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Kohls Corp (KSS.N)

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22 Sep 2017
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kevin Mansell

64 2017 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Bruce Besanko

58 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial and Accounting Officer

Sona Chawla

49 2015 Chief Operating Officer

Richard Schepp

56 2015 Chief Administrative Officer

Greg Revelle

39 2017 Chief Marketing Officer

Michelle Gass

48 2015 Chief Merchandising and Customer Officer

Stephen Watson

72 2012 Lead Independent Director

Peter Boneparth

57 2008 Independent Director

Steven Burd

67 2012 Independent Director

Jonas Prising

52 2015 Independent Director

John Schlifske

57 2011 Independent Director

Adrianne Shapira

46 2016 Independent Director

Frank Sica

66 1988 Independent Director

Stephanie Streeter

59 2007 Independent Director

Nina Vaca

45 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kevin Mansell

Mr. Kevin Mansell has been appointed as Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Mansell is responsible for Kohl’s strategic direction, long-term growth and profitability. He has served as Chairman since September 2009, Chief Executive Officer since August 2008 and President and Director since February 1999. Mr. Mansell began his retail career in 1975.

Bruce Besanko

Mr. Bruce H. Besanko has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial and Accounting Officer of the company effective July 10, 2017. He has more than 21 years of financial leadership experience in retail, most recently at SUPERVALU and OfficeMax. Mr. Besanko spent four years with SUPERVALU, Inc. as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer since October 2015 and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from August 2013 to October 2015. Mr. Besanko served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer for OfficeMax, Inc. from 2008 to August 2013. In addition to his business experience, Mr. Besanko served 26 years in the U.S. Air Force where he rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Sona Chawla

Ms. Sona Chawla is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Prior to joining Kohl’s, Ms. Chawla is responsible for Kohl's full omni-channel operations. She oversees all store operations, logistics and supply chain network, information and digital technology, omni-channel strategy, planning and operations, and store construction and design. Previously, she had served with Walgreens as President of Digital and Chief Marketing Officer from February 2014 to November 2015 and President, E-commerce from January 2011 to February 2014. From August 2012 to November 2015, she served as a director of Express Inc., a specialty retail apparel chain. Ms. Chawla began her retail and digital career in 2000.

Richard Schepp

Mr. Richard D. Schepp is Chief Administrative Officer of the Company. Mr. Schepp is responsible for Kohl's human resources, legal, risk management and compliance, real estate and business development functions. He previously served as Senior Executive Vice President, Human Resources, General Counsel and Secretary from April 2013 to June 2015, Senior Executive Vice President General Counsel and Secretary from May 2011 to April 2013 and Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from August 2001 to May 2011. Mr. Schepp began his retail career in 1992.

Greg Revelle

Mr. Greg Revelle is Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. Prior to joining Kohl's, Revelle was the chief marketing officer at Best Buy Co., Inc., responsible for marketing, customer strategy, brand positioning and execution across all channels and customer touch points. He led efforts to redefine Best Buy's brand positioning and customer strategy, championed a shift to digital and personalized customer communications, developed sophisticated analytics capabilities and drove significant growth in the company's loyalty program. Prior to Best Buy, Revelle served as chief marketing officer at AutoNation. Before that, he was vice president of worldwide online marketing at Expedia, Inc. and an investment banker at Credit Suisse. Revelle holds a bachelor's degree from Princeton University in Finance and Economics and a master's degree in business administration from Harvard Business School.

Michelle Gass

Ms. Michelle D. Gass is Chief Merchandising and Customer Officer of the Company. She is responsible for all of Kohl's merchandising, planning and allocation, and product development functions as well as the company's overall customer engagement strategy, including marketing, public relations, social media and philanthropic efforts. Previously, she had served as President, Starbucks Europe, Middle East and Africa. Ms. Gass began her retail career in 1991. She is currently a director of Cigna Corporation, a global health service company.

Stephen Watson

Mr. Stephen E. Watson is Lead Independent Director of the Company. He is the Former President and Chief Executive Officer of Gander Mountain, L.L.C., a private specialty retailer, from 1997 until his retirement in 2002. Mr. Watson held various executive officer positions with Dayton-Hudson Corporation from 1972 until his retirement in 1996, including President, Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the Department Store Division. He is currently a director of Regis Corporation, an operator of beauty salons, and Chico’s FAS Inc., a specialty retailer.

Peter Boneparth

Mr. Peter Boneparth is Independent Director of the Company. He is the Former Senior Advisor, Irving Place Capital Partners, a private equity group, from February 2009 to November 2014. Former President and Chief Executive Officer of Jones Apparel Group, a designer and marketer of apparel and footwear, from March 2002 to July 2007. Mr. Boneparth was a director of McNaughton Apparel Group, a producer of apparel, from April 1997 to July 2001 and of Jones Apparel Group, a provider of apparel and footwear, from July 2001 to July 2007. He is currently a director of JetBlue Airways Corporation, a commercial airline.

Steven Burd

Mr. Steven A. Burd is Independent Director of the Company. He is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Burd Health LLC, a company helping self-insured employers manage their healthcare costs with the goal of improving the health and fitness of the workforce, since 2013. Former Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Safeway Inc., an operator of grocery store chains. Mr. Burd served as Safeway’s Chairman of the Board of Directors from 1998 until his retirement in May 2013, Chief Executive Officer from 1993 until his retirement in May 2013 and previously served as President from 1992 to 2012. He is currently a director of Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc., a prepaid payment network offering a broad range of gift cards, other prepaid products and payment services.

Jonas Prising

Mr. Jonas Prising is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Prising is Chief Executive Officer of ManpowerGroup, where he has held a number of executive management positions since joining in 1999. Mr. Prising also serves as a director of ManpowerGroup. He currently serves on the Boards of JA Worldwide, JA USA, and JA of Wisconsin Inc. In addition, he serves as a co-chair of MiKE, an organization focused on supporting innovation and entrepreneurial leadership. A recognized expert on domestic and international labor markets and work trends, Mr. Prising regularly presents at conferences and summits around the world.

John Schlifske

Mr. John E. Schlifske is Independent Director of the Company. He is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company since 2010. Mr. Schlifske held a number of executive management positions at The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company since 1987, including Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since July 2010, President from March 2009 through July 2010 and July 2013 through April 2014, interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Frank Russell Investment Company (at that time, a subsidiary of The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company) from June 2008 to February 2009, Executive Vice President — Investment Products and Services from June 2006 through June 2008 and Senior Vice President — Investment Products and Services from January 2004 through May 2006. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company.

Adrianne Shapira

Ms. Adrianne T. Shapira Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Shapira was the Chief Financial Officer of David Yurman, a fine jewelry luxury brand, from October 2012 to February 2016. Prior to joining David Yurman, she had a 13-year tenure at Goldman Sachs, where she was Managing Director in Global Investment Research covering the Broadlines Retail sector and the lead equity analyst covering the discount, department store, dollar store, warehouse club, apparel manufacturer, luxury and grocery sectors. Earlier in her career, Shapira served as an equity analyst at Robertson Stephens and Neuberger & Berman. Shapira currently serves as a director of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., a leading global organic and natural products company.

Frank Sica

Mr. Frank V. Sica is Independent Director of the Company. He is the Managing Partner, Tailwind Capital, a private investment firm, since 2006. Senior Advisor to Soros Private Funds Management from 2003 to 2006. President of Soros Private Funds Management from 2000 to 2003. Managing Director of Soros Funds Management from 1998 to 2000. From September 2004 through February 2010, Mr. Sica was a director of NorthStar Realty Finance Corporation, a real estate finance company. Mr. Sica is currently a director of CSG Systems International, an account management and billing software company for communication industries, JetBlue Airways Corporation, a commercial airline, and Safe Bulkers, Inc., a marine drybulk transportation services company.

Stephanie Streeter

Ms. Stephanie A. Streeter is Independent Director of the Company. She is the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Libbey, Inc., a producer of glass tableware and other tabletop products, since August 2011. Former Interim Chief Executive Officer, United States Olympic Committee from March 2009 to January 2010. Former Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Banta Corporation, a global technology, printing and supply-chain management company from 2004 until 2007. Ms. Streeter served as Banta Corporation’s President and Chief Executive Officer from 2002 to 2004 and President and Chief Operating Officer from 2001 to 2002. She is also currently a director of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, a manufacturer and distributor of tires and related products and services.

Nina Vaca

Ms. Nina G. Vaca is Independent Director of the Company. She has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pinnacle Technical Resources, Inc., a staffing, vendor management and information technology services firm, since October 1996. She also has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Vaca Industries Inc., a management company, since April 1999. Ms. Vaca is also a director of Comerica Incorporated, a banking and financial services company, and Cinemark Holdings, Inc., a motion picture exhibitor.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Kevin Mansell

8,397,660

Bruce Besanko

--

Sona Chawla

3,282,770

Richard Schepp

3,024,950

Greg Revelle

--

Michelle Gass

3,295,630

Stephen Watson

289,985

Peter Boneparth

236,235

Steven Burd

239,985

Jonas Prising

224,985

John Schlifske

229,985

Adrianne Shapira

166,271

Frank Sica

259,985

Stephanie Streeter

253,735

Nina Vaca

229,985
As Of  27 Jan 2017