2008 to 2014. In addition, he held various positions at Liz Claiborne, Inc., including President, Outlet Division, from 2003 - 2008. Prior thereto, Mr. McLean held various roles at Gap, Inc. from 2000 – 2003 and served as a management consultant early in his career.

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.

Sujatha Chandrasekaran

Ms. Sujatha Chandrasekaran is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Chandrasekaran has over 25 years of business operations, technology and digital experience in retail and consumer goods in a global context, across customer engagement, marketing, store operations, supply chain and back office. She most recently held the role of head of digital and information technologies at Kimberly-Clark Corporation. She led the company wide digital transformation efforts across business and technology at Kimberly-Clark. Prior to that Ms. Chandrasekaran served as SVP, Chief Technology and Data Officer at Walmart Inc. Ms. Chandrasekaran has also led digital, business transformation and eCommerce at The Timberland Company, PepsiCo and Nestlé SA in C-level global roles. Ms. Chandrasekaran holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from University of Madras, India, a Master of Business Systems from Monash University, Melbourne Australia, and an Executive Development Education Certificate from London Business School.

Deborah Henretta

Ms. Deborah Ann Henretta is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Henretta has over 30 years of business leadership experience across both developed and developing markets, as well as expertise in brand building, marketing, philanthropic program development and government relations. She joined Procter & Gamble (“P&G”) in 1985. In 2005, she was appointed President of P&G’s business in Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Australia and India. She was appointed group president, P&G Asia in 2007, group president of P&G Global Beauty Sector in June 2013, and group president of P&G E-Business in February 2015. She retired from P&G in June 2015. Ms. Henretta was a member of Singapore’s Economic Development Board (“EDB”) from 2007 to 2013. She contributed to the growth strategies for Singapore, and was selected to serve on the EDB’s Economic Strategies Committee between 2009 and 2011. In 2008, she received a U.S. State Department appointment to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation’s Business Advisory Council. In 2011, she was appointed chair of this 21-economy council, becoming the first woman to hold the position. In that role, she advised top government officials, including former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Ms. Henretta currently is a partner at G100 Companies, a position she has held since 2015, where she assisted in establishing a Board Excellence program that provides director education on board oversight and governance responsibilities, including the areas of digital transformation and cyber security, as well as a partnership program for New Director Training. She holds a master’s degree in advertising research from Syracuse University and a bachelor’s degree in communications from St. Bonaventure.

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 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 (“CPA”).

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 (“Sara Lee”), 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. 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 CPA.

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 also serves on the advisory board for the Daveler Entrepreneurship Scholarship of the University of South Florida. She holds a BA from Pennsylvania State University. Ms. Page previously served as a director of R.G. Barry Corporation (2000-2014), Hampshire Group, Limited (2009-2011) and Kellwood Company (2000-2008). Ms. Page also served as Trustee of Glimcher Realty Trust, a real estate investment trust which owns, manages, acquires and develops malls and community shopping centers (2001-2004). 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 is the Chairman of VMLY&R, having unified Y&R and VML into one marketing powerhouse while serving as the Global CEO of Y&R for seventeen years. 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. Mr. Sable serves on the U.S. Fund for United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF’s) National Board, is a past Chair of the Ad Council’s Board of Directors, is an executive board member of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), and sits on the International Board of the Special Olympics. A frequent keynote speaker and author, Mr. Sable is a designated LinkedIn Influencer, where he ranks among the most widely read business leaders in the world.

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