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Floor & Decor Holdings Inc (FND.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Norman Axelrod

66 2011 Independent Chairman of the Board

Thomas Taylor

53 2012 Chief Executive Officer, Director

George West

64 2012 Vice Chairman of the Board, Director

Trevor Lang

48 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Lisa Laube

56 2012 Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer

Brian Robbins

61 2017 Executive Vice President, Business Development Strategy

David Christopherson

44 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Brad Brutocao

45 2010 Independent Director

Michael Fung

68 2017 Independent Director

David Kaplan

51 2010 Independent Director

Rachel Lee

34 2015 Independent Director

John Roth

60 2010 Independent Director

Peter Starrett

71 2010 Independent Director

Richard Sullivan

62 2017 Independent Director

Felicia Thornton

54 2018 Independent Director

Farah Soi

2017 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Norman Axelrod

Mr. Norman H. Axelrod is Independent Chairman of the Board of the company. Mr. Axelrod served as our Chairman since December 2011 and as a member of our Board since November 2010. Beginning in 1988, Mr. Axelrod served as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Linens ‘n Things, Inc., a retailer of home textiles, housewares and decorative home accessories, was appointed as Chairman of its board of directors in 1997, and served in such capacities until its acquisition in February 2006. Mr. Axelrod also serves on the boards of directors of the parent entities of Smart & Final Stores, Inc., a warehouse-style food and supply retailer, Guitar Center, Inc., a musical instruments retailer, The Neiman Marcus Group LLC, a luxury retailer, and 99 Cents Only Stores LLC, a deep-discount retailer. Mr. Axelrod was also appointed Chairman of the board of directors of 99 Cents Only Stores LLC in February 2018 and has previously served as the Chairman of the boards of directors of GNC Holdings, Inc., a specialty retailer of health and wellness products, National Bedding Company LLC, a mattress and bedding product manufacturer, and Simmons Company, a mattress and bedding product manufacturer, and as a member of the boards of directors of Jaclyn, Inc., a handbags and apparel company, Reebok International Ltd., a leading worldwide designer and marketer of sports, fitness and casual footwear, apparel and equipment, and Maidenform Brands, Inc., an intimate apparel retailer. Mr. Axelrod has provided consulting services to certain entities related to Ares Management. Mr. Axelrod received a B.S. in Management and Marketing from Lehigh University and an M.B.A. from New York University.

Thomas Taylor

Mr. Thomas V. Taylor, Jr., is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the company since December 2012. Mr. Taylor began his career at age 16 in 1983 at a Miami Home Depot Inc. (“Home Depot”) store. He worked his way up through various manager, district manager, vice president, president, and senior vice president roles to eventually serve as the Executive Vice President of Operations with responsibility for all 2,200 Home Depot stores and then the Executive Vice President of Merchandising and Marketing, again for all stores. After leaving Home Depot in 2006, for the next six years, Mr. Taylor was a Managing Director at Sun Capital Partners. During his tenure, he was a board member for over twenty portfolio companies in the United States and Europe. Mr. Taylor currently serves on the board of directors of National Vision Holdings Inc., an optical retailer. Mr. Taylor’s significant experience as a board member and his expertise in the home improvement retail industry led to the conclusion that he should serve as a member of our Board.

George West

Mr. George Vincent West is Vice Chairman of the Board, Director of the company. Mr. West served as our Chief Executive Officer from 2000 to 2002, as Co-Chief Executive Officer from 2008 to 2010 and as Chief Executive Officer from 2010 through 2012. Currently, Mr. West serves as the Vice Chairman of our Board, a position that he has held since December 2012. Mr. West began his business career starting a successful retail glassware business in Atlanta. He was eventually recruited to work for his family building materials business, West Building Materials, which operated in five southeastern states, and eventually became its President. Mr. West also developed and sold a multistate billboard company and has developed several real estate projects across the state of Georgia, the most recent being Utana Bluffs, a boutique mountain home community in the north Georgia Mountains. Mr. West graduated from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia in 1977. Mr. West’s experience and intimate knowledge of the Company led to the conclusion that he should serve as a member of our Board.

Trevor Lang

Mr. Trevor S. Lang is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the company. He joined the Company as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2011, and was promoted to Executive Vice President of Professional Services and Chief Financial Officer in October 2014 in connection with his assuming responsibility for leading our in-store Pro business. From 2007 to 2011, he served as the Chief Financial Officer of Zumiez Inc. and also served as its Chief Administrative Officer beginning in April 2010. Previously, he had served as Vice President of Finance for Carter’s, Inc. since 2003. At Carter’s, Mr. Lang was responsible for the management of the corporate accounting and finance functions. From 1999 until joining Carter’s in 2003, Mr. Lang served in a progressive series of Vice President roles in the finance area at Blockbuster Inc., culminating in his role as Vice President of Operations Finance where he was responsible for accounting and reporting for over 5,000 company-owned and franchised stores. From 1994 until 1999, Mr. Lang worked in the audit division of Arthur Andersen reaching the level of audit manager. Mr. Lang is a 1993 graduate of Texas A&M University with a B.B.A. in Accounting. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Lisa Laube

Ms. Lisa G. Laube is Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer of the company since 2012. Ms. Laube is responsible for Merchandising, Marketing, Training and E-Commerce. Ms. Laube currently serves on the board of directors of Boot Barn, Inc., a specialty apparel and footwear retailer. From 2005 to 2011, Ms. Laube was President of Party City where she was responsible for Merchandising, Marketing and E-Commerce and prior to that she was the company’s Chief Merchandising Officer. From 2002 to 2004, she was the Vice President of Merchandising for White Barn Candle Company, a division of Bath and Body Works. Prior to that, Ms. Laube worked from 1996 to 2002 at Linens ‘n Things beginning as a Buyer and progressing to General Merchandising Manager. From 1988 to 1996, she was a Buyer at Macy’s in the Textiles division. Ms. Laube began her career at Rich’s department store in the Executive Training Program. Ms. Laube also currently serves on the respective boards of directors of Action Ministries, an Atlanta based nonprofit organization, and Zoo Atlanta, a zoological park in Atlanta. She graduated from the Terry School of Business, University of Georgia in 1985 with a B.B.A. in Marketing.

Brian Robbins

Mr. Brian K. Robbins Executive Vice President, Business Development Strategy. Mr. Robbins joined the Company as Senior Vice President—Supply Chain in 2013, was promoted to Executive Vice President in 2016 and assumed responsibility for our real estate function in 2017 and commercial business in 2018. In 2018, his title changed to reflect these additional responsibilities. Prior to joining us, Mr. Robbins was a senior supply chain or merchandising executive with three portfolio companies of Cerberus Capital Management since 2009. He had also held senior supply chain roles with GE and DuPont, and was a Merchandise Vice President with Home Depot. Mr. Robbins currently serves on the board of directors of the parent entity of 99 Cents Only Stores LLC, a deep-discount retailer. Early in his career, Mr. Robbins received his CPA certificate and held various accounting positions with Grant Thornton, Scripps Howard and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Robbins is a graduate of Miami University with a B.S. degree in Education, majoring in Industrial Management.

David Christopherson

Mr. David Victor Christopherson is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the company. Mr. Christopherson joined the Company as General Counsel and Secretary in 2013 and was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2015 and Executive Vice President in 2018. Mr. Christopherson was the Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Teavana Holdings, Inc. from 2011 to 2013 and the Deputy General Counsel of Swett & Crawford from 2007 to 2011. He was previously an attorney with the law firms King & Spalding and Sullivan & Cromwell. Mr. Christopherson received an A.B. in Political Science from Davidson College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Brad Brutocao

Mr. Brad J. Brutocao is Independent Director of the company since November 2010. He joined Freeman Spogli in 1997 and has been a Partner since 2008. Prior to joining Freeman Spogli, Mr. Brutocao worked at Morgan Stanley & Co., a financial services firm, in the Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Finance departments. In addition, Mr. Brutocao is a member of the board of directors of several private companies. Mr. Brutocao received a B.A. in Business Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles. Mr. Brutocao’s experience managing investments in, and serving on the boards of, companies operating in the retail and consumer industries led to the conclusion that he should serve as a member of our Board.

Michael Fung

Mr. Michael Fung is Independent Director of the company since April 2017 . He has been the Interim Chief Financial Officer of J. C. Penney Company, Inc., an apparel and home retailer, since October 2018. Before that, Mr. Fung was the Interim Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for The Neiman Marcus Group LLC, a luxury retailer, from November 2016 through June 2017. Previously, Mr. Fung served as the Interim Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for 99 Cents Only Stores LLC, a deep-discount retailer, from June to November 2015, as the Interim Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer from January to September 2013, and as a member of the board of directors from December 2013 to October 2018. Mr. Fung served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Walmart U.S., a multinational retailer, from 2006 until his retirement in February 2012, as Senior Vice President, Internal Audit Services from 2003 to 2006, and as Vice President, Finance and Administration of Global Procurement from 2001 to 2003. Before joining Walmart, Mr. Fung spent five years as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sensient Technologies Corporation, a global manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors and fragrances, preceded by three years as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Vanstar Corporation, a developer of information technology and networking solutions and four years as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Bass Pro Shops, Inc., a hunting, fishing and outdoor gear retailer. Mr. Fung currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Franklin Covey Co., a global leader in organizational performance improvement solutions. Mr. Fung is also a Board Leadership Fellow with the National Association of Corporate Directors and a member of the Committee of 100 and the University of Illinois Foundation. Mr. Fung is a Certified Public Accountant (Inactive) in the State of Illinois. He received his B.S. in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Chicago and hi

David Kaplan

Mr. David B. Kaplan is Independent Director of the company since October 2010, including as Chairman from October 2010 to December 2011. He additionally serves on several of the Investment Committees for certain funds managed by the Private Equity Group. Mr. Kaplan joined Ares Management in 2003 from Shelter Capital Partners, LLC, where he was a Senior Principal from June 2000 to April 2003. From 1991 through 2000, Mr. Kaplan was affiliated with, and a Senior Partner of, Apollo Management, L.P. and its affiliates, during which time he completed multiple private equity investments from origination through exit. Prior to Apollo Management, L.P., Mr. Kaplan was a member of the Investment Banking Department at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corp., an investment banking and securities firm. Mr. Kaplan currently serves as Chairman of the board of directors of the parent entities of Neiman Marcus Group, Inc., a luxury retailer, and Smart & Final Stores, Inc., a warehouse-style food and supply retailer, and as a member of the boards of directors of 99 Cents Only Stores LLC, a deep-discount retailer, and the parent entity of Guitar Center, Inc., a musical instruments retailer. Mr. Kaplan’s previous public company board of directors experience includes Maidenform Brands, Inc., an intimate apparel retailer, where he served as the company’s Chairman, GNC Holdings, Inc., a specialty retailer of health and wellness products, Dominick’s Supermarkets, Inc., a grocery store retailer, Stream Global Services, Inc., a business process outsourcing provider, Orchard Supply Hardware Stores Corporation, a home improvement retailer, and Allied Waste Industries Inc., a waste services company. Mr. Kaplan also serves on the board of directors of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and serves on the President’s Advisory Group of the University of Michigan. Mr. Kaplan graduated with High Distinction, Beta Gamma Sigma, from the University of Michigan, School of Business Administration with a B.B.A. concentrating in Finance. Mr. Kaplan’s over

Rachel Lee

Ms. Rachel H. Lee is Independent Director of the company since October 2015. She is is a Principal in the Private Equity Group of Ares Management Corporation (“Ares Management”). Prior to joining Ares Management in 2008, Ms. Lee was an investment banking generalist at J.P. Morgan, where she participated in the execution of a variety of transactions including leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, and debt and equity financings across various industries. She holds a B.S.B.A. from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business in Corporate Finance and a B.S. from the University of Southern California Leventhal School of Accounting in Accounting. Ms. Lee’s experience working with and serving as a director of various companies operating in various industries controlled by private equity sponsors led to the conclusion that she should serve as a member of our Board.

John Roth

Mr. John M. Roth is Independent Director of the company since November 2010. He joined Freeman Spogli Management Co., L.P. in 1988 and has been a Partner since 1993, he previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer and now serves as Chief Executive Officer. From 1984 to 1988, Mr. Roth was employed by Kidder, Peabody & Co. Incorporated in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group. Mr. Roth has served on the board of directors of El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc., a differentiated quick service restaurant concept, since December 2007. Mr. Roth previously served on the board of directors of hhgregg, Inc., an electronics and appliances retailer. Mr. Roth received an M.B.A. and a bachelor’s degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. With his extensive experience as a board member of numerous retail and consumer businesses and his experience and insights into strategic expansion opportunities, capital markets and capitalization strategies, Mr. Roth is well qualified to serve on our Board.

Peter Starrett

Mr. Peter M. Starrett is Independent Director of the company since November 2010. In 1998. He founded Peter Starrett Associates, a retail advisory firm, and currently serves as its President. In connection with his activities at Peter Starrett Associates, Mr. Starrett also provides consulting services to certain Freeman Spogli affiliated entities. From 1990 to 1998, Mr. Starrett served as the President of Warner Bros. Studio Stores Worldwide, a specialty retailer. Previously, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Children’s Place, a specialty retailer. Prior to that, Mr. Starrett held senior executive positions at both Federated Department Stores and May Department Stores, each a department store retailer. Mr. Starrett is Chairman of the board of directors of Boot Barn, Inc., a specialty apparel and footwear retailer. From May to November of 2012, Mr. Starrett served as Boot Barn, Inc.’s interim Chief Executive Officer. In addition, he is a member of the board of directors of several private companies. Previously, he was also the Chairman of the board of directors of Pacific Sunwear, Inc. and served on the board of directors of hhgregg, Inc., an electronics and appliances retailer. Mr. Starrett received a B.S.B.A. from the University of Denver and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Mr. Starrett’s extensive experience as an officer and a director of both public and private companies in the retail industry led to the conclusion that he should serve as a member of our Board.

Richard Sullivan

Mr. Richard L. Sullivan is Independent Director of the company since April 2017. He has been the President and CEO of the parent entity of PGA TOUR Superstore, a nationwide specialty golf retailer, since 2009. Previously, Mr. Sullivan was the Chief Marketing Officer for Home Depot from 1992 to 2002. From 2002 to 2008, Mr. Sullivan served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer overseeing sales, marketing and other business-related functions for the Atlanta Falcons and team owner Arthur Blank. Mr. Sullivan was elected Vice Chairman of the board of directors of the National Golf Foundation in January 2016 and serves as a member of its compensation committee. He received his B.S. in Accounting from Roger Williams University. Mr. Sullivan’s business experience, including in home improvement and specialty retailers, led to the conclusion that he should serve as a member of our Board.

Felicia Thornton

Ms. Felicia D. Thornton is Independent Director of the company since April 2017 .She served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for 99 Cents Only Stores LLC, a deep-discount retailer, from November 2015 to August 2018. Ms. Thornton was appointed to the board of directors for Convergint Technologies Group L.P., a global independent security integration company in February 2019 and 99 Cents Only Stores LLC, where she currently serves as Vice Chair, in February 2018. Previously, Ms. Thornton served as Co-Chief Executive Officer, President and Chief Operating Officer for DeMoulas Super Market, Inc., (“DeMoulas”), a supermarket chain, from June 2014 to December 2014 and as the Chief Executive Officer of Knowledge Universe U.S., a private childhood education company, from 2006 to 2011. Ms. Thornton served as Chief Financial Officer and led overall strategy for Albertsons, a grocery and drugstore company, from 2001 to 2006. Ms. Thornton served in a variety of executive strategic and financial roles from 1992 to 2000 for Ralphs Grocery Company, Inc., a grocery store chain, and for Fred Meyer, a retail supermarket company, both of which eventually became part of The Kroger Company, a global retailer of grocery, multi-department, discount, convenience and jewelry stores, where Ms. Thornton served as Group Vice President responsible for retail operations. Ms. Thornton has served as a member of the boards of directors of public and private companies, including Nordstrom, Inc., a luxury retailer, from November 2010 to May 2012 and for Knowledge Universe Education, Inc. from November 2006 to May 2012. Ms. Thornton also served as an Advisor to the Special Committee of the board of directors of DeMoulas from April 2014 to June 2014. Ms. Thornton received a B.S. in Economics from Santa Clara University and an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California. Ms. Thornton’s extensive executive experience in retail, and particularly in large high growth multi-unit retailers, led to the conclusion that she should serve as a me

Farah Soi

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