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FTD Companies Inc (FTD.OQ)

FTD.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Berglass

77 2013 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

John Walden

56 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Brian Cooper

61 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer

Rhys Hughes

46 2008 President - Interflora British Unit

Anne Saunders

55 2014 President - Consumer Division

Simha Kumar

44 2017 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Scott Levin

54 2013 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Michael Dorion

Executive Vice President - CRM and Quality

Mark Monitello

2012 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Tom Moeller

51 2013 Executive Vice President - Florists Transworld Delivery, Inc

Lawrence Plawsky

46 2013 Senior Vice President of FTD.COM Inc.

Christopher Shean

51 2017 Director

James Armstrong

49 2013 Independent Director

Tracey Belcourt

48 2014 Independent Director

Candace Duncan

62 2014 Independent Director

Sue Ann Hamilton

2014 Independent Director

Joseph Harch

2013 Independent Director

Robin Hickenlooper

37 2014 Independent Director

Dennis Holt

78 2013 Independent Director

Michael Silverstein

59 2014 Independent Director

Jandy Tomy

IR Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Berglass

Mr. Robert H. Berglass is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of FTD Companies, Inc. Mr. Berglass also has served as a director of United Online since September 2001 and was a member of the board of directors of Classmates Media Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of United Online, from September 2007 to January 2010. Mr. Berglass was a director of NetZero from November 2000 until September 2001. Mr. Berglass has been United Online's Lead Independent Director since February 2006. From February 2002 to August 2013, Mr. Berglass was a consultant to and served as the Chairman of DAVEXLABS LLC, an independent hair care company dedicated to salon professionals. From 1998 until April 2001, Mr. Berglass was the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Schwarzkopf & DEP, Inc. (formerly DEP Corporation), a division of Henkel KGAA. Mr. Berglass had held those positions following Henkel KGAA's acquisition of DEP Corporation in 1998. From 1969 to 1998, Mr. Berglass was the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of DEP Corporation. Before joining DEP Corporation, Mr. Berglass held various positions at Faberge, Inc., including Corporate Executive Vice President. Having served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of a large, global personal care products company with some of the world's most recognized brands, Mr. Berglass is able to present valuable insight into organizational and operational management issues crucial to a public company, as well as valuable insight on various aspects of consumer marketing.

John Walden

Mr. John C. Walden has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company, effective March 1, 2017. From 2014 to 2016, Mr. Walden served as Chief Executive of Home Retail Group plc, the United Kingdom’s leading home and general merchandise retailer. Beginning in 2012, Mr. Walden was Managing Director and Chief Executive of Home Retail’s principal division, Argos, Ltd. Prior to joining Argos, Mr. Walden was with Inversion, Inc., a strategic retail and technology consultancy he founded in 2008. From 2007 to 2008, Mr. Walden served as Executive Vice President Chief Customer Officer at Sears Holdings Corp. From 1999 to 2007, Mr. Walden held various executive leadership roles at Best Buy Company, Inc., including Executive Vice President Customer Business Group, Executive Vice President Human Capital and Leadership, and President Internet and Direct Channels Division. Prior to joining Best Buy, Mr. Walden served in leadership roles at Peapod, Inc., a leading online supermarket and pioneer of online retailing. Earlier in his career, Mr. Walden also held management roles at Ameritech Corporation and Storage Technology Corporation, and practiced corporate and securities law with Sidley Austin LLP. Mr. Walden holds a Masters in Management from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, a Juris Doctor from Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Illinois.

Brian Cooper

Mr. Brian S. Cooper is Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer of the company. He has over 30 years of professional experience in providing financial expertise to both public and private companies. From 2013 to 2017, Mr. Cooper served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Federal Signal Corporation, a New York Stock Exchange listed manufacturer of environmental and safety products that serves municipal, governmental and industrial customers. From 2009 to 2013, Mr. Cooper served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Westell Technologies, Inc., a NASDAQ listed manufacturer of carrier-class telecommunications equipment for wireline, wireless and home networks.

Rhys Hughes

Mr. Rhys J. Hughes is President - Interflora British Unit, a subsidiary of FTD Companies, Inc. He joined Interflora in 2001 as Finance Director. Prior to joining Interflora, Mr. Hughes held senior financial roles with Boots Opticians and Vision Express. He is a Chartered Accountant, having qualified with KPMG in Nottingham, where he spent most of his time in audit services. He received a First Class Honours Degree in Industrial Economics from Nottingham University.

Anne Saunders

Ms. Anne G. Saunders is President - Consumer Division of FTD Companies, Inc. Prior to joining FTD, Ms. Saunders served as President of Redbox from September 2012 to January 2014. Prior to joining Redbox, Ms. Saunders served as Executive Vice President / Chief Marketing Officer at Knowledge Universe from 2009 to 2012. In addition, Ms. Saunders has held a number of senior management and marketing positions at various companies, including Bank of America, Starbucks, eSociety and AT&T. Ms. Saunders was at Starbucks during their period of rapid domestic and international growth and was named "Marketer of the Year" by Brand Week. She was the founding CEO of eSociety, a tech company with an e-commerce platform used by trade associations to create B2B on-line marketplaces. While at AT&T, Ms. Saunders held senior leadership positions in the wireless, long distance and internet businesses. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Nautilus (NYSE: NLS), and previously served as a Director of Blue Nile (NASDAQ: NILE).

Simha Kumar

Mr. Simha Kumar serves as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Kumar has over 18 years of experience in e-commerce and consumer facing industries. Mr. Kumar joins FTD from Sears Holding Corporation where he served as President of the Toys, Sporting Goods and Fitness retail divisions from December 2014 to July 2017, with operations across approximately 1,700 retail stores and online channels. At Sears Holdings he also served as Senior Vice President, Chief of Staff to the Chief Executive in 2014 where he led the execution of efficiency actions including pricing, promotional effectiveness and process improvements to drive margin expansion. From 2011 to 2014, Mr. Kumar held key leadership roles at Amazon.com, including Category Leader, Consumer Electronics (Audio, Accessories and Headphones) and Category Leader, Consumer Electronics (Musical Instruments) where he led merchandising, operations, marketing and financial planning for these categories and developed innovative technology tools for improved customer interaction and experience. Mr. Kumar worked at JPMorgan Chase from 2005 to 2011, serving as the Director of the Corporate Strategy group as well as the Director of Marketing for the Cards and Payments Division. Earlier in his career, he held positions as an Associate at McKinsey & Company, Manager of E-commerce for Bluespark, Inc., a technology start-up based in Canada, and Investment Banking Analyst at Deutsche Bank Securities. Mr. Kumar holds a Bachelor of Arts from Western University, Ontario, Canada, a Master of Philosophy from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, and a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Scott Levin

Mr. Scott D. Levin, J.D., is the Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of FTD Companies, Inc. Mr. Levin was the Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of Coskata, Inc., a renewable fuels and chemicals production company, from 2012 to September 2013. From 2007 to 2012, Mr. Levin was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Morton's Restaurant Group, Inc., which was a publicly held restaurant holding company during that time. Prior to that, Mr. Levin held General Counsel positions at Torex Retail Americas (a global technology solutions provider) and OurHouse, Inc. (the home improvement e-commerce business for Ace Hardware Corporation). From 1996 to 1999, Mr. Levin served as Vice President and General Counsel of FTD, Inc. Mr. Levin also worked at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP in New York City where he practiced in the mergers and acquisitions, securities and finance areas. Mr. Levin earned a J.D. from The National Law Center at George Washington University and a Bachelor's degree from Boston College.

Michael Dorion

Mr. Michael F. Dorion is Executive Vice President - CRM and Quality of FTD Companies, Inc. Since joining the company, Mr. Dorion has held leadership positions in both the Consumer and Florist Divisions of FTD. Prior to joining FTD, Mr. Dorion served in a variety of operational and financial roles with APAC Customer Services, Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Dealer Services Division, and McDonalds Corporation. Mr. Dorion holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

Mark Monitello

Mr. Mark P. Monitello is Senior Vice President - Human Resources of FTD Companies, Inc. He is responsible for the Human Resources and Facilities functions at FTD. Previously, Mr. Monitello had spent four years as Vice President, Staffing at the United Online corporate headquarters, focusing primarily on staffing, talent management and performance management. Prior to joining United Online, he was Vice President, Global Staffing for MasterCard International and managed HR/Staffing departments for Amdocs Inc., GE Capital and IBM. Mr. Monitello received his Bachelor’s of Science from Niagara University.

Tom Moeller

Mr. Tom D. Moeller is Executive Vice President - Florists Transworld Delivery, Inc, a subsidiary of the FTD Companies, Inc. He joined FTD as Executive Vice President, Florist Division from the William Wrigley Jr. Company, where he served as Global Chief Customer Officer since 2007 and as Vice President, U.S. Customer Sales and Support from 2001 to 2007. Prior to Wrigley, Mr. Moeller served as General Manager at Schering-Plough HealthCare, responsible for their Wal-Mart and Alternative Trade Channel businesses. Before joining Schering-Plough, he spent 12 years at Nabisco, Inc. in various sales and customer marketing roles. Mr. Moeller has had over 25 years of experience in consumer packaged goods. He is a graduate of Wartburg College and continued his executive education at Northwestern University and Cornell University.

Lawrence Plawsky

Mr. Lawrence B. Plawsky is Senior Vice President of FTD.COM Inc., a subsidiary of FTD Companies, Inc. Prior to joining FTD, he served as Vice President of Marketing at Beam Global Spirits and Wine, a premium distilled spirits company. Prior to Beam, Mr. Plawsky held senior marketing and management roles at Servicemaster / WeServeHomes.com and at Procter & Gamble. He holds an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.S. in Business Administration from Washington University, where he graduated with honors.

Christopher Shean

Mr. Christopher W. Shean serves as Director of the Company. He is no longer Interim President, Chief Executive Officer of FTD Companies, Inc., effective March 1, 2017. Mr. Shean has served as one of FTD's directors since December 2014. Mr. Shean is Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Expedia Holdings. Mr. Shean has been a Senior Advisor of Liberty Interactive Corporation ("LIC") and Liberty Media Corporation (together with LIC, "Liberty"), since October 2016. Prior to this, he served as Liberty's Chief Financial Officer from November 2011. Prior to being named the Chief Financial Officer Mr. Shean served as Liberty's Controller for eleven years. Prior to joining Liberty, Mr. Shean was an audit partner with KPMG focusing mainly on clients operating in the media and entertainment industry. Mr. Shean serves on the board of directors of Expedia, Inc. and the Atlanta Braves. From February 2013 to December 2015, Mr. Shean served on the board of directors of TripAdvisor, Inc. Mr. Shean also serves on the advisory committee for the Pamplin School of Business at Virginia Tech. Mr. Shean received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Virginia Tech in 1987.

James Armstrong

Mr. James T. Armstrong is an Independent Director of FTD Companies, Inc. Mr. Armstrong also has served as a director of United Online since September 2001 and was a director of NetZero, Inc. ("NetZero") from 1998 until September 2001. Mr. Armstrong has been a Managing Director with Clearstone Venture Partners (formerly idealab! Capital Partners), an incubator and financier of early stage startup companies, since August 1998. From May 1995 to August 1998, Mr. Armstrong was an associate with Austin Ventures. From September 1989 to March 1992, Mr. Armstrong was a senior auditor with Ernst & Young. Mr. Armstrong serves on the board of directors of several private companies. Mr. Armstrong received his B.A. in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles and his M.B.A. from the University of Texas.

Tracey Belcourt

Ms. Tracey L. Belcourt is Independent Directorof FTD Companies, Inc. Ms. Belcourt is the Executive Vice President of Strategy for Mondelez International, Inc. ("Mondelez") where she leads the strategy function and mergers and acquisitions activities and is responsible for developing and implementing Mondelez's growth strategy. Before joining Mondelez in 2012, Ms. Belcourt worked at Bain & Co. in Toronto, where she was a partner for 13 years. At Bain, she specialized in the design and implementation of growth strategies to improve business performance across a variety of consumer industries. Prior to Bain, she was an economic consultant to the U.S. Agency for International Development in Africa. Ms. Belcourt also served as an assistant professor of economics at Concordia University in Montreal for five years. Ms. Belcourt has a Master's degree and Ph.D. in economics from Queen's University in Canada, and a Bachelor's degree in mathematics and economics from the University of Alberta.

Candace Duncan

Ms. Candace H. Duncan is Independent Director of FTD Companies, Inc. Ms. Duncan retired from KPMG LLP in November 2013 where she was managing partner of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area since 2009. Ms. Duncan also was on the KPMG LLP board of directors from 2009 to 2013, and served as chairwoman of that board's nominating committee as well as the partnership and employer of choice committee. Prior to her appointment to the KPMG LLP board of directors she served in various roles at the firm, including managing partner for audit for the Mid-Atlantic area and audit partner in charge for the Virginia business unit. Ms. Duncan was admitted to the KPMG LLP partnership in 1987 and has more than 35 years of experience as a professional with the firm. Ms. Duncan currently serves on the board of directors of Discover Financial Services where she also serves as a member of their Audit Committee. Ms. Duncan received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Kansas State University.

Sue Ann Hamilton

Ms. Sue Ann R. Hamilton is Independent Director of FTD Companies, Inc. Prior to her April 2007 launch of Hamilton Media LLC, a consultancy for major media and technology companies, Ms. Hamilton served as Executive Vice President—Programming for Charter Communications, Inc. ("Charter"), the nation's third largest cable and internet service provider, from April 2005 through March 2007, and as its Senior Vice President of Programming from March 2003 to April 2005. From March 1999 to November 2002, she served as Vice President of Programming for AT&T Broadband, L.L.C. ("AT&T Broadband") and prior to that, held numerous other management positions at AT&T Broadband and its predecessor, Tele-Communications, Inc. ("TCI") dating back to October 1993. Before beginning her cable television career, she was a partner at Chicago-based law firm Kirkland & Ellis, specializing in complex commercial transactions. A magna cum laude graduate of Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, Ms. Hamilton received her J.D. degree from Stanford Law School, where she was Associate Managing Editor of the Stanford Law Review and Editor of the Stanford Journal of International Law.

Joseph Harch

Mr. Joseph W. Harch is an Independent Director of FTD Companies, Inc. Mr. Harch has been the Managing Member of Harch Capital Management, LLC, a Registered Investment Advisor, from June 2011 to present. Harch Capital Management, LLC is the successor in interests to Harch Investment Advisors Inc., which Mr. Harch founded in 1991. From 1991 until May 2011, Mr. Harch has held various leadership positions with Harch Capital Management, LLC and its predecessor organizations. From 1990 to 1991, Mr. Harch was a senior investment banker employed by Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Inc. From 1988 to 1990, Mr. Harch served as the national High Yield and Corporate Syndicate Manager for Drexel Burnham Lambert, Inc., where he also served as a Managing Director in the Corporate Finance Department from 1984 to 1988. Mr. Harch was a First Vice President in the Corporate Finance Department of Prudential Bache Securities from 1982 to 1984 and a First Vice President in the Corporate Finance Department of Batemen Eichler, Hill Richards from 1979 to 1982. From 1975 to 1979, Mr. Harch was a Certified Public Accountant with Arthur Young & Company.

Robin Hickenlooper

Ms. Robin S. Pringle is Independent Director of FTD Companies, Inc. Ms. Pringle has been Vice President, Corporate Development of Liberty since January 2013. Ms. Pringle served as a Director, Corporate Development of Liberty from January 2010 to December 2012, and as a Manager, Corporate Development from July 2008 to December 2010. Ms. Pringle also serves as the Vice President, Corporate Development of Liberty Media Corporation. Prior to joining Liberty, she worked in the Strategic Planning and Business Development group at Del Monte Foods and in investment banking at Thomas Weisel Partners. She served as a director of Sirius XM Radio Inc. from January 18, 2013 to September 9, 2013. Ms. Pringle has a Masters of Business Administration from Kellogg School of Management and a Bachelor's degree in public policy from Duke University.

Dennis Holt

Mr. Dennis F. Holt is an Independent Director of FTD Companies, Inc. Mr. Holt also has served as a director of United Online since September 2001 and was a director of NetZero from January 2001 until September 2001. Mr. Holt founded US International Media LLC, a media services agency, and has been its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since March 2004. Mr. Holt also serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Patriot Communications LLC, a telecommunications service bureau, which he created in 1990 as a subsidiary of Western International Media. Mr. Holt founded Western International Media, a media buying service, in 1970 and was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 1970 through January 2002. Mr. Holt also serves on the board of directors of several private and philanthropic companies. Mr. Holt received his B.A. in administration from the University of Southern California.

Michael Silverstein

Mr. Michael J. Silverstein is Independent Director of FTD Companies, Inc. Mr. Silverstein is a senior partner and managing director in The Boston Consulting Group's ("BCG") Chicago office. He is a leader of BCG's Consumer practice, and originated many of their qualitative and quantitative research methodologies. He has significant experience in the fields of consumer behavior and brand development. Mr. Silverstein is the author of four books on consumer spending, including the fields of luxury goods, market development and the rising female economy. During his more than 30 years at BCG, Mr. Silverstein has served in various positions prior to his current role, including as a member of the BCG executive committee and as the global leader of BCG's client service initiative and the Consumer practice. Prior to joining BCG, Mr. Silverstein worked at United Press International as a reporter and later in new product development. He holds an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School and a BA in economics and history from Brown University.

Jandy Tomy