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HSN Inc (HSNI.OQ)

HSNI.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Arthur Martinez

77 2008 Independent Chairman of the Board

Rod Little

47 2017 Interim Principal Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer

William Brand

51 2015 President of HSN, Chief Marketing Officer of HSNi

Judy Schmeling

57 2017 Chief Operating Officer; President of Cornerstone Brands, Inc.

Maria Martinez

49 2014 Chief Human Resource Officer

Gregory Henchel

49 2010 Chief Legal Officer, Secretary

Fiona Dias

51 2016 Director

William Costello

70 2008 Independent Director

James Follo

57 2008 Independent Director

Stephanie Kugelman

69 2008 Independent Director

Thomas McInerney

52 2008 Independent Director

Matthew Rubel

59 2013 Independent Director

Ann Sarnoff

55 2012 Independent Director

Courtnee Ulrich

42 2013 Independent Director

Felise Kissell

IR Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Arthur Martinez

Mr. Arthur C. Martinez serves as an Independent Chairman of the Board of HSN, Inc. since August 2008. Mr. Martinez retired in 2000 as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sears Roebuck and Co. positions he held since 1995. From 1992 to 1995, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the former Sears Merchandise Group, the fourth largest broadline retailer with approximately 3,900 retail stores. From 1990 to 1992, Mr. Martinez served as Vice Chairman and a director of Saks Fifth Avenue, a fashion retail organization. Mr. Martinez is Executive Chairman of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Mr. Martinez also previously served on the board of directors of American International Group, Inc., Kate Spade and Company, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. where he served as lead director, IAC/InterActiveCorp. or IAC and PepsiCo, Inc. In addition, Mr. Martinez serves as a Trustee of Greenwich Hospital, Northwestern University, Norton Museum of Art, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Maine Coast Heritage Trust.

Rod Little

Mr. Rod R. Little has been appointed as Interim Principal Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer of the Company., effective May 24, 2017. He currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Little previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Elizabeth Arden, Inc. from April 2014 to November 2016. Prior to joining Elizabeth Arden, Mr. Little spent 17 years with Procter & Gamble where he held numerous positions of increasing responsibility in Procter & Gamble’s divisional and corporate finance organization, ultimately serving as the chief finance officer of their global salon professional division from 2009 until 2014. Mr. Little also served for five years in the United States Air Force prior to joining Procter & Gamble in 1997.

William Brand

Mr. William C. (Bill) Brand serves as President of HSN, Chief Marketing Officer of HSNi of the Company. He has served as President of HSN since June 2014 and Chief Marketing Officer of HSNi since March 2013. Since joining the Company in 2006, Mr. Brand has held positions of increasing responsibility and has been instrumental in transforming HSN into a lifestyle network. Mr. Brand also served as Executive Vice President of Programming, Marketing and Business Development for HSN from 2010 to 2013. Prior to joining HSNi, from 2001 to 2006, Mr. Brand served as Senior Vice President of Reality Programming for Lifetime. Previously, Mr. Brand was Vice President of Programming and Production at VH1 in New York for five years. Mr. Brand is on the board of directors for the Habitat for Humanity International, National Retail Federation Foundation and the Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation.

Judy Schmeling

Ms. Judy A. Schmeling serves as Chief Operating Officer of HSN, Inc and President of Cornerstone Brands, Inc. of the Company. She is no longer Chief Financial Officer of the Company, with effect from January 3, 2017. From August 2008 to May 2013, Ms. Schmeling served as HSN, Inc's Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Schmeling has held positions of increasing responsibility since joining the Company in September 1994. From February 2002 through August 2008, she served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of HSN. From November 1999 to February 2002, Ms. Schmeling served as Senior Vice President, Finance; from January 2001 to February 2002, served as Chief Operating Officer of HSN’s international operations and from January 1998 to November 1999, as Vice President, Strategic Planning and Analysis. Ms. Schmeling served as Director of Investor Relations and Operating Vice President, Finance of HSN from September 1994 to January 1998 during the time in which HSN was a separately traded public company. Prior to joining HSNi, Ms. Schmeling was Managing Director of Tunstall Consulting, Inc, a corporate financial planning firm, from 1986 to 1994. Ms. Schmeling began her career at Deloitte & Touche, an international public accounting firm, where she held various positions of increasing responsibility from 1982 to 1986. Ms. Schmeling also serves on the Board of Directors and as a member of the Audit Committee of Constellation Brands, Inc, a premium wine, beer and spirits company.

Maria Martinez

Ms. Maria D. Martinez serves as Chief Human Resource Officer of the Company, since June 2014. In February 2015 Ms. Martinez was elected as an executive officer of the Company. From July 2010 to June 2014, Ms. Martinez was the Senior Vice President overseeing the talent management function for HSN and human resources and talent development for the Cornerstone brands. She has held positions of increasing responsibility with the Company since initially joining the Company in 1995. Prior to re-joining the Company in 2010, Ms. Martinez served as the Vice President, Human Resources for the Laser Spine Institute from September 2008 to June 2010 where she established the company’s human resources function and supported the expansion of the organization’s business to multiple sites. She has also held senior-level positions in human resources for Bausch & Lomb from April 2007 to September 2008 and Darden Restaurants from July 2005 to April 2007. Ms. Martinez also serves as President of the Board of Girls Inc. of Pinellas.

Gregory Henchel

Mr. Gregory J. (Greg) Henchel serves as Chief Legal Officer, Secretary of HSN, Inc. since February 2010. Prior to joining HSNi, Mr. Henchel was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Tween Brands, Inc. a specialty retailer, from October 2005 to February 2010 and served as the company’s Secretary from August 2008 to February 2010. From May 1998 to October 2005, Mr. Henchel held positions of increasing responsibility with Cardinal Health, Inc. a global medical device, pharmaceutical and healthcare technology company. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Henchel served as Assistant General Counsel of Cardinal Health and from 1998 to 2001, Mr. Henchel served as Senior Litigation Counsel. Prior to his service at Cardinal Health, Mr. Henchel was an associate with the law firm of Jones Day from September 1993 to May 1998. Mr. Henchel also served on the Board of Directors of the Electronic Retailing Association from 2010 to 2013.

Fiona Dias

Ms. Fiona P. Dias is Director of the Company. Dias is currently Principal Digital Partner at Ryan Retail Consulting, a global consulting firm, and has held this position since January 2015. Previously, she was Chief Strategy Officer of ShopRunner, an online shopping service, from August 2011 to October 2014. Before that, she was Executive Vice President, Strategy & Marketing, of GSI Commerce, Inc. a provider of digital commerce solutions from February 2007 to June 2011. Prior to 2007, Ms. Dias was Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Circuit City Stores, Inc., a specialty retailer of consumer electronics, and also held senior marketing positions with PepsiCo, Pennzoil-Quaker State Company and The Procter & Gamble Company. Ms. Dias currently serves on the board of directors of Advance Auto Parts, Inc. a specialty retailer, since September 2009 and Realogy Holdings Corp, a real estate brokerage company, since June 2013. Ms. Dias previously served as a director of Choice Hotels, Inc. a hotel franchisor, from November 2004 to April 2012.

William Costello

Mr. William F. Costello serves as an Independent Director of HSN Inc. since August 2008. Until his retirement in March 2007, Mr. Costello served in a number of executive positions with QVC, Inc. He joined QVC as its Chief Financial Officer in November 1989, became President of QVC International in July 2001 and Chief Operating Officer in May 2002. Prior to joining QVC, Mr. Costello served as Chief Financial Officer, then Chief Operating Officer and a member of the board of directors of Best Products, a catalog showroom retailer. Prior to joining Best Products, Mr. Costello was a partner at KPMG LLP. Mr. Costello was nominated as a director of HSNi by Liberty Interactive Corporation, our largest shareholder. See “Certain Relationships and Related Person Transactions—Relationship Between HSNi and Liberty.”

James Follo

Mr. James M. Follo serves as an Independent Director of HSN Inc. since August 2008. Since January 2007, Mr. Follo has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The New York Times Company, a diversified media company that includes newspapers and internet businesses. From July 1998 through March 2006, Mr. Follo served in various senior financial management positions at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. an integrated media and merchandising company, most recently as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer. Mr. Follo is a certified public accountant. As the Chief Financial Officer of The New York Times, Mr. Follo’s responsibilities include all treasury, financial reporting, financial management, investor relations, taxes and internal audit oversight. Mr. Follo’s professional experiences enable him to qualify as an “audit committee financial expert” as defined by the SEC. Mr. Follo also has experience in such industries as print media, digital media, television, licensing and product design, catalog and e-commerce, all industries in which HSNi also operates. As a result of Mr. Follo’s extensive business and financial experience, he is able to provide valuable business, financial and risk management advice. Mr. Follo’s specific experiences and leadership skills make him a valuable asset to our Board.

Stephanie Kugelman

Ms. Stephanie Kugelman serves as an Independent Director of HSN Inc. since August 2008. Ms. Kugelman currently serves as a principal of A.S.O. A Second Opinion, a brand consultancy firm that she founded in 2007 and since January 2015 as Vice Chairman at Solera Capital, a private equity firm. Prior to that, for 36 years and until her retirement in 2007, Ms. Kugelman was employed by Young & Rubicam, a marketing and communications company specializing in advertising, public relations, direct marketing and brand identity consulting. During her tenure at Young & Rubicam, Ms. Kugelman served in increasingly senior roles, most recently as Vice Chairman and Chief Strategic Officer from June 2001 to March 2007 and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Young & Rubicam’s New York office from May 1999 to May 2001. Ms. Kugelman continues to serve as a Vice Chairman Emeritus at Young & Rubicam. She is also a member of the board of directors of Whole Foods Market, Inc. the world’s largest retailer of natural and organic foods.

Thomas McInerney

Mr. Thomas J. (Tom) McInerney serves as an Independent Director of HSN Inc. since August 2008. Mr. McInerney is currently a private investor. From January 2003 through March 2012, Mr. McInerney held positions of increasing responsibilities with IAC, a leading internet company. From January 2005 through March 2012, Mr. McInerney served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of IAC and, from January 2003 through December 2005, Mr. McInerney served as Chief Executive Officer of the retailing division of IAC (which included HSN and Cornerstone). Beginning in May 1999 and through January 2003, Mr. McInerney served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ticketmaster and its predecessor company, Ticketmaster Online-Citysearch, Inc, a leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company. Mr. McInerney also serves on the board of directors of Interval Leisure Group, Inc. Yahoo! Inc. and Match Group, Inc.

Matthew Rubel

Mr. Matthew E. (Matt) Rubel serves as an Independent Director of HSN, Inc. effective September 13, 2013. Mr. Rubel currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Varsity Brands. From 2015 to 2016, Mr. Rubel also served as a Senior Advisor with Roark Capital Croup, a leading middle marker private equity firm. From 2011 to 2015, Mr. Rubel served as a Senior Advisor to TPG Capital. Until 2011, Mr. Rubel was the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Collective Brands, a leading retailer and marketer of lifestyle, fashion and performance brands. Mr. Rubel joined Collective Brands in 2005 as Chief Executive Officer and President. Mr. Rubel’s extensive merchandising and retailing background includes serving as Chairman, President and CEO of Cole Haan from 1999 to 2005. Prior to that, Mr. Rubel served as Executive Vice President of J. Crew Group and CEO of Popular Club Plan. Mr. Rubel has led a number of other top brands, including as President and Chief Executive Officer of Pepe Jeans, USA, as well as managing Revlon Inc.’s prestige cosmetic brands as President of the Specialty Store Division. Mr. Rubel also served as Executive Vice President of Murjani International Ltd., where he was in charge of the Tommy Hilfiger businesses. Mr. Rubel is a member of the board of directors of SUPERVALU Inc. and serves as Chairman of its Leadership Development and Compensation Committee. Mr. Rubel is also a director and serves as Chairman of the Governance Committee for Hudson’s Bay Company. Mr. Rubel previously served as Chairman and a director at Collective Brands, Inc. As a White House appointee, Mr. Rubel serves on the United States Trade Representative (USTR) Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations.

Ann Sarnoff

Ms. Ann M. Sarnoff serves as an Independent Director of HSN, Inc. since December 19, 2012. Ms. Sarnoff currently serves as the President of BBC Worldwide North America, a media company that delivers high-quality, innovative and intelligent programming, and operates other businesses in North America including Television and Digital Program Sales, BBC.com, Home Entertainment, Licensing and Live Events. Ms. Sarnoff is responsible for the company’s North American businesses. From 2010 through July 2015, she served as Chief Operating Officer of BBC Worldwide North America. She also sits on the board, the operating committee and the editorial committee of BBC America, a joint venture with AMC Networks. From 2006 until joining the BBC in 2010, Ms. Sarnoff was President of Dow Jones Ventures and Senior Vice President of Strategy for Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Previously, Ms. Sarnoff served for two years as Chief Operating Officer of the Women’s National Basketball Association and spent ten years at Viacom Inc. where she ultimately became Chief Operating Officer for VH1 and Country Music Television. Ms. Sarnoff is currently vice president of The Women's Forum of New York, the vice-chair of the advisory board of the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown and on the board of the Harvard Business School Women’s Association of New York. Ms. Sarnoff earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgetown University and a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School. For the past five years, she has been named one of the Most Powerful Women in Cable by CableFAX Magazine. With over 20 years of extensive business experience in television, digital media and entertainment, Ms. Sarnoff is able to provide valuable insight to management and the Board.

Courtnee Ulrich

Ms. Courtnee Chun Ulrich serves as a Independent Director of HSN Inc, since May 2013. Ms. Ulrich is Senior Vice President of Investor Relations for Liberty Interactive Corporation ("Liberty"), Liberty Media Corporation, Liberty Trip Advisor Holdings, Inc. and Liberty Broadband Corporation having joined Liberty in 2008. Prior to joining Liberty, Ms. Ulrich held executive level positions at Level 3 and New Global Telecom, or NGT, where she served as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to NGT, Ms. Ulrich received extensive transaction experience in mergers and acquisitions and the financial markets at FirstWorld Communications and at J.P. Morgan. Ms. Ulrich currently serves on the board of advisors of Alliance for Choice in Education and oversees the LibertyGives Foundation. Ms. Ulrich was nominated as a director of HSNi by Liberty Interactive Corporation. See “Certain Relationships and Related Person Transactions—Relationship Between HSNi and Liberty.”

Felise Kissell

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Arthur Martinez

500,000

Rod Little

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William Brand

1,632,550

Judy Schmeling

1,831,720

Maria Martinez

1,003,800

Gregory Henchel

1,046,890

Fiona Dias

138,696

William Costello

190,000

James Follo

225,000

Stephanie Kugelman

190,000

Thomas McInerney

200,000

Matthew Rubel

209,313

Ann Sarnoff

212,418

Courtnee Ulrich

175,000

Felise Kissell

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As Of  31 Dec 2016