People: Big Lots Inc (BIG)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Philip Mallott

56 2013 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

David Campisi

57 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Timothy Johnson

46 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Lisa Bachmann

52 2012 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Richard Chene

51 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer

Stewart Wenerstrom

47 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Ronald Parisotto

49 2014 Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Michael Schlonsky

47 2012 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Lucy Cindric

58 2013 Senior Vice President, General Merchandise Manager - Seasonal, Toys and Electronics

Leslie Johnson

50 2013 Senior Vice President, General Merchandise Manager - Food and Consumables

Carlos Rodriguez

46 2012 Senior Vice President - Distribution and Transportation Services

Andrew Stein

48 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Customer Officer

Martha Withers-Hall

60 2013 Senior Vice President, General Merchandise Manager for our Furniture and Home merchandise categories

Paul Schroeder

48 2005 Vice President, Controller

Jeffrey Berger

64 2006 Independent Director

James Chambers

56 2012 Independent Director

Peter Hayes

71 2008 Independent Director

Brenda Lauderback

63 1997 Independent Director

Russell Solt

66 2003 Independent Director

James Tener

64 2005 Independent Director

Dennis Tishkoff

70 1991 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Philip Mallott

Mr. Philip E. Mallott has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Big Lots Inc., effective May 30, 2013. He is the former Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Intimate Brands, Inc. (intimate apparel and beauty product retailer). Mr. Mallott is also currently a director of GNC Holdings, Inc. (health and wellness specialty retailer) (where he is a member of the audit committee and compensation committee). Mr. Mallott previously served as a director of Tween Brands, Inc. (clothing retailer).

David Campisi

Mr. David J. Campisi has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Big Lots, Inc., effective May 30, 2013. He was appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company on May 3, 2013. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Campisi served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Respect Your Universe, Inc., an activewear company, since August 2012, having first been appointed to the company's board of directors in March 2012. Mr. Campisi also previously served as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Sports Authority, Inc., a sporting goods retailer, from March 2010 to August 2011, having first joined the company as President in November 2004. From February 2004 to October 2004, Mr. Campisi served as the Executive Vice President and General Merchandise Manager, Women's Apparel, Accessories, Intimates and Cosmetics of Kohl's Corporation, a department store retailer. Mr. Campisi also held various executive positions at Fred Meyer, Inc., a department store retailer and division of The Kroger Co., from 1996 to 2004, including Senior Vice President and Director of Apparel, Home and Electronics from 2001 to 2004, Senior Vice President and General Merchandise Manager, Apparel from 1997 to 2001, and Vice President and Divisional Merchandise Manager, Women's Apparel from 1996 to 1997. From 1987 to 1996, Mr. Campisi served as Vice President and Divisional Merchandise Manager, Women's Apparel at Meier and Frank, a department store retailer and division of The May Department Stores Company (which was subsequently acquired by Federated Department Stores, Inc.).

Timothy Johnson

Mr. Timothy A. Johnson serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Big Lots Inc. Johnson has a leadership role in the company's philanthropic efforts at Nationwide Children's Hospital. He joined Big Lots in 2000 as Director of Strategic Planning and was promoted to Vice President, Strategic Planning and Investor Relations in February 2004. He was promoted to Senior Vice President, Finance in July 2011, and to SVP, Chief Financial Officer in August 2012. Johnson holds a bachelor's degree in business from Miami University with an accounting major, and earned his CPA while working for Coopers and Lybrand.

Lisa Bachmann

Mrs. Lisa M. Bachmann serves as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Big Lots Inc. She is responsible for store operations, information technology, merchandise planning and allocation, and distribution and transportation services. Mrs. Bachmann was promoted to Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer in August 2012, and assumed responsibility for store operations. Mrs. Bachmann was promoted to Executive Vice President, Supply Chain Management and Chief Information Officer in March 2010 and assumed responsibility for distribution and transportation services. Mrs. Bachmann assumed responsibility for information technology in 2005. Mrs. Bachmann joined company as Senior Vice President, Merchandise Planning, Allocation and Presentation in March 2002. Prior to joining, Mrs. Bachmann was Senior Vice President of Planning and Allocation of Ames Department Stores, Inc., a discount retailer.

Richard Chene

Mr. Richard Chene is Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer of the Company. Prior to Big Lots, Mr. Chene was President of The Kitchen Collection, Inc., a subsidiary of NACCO Industries, Inc., which operates a chain of kitchenware stores in the United States specializing in kitchen-related and food preparation products. Mr. Chene has also held senior merchandising leadership positions with PETCO Animal Supplies, Sears Holdings Corporation, Giant Eagle, and May Company Department Stores.

Stewart Wenerstrom

Mr. Stewart W. Wenerstrom is Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer of Big Lots Inc., Prior, Mr. Wenerstrom was as associate partner with Accenture, a consulting firm.

Ronald Parisotto

Mr. Ronald D. Parisotto is a Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Big lots Inc., Prior, Mr. Parisotto was the Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer with Choice Hotels International, a global hotel franchising company.

Michael Schlonsky

Mr. Michael A. Schlonsky serves as Senior Vice President - Human Resources of Big Lots Inc. He is responsible for talent management and oversight of human resources. Mr. Schlonsky was promoted to Vice President, Associate Relations and Benefits in 2010 and assumed responsibility for compensation in 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Schlonsky was promoted to Vice President, Associate Relations and Risk Management in 2005. Mr. Schlonsky joined in 1993 as Staff Counsel and was promoted to Director, Risk Management in 1998 and to Vice President, Risk Management and Administrative Services in 2000.

Lucy Cindric

Ms. Lucy Cindric is Senior Vice President, General Merchandise Manager - Seasonal, Toys and Electronics of the company. Ms. Cindric has rich industry experience with Stage Stores Inc., Walmart Inc., May Company Department Stores, Foley's, and Dayton Hudson Corporation.

Leslie Johnson

Mr. Leslie (Trey) R. Johnson III is Senior Vice President, General Merchandise Manager - Food and Consumables of the company. Mr. Johnson joined the company in August 2013 as Divisional Merchandise Manager of Food, and has extensive experience in Food and Consumables with well-known retailers including Family Dollar Corporation, Sears Holding Corporation, Walmart Inc., and SuperValu Inc.

Carlos Rodriguez

Mr. Carlos V. Rodriguez serves as Senior Vice President - Distribution and Transportation Services of Big Lots Inc. He is responsible for warehousing, distributing, and transporting merchandise. Prior to joining company, Mr. Rodriguez held various supply chain management positions, including Vice President, Supply Chain Operations, with Office Depot, Inc., an office supply retailer.

Andrew Stein

Mr. Andrew Stein is Senior Vice President, Chief Customer Officer of Big Lots Inc. As Chief Customer Officer, Mr. Stein will oversee all areas of consumer engagement and customer messaging, including marketing, advertising, brand development, and merchandise presentation. His responsibilities will include furthering the Company's brand recognition including: enhancing our internet presence and further development of biglots.com, expanding the use of digital marketing and social media, and integrating the recently enhanced Buzz Club Rewards® loyalty program. Mr. Stein will report directly to Mr. Campisi. Prior to Big Lots, Mr. Stein was a marketing executive at Kmart, where he served a number of roles leading up to his appointment as Chief Marketing Officer in August 2011. His responsibilities included building an integrated retail strategy which produced the viral video favorite "Ship My Pants," a campaign which recently received special honors from The Hub Magazine, 4 Cannes Gold Lion Awards, and has recorded more than 29 million views on You Tube. He also made significant contributions to Kmart's multi-cultural marketing initiative. Prior to Kmart, Mr. Stein held senior positions with IBM Global Business Consulting Services, Montgomery Wards & Co., Foot Locker Corporation, and Razorfish.

Martha Withers-Hall

Ms. Martha Withers-Hall is Senior Vice President, General Merchandise Manager for our Furniture and Home merchandise categories of the company. Ms. Withers has diverse category experience with Stage Stores Inc., Stein Mart, and May Department Stores.

Paul Schroeder

Mr. Paul A. Schroeder serves as Vice President, Controller of Big Lots Inc. He is responsible for internal and external financial reporting and accounting operations including payroll, accounts payable, and inventory control. Mr. Schroeder joined as Director, Accounting Operations in April 2005, and was promoted to Vice President, Controller in September 2005. Prior to joining, Mr. Schroeder was Director of Finance at American Signature, Inc., a furniture retailer, and held various finance positions with Limited Brands, Inc., a retailer.

Jeffrey Berger

Mr. Jeffrey P. Berger serves as an Independent Director of Big Lots Inc. He is the former Executive Vice President, Global Foodservice of H.J. Heinz Company (food manufacturer and marketer), and President and Chief Executive Officer of Heinz North America Foodservice (food manufacturer and marketer). Mr. Berger is also currently a director of GNC Holdings, Inc. (health and wellness specialty retailer).

James Chambers

Mr. James R. Chambers serves as an Independent Director of Big Lots Inc. He is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Weight Watchers International, Inc. (weight management services provider). He previously served as President of the US Snacks and Confectionery business unit and General Manager of the Immediate Consumption Channel of Kraft Foods Inc. (food manufacturer). Mr. Chambers also served as President and CEO of Cadbury Americas (confectionery manufacturer), and as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Remy Amerique, Inc. (spirits manufacturer). Prior to his employment with Remy Amerique, Inc., Mr. Chambers served as the Chief Executive Officer of Paxonix, Inc. (online branding and packaging process solutions business), as the Chief Executive Officer of Netgrocer.com (online grocery retailer), and as the Group President of Information Resources, Inc. (global market research provider). Mr. Chambers spent the first 17 years of his career at Nabisco (food manufacturer), where he held leadership roles in sales, distribution, marketing and information technology, culminating in the role of President, Refrigerated Foods. Mr. Chambers previously served as a director of B&G Foods (food manufacturer) for seven years where he chaired the Nominating and Governance Committee and served on the Compensation Committee.

Peter Hayes

Mr. Peter J. Hayes serves as an Independent Director of Big Lots Inc. He is the former Chief Operating Officer of Variety Wholesalers, Inc. (discount retailer). Mr. Hayes also previously served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (discount retailer); and the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Gold Circle / Richway divisions of Federated Department Stores, Inc. (department store retailer).

Brenda Lauderback

Ms. Brenda J. Lauderback serves as an Independent Director of Big Lots Inc. She is the former President – Wholesale Group of Nine West Group, Inc. (footwear retailer and wholesaler). Ms. Lauderback also previously served as the President – Footwear Wholesale of U.S. Shoe Corporation (footwear retailer and wholesaler); and the Vice President, General Merchandise Manager of Dayton Hudson Corporation (department store retailer). Ms. Lauderback is also currently a director of Denny’s Corporation (restaurant operator) (where she is the chair of the corporate governance and nominating committee and a member of the audit committee), Select Comfort Corporation (bedding manufacturer and retailer) (where she is the chair of the corporate governance and nominating committee and a member of the compensation committee), and Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (footwear manufacturer) (where she is the chair of the governance committee and a member of the audit committee). Ms. Lauderback previously served as a director of Irwin Financial Corporation (bank holding company).

Russell Solt

Mr. Russell Solt serves as an Independent Director of Big Lots Inc. He is the former Director of Investor Relations of West Marine, Inc. (boating supplies and accessories specialty retailer) where he also previously served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Additionally, Mr. Solt previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of Venture Stores, Inc. (discount retailer) and Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (home furnishing and cookware specialty retailer).

James Tener

Mr. James R. Tener serves as an Independent Director of Big Lots Inc. He is the former President and Chief Operating Officer of Brook Mays Music Company (music retailer and wholesaler that filed for bankruptcy on July 11, 2006). Mr. Tener also previously served as the Chief Operating Officer of The Sports Authority (sporting goods retailer).

Dennis Tishkoff

Mr. Dennis B. Tishkoff serves as an Independent Director of Big Lots Inc. He is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Drew Shoe Corporation (footwear manufacturer, importer, exporter, retailer and wholesaler), and the President of Tishkoff and Associates, Inc. (retail consultant). Mr. Tishkoff previously served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Shoe Corporation of America (footwear retailer).
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