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Abercrombie & Fitch Co (ANF)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Arthur Martinez

77 2014 Executive Chairman of the Board

Fran Horowitz

53 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Joanne Crevoiserat

53 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Stacia Andersen

45 2016 President - Abercrombie & Fitch and Abercrombie (Kids) Brand

Kristin Scott

48 2016 President - Hollister Brand

Diane Chang

60 2004 Executive Vice President - Sourcing

Robert Bostrom

63 2014 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

John Gabrielli

2016 Senior Vice President of Human Resources

James Bachmann

73 2003 Independent Director

Bonnie Brooks

62 2014 Independent Director

Terry Burman

70 2014 Independent Director

Sarah Gallagher

64 2014 Independent Director

Michael Greenlees

69 2011 Independent Director

Archie Griffin

61 2000 Independent Director

Charles Perrin

71 2014 Independent Director

Stephanie Shern

68 2014 Independent Director

Craig Stapleton

71 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Arthur Martinez

Mr. Arthur C. Martinez is Executive Chairman of the Board of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Mr. Martinez 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. In the past five years, Mr. Martinez served as a director of American International Group, Inc. from 2009 until his retirement on May 13, 2015; International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. from 2000 until his retirement on May 6, 2015; IAC/InterActiveCorp from 2005 to 2014; Kate Spade & Company (formerly known as Fifth & Pacific Companies, Inc.) from 2001 to 2014; PepsiCo, Inc. from 1999 to 2012; and ABN AMRO Holding N.V. from 2002 to 2010, where he served as Chairman from 2006 until 2010. He also previously served as a director of Amoco Corporation, Ameritech Corporation and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.

Fran Horowitz

Ms. Fran Horowitz serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. She was President & Chief Merchandising Officer of the Company. Ms. Horowitz has served as President and Chief Merchandising Officer of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. since December 2015. She joined Abercrombie & Fitch as Hollister Brand President in October 2014 from Ann Taylor Loft, where she also held the role of Brand President. For nearly eight years, she worked at Express, Inc., rising to the position of Executive Vice President of Women’s Merchandising and Design. She joined Express, Inc. after 13 years in several merchandising roles at Bloomingdales, prior to which she served in various positions at Bergdorf Goodman, Bonwit Teller and Saks Fifth Avenue. She is a graduate of Lafayette College and received her MBA from Fordham University.

Joanne Crevoiserat

Ms. Joanne C. Crevoiserat serves as Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. She was Interim Principal Executive Officer of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. She has been Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Abercrombie & Fitch since May 2014 and a member of the Office of the Chairman since October 2015. Prior to joining Abercrombie & Fitch, she served in a number of senior management roles at Kohl’s Inc. including Executive Vice President of Finance and Executive Vice President of Merchandise Planning and Allocation. 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. She is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Connecticut where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.

Stacia Andersen

Ms. Stacia J.P. Andersen has been appointed as President - Abercrombie & Fitch and Abercrombie (Kids) Brand of the Company, effective on or about June 13, 2016. Ms. Andersen served in various positions with Target Corporation (“Target”), a general merchandise retailer selling products through Target stores and digital channels, from 1993 until December 2015. Most recently, Ms. Andersen served as Senior Vice President Merchandising, Apparel, Accessories and Baby, from May 2014 to December 2015, and as Senior Vice President Merchandising, Home and Seasonal, from October 2009 to May 2014. In each position, she was responsible for leading all aspects of the particular omnichannel business, including overall strategic direction, merchandising, product and brand creation, designer and brand partnerships, pricing and promotions and channel strategies for growth. Prior to serving as a Senior Vice President Merchandising, Ms. Andersen served as President, Target Sourcing Services/Associated Merchandising Corporation, from February 2006 to October 2009, and before that, in various sourcing and merchandising positions.

Kristin Scott

Ms. Kristin A. Scott has been appointed as President - Hollister Brand of the Company, effective on or before August 1, 2016. Ms. Scott served in various positions with Victoria’s Secret, a specialty retailer of women’s intimate and other apparel which sells products at Victoria’s Secret stores and online, from December 2007 until April 2016. Most recently, Ms. Scott served as Executive Vice President, GMM Merchandising from March 2013 to April 2016, Senior Vice President, GMM Merchandising from March 2009 to March 2013 and Senior Vice President, GMM Merchandising - Stores from December 2007 to March 2009. In these positions, Ms. Scott gained experience in all aspects of managing a business from developing a merchandise vision to supply chain, negotiations, visual, marketing, merchandise presentation, in-store execution and stores selling. Prior to her service with Victoria’s Secret, Ms. Scott served in merchandising positions at the Vice President level with Gap Outlet, Marshall Fields and Target.

Diane Chang

Ms. Diane Chang is no longer Executive Vice President - Sourcing of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., effective June 24, 2017. 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.

Robert Bostrom

Mr. Robert E. Bostrom is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., since 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.

John Gabrielli

Mr. John M. Gabrielli is Senior Vice President of Human Resources of the Company.

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 with the firm. Mr. Bachmann currently 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.

Bonnie Brooks

Ms. Bonnie R. Brooks is an Independent Director of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Since February 2014, Ms. Brooks has served as Vice Chair of Hudson’s Bay Company, a North American retailer based in Toronto, Ontario that offers a wide selection of branded merchandise in Canada, the United States and Germany through six banners. In Canada, the operations include Hudson’s Bay, Canada’s largest national branded department store chain, and Home Outfitters, a kitchen, bed and bath superstore chain; in the United States, the operations include the Lord & Taylor chain of upscale, specialty retail department stores, the Saks Fifth Avenue chain of department stores and Saks Off Fifth, a discount store operation; and in Germany, the operations include the Kaufhof chain of department stores. From February 2012 to January 2014, Ms. Brooks served as President of Hudson’s Bay Company and from September 2008 to February 2012, she served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hudson’s Bay Department Stores. Prior to her tenure with Hudson’s Bay Company, Ms. Brooks served from 2003 to 2008 as President of Lane Crawford Joyce Group Ltd., the owner and operator of more than 500 Asia-based chains of fashion department stores selling designer clothes for men and women. From 2000 to 2002, Ms. Brooks served as the Global Merchandise Director (handling the Harvey Nichols UK and ST Dupont France brands) for Dickson Concepts (International) Limited. From 1998 to 2000, she was Senior Vice President of Lane Crawford Joyce Group Ltd. and based in Hong Kong. Prior to joining Lane Crawford Joyce Group Ltd., Ms. Brooks was at Holt Renfrew & Company, a Canada-based fashion department store, as Senior Vice President from 1996 to 1998 and Executive Vice President/General Merchandise Manager from 1980 to 1991; and as Editor-in-Chief from 1994 to 1996 of Flare, a Canadian fashion magazine.

Terry Burman

Mr. Terry Lee Burman is an Independent Director of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. From May 2013 to May 2014, Mr. Burman served as Chairman of the Board and as a director of Zale Corporation, a specialty retailer of fine jewelry in North America. Since December 2015, he has served as Chairman of the Board of Tuesday Morning Corporation, a closeout retailer of upscale decorative home accessories, housewares, seasonal goods and famous-maker gifts in the United States. Mr. Burman has served as a director of Tuesday Morning Corporation since February 2013; as a director of Learning Care Group, a privately-held company operating over 900 learning and daycare centers in the United States, since July 2014; and as a board member since July 2004 and as Chairman of the Board from July 2013 to June 2015 of the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Board of Governors and a board member of ALSAC, the fundraising organization of St. Jude, since July 2004. He also served on the Board of Directors of YCC Holdings LLC, a retailer of candles, fragrances and other products, from October 2007 to October 2013, and on the Board of Directors of ACCESS, an organization providing housing, food and counseling to homeless women and their children in Akron, Ohio, from 1996 to 2012. 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.

Sarah Gallagher

Ms. Sarah M. Gallagher is an Independent Director of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. From August 2014 to August 2015, Ms. Gallagher served as Executive Chairperson of the Rebecca Taylor woman’s fashion brand. In this role, she was acting as interim chief executive officer with responsibility for the wholesale, stores and e-commerce businesses. Ms. Gallagher served as President of Ralph Lauren North America e-Commerce from April 2007 until April 2013 and as President of Ralph Lauren Media LLC, Polo.com from November 2001 to March 2007, where she led all aspects of Ralph Lauren’s e-Commerce business for 12 years. Ms. Gallagher joined Ralph Lauren Media in 2001, when e-Commerce was a joint venture with NBC and Ralph Lauren Corporation, a global designer, manufacturer, distributor and retailer of lifestyle products. Under Ms. Gallagher’s leadership, the Ralph Lauren e-Commerce business became an industry leader and consistently outpaced the industry growth rate. After establishing Ralph Lauren’s web presence, including RalphLauren.com and Rugby.com in the United States, Ms. Gallagher and the U.S. digital team collaborated with the European digital team to oversee Ralph Lauren’s expansion into the European markets, including successful launches of e-Commerce sites in the United Kingdom, Germany and France. Prior to her tenure with the Ralph Lauren organization, Ms. Gallagher served from 1997 to 2001, as Senior Vice President, Banana Republic Direct and Senior Vice President, Gap Direct, divisions of Gap, Inc., an international retailer offering clothing, accessories and personal care products under the Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy brand names, where she was directly responsible for the launch of the Banana Republic catalog, website and all aspects of its e-Commerce business.

Michael Greenlees

Mr. Michael E. Greenlees has been appointed as an Independent Director of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Mr. Greenlees currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors and as an Executive Director 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. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Ebiquity plc from 2007 to December 2015. 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 Officer 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 June 30, 2015, Mr. Griffin has served as Senior Advisor within the Office of Advancement at The Ohio State University. From July 2010 until June 30, 2015, Mr. Griffin served as the Senior Vice President of Alumni Relations at The Ohio State University. Mr. Griffin also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Ohio State University Alumni Association, Inc. from January 2004 until June 30, 2015 and as an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors of The Ohio State University Foundation from January 2004 until June 30, 2015. 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 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 and as a member of the Board of the National Football Foundation since 2006.

Charles Perrin

Mr. Charles R. Perrin is an Independent Director of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Mr. Perrin 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 to 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 a Trustee of Save the Children International. In January 1998, he joined Avon Products, Inc., a global manufacturer and marketer of beauty and related products, as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer, and served as Chief Executive Officer of that company from June 1998 to November 1999. From 1994 to 1996, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Duracell International, Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of various battery types primarily under the DURACELL® brand. He joined Duracell as President of Duracell USA, and later held a number of other executive positions, including President and Chief Operating Officer of Duracell International, Inc. from 1992 to 1994. He previously worked at Chesebrough Pond’s, Inc., where he held a series of sales, marketing and general management positions and served as President of the Packaged Food Division. Mr. Perrin began his business career at General Foods Corporation. His extensive background in retail, sales and marketing are very valuable to the Company.

Stephanie Shern

Mrs. Stephanie M. Shern is an Independent Director of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. From 1995 to April 2001, Mrs. Shern was the Vice Chairman and a Partner with Ernst & Young LLP, a member of Ernst & Young’s board and management committee and the Global Director of Retail and Consumer Products. Also during that time and from 1981, she was a partner at Ernst & Young serving various clients in the retail and consumer sectors. Mrs. Shern was with Ernst & Young for over 30 years. Mrs. Shern is a CPA and a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the New York State Society of CPAs. Mrs. Shern is currently a director and Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee of Koninklijke Ahold N.V. (Royal Ahold), a Dutch-based international retailing group that operates supermarkets in the United States and Europe; and a director and Chair of the Audit Committee of GameStop Corp., a global, multichannel video game, consumer electronics and wireless services retailer, where she also served as the Lead Independent Director from 2005 to 2015. During the past five years, Mrs. Shern has served as a director of CenturyLink, Inc.; Embarq Corporation; The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company; Sprint Nextel Corporation; and Nextel Communications, Inc. Additionally, she is a founding member of the Lead Director Network, a peer group of lead directors sponsored by King & Spalding and convened by Tapestry Networks, and a founding member of the Southwest Region of the United States Audit Committee Network, a peer group of Audit Committee chairs sponsored by Ernst & Young and convened by Tapestry Networks.

Craig Stapleton

Hon., Amb., Craig R. Stapleton is an Independent Director of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Since January 2009, Mr. Stapleton has served as 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 (becoming Chairman of the Board in July 2014). He also has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Foundation since January 2006, and as a member of the Board of Directors of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center (9/11 Memorial) since January 2009. Mr. Stapleton also currently serves as a director of two private companies: Carlile Bancshares, Inc. and C3/CustomerContactChannels.

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