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Chico's FAS Inc (CHS)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Walker

63 2015 Independent Chairman of the Board

Shelley Broader

52 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Todd Vogensen

48 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Assistant Corporate Secretary

Donna Colaco

58 2007 Brand President - White House Black Market

Diane Ellis

59 2016 Brand President - Chico’s

Kristin Oliver

45 2016 Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

Ann Joyce

52 2015 Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Susan Lanigan

54 2016 Executive Vice President - General Counsel

John Lund

57 2016 Senior Vice President - Supply Chain Operations

Lori Shaffer

Senior Vice President - Outlets and Corporate Store Operations

David Oliver

59 2012 Group Vice President - Finance, Controller, Chief Accounting Officer

Bonnie Brooks

63 2016 Independent Director

Janice Fields

61 2013 Independent Director

John Mahoney

65 2007 Independent Director

Ross Roeder

78 2015 Independent Director

William Simon

57 2016 Independent Director

Stephen Watson

72 2010 Independent Director

Andrea Weiss

62 2009 Independent Director

Jennifer Powers

2014 Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

David Walker

Mr. David F. Walker is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He serves as Chair of the Board and Chair of our Audit Committee. He also serves on the Board of Directors and chairs the audit committees of CommVault Systems, Inc., a data management software company, and CoreLogic, Inc., a real estate intelligence and analytics company. In addition, he was the Director of the Accountancy Program at the University of South Florida from 2002 through 2009 and led the school’s Program for Social Responsibility and Corporate Reporting. Mr. Walker was a partner at Arthur Andersen LLP from 1986 until 2002 and was in charge of the firm’s assurance and business advisory services practice in the Florida/Carribean region. He has been deemed by the Board to be an Audit Committee Financial Expert.

Shelley Broader

Ms. Shelley G. Broader serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. She also serves on the company’s Board of Directors. She is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Walmart’s EMEA region, where she was responsible for retail operations and business development across Europe, the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa and Canada. Previously she served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Walmart Canada, Chief Merchandising Officer for Walmart Canada, and Senior Vice President for Sam’s Club, Walmart’s membership-warehouse format in the U.S. Prior to joining Walmart in 2010, Ms. Broader was President and Chief Operating Officer of Michael’s, the world’s largest retailer of arts and crafts. Before joining Michael’s, Ms. Broader spent seventeen years with the Delhaize Group, where she held a range of leadership roles within the merchandising, distribution, strategy and marketing divisions. She was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer of Delhaize Group’s Kash n’ Karry chain, and later served President and Chief Executive Officer of Sweetbay. Ms. Broader began her career in the investment banking sector, holding roles at Massachusetts Financial Services Company and First Albany Corporation. Ms. Broader is a member of the board of directors of Raymond James Financial, Inc. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington State University.

Todd Vogensen

Mr. Todd E. Vogensen serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Assistant Corporate Secretary of the company. He has served Chico's FAS, Inc. in numerous roles over the last 5 years, leading to his current position as CFO. Mr. Vogensen joined Chico's FAS, Inc. initially as Vice President of Planning and Strategy, followed by the role of Vice President of Investor Relations before his promotion to Executive Vice President, Finance. Previously, Mr. Vogensen held multiple positions of increasing scope and responsibility with Michaels Stores, Inc. from January 2005 to October 2009, including Corporate Controller and Vice President of Merchandising and Marketing Finance. Before joining Michaels, Mr. Vogensen served as Assistant Corporate Controller of Gap, Inc. from 2003 to 2005. Mr. Vogensen has also held multiple Finance management positions at Hewlett Packard Company, and he practiced as an Audit Manager and CPA with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

Donna Colaco

Ms. Donna M. Colaco is Brand President - White House Black Market of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Colaco worked for Ann Taylor Corporation, a women’s retail chain, for more than 10 years in numerous capacities including, serving as President of Ann Taylor LOFT. Prior to Ann Taylor, Ms. Colaco worked for the Lerner New York Division of Limited, Inc., a women’s fashion retailer, and Petrie Stores Corporation, a women’s apparel retailer.

Diane Ellis

Ms. Diane M. Ellis is Brand President - Chico’s of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Ellis served as Chief Executive Officer of The Limited Stores, a fashion retailer, since 2013. From 2004 until 2013, Ms. Ellis served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Brooks Brothers Group, Inc., an apparel retailer. Prior to Brooks Brothers, Ms. Ellis was the founding partner of Lighthouse Retail Group, a retail-centric consulting firm, managing director for the Retail Strategy Practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and director of merchandise planning, allocation and inventory control at Filene’s department stores. Ms. Ellis also served in merchandising, planning, strategy and store management roles at Joseph Horne’s department stores and at Marshalls, where she launched the petite and swimwear businesses. She is a member of the board of directors of Stage Stores, Inc., which operates specialty department stores.

Kristin Oliver

Ms. Kristin L. Oliver is Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer of the Company. She having joined the Company in May 2016. Prior to joining the company, Ms. Oliver held the role of Executive Vice President of People for Walmart U.S., supporting 1.4 million associates in functions such as merchandising, marketing, financial services, and field human resources. Kristin previously served as Senior Vice President of People for Walmart U.S., Senior Vice President of People for Walmart International, and Vice President and Division General Counsel, Employment Practices. Before joining Walmart in 2004, Kristin was a partner at the law firm of Gable & Gotwals in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where her practice focused on commercial litigation and employment law. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Oklahoma State University and a juris doctorate degree from Harvard University.

Ann Joyce

Ms. Ann E. Joyce is Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer of the Company. She having joined the Company in November 2015. Ms. Joyce has 30 years of information technology experience supporting the apparel industry, including retail, wholesale, licensing, manufacturing, and international environments. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Joyce served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Aeropostale, Inc. for 12 years. During her tenure, Aeropostale was recognized as a Top Innovator by Apparel Magazine and helped lead the industry in mobile payments. Prior to Aeropostale, Ms. Joyce held various positions including the position of Vice President of Global Applications at Polo Ralph Lauren from 1996 until 2002. Ms. Joyce has also held positions of increasing scope and responsibility at Leslie Faye, and Garan, Inc. since starting her career.

Susan Lanigan

Ms. Susan S. Lanigan is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of the company. Previously, Ms. Lanigan served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel of Dollar General Corporation, a Fortune 200 company, and at the time, the largest discount retailer in the United States by number of stores. Ms. Lanigan joined Dollar General in 2002 as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, and in 2005, was promoted to Executive Vice President, General Counsel. She retired from Dollar General in 2013. Prior to joining Dollar General, Ms. Lanigan served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Zale Corporation, a specialty retailer of fine jewelry. Prior to her time at Zale, Ms. Lanigan held legal positions with Turner Broadcasting, a media conglomerate and division of Time Warner, and the law firm of Troutman Sanders LLP. Ms. Lanigan currently serves as Chair of the Tennessee Education Lottery Commission, a position to which she was appointed by the Governor of the State of Tennessee. Additionally, Ms. Lanigan serves on the Board of Kirkland’s, a specialty retailer of home décor and gifts.

John Lund

Mr. John R. Lund is Senior Vice President - Supply Chain Operations of the company. He was the founder and principal at Lund Simon Consulting, specializing in helping organizations to master the complexities of supply chain operations while driving profitable growth. Prior to founding Lund Simon Consulting, Dr. Lund held various leadership roles with increasing responsibility at The Walt Disney Company, including SVP, Integrated Supply Chain Management from 2013 to 2016, and SVP Disney Parks Supply Chain Management from 2006 to 2013, after having joined Disneyland Paris in 1992 as Manager, Transportation, Telecommunication & General Services. Prior to his career at Disney, Dr. Lund worked at RAND, an internationally renowned non-profit research center for public policy. During his career at RAND from 1984 to 1992, he advised the US government on national security strategy, political-economic affairs, and military planning. While at RAND, he authored or co-authored numerous books and reports. Dr. Lund holds a doctorate in policy analysis from Pardee RAND Graduate School, an MA in international affairs from Columbia University, and a BA in international relations and economics from St. Joseph’s University.

Lori Shaffer

Ms. Lori Shaffer is Senior Vice President - Outlets and Corporate Store Operations of the company. She joined Chico's FAS in 1998 as a buyer and has held numerous leadership roles of increasing responsibility since, including Director of Merchandising, Vice President Controller, and most recently, Senior Vice President Merchandise Operations and Outlets. In 2016 she was promoted to her current role of Senior Vice President Outlets and Corporate Store Operations, after leading the growth of Chico’s outlet business. Ms. Shaffer took responsibility for 37 Chico’s outlets in 2008 and opened over 80 stores through 2016. She is credited with converting the channel from a clearance concept to a successful made-for-outlet concept. Lori began her retail career as an executive trainee at JC Penney, Inc. During her nineteen years there she held a variety of leadership positions, including areas of responsibility in merchandising, planning, purchasing, stores, and human resources.

David Oliver

Mr. David M. Oliver is Group Vice President - Finance, Controller, Chief Accounting Officer of the company. He joined Chico’s FAS, Inc. in March 2012 as Vice President Controller. Prior to joining Chico’s FAS, Inc., Mr. Oliver held various finance roles with SUPERVALU Inc., a retail and wholesale grocery chain, including Chief Financial Officer - Supply Chain Services, Vice President, Corporate Controller and Vice President, Investor Relations. Mr. Oliver also served as an executive finance officer at the Arden Group, Inc. and The Vons Companies, Inc., both food supermarket retailers, as well as Audit Manager and CPA at the accounting firm Arthur Andersen.

Bonnie Brooks

Ms. Bonnie R. Brooks is Independent Director of the Company. She has more than 30 years of global retail executive leadership experience, retiring in December 2016 from her role as the Vice Chair of Hudson’s Bay Co., a department store group operating through multiple banners internationally including Saks Fifth Avenue. Ms. Brooks joined Hudson’s Bay in 2008 as Chief Executive Officer and President. From 1997 to 2008, Ms. Brooks was based in Hong Kong serving as an executive officer, including as President of the Lane Crawford Joyce Group, which operates fashion department stores and designer brand franchise operations in Asia, and as Global Merchandise Manager for Dickson Concepts (International) Limited, a luxury retail group. Prior to that, Ms. Brooks spent over a decade at Holt Renfrew & Company, a Canada-based fashion department store, in roles that included Executive Vice President and General Merchandise Manager. Ms. Brooks also serves on the Board of Directors of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., a teen apparel retailer, Rogers Communications Inc., a Canadian diversified communications and media company, and is a trustee of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust, a North American real estate developer and operator. Ms. Brooks was formerly a director of Empire Company Limited, one of Canada’s largest food retailers.

Janice Fields

Ms. Janice L. Fields is Independent Director of the Company. She has been a director since May of 2013 and served as President of McDonald’s USA, LLC, a subsidiary of McDonald’s Corporation, a fast food chain operator and franchiser, from January 2010 until her retirement in November 2012. Prior to serving as President, she held several executive positions within McDonald’s USA, including U.S. Division President for the Central Division from 2003 through 2006 and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2006 through January 2010. Ms. Fields currently serves on the Board of Directors of Monsanto Company, a leading global provider of agricultural products.

John Mahoney

Mr. John J. Mahoney, Jr. is Independent Director of the Company. He currently serves on the Audit Committee and as Chair of the Human Resources, Compensation and Benefits Committee. He retired as Vice Chairman of Staples, Inc., an office supply retail chain, where he served from 2006 through 2012. Additionally, he served as Chief Financial Officer for Staples, Inc., from 1996 through 2012. Prior to 1996, Mr. Mahoney was a partner at the accounting firm Ernst & Young, LLP. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Bloomin’ Brands, Inc., a company that owns dining restaurant chains, The Michaels Companies, Inc., an arts and crafts retail chain, and Burlington Stores, Inc., a national discount apparel retail chain. Mr. Mahoney served on the Board of Directors of Advo, Inc., a leading direct mail marketing services company, from 2001 to 2007, and has been deemed by the Board to be an Audit Committee Financial Expert.

Ross Roeder

Mr. Ross E. Roeder is no longer Independent director of the Company., effective June 22, 2017. He has been a director since 1997 and served as Chair of the Board from January 2009 until June 2015. Mr. Roeder is the former Chair of Smart & Final, Inc., having held this position from 1999 and having also served as a director of SFI Corporation, the parent corporation of Smart & Final, from 1984 until his retirement in 2007. From 1999 until 2004, Mr. Roeder also held the position of Chief Executive Officer of Smart & Final, Inc. From 1986 to 1998, Mr. Roeder served as a director of Morgan-Kaufman Publishers, Inc., a publisher of computer science text and reference books, and from 1993 to 1998 served as its Chair of the Board. From 1986 until February 1993, Mr. Roeder was President and Chief Executive Officer of Federal Construction Company. Mr. Roeder was also a director of Mercantile Bank from 1995 to 2006.

William Simon

Mr. William S. Simon, Jr. is Independent Director of the Company. He retired in 2014 from his position as President and CEO of Walmart U.S. and Executive Vice President of Wal-mart Stores, Inc. and remained a consultant through 2015. Prior to that, he served in various executive roles at Walmart from 2006 forward. Mr. Simon has also served as President of WSS Consulting, a consulting advisory firm established by Mr. Simon to provide professional consulting services to businesses. Mr Simon held several senior positions at Brinker International, Inc., a casual dining restaurant company, Diageo North America, Inc., a leading premium drink company, Cadbury Schweppes plc, a multinational confectionery company, PepsiCo, a multinational food, snack and beverage corporation, and RJR Nabisco, a tobacco and food products company. Mr. Simon served as Secretary of the Florida Department of Management Services and served 25 years in the U.S. Navy and Naval Reserves. Mr. Simon also serves on the Board of Directors of Darden Restaurants, Inc., a restaurant operator, and Agrium, Inc., a retail supplier of agricultural products and services, and is a senior advisor to KKR, an investment firm. Since 2015, Mr. Simon has served as a faculty member and Executive in Residence at Baylor University.

Stephen Watson

Mr. Stephen E. Watson is Independent Director of the Company. He has been a director since November 2010. Mr. Watson was the Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Dayton Hudson Department Stores Co., a company owning several major retail brands from 1985 to 1992, and President of Dayton Hudson Corporation from 1992 to 1995. Mr. Watson retired in 2002 as President and Chief Executive Officer of Gander Mountain Company, a privately held retailer for outdoor sports and recreation activities. Mr. Watson also serves on the Board of Directors of Regis Corporation, a leading hair salon chain, and as Lead Director for Kohl’s Corporation, a department store retail chain. From 1997 through 2005, Mr. Watson was a director of Shopko Stores, Inc., a general retail chain, and from 2004 through 2007, Mr. Watson was a director of Smart & Final, Inc., a chain of warehouse-style food supply stores. He also served on the Boards of Target Corporation, a national retail chain, from 1991 to 1996 and Eddie Bauer Holdings, Inc., a holding company that operates retail store chains, from 2005 to 2010.

Andrea Weiss

Ms. Andrea M. Weiss is Independent Director of the Company. She is the founder and current President and Chief Executive Officer of Retail Consulting, Inc., a boutique consulting practice which formed in 2002. In 2014, Ms. Weiss co-founded The O Alliance, LLC., a consulting network focused on omni-channel solutions. She has extensive specialty retail experience having served in several senior executive positions with dELiA*s Inc., a retail company of young women’s clothing, The Limited, Inc., a women’s fashion retailer, Intimate Brands, Inc., a women’s fashion retailer, Guess, Inc., a clothing retailer, and Ann Taylor Stores, Inc., a women’s retail chain. Ms. Weiss currently serves on the Board of Directors of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc., a chain of restaurant and gift stores, and Nutrisystem, Inc., a provider of weight loss products and services. Ms. Weiss served on the Board of Directors of The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack, an automotive products chain from 2013 to 2016.

Jennifer Powers

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