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Abercrombie & Fitch Co (ANF.N)

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11 Dec 2017
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Arthur Martinez

77 2014 Executive Chairman of the Board

Fran Horowitz

53 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Scott Lipesky

42 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Stacia Andersen

46 2016 President - Abercrombie & Fitch and Abercrombie (Kids) Brand

Kristin Scott

49 2016 President - Hollister Brand

Joanne Crevoiserat

53 2017 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Robert Bostrom

64 2014 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

James Bachmann

74 2003 Independent Director

Bonnie Brooks

63 2014 Independent Director

Terry Burman

71 2014 Independent Director

Sarah Gallagher

65 2014 Independent Director

Michael Greenlees

70 2011 Independent Director

Archie Griffin

62 2000 Independent Director

Charles Perrin

71 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Arthur Martinez

Mr. Arthur C. Martinez is Executive Chairman of the Board of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Mr. Martinez has served as the Chairman of the Board of the Company since January 27, 2014 and currently serves as the Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company (also referred to as Company Chairman), a position he has held since December 8, 2014. Mr. Martinez was a member of the Office of the Chairman of the Company (serving as the representative of the Board) until the Office of the Chairman of the Company was dissolved, effective February 1, 2017. From January 27, 2014 to December 7, 2014, Mr. Martinez served as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Martinez retired in 2000 as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Sears, Roebuck and Co. (“Sears”), positions he had held since 1995. From 1992 to 1995, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the former Sears Merchandise Group, the retail arm of Sears. Prior to his tenure at Sears, Mr. Martinez served in various capacities at Saks Fifth Avenue, Inc. (“Saks”), an apparel and related products retailer, and Saks’ parent company through 1990, BATUS, Inc. He served as Vice Chairman and a member of the Board of Directors of Saks from 1990 to 1992. From 1987 to 1990, Mr. Martinez was Group Chief Executive for the retail division of BATUS, Inc. (responsible for Saks, Marshall Field’s and other chains) and served as a member of the BATUS, Inc. Board of Directors and Executive Committee. He served as Executive Vice President for Administration of Saks from 1984 to 1987 and as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Saks from 1980 to 1984. Mr. Martinez also served as Chairman of the Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago from 2000 to 2002 and as a Director from 1996 to 2002. Mr. Martinez also serves as Chairman of the Board of HSN, Inc., an interactive multi-channel retailer, a position he has held since 2008.

Fran Horowitz

Ms. Fran Horowitz serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Ms. Horowitz has served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company since February 1, 2017. Prior thereto, she had served as President & Chief Merchandising Officer for all brands of the Company since December 21, 2015 and was a member of the Office of the Chairman of the Company from December 2014 until the Office of the Chairman of the Company was dissolved, effective February 1, 2017. Ms. Horowitz held the position of Brand President of Hollister from October 2014 to December 20, 2015. Before joining Hollister, from October 2013 to October 2014, Ms. Horowitz served as the President of Ann Taylor Loft, a division of Ann Inc., the parent company of three specialty retail fashion brands in North America. Prior to her time with Ann Taylor Loft, from February 2005 to October 2012, she held various roles at Express, Inc.,

Scott Lipesky

Mr. Scott Lipesky is appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the company effective October 2, 2017. He has served in various finance positions with the Registrant from November 2007 until October 2016, including as Senior Director, Financial Planning and Analysis from November 2010 to November 2012, Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis from November 2012 to March 2013, Vice President, Merchandise Finance from March 2013 to September 2014 and Chief Financial Officer, Hollister Brand, from September 2014 to October 2016. Most recently, Mr. Lipesky served as Chief Financial Officer of American Signature, Inc., a privately-held home furnishings company. As a result of serving in these positions, Mr. Lipesky gained experience in all aspects of financial planning and analysis, corporate finance, merchandise planning, accounting, and treasury.

Stacia Andersen

Ms. Stacia J.P. Andersen has been appointed as President - Abercrombie & Fitch and Abercrombie (Kids) Brand of the Company, She has been Brand President of Abercrombie & Fitch and abercrombie kids since June 2016. Prior to joining A&F, Ms. Andersen served in various positions with Target Corporation (“Target”), a general merchandise retailer selling products through Target stores and digital channels, from 1993 until December 2015. Most recently, Ms. Andersen served as Senior Vice President Merchandising, Apparel, Accessories and Baby, from May 2014 to December 2015, and as Senior Vice President Merchandising, Home and Seasonal from October 2009 to May 2014. Prior to serving as a Senior Vice President Merchandising, Ms. Andersen served as President, Target Sourcing Services/Associated Merchandising Corporation, from February 2006 to October 2009, and before that, in various sourcing and merchandising positions.

Kristin Scott

Ms. Kristin A. Scott has been appointed as President - Hollister Brand of the Company, She has been Brand President of Hollister since August 2016. Before joining Hollister, she served in various positions with Victoria’s Secret, a specialty retailer of women’s intimate and other apparel which sells products at Victoria’s Secret stores and online, from December 2007 until April 2016. Most recently, Ms. Scott served as Executive Vice President, GMM Merchandising from March 2013 to April 2016, Senior Vice President, GMM Merchandising from March 2009 to March 2013 and Senior Vice President, GMM Merchandising - Stores from December 2007 to March 2009. Prior to her time with Victoria’s Secret, Ms. Scott served in merchandising positions at the Vice President level with Gap Outlet, Marshall Fields and Target.

Joanne Crevoiserat

Ms. Joanne C. Crevoiserat is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. She has been Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of A&F since February 2017, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of A&F since May 2014. Ms. Crevoiserat served as Interim Principal Executive Officer of A&F from June 2016 to February 2017 and a member of the Office of the Chairman of A&F from October 2015 to February 2017. Prior to joining A&F, Ms. Crevoiserat served in a number of senior management roles at Kohl’s Inc., which operates family-oriented department stores and a website featuring apparel, footwear, accessories, soft home products and housewares. From June 2012 to April 2014, Ms. Crevoiserat was the Executive Vice President of Finance of Kohl’s and from November 2008 to June 2012, she served as the Executive Vice President of Merchandise Planning and Allocation of Kohl’s. Prior to her time with Kohl’s, Ms. Crevoiserat held senior finance positions with Wal-Mart Stores and May Department Stores, including Chief Financial Officer of the Filene’s, Foley’s and Famous-Barr brands.

Robert Bostrom

Mr. Robert E. Bostrom is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. He has been Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of A&F since January 2014. Since August 2014, Mr. Bostrom has been a member of the Board of Directors of NeuLion, Inc. From December 2012 to December 2013, Mr. Bostrom was Co-Chairman of the Financial Regulatory and Compliance Practice of Greenberg Traurig LLP, an international law firm. From August 2011 to November 2012, Mr. Bostrom was Co-Head of the Global Financial Institutions and Funds Sector of Dentons US LLP (formerly, SNR Denton), an international law firm. From February 2006 to August 2011, Mr. Bostrom was Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (also known as Freddie Mac). Prior to Freddie Mac, Mr. Bostrom was the Managing Partner of the New York office of Winston & Strawn LLP, a Member of that firm’s Executive Committee and Head of its Financial Institutions Practice.

James Bachmann

Mr. James B. Bachmann is an Independent Director of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., since July 2003. Mr. Bachmann retired in 2003 as Managing Partner of the Columbus, Ohio office of Ernst & Young LLP (“EY”), after serving in various management and audit engagement partner roles with the firm. Mr. Bachmann currently serves as the Lead Independent Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Lancaster Colony Corporation, a company which manufactures and markets food products and for which he has served as a director since 2003.

Bonnie Brooks

Ms. Bonnie R. Brooks is an Independent Director of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Since February 2014, From February 2014 to December 2016, Ms. Brooks served as Vice Chair of Hudson’s Bay Company, an international retailer based in Toronto, Ontario that offers a wide selection of branded merchandise in Canada, the United States, Germany and Belgium through five banners. In Canada, the operations include Hudson’s Bay, Canada’s largest national department store chain, and Home Outfitters, a kitchen, bed and bath superstore chain; in the United States, the operations include the Lord & Taylor chain of upscale, specialty retail department stores, the Saks Fifth Avenue chain of department stores and Saks Off Fifth, a discount store operation; and in Europe, the operations include the Galaries Kaufhof chain of department stores and the Galeria Inno chain of department stores. From February 2012 to January 2014, Ms. Brooks served as President of Hudson’s Bay Company for North America and from September 2008 to February 2012, she served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hudson’s Bay Department Stores. Prior to her tenure with Hudson’s Bay Company, Ms. Brooks was based in Asia for 11 years, and from 2003 to 2008, served as President of The Lane Crawford Joyce Group, the Hong Kong-based premier department store and franchise partner of luxury brand operations in 500 locations across Asia. From 2000 to 2002, Ms. Brooks served as the Global Merchandise Director (handling the Harvey Nichols, U.K. and ST Dupont, France brands) for Dickson Concepts (International) Limited. From 1997 to 2000, she was Senior Vice President of Lane Crawford department stores.

Terry Burman

Mr. Terry Lee Burman is an Independent Director of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. From May 2013 to May 2014, Mr. Burman has served as Lead Independent Director of the Company since March 27, 2017. From May 2013 to May 2014, Mr. Burman served as Chairman of the Board and as a director of Zale Corporation, a specialty retailer of fine jewelry in North America. Since December 2015, he has served as Chairman of the Board of Tuesday Morning Corporation, a closeout retailer of upscale decorative home accessories, housewares, seasonal goods and famous-maker gifts in the United States. Mr. Burman has served as a director of Tuesday Morning Corporation since February 2013; as a director of Learning Care Group, a privately-held company operating over 900 learning and daycare centers in the United States, since July 2014; and as a board member since July 2004 and as Chairman of the Board from July 2013 to June 2015 of the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Board of Governors and a board member of ALSAC, the fundraising organization of St. Jude, since July 2004. He also served on the Board of Directors of YCC Holdings LLC, a retailer of candles, fragrances and other products, from October 2007 to October 2013, and on the Board of Directors of ACCESS, an organization providing housing, food and counseling to homeless women and their children in Akron, Ohio, from 1996 to 2012.

Sarah Gallagher

Ms. Sarah M. Gallagher is an Independent Director of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. From August 2014 to August 2015, From August 2014 to August 2015, Ms. Gallagher served as Executive Chairperson of the Rebecca Taylor woman’s fashion brand. In this role, she was acting as interim chief executive officer with responsibility for the wholesale, stores and e-commerce businesses. Ms. Gallagher served as President of Ralph Lauren North America e-Commerce from April 2007 to April 2013 and as President of Ralph Lauren Media LLC, Polo.com from November 2001 to March 2007, where she led the strategic vision of Polo.com. Ms. Gallagher joined Ralph Lauren Media in 2001, when Ralph Lauren e-Commerce was a joint venture with NBC and Ralph Lauren Corporation, a global designer, manufacturer, distributor and retailer of lifestyle products. Under Ms. Gallagher’s leadership, the Ralph Lauren e-Commerce business became an industry leader and consistently outpaced the industry growth rate. After establishing Ralph Lauren’s web presence, including RalphLauren.com and Rugby.com in the United States, Ms. Gallagher and the U.S. digital team collaborated with the European digital team to oversee Ralph Lauren’s expansion into the European markets, including successful launches of e-Commerce sites in the United Kingdom, Germany and France. Prior to her tenure with the Ralph Lauren organization, Ms. Gallagher served from 1997 to 2001, as Senior Vice President, Banana Republic Direct and Senior Vice President, Gap Direct, divisions of Gap, Inc., an international retailer offering clothing, accessories and personal care products under the Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy brand names, where she was directly responsible for the launch of the Banana Republic catalog, website and all aspects of its e-Commerce business. Prior to joining Gap, Inc., Ms. Gallagher served as Vice President, Apparel, Jewelry and Accessories, from 1996 to 1997 for Avon Products, Inc.,

Michael Greenlees

Mr. Michael E. Greenlees has been appointed as an Independent Director of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Until April 30, 2016, Mr. Greenlees served as a member of the Board of Directors and as an Executive Director of Ebiquity plc, a U.K.-based company that provides data-driven insights to the global media and marketing community and is listed on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM market. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Ebiquity plc from 2007 to December 2015. Mr. Greenlees was one of the original founding partners of Gold Greenlees Trott, or The GGT Group plc, an international advertising and marketing group. The GGT Group plc was listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1986 at which time Mr. Greenlees became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, a role he occupied for over 10 years until the company’s sale to Omnicom Group Inc., a holding company for a number of advertising and marketing services businesses, in 1998. At that time, Mr. Greenlees joined the Board of Directors of Omnicom Group Inc. and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of TBWA Worldwide Inc., a subsidiary with offices in nearly 70 countries. In 2001, Mr. Greenlees became Executive Vice President of Omnicom Group Inc. and served in that role until 2003. From 2004 to 2006, he served as Chief Executive Officer of FastChannel Network, Inc., a software solutions business targeting the advertising and media community.

Archie Griffin

Mr. Archie M. Griffin is an Independent Director of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., since August 2000. Since June 30, 2015, Since June 30, 2015, Mr. Griffin has served as Senior Advisor within the Office of Advancement at The Ohio State University. From July 2010 until June 30, 2015, Mr. Griffin served as the Senior Vice President of Alumni Relations at The Ohio State University. Mr. Griffin also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Ohio State University Alumni Association, Inc. from January 2004 until June 30, 2015 and as an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors of The Ohio State University Foundation from January 2004 until June 30, 2015. Mr. Griffin served as the Associate Director of Athletics at The Ohio State University from 1994 to 2003, after serving more than nine years in various positions within the Athletic and Employment Services Departments at The Ohio State University. Mr. Griffin has served as a director of Motorists Mutual Insurance Company since 1991 and the Ohio Auto Club since 1992. Mr. Griffin has also served as a member of the Board of the Columbus Youth Foundation (Vice Chair) since 1991 and as a member of the Board of the National Football Foundation since 2006.

Charles Perrin

Mr. Charles R. Perrin is an Independent Director of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Mr. Perrin served as the non-executive Chairman of The Warnaco Group, Inc., a company which designed, sourced, marketed, licensed and distributed a broad line of intimate apparel, sportswear and swimwear products worldwide, from March 2004 to February 2013. He has served as a director of Campbell Soup Company, which manufactures and markets soup, sauces, beverages, biscuits, confectionary and prepared branded consumer food products, since 1999. He also serves as a Trustee of Save the Children U.S., The New School and The Perrin Family Foundation.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Arthur Martinez

2,948,860

Fran Horowitz

4,760,410

Scott Lipesky

--

Stacia Andersen

2,346,320

Kristin Scott

1,980,430

Joanne Crevoiserat

2,748,900

Robert Bostrom

1,250,020

James Bachmann

273,568

Bonnie Brooks

221,068

Terry Burman

246,068

Sarah Gallagher

233,568

Michael Greenlees

263,568

Archie Griffin

246,068

Charles Perrin

246,068
As Of  30 Jan 2017