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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Diane Sullivan

64 2014 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Kenneth Hannah

51 2017 Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Molly Adams

57 2018 Division President – Famous Footwear

Daniel Friedman

59 2010 Division President - Global Supply Chain

John Mcphee

57 2020 President - Sam Edelman brand

John Schmidt

59 2015 Division President – Brand Portfolio

Angela Bass

62 2019 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

Todd Hasty

47 2020 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Willis Hill

48 2018 Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Douglas Koch

68 2019 Senior Vice President - Strategic Projects

Mark Schmitt

56 2018 Senior Vice President, Chief Logistics Officer

Ward Klein

64 2011 Lead Independent Director

Lisa Flavin

55 2019 Independent Director

Brenda Freeman

55 2017 Independent Director

Lori Greeley

60 2015 Independent Director

Mahendra Gupta

64 2011 Independent Director

Carla Hendra

63 2005 Independent Director

Steven Korn

66 2004 Independent Director

W. Patrick McGinnis

72 1999 Independent Director

Wenda Millard

65 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Diane Sullivan

Ms. Diane M. Sullivan serves as Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. In 2004, she joined the Company as President; in March 2006 she received the additional title of Chief Operating Officer; in May 2011 she became our Chief Executive Officer and President; and in February 2014 she became our Chairman of the Board. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Sullivan served as Vice Chairman of the Footwear Group of Phillips-Van Heusen from September 2001 to December 2003. Prior to joining Phillips-Van Heusen in 2001, Ms. Sullivan was President and Chief Operating Officer for Stride Rite Corporation, where she worked from 1995 until 2001 and also held the position of Group President: Tommy Hilfiger, Stride Rite Children’s and Sperry. In St. Louis, Ms. Sullivan currently sits on the board of Enterprise Holdings and the Board of Trustees of Washington University. In addition, Ms. Sullivan serves on the boards of the Two Ten Footwear Foundation and the Fashion Footwear Association of New York.

Kenneth Hannah

Mr. Kenneth H. Hannah serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He was an Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of JC Penney Company, Inc. from May 2012 to March 2014. Executive Vice President and President–Solar Energy of MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. and had previously served as Executive Vice President and President–Solar Materials from 2009 to 2012. Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. from 2006 to 2009.

Molly Adams

Ms. Molly P. Adams serves as Division President – Famous Footwear of the Company. Executive Vice President of Global Merchandising and Product Development, Disney Consumer Products and Disney Parks and Resorts from November 2015 to May 2018. Executive Vice President of Global Product Development at Disney Consumer Products, Inc. from May 2012 to November 2015. Senior Vice President of Global Product Development and General Manager of The Disney Store North America from 2010 to 2012. Vice President and General Manager of The Disney Store North America from 2008 to 2010.

Daniel Friedman

Mr. Daniel R. Friedman serves as Division President - Global Supply Chain of the Company. He was Senior Vice President, Product Development and Sourcing from July 2006 to January 2010. He served Managing Director at Camuto Group, Inc. from 2002 to July 2006.

John Mcphee

Mr. John Joseph Mcphee serves as President - Sam Edelman brand of the Company. John will partner with Sam to continue building Sam Edelman as a premium brand and assisting in taking it to the next level. He brings substantial experience across multiple industries, including footwear, in his 35-year-long career. He will focus on the key areas of finance, inventory management, and retail operations. This will allow Sam to focus on creating exceptional product and marketing.

John Schmidt

Mr. John W. Schmidt serves as Division President – Brand Portfolio of the Company. He was Division President – Contemporary Fashion Brands from January 2011 to September 2015. He was Senior Vice President, Better and Image Brands from January 2010 to January 2011. He served as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Better and Image Brands from March 2008 until January 2010. He held various positions, including Vice President, President, Group President of Wholesale Footwear for Nine West Group from September 1998 to February 2008.

Angela Bass

Ms. Angela A. Bass serves as Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. She is the Owner and Principal Consultant, Angela A. Bass Consulting, LLC from August 2017 to August 2019. Executive Vice President of Global Human Resources, Performance Sports Group Ltd from January 2012 to July 2017.

Todd Hasty

Mr. Todd E. Hasty serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of the Company.He served as Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer from March 2019 to January 2020. He joined the Company in January 2004 and has served in a variety of roles with the Company, most recently as the Company’s Vice President, Controller from March 2016 to March 2019 and Vice President, Assistant Controller from October 2007 to March 2016. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Hasty was employed at Ernst & Young LLP from 1994 until January 2004.

Willis Hill

Mr. Willis D. Hill serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer of the Company. He served as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer from August 2017 to September 2018. Senior Vice President, Information Technology from January 2017 to August 2017. Vice President, Retail Information Technology from July 2011 to January 2017. Director, Retail Information Technology from July 2008 to July 2011.

Douglas Koch

Mr. Douglas W. Koch serves as Senior Vice President - Strategic Projects of the Company. He served as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer from January 2016 to September 2019. Senior Vice President and Chief Talent and Strategy Officer from January 2011 to January 2016. Senior Vice President and Chief Talent Officer from May 2005 to January 2011. Senior Vice President, Human Resources from March 2002 to May 2005.

Mark Schmitt

Mr. Mark A. Schmitt serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Logistics Officer of the Company. He served Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer and Logistics since February 2013. He was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer from January 2012 through February 2013. He was Senior Director of Management Information Systems for Express Scripts from 2010 through 2011. He held various management information systems positions including Group Director with Anheuser-Busch InBev from 1996 to 2009.

Ward Klein

Mr. Ward M. Klein serves as Lead Independent Director of the Company. From July 2015 until July 2016, Mr. Klein was the Executive Chairman of Edgewell Personal Care Company, formerly the Personal Care division of Energizer Holdings, Inc. Prior to that time, Mr. Klein was a director of Energizer Holdings, Inc., and served as Chief Executive Officer of Energizer Holdings, Inc., a position he held between 2005 and 2015. Prior to that, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer from 2004 to 2005 and as President, International from 2002 to 2004, having first joined Energizer in 1986. Mr. Klein also served on the Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis from 2008 through 2013, including as Chairman of the Board from 2012 through 2013. From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Klein served as a director of Amerus Insurance Company. Mr. Klein also served in leadership positions at St. Louis Civic Progress, including as its President from 2011 to 2013 and as its Chairman from 2013 through 2015. He has a Master’s degree in management with concentrations in marketing, finance and accounting.

Lisa Flavin

Ms. Lisa A. Flavin CPA serves as Independent Director of the Company. Since 2011 Ms. Flavin has been Chief Compliance Officer and Vice President, Audit at Emerson, a global manufacturing company serving a wide variety of commercial and residential customers through its power generation, automation and environmental controls businesses. Ms. Flavin leads Emerson’s worldwide audit activities, enterprise risk management and compliance functions. Prior to that time, she was Vice President, Audit at Emerson, including leading the acquisition due diligence function from 2000 to 2011 and Director, Financial Audit from 1998 to 2000. Prior to joining Emerson, Ms. Flavin was Chief Financial Officer for the U.S. operations of Huls Corporation from 1995 to 1998. Ms. Flavin, who is also a CPA, spent 8 years in various audit roles at Ernst and Young, LLP. Ms. Flavin also serves on the board of directors of the United States Chamber of Commerce, BJC Healthcare (where she is chair of the audit committee), and the Professional Accounting Advisory Board at Washington University in St. Louis. She is also on the executive committee of the Conference Board’s Council of Chief Audit Executives.

Brenda Freeman

Ms. Brenda C. Freeman serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Freeman is currently Chief Executive Officer of Arteza, an e-commerce, direct to consumer start up that markets and sells art supplies in the $45 billion arts and crafts industry. From June 2019 until February 2020, Ms. Freeman was the founder and principal of the digital marketing firm, Joyeux Marketing Group. From 2016 through June 2019 Ms. Freeman held senior management roles at Magic Leap, Inc., a technology start up that develops novel human computing interfaces and software on the leading edge of wearable technology and virtual and augmented reality applications, including most recently Senior Advisor, Special Projects and, before that, Chief Marketing Officer. From 2015-2016, Ms. Freeman was the Executive Vice President — Chief Marketing Officer of National Geographic Channels and from 2014-2015 she was the Global Head of Television Marketing for DreamWorks Animation. Prior to that, Ms. Freeman was the Chief Marketing Officer — Cartoon Network/ Adult Swim divisions of Turner Broadcasting from 2008-2014. From 2002 through 2008, Ms. Freeman served in a variety of senior marketing roles with increasing executive responsibility at Viacom including Senior Vice President, Nickelodeon Integrated Marketing and Partnerships, Vice President, VH1 Consumer Marketing Group and Vice President, Affiliate Marketing, Entertainment Group. Ms. Freeman also serves on the global advisory board of Savannah College of Art and Design.

Lori Greeley

Ms. Lori H. Greeley II serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Greeley is currently Chief Executive Officer at Serena & Lily, a retailer of furniture and home decor. Prior to that she served as Chief Executive Officer of Frederick’s of Hollywood, a well-known retailer of womens’ lingerie in the United States, where she was charged with, among other things, overseeing the company through its filing for bankruptcy under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in April 2015. From January 2007 until April 2013, she was Chief Executive Officer of Victoria’s Secret Stores, the leading specialty retailer of womens’ intimate apparel, other apparel, fragrances and cosmetics. Beginning in 1993, she held a number of executive level merchandising and management roles at Victoria’s Secret Stores, including Executive Vice President and General Merchandising Manager for various categories and member of the Executive Committee from 1995 until January 2007. Ms. Greeley also serves as a director of Third Love, a privately held online lingerie brand. Ms. Greeley is active with Bucknell University, including serving as a member of the Freeman College of Management Advisory Board , and as a speaker for the University’s Institute for Leadership and Technology program.

Mahendra Gupta

Dr. Mahendra R. Gupta Ph.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Gupta is currently the Geraldine J. and Robert L. Virgil Professor of Accounting and Management at the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis. From July 2005 through June 2016, he served as the Dean of Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis. From 2003 to July 2005, he served as the Senior Associate Dean of the Olin School of Business. He has served on the Olin Business School faculty since 1990 and in 2004 was named the Geraldine J. and Robert L. Virgil Professor of Accounting and Management. Dr. Gupta’s research has been published in leading academic journals, and he is a frequent speaker at research workshops and conferences worldwide. He also has been appointed a Trustee and Chair of the Audit Committee of Credit Suisse Funds. Dr. Gupta also serves on the board of directors of Koch Development Corporation, a St. Louis-based real estate and entertainment development company, the board of the directors of the Foundation for Barnes Jewish Hospital and the board of trustees of The Consortium for Graduate Studies in Management. Dr. Gupta’s education, which includes a Ph.D. in accounting from Stanford University, and his oversight of the financial management of the Olin Business School enhance his contribution to the board, and in particular to the Audit Committee.

Carla Hendra

Ms. Carla C. Hendra serves as Independent Director of the Company. Since January 2011, Ms. Hendra has been serving as Chief Executive, Ogilvy Consulting Worldwide, the global strategic consulting unit of Ogilvy, and was named Chief Digital Officer of the Ogilvy Group in 2016. Ms. Hendra is a member of both the Executive Management Team and the global Executive Leadership Team. Ogilvy is a global creative and marketing services network with 450 offices in 162 countries and 18,000 employees, and one of the largest operating groups of holding company WPP plc. Ms. Hendra previously served as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Ogilvy North America from 2005 to 2010 and as Chairman of Ogilvy New York from 2007 to 2010. Ms. Hendra joined Ogilvy in 1996, and her other positions since that time have included serving as President of OgilvyOne N.A., a CRM and digital marketing agency, from 1998 to 2005. Prior to joining Ogilvy in 1996, Ms. Hendra served as Executive Vice President, Grey Direct, a division of Grey Advertising, from 1992 to 1996. She also served as a director of Unica Corporation, a publicly held company engaged in the enterprise marketing management software business until its acquisition by IBM in 2010.

Steven Korn

Mr. Steven W. Korn serves as Independent Director of the Company. From June 2011 until January 2013, Mr. Korn served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Inc. From September 2005 through February 2008, he was the Publisher of the Daily Report, a legal newspaper located in Atlanta, Georgia. Until 2000, he was Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of CNN, a position he held starting in 1996. Previously, he served as the Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. Mr. Korn has also served as an attorney specializing in civil litigation involving media, entertainment and telecommunications issues.

W. Patrick McGinnis

Mr. W. Patrick McGinnis serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. McGinnis is a retired member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, a manufacturer of pet products, where he also served as Chief Executive Officer and President from 2001 through 2014. From 1997 until 2001, he was a member of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer and President of Ralston Purina Company. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Pet Products Group of Ralston Purina Company from 1992 to 1997, when he was elected to the Board of Directors and to the additional office of Co-Chief Executive Officer of Ralston Purina Company.

Wenda Millard

Ms. Wenda Harris Millard serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Millard is currently Vice Chairman of MediaLink, a company that provides strategic advisory and implementation services to companies (including Fortune 100 retail and consumer goods companies and emerging technology companies) at the convergence of media, marketing, advertising, entertainment and technology. Ms. Millard joined MediaLink in 2009 as its President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that, Ms. Millard was Co-CEO and President of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia from July 2007 through April 2009, where she oversaw the company’s media businesses and development of cross-platform marketing programs. From October 2001 through April 2007, Ms. Millard was the Chief Sales Officer at Yahoo! where she pioneered brand advertising on the internet. From December 2000 to October 2001, she was Chief Internet Officer at Ziff Davis, LLC and from July 1996 to December 2000 Ms. Millard was a founding member of the executive team at DoubleClick, serving as its Executive Vice President. Prior to that Ms. Millard was also Senior Vice President and Publisher of Family Circle and Executive Vice President and Group-Publisher for Adweek, Mediaweek and Brandweek magazines. Ms. Millard serves on the boards of the Advertising Research Foundation and James Beard Foundation.

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