People: Abercrombie & Fitch Co (ANF)

ANF on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Arthur Martinez

74 2014 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Michael Jeffries

69 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Joanne Crevoiserat

50 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance

Fran Horowitz-Bonadies

51 2014 President - Hollister brand

Jonathan Ramsden

49 2014 Chief Operating Officer

James Bierbower

49 2014 Executive Vice President - Human Resources

Diane Chang

58 2004 Executive Vice President - Sourcing

Amy Zehrer

44 2013 Executive Vice President - Stores

Robert Bostrom

61 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

Brian Logan

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Biographies

Name Description

Arthur Martinez

Mr. Arthur C. Martinez is Non-Executive Independent 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.

Michael Jeffries

Mr. Michael S. Jeffries is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. He has been Chief Executive Officer of A&F since February 1992. From May 1998 until January 2014, he also served as Chairman of A&F. From February 1992 to May 1998, Mr. Jeffries held the title of President of A&F. Pursuant to the terms of the Employment Agreement, entered into as of December 9, 2013, between A&F and Mr. Jeffries, A&F is obligated to cause Mr. Jeffries to be nominated as a director of A&F during his employment term.

Joanne Crevoiserat

Ms. Joanne C. Crevoiserat has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., effective on or about May 5, 2014. Since 2007, Ms. Crevoiserat has served in a number of senior management roles at Kohl's Inc., most recently as Executive Vice President of Finance and prior to that, as Executive Vice President of Merchandise Planning and Allocation. Prior to Kohl's, Ms. Crevoiserat held senior finance positions with Wal-Mart Stores and May Department Stores, including serving as CFO of the Filene's, Foley's, and Famous-Barr brands. Ms. Crevoiserat is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Connecticut where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.

Fran Horowitz-Bonadies

Ms. Fran Horowitz-Bonadies is President - Hollister brand of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., effective Oct, 15, 2015. Ms. Horowitz has 28 years of experience in retail and most recently served as the President of Ann Taylor Loft, a division of Ann Inc. Prior to Loft, Ms. Horowitz was the Executive Vice President of Women’s Merchandising and Design for Express, Inc. Prior to Express, Ms. Horowitz spent 13 years with Bloomingdales, where she served in various merchandising roles. Throughout her career, Ms. Horowitz has helped improve profitability, been a key member of executive teams that drove overall corporate strategy, and recruited, developed and led exceptional merchant and world class design teams. Ms. Horowitz is a graduate of Lafayette College and received her MBA from Fordham University.

Jonathan Ramsden

Mr. Jonathan E. Ramsden is Chief Operating Officer of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. He is no longer Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective 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.

James Bierbower

Mr. James N. Bierbower is Executive Vice President - Human Resources of Abercrombie & Fitch Co.Prior thereto, Mr. Bierbower held the position of Senior Vice President — Human Resources of A&F from April 2012 to January 2014, the position of Senior Vice President of Organizational Development of A&F from November 2008 to April 2012 and the position of Vice President — Organizational Development of A&F from November 2006 to November 2008. Prior to joining A&F, Mr. Bierbower held a variety of positions in merchandising, human resources, finance and operations with the May Department Stores Company over a period of 20 years.

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 - Stores of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Prior thereto, Ms. Zehrer held 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. Mr. Bostrom, who graduated from Boston College Law School in 1980. Mr. Bostrom joins Abercrombie from international law firm Greenberg Traurig, where he served as Co-Chair of the Financial Regulatory and Compliance Practice, a firm known for quality and innovation and particularly experienced in the areas of law and business concerns. Prior to that, Mr. Bostrom was Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, where he played a pivotal role directing the company's legal strategy during the financial crisis. During his tenure, he was named one of the most influential in-house counsels in Washington DC by The National Law Journal, and Freddie Mac was recognized as having one of the country's Best Legal Departments in 2011 by Corporate Counsel magazine. He has advised boards of directors and committees on corporate governance issues, compliance and enterprise risk management programs, and crisis management. Earlier in his career, Mr. Bostrom served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel - Legal and Regulatory of National Westminster Bancorp, which controlled a large US subsidiary of a major global bank, and ultimately helped structure the sale of the bank for $3.6 billion.

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.

Brian Logan

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