People: Abercrombie & Fitch Co (ANF)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Arthur Martinez

75 2014 Executive Chairman of the Board

Jonathan Ramsden

50 2014 Interim Principal Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer

Joanne Crevoiserat

51 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Christos Angelides

52 2014 President – Abercrombie & Fitch and abercrombie (kids) brand

Fran Horowitz-Bonadies

51 2014 President - Hollister brand

Diane Chang

59 2004 Executive Vice President - Sourcing

Amy Zehrer

45 2015 Executive Vice President — Store and Brand Services

Robert Bostrom

62 2014 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

James Bachmann

71 2003 Independent Director

Terry Burman

68 2014 Independent Director

Michael Greenlees

68 2011 Independent Director

Archie Griffin

59 2000 Independent Director

Charles Perrin

69 2014 Independent Director

Craig Stapleton

69 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Arthur Martinez

Mr. Arthur C. Martinez is Executive Chairman of the Board of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. He retired in 2000 as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Sears, Roebuck and Co. (“Sears”), positions he had held since 1995. From 1992 to 1995, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the former Sears Merchandise Group, the retail arm of Sears. Prior to his tenure at Sears, Mr. Martinez served in various capacities at Saks Fifth Avenue, Inc. (“Saks”), an apparel and related products retailer, and Saks’ parent company through 1990, BATUS, Inc. He served as Vice Chairman and a member of the Board of Directors of Saks from 1990 to 1992. From 1987 to 1990, Mr. Martinez was Group Chief Executive for the retail division of BATUS, Inc. (responsible for Saks, Marshall Field’s and other chains) and served as a member of the BATUS, Inc. Board of Directors and Executive Committee. He served as Executive Vice President for Administration of Saks from 1984 to 1987 and as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Saks from 1980 to 1984. Mr. Martinez also served as Chairman of the Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago from 2000 to 2002 and as a Director from 1996 to 2002. Mr. Martinez also serves as Chairman of the Board of HSN, Inc., an interactive multi-channel retailer, a position he has held since 2008; and as Lead Director of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., a creator and manufacturer of flavor and fragrance products, a position he has held since 2004 (having also served as a director since 2000). Mr. Martinez has also served as a director of IAC/InterActiveCorp, a multi-brand media and internet company, since 2005; American International Group, Inc., an international insurance and financial services company, since 2009; and Kate Spade & Company (formerly known as Fifth & Pacific Companies, Inc.), a retail-based premium brands company, since 2001.

Jonathan Ramsden

Mr. Jonathan E. Ramsden is Interim Principal Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. He has been Chief Operating Officer of A&F since January 2014, and Interim Principal Executive Officer and a member of the Office of the Chairman of A&F since December 2014. Mr. Ramsden also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of A&F from December 2008 to May 2014. From December 1998 to December 2008, Mr. Ramsden served as Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Executive Committee of TBWA Worldwide, a large advertising agency network and a division of Omnicom Group Inc. Prior to becoming Chief Financial Officer of TWBA Worldwide, he served as Controller and Principal Accounting Officer of Omnicom Group Inc. from June 1996 to December 1998.

Joanne Crevoiserat

Ms. Joanne C. Crevoiserat has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., effective on or about May 5, 2014. Prior to joining A&F, she served in a number of senior management roles at Kohl's Inc., which operates family-oriented department stores and a website featuring apparel, footwear, accessories, soft home products and housewares. From June 2012 to April 2014, Ms. Crevoiserat was the Executive Vice President of Finance of Kohl's and from November 2008 to June 2012, she served as the Executive Vice President of Merchandise Planning and Allocation of Kohl's. Prior to her time with Kohl's, Ms. Crevoiserat held senior finance positions with Wal-Mart Stores and May Department Stores, including Chief Financial Officer of the Filene's, Foley's and Famous-Barr brands.

Christos Angelides

Mr. Christos E. Angelides is apponted as President – Abercrombie & Fitch and abercrombie (kids) brand of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., effective November 17, 2014. Prior to joining A&F, Mr. Angelides spent 28 years with Next plc, a multi-billion dollar fashion retail and Internet chain based in the United Kingdom, where he served as Group Product Director and a member of the Board of Directors from 2000 to September 2014. Prior thereto, he held a number of senior management roles with Next including General Manager of Next's sourcing office in Hong Kong, Womenswear Product Director and Menswear Product Director, and served as Chairman of Next Sourcing Limited and Non-Executive Director of Lipsy, a young women's fashion brand owned by Next.

Fran Horowitz-Bonadies

Ms. Fran Horowitz-Bonadies is President - Hollister brand of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., effective Oct, 15, 2015. Before joining Hollister, from October 2013 to October 2014, Ms. Horowitz served as the President of Ann Taylor Loft, a division of Ann Inc., the parent company of three specialty retail fashion brands in North America. Prior to her time with Ann Taylor Loft, from February 2005 to October 2012, she held various roles at Express, Inc., a specialty apparel and accessories retailer of women's and men's merchandise, including Executive Vice President of Women's Merchandising and Design from May 2010 to November 2012. Before her time with Express, Inc., Ms. Horowitz spent 13 years at Bloomingdale's in various women's merchandising roles, including Vice President Divisional Merchandise Manager.

Diane Chang

Ms. Diane Chang is Executive Vice President - Sourcing of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., since May 2004. Prior thereto, Ms. Chang held the position of Senior Vice President — Sourcing of A&F from February 2000 to May 2004 and the position of Vice President — Sourcing of A&F from May 1998 to February 2000.

Amy Zehrer

Ms. Amy L. Zehrer is Executive Vice President — Store and Brand Services of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. She was Executive Vice President - Stores of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Prior thereto, Ms. Zehrer held the position of Executive Vice President — Stores of A&F from February 2013 to February 2015, the position of Senior Vice President — Stores of A&F from November 2007 to February 2013 and the position of Vice President — Stores of A&F from August 2006 to November 2007. Ms. Zehrer has been with A&F since 1992 playing an integral part in evolving the brands and the success of the Company's international expansion.

Robert Bostrom

Mr. Robert E. Bostrom has been appointed as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., effective January 2014. Since August 2014, Mr. Bostrom has been a member of the Board of Directors of NeuLion, Inc. From December 2012 until December 2013, Mr. Bostrom was Co-Chairman of the Financial Regulatory and Compliance Practice of Greenberg Traurig LLP, an international law firm. From August 2011 until November 2012, Mr. Bostrom was Co-Head of the Global Financial Institutions and Funds Sector of Dentons US LLP (formerly, SNR Denton), an international law firm. From February 2006 to August 2011, Mr. Bostrom was Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (also known as Freddie Mac). Prior to Freddie Mac, Mr. Bostrom was the Managing Partner of the New York office of Winston & Strawn LLP, a Member of that Firm’s Executive Committee and Head of its Financial Institutions Practice.

James Bachmann

Mr. James B. Bachmann is an Independent Director of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., since July 2003. Mr. Bachmann retired in 2003 as Managing Partner of the Columbus, Ohio office of Ernst & Young LLP, after serving in various management and audit engagement partner roles in his 36 years with the firm. Mr. Bachmann also serves as the lead independent director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Lancaster Colony Corporation, a company which manufactures and markets food products and for which he has served as a director since 2003.

Terry Burman

Mr. Terry Lee Burman is an Independent Director of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Since May 2013, Mr. Burman has served as Chairman of the Board and as a director of Zale Corporation, a specialty retailer of fine jewelry in North America. He has also served as a director of Tuesday Morning Corporation, a closeout retailer of upscale decorative home accessories, housewares, seasonal goods and famous-maker gifts in the United States, since February 2013 and serves as Chairman of the Board of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Board of Governors and as a board member of ALSAC, the fundraising organization of St. Jude. He also served on the Board of Directors of YCC Holdings LLC, a retailer of candles, fragrances and other products, from October 2007 until October 2013. Mr. Burman was the Chief Executive Officer of Signet Jewelers Limited (“Signet”), a specialty jewelry retailer, from 2000 to 2011. Mr. Burman joined Signet in 1995 as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sterling Jewelers, Inc., a U.S. division of Signet. He served as a director of Signet from 1996 to 2011. Prior to joining Signet, Mr. Burman held various senior executive positions of increasing responsibility with Barry’s Jewelers, Inc., which now does business as Samuels Jewelers, from 1980 to 1995, including President and Chief Executive Officer from 1993 to 1995. Prior to that, Mr. Burman was a partner with Roberts Department Stores, a regional department store chain specializing in apparel. Upon the unanimous recommendation of the Nominating and Board Governance Committee, the Board unanimously appointed Mr. Burman as a director of the Company on January 27, 2014. Mr. Burman had been recommended to the Nominating and Board Governance Committee as a result of a director search conducted by Spencer Stuart.

Michael Greenlees

Mr. Michael E. Greenlees has been appointed as an Independent Director of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., effective February 15, 2011. Since 2007, Mr. Greenlees has served as Chief Executive Officer of Ebiquity plc, a U.K based company that provides data-driven insights to the global media and marketing community and is listed on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM market. Mr. Greenlees was one of the original founding partners of Gold Greenlees Trott, or The GGT Group plc, an international advertising and marketing group. The GGT Group plc was listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1986 at which time Mr. Greenlees became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, a role he occupied for over 10 years until the company’s sale to Omnicom Group Inc., a holding company for a number of advertising and marketing services businesses, in 1998. At that time, Mr. Greenlees joined the Board of Directors of Omnicom Group Inc. and served as President and Chief Executive of TBWA Worldwide Inc., a subsidiary with offices in nearly 70 countries. In 2001, Mr. Greenlees became Executive Vice President of Omnicom Group Inc. and served in that role until 2003. From 2004 to 2006, he served as Chief Executive Officer of FastChannel Network, Inc., a software solutions business targeting the advertising and media community. Mr. Greenlees has served on the boards of several public companies, including Omnicom Group Inc., Hewitt Associates Inc., and Ebiquity plc.

Archie Griffin

Mr. Archie M. Griffin is an Independent Director of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., since August 2000. Since July 2010, Mr. Griffin has been the Senior Vice President of Alumni Relations at The Ohio State University. Mr. Griffin has also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Ohio State University Alumni Association, Inc. since January 2004 and as an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors of The Ohio State University Foundation since January 2004. Mr. Griffin served as the Associate Director of Athletics at The Ohio State University from 1994 to 2003, after serving more than nine years in various positions within the Athletic and Employment Services Departments at The Ohio State University. Mr. Griffin has also served as a director of Motorists Mutual Insurance Company since 1991 and the Ohio Auto Club since 1992. Mr. Griffin has also served as a member of the Board of the Columbus Youth Foundation (Vice Chair) since 1991.

Charles Perrin

Mr. Charles R. Perrin is an Independent Director of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. He served as the non-executive Chairman of The Warnaco Group, Inc., a company which designed, sourced, marketed, licensed and distributed a broad line of intimate apparel, sportswear and swimwear products worldwide, from March 2004 until February 2013. He has served as a director of Campbell Soup Company, which manufactures and markets soup, sauces, beverages, biscuits, confectionary and prepared branded consumer food products, since 1999. He also serves as the Board Chairman of Save the Children International. Upon the unanimous recommendation of the Nominating and Board Governance Committee, the Board unanimously appointed Mr. Perrin as a director of the Company on January 27, 2014. Mr. Perrin had been recommended to the Nominating and Board Governance Committee as a result of a director search conducted by Spencer Stuart.

Craig Stapleton

Hon., Amb., Craig R. Stapleton is an Independent Director of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Mr. Stapleton has served as a senior advisor to Stone Point Capital, a private equity firm. Mr. Stapleton served as United States Ambassador to France from 2005 to 2009. He also served as United States Ambassador to the Czech Republic from 2001 until 2004. Mr. Stapleton served as President of Marsh and McLennan Real Estate Advisors of New York, a commercial real estate firm, from 1982 until 2001. He has been a co-owner of the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team since July 2009 and was a co-owner of the Texas Rangers baseball team from 1989 until 1998. Mr. Stapleton has served on the Board of Directors of Flamel Technologies, S.A. since July 2011. He also has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the George W. Bush Library and Foundation since January 2006, and as a member of the Board of Directors of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center since January 2009. Mr. Stapleton served as the Company’s Lead Independent Director from February 2010 until January 27, 2014, and currently serves as the Nominating and Board Governance Committee Chair and as a member of Audit, Compensation and the Executive Committees. During his service as the Company’s first Lead Independent Director, Mr. Stapleton exemplified strong, effective leadership as the complexity of the issues faced by the Company continued to increase as the Company expanded internationally.
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