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Columbia Sportswear Co (COLM.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gertrude Boyle

92 1988 Chairman of the Board of Director

Bryan Timm

52 2015 President, Chief Operating Officer

Timothy Boyle

66 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Thomas Cusick

49 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance

Peter Bragdon

53 2015 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, Secretary

Franco Fogliato

46 2016 Senior Vice President, General Manager - Direct Sales

Russell Hopcus

56 2013 Senior Vice President - North America Sales

Joseph Boyle

35 2015 Senior Vice President - Merchandising and Design

David Lawner

2016 Interim Senior Vice President - Retail, North America and EMEA

Sarah Bany

57 1988 Director

Murrey Albers

75 1993 Independent Director

Stephen Babson

65 2002 Independent Director

Andrew Bryant

66 2005 Independent Director

Edward George

79 1989 Independent Director

Walter Klenz

70 2000 Independent Director

Ronald Nelson

73 2011 Independent Director

John Stanton

60 1997 Independent Director

Malia Wasson

57 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Gertrude Boyle

Mrs. Gertrude (Gert) Boyle serves as Chairman of the Board of Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. She has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors since 1970. Mrs. Boyle also served as Columbia’s President from 1970 to 1988. Mrs. Boyle is Timothy P. Boyle’s and Sarah A. Bany’s mother and Joseph P. Boyle’s grandmother. Mrs. Boyle has been involved in the business throughout its various stages and, in particular, she has been an active participant in Columbia’s promotional campaigns. Mrs. Boyle’s philanthropic endeavors and leadership in the Portland community have been widely recognized and honored, enhancing Columbia’s community relationships.

Bryan Timm

Mr. Bryan L. Timm serves as a President, Chief Operating Officer of Company. He was Executive Vice President of Columbia Sportswear Company. He joined Columbia in June 1997 as Corporate Controller and was named Chief Financial Officer in July 2002. In 2003 Mr. Timm was named Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer and in October 2008 he was named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and continued to serve in the role of Chief Financial Officer until January 2009. From 1991 to 1997, Mr. Timm held various financial management positions for Oregon Steel Mills, Inc. From 1986 to 1991, Mr. Timm was an accountant with KPMG LLP. In his new role, Mr. Timm will oversee the company’s wholesale sales function in North America, as well as direct-to-consumer operations in North America and Europe, while retaining his current leadership role over the company’s global sourcing, supply chain and distribution operations. He will also direct the brand leaders at the company’s Mountain Hardwear® brand, headquartered in Richmond, CA, and the recently-acquired prAna® brand, headquartered in Carlsbad, CA.

Timothy Boyle

Mr. Timothy P. (Tim) Boyle serves as a Chief Executive Officer, Director of Company. He has served on the Board of Directors since 1978. Mr. Boyle joined Columbia in 1971 as General Manager and President from 1988 to 2015 and has served as Chief Executive Officer since 1988. Mr. Boyle is also a member of the board of directors of Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE: NWN) and Craft Brewers Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: BREW). Mr. Boyle is Gertrude Boyle’s son, Sarah A. Bany’s brother and Joseph P. Boyle’s father. Mr. Boyle has spent his entire business career growing Columbia into one of the largest outerwear companies in the world. Mr. Boyle’s customer relationships, market knowledge and breadth of experience performing nearly every function within Columbia has resulted in a deep understanding of the business issues facing Columbia.

Thomas Cusick

Mr. Thomas B. (Tom) Cusick serves as a Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance of Company. He joined Columbia in September 2002 as Corporate Controller, was named Vice President and Corporate Controller in March 2006, was named Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer in May 2008, was named Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in January 2009, was named Senior Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in January 2010 and was named Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer in February 2015. Mr. Cusick delegated the Treasurer duties in 2011. From 1995 to 2002, Mr. Cusick worked for Cadence Design Systems (and OrCAD, a company acquired by Cadence in 1999), which operates in the electronic design automation industry, in various financial management positions. From 1990 to 1995, Mr. Cusick was an accountant with KPMG LLP.

Peter Bragdon

Mr. Peter J. Bragdon serves as a Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Secretary of Company. He became Vice President and General Counsel, Secretary of Columbia in July 2004, was named Senior Vice President of Legal and Corporate Affairs, General Counsel and Secretary in January 2010 and Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Secretary in February 2015. From 1999 to January 2003, Mr. Bragdon served as Senior Counsel and Director of Intellectual Property for Columbia. Mr. Bragdon served as Chief of Staff in the Oregon Governor’s office from January 2003 through June 2004. From 1993 to 1999, Mr. Bragdon was an attorney in the corporate securities and finance group at Stoel Rives LLP. Mr. Bragdon served as Special Assistant Attorney General for the Oregon Department of Justice for seven months in 1996.

Franco Fogliato

Mr. Franco Fogliato is a Senior Vice President and General Manager of EMEA Direct Sales of Columbia Sportswear Company. joined Columbia in November 2013 as Senior Vice President and General Manager of EMEA Direct Sales and in February 2016 was appointed Senior Vice President and General Manager EMEA. Prior to joining Columbia, Mr. Fogliato served as general manager of the Billabong Group in Europe from 2004 to 2013 and as a member of that company's executive board. From 1997 to 2003, Mr. Fogliato held various European leadership positions with The North Face brand culminating as general manager of Western Europe.

Russell Hopcus

Mr. Russell Hopcus serves as a Senior Vice President - North America Sales of Columbia Sportswear Company., effective July 29, 2013. From 2010 to 2013, Mr. Hopcus was the Vice President of Global Sales and Market Development for KEEN Footwear. From 2008 to 2010, Mr. Hopcus served as North America President at Icebreaker Nature Clothing. Mr. Hopcus joined adidas America, Inc. in 2002 where he rose to Senior Vice President of U.S. Sales. From 1991 to 2001, Mr. Hopcus held various sales management positions with NIKE, Inc.

Joseph Boyle

Mr. Joseph P. Boyle is Senior Vice President - Merchandising and Design of the Company in May 2015. Mr. Boyle previously served at Columbia in a variety of capacities, including brand management, sales, planning, General Merchandising Manager of Outerwear, Accessories, Equipment, Collegiate and Licensing and Vice President of Apparel Merchandising. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Boyle served in a business development role for Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects.

David Lawner

Mr. David Lawner has been appointed as Interim Senior Vice President - Retail, North America and EMEA of the Company., effective October 10, 2016. From 2011 until March 2016, Lawner served as President, Retail and ecommerce for the Nautica brand where he led all aspects of its U.S. direct-to-consumer business, comprising 87 factory outlet stores and ecommerce. Over the preceding 20 years, he built successful retail platforms at Ann Taylor, Tommy Hilfiger, Carter's, Bob's Stores, Children's Place, and GAP.

Sarah Bany

Ms. Sarah A. Bany serves as Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. Since 2001, Ms. Bany has served on the Board of Directors since 1988. Since 2001, Ms. Bany has been a co-owner of Moonstruck Chocolate Company. From 1979 to August 1998, Ms. Bany held various positions at Columbia, including Director of Retail Stores. Ms. Bany is Gertrude Boyle’s daughter and Timothy P. Boyle’s sister. Ms. Bany’s years of service at Columbia and her brand development experience has resulted in a deep understanding of Columbia’s business, particularly with respect to brand enhancement and marketing.

Murrey Albers

Mr. Murrey R. Albers serves as Independent Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. Mr. Albers has served on the Board of Directors since July 1993. Mr. Albers chairs the Compensation Committee. Mr. Albers is Chief Executive Officer of United States Bakery, a bakery with operations in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Alaska and California. Mr. Albers, who has been in his current position since June 1985, joined United States Bakery as general manager of Franz Bakery in 1975. Mr. Albers’ executive experience provides Columbia with insights into operations, acquisitions and valuable business relationships in the region where Columbia operates its headquarters.

Stephen Babson

Mr. Stephen E. Babson serves as Independent Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. Mr. Babson has served on the Board of Directors since July 2002. Mr. Babson is a Managing Director of Endeavour Capital, a Northwest private equity firm, which he joined in 2002. Before that, Mr. Babson was an attorney at Stoel Rives LLP. Mr. Babson joined Stoel Rives in 1978, was a partner from 1984 to February 2002, and served as its chairman from July 1999 to February 2002. Mr. Babson serves on a number of boards of privately-held companies, including ESCO Corporation; Genesis Financial Solutions, Inc.; Good Food Holdings, LLC, owner of Bristol Farms and Metropolitan Market; New Seasons Market, LLC; Pendleton Woolen Mills, Inc.; USNR LLC; Vigor Industrial, LLC; and Zoom Management, Inc., dba ZoomCare. Mr. Babson brings a combination of financial and legal expertise to the Board. His experience in a private equity firm provides Columbia with valuable insights related to capital markets, strategic planning and financial integrity.

Andrew Bryant

Mr. Andrew D. (Andy) Bryant serves as Independent Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. Mr. Bryant has served on the Board of Directors since 2005. Mr. Bryant chairs the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Bryant was named Chairman of the Board of Intel Corporation (Nasdaq: INTC) in May 2012. Previously, Mr. Bryant was named a director and Vice Chairman of Intel in July 2011 and most recently served as Executive Vice President of Technology, Manufacturing and Enterprise Services and Chief Administrative Officer of Intel Corporation until January 2012. Mr. Bryant joined Intel in 1981 as Controller for the Commercial Memory Systems Operation, became the Chief Financial Officer in February 1994, and was promoted to Senior Vice President in January 1999. Mr. Bryant expanded his role to Chief Financial and Enterprise Services Officer in December 1999, and was promoted to Chief Administrative Officer in October 2007. Prior to joining Intel, Mr. Bryant held positions in finance at Ford Motor Company and Chrysler Corporation. Mr. Bryant served on the board of directors of Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) from 1999 to 2005 and is a member of the board of directors of McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK). Mr. Bryant’s years of experience at a large, global public company provide operational, strategic planning and financial expertise to the Board.

Edward George

Mr. Edward S. George serves as Independent Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. He has served on the Board of Directors since 1989. Mr. George chairs the Audit Committee. For 30 years, until his retirement, Mr. George worked in the banking industry. From 1980 to 1990, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Torrey Pines Bank and from 1991 to 1998 he served as a financial consultant. Mr. George also served as a director of First National Bank of San Diego until its sale in September 2002. Mr. George’s banking experience provides the Board and the Audit Committee, for which he serves as chair, with valuable financial expertise. The Board has designated Mr. George as an “audit committee financial expert.”

Walter Klenz

Mr. Walter T. Klenz serves as Independent Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. He has served on the Board of Directors since 2000. He served as Managing Director of Beringer Blass Wine Estates from 2001 until his retirement in 2005. Mr. Klenz became President and Chief Executive Officer of Beringer Wine Estates in 1990, and Chairman of its board of directors in August 1997, and he served in those positions until the 2000 acquisition of Beringer Wine Estates by Foster’s Group Limited. Mr. Klenz joined Beringer Wine Estates in 1976 as Director of Marketing for the Beringer brand, where he also served as Chief Financial Officer from 1981 to 1990. He served as a director of America West Airlines from 1998 until 2005. Mr. Klenz also serves as a director of Vincraft Group, Free Flow Wines and J. Lohr Winery, all privately-held wine companies, and Sonoma State University Wine Business Institute, a non-profit organization. Mr. Klenz brings a combination of global branding, distribution, financial and operational expertise to the Board.

Ronald Nelson

Mr. Ronald E. Nelson serves as Independent Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. He has served on the Board of Directors since 2011. He joined NIKE, Inc. in 1976 and went on to serve as Vice President from 1982 to 1997, overseeing a wide variety of operations, including NIKE’s early advertising, promotions and retail operations, global footwear sourcing and financing, and the global apparel division, and served as President of NIKE’s Japanese subsidiary from 1995 to1997, retiring from NIKE in 1997. Mr. Nelson served as an advisory board member to Columbia in the 1970s and today serves as an informal advisor to several small companies. Mr. Nelson’s broad and deep experience within the apparel and footwear industry provides the Board with insights and guidance regarding our global supply chain, marketing and growth strategies.

John Stanton

Mr. John W. Stanton serves as Independent Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. Mr. Stanton has served on the Board of Directors since 1997. Mr. Stanton is currently engaged in private investment activities, including Trilogy Equity Partners, which invests in wireless-related companies, and Trilogy International Partners, which operates wireless systems internationally, and Trilogy Search Partners. Mr. Stanton served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Western Wireless Corporation and its predecessor companies from 1992 until shortly after its acquisition by ALLTEL Corporation in 2005. From 1994 to 2002, Mr. Stanton also served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of VoiceStream Wireless Corporation. Mr. Stanton served as acting Chief Executive Officer of Clearwire Corporation (Nasdaq: CLWR) during 2011 and as Chairman of the board of directors from 2011 until Clearwire’s acquisition by Sprint Nextel Corporation in July 2013. Mr. Stanton previously served on the board of directors of Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited and the board of directors of Thrive by Five and as a trustee for Whitman College. Mr. Stanton currently serves as Chairman of Year Up of Puget Sound, and serves on the boards of Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq: MSFT), Costco (Nasdaq: COST), the Seattle Foundation and Aven Foundation. Mr. Stanton’s executive and entrepreneurial experiences provide Columbia with insights into global operations, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions and financial matters.

Malia Wasson

Ms. Malia H. Wasson serves as Independent Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. Ms. Wasson was elected to the Board of Directors in 2015. Ms. Wasson worked at U.S. Bank of Oregon for over 25 years, serving as President of Oregon and Southwest Washington from 2005 to 2015. She served as U.S. Bank’s senior executive in the region and led the U.S. Bank Board in Portland. In addition to her role as President, she led the Oregon Commercial Banking group for U.S. Bank, which provides a wide variety of financial services to middle market companies. Prior to joining U.S. Bank, Ms. Wasson held various commercial lending positions with the former Oregon Bank and Security Pacific Bank of Oregon. Currently, Ms. Wasson is the President of Sand Creek Advisors LLC, which provides business consulting to CEOs of public and private companies. Ms. Wasson currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE: NWN) and serves on boards of numerous civic and business organizations including the American Leadership Forum as a Senior Fellow. Ms. Wasson also currently serves as chair of the Oregon Business Council and the Oregon Business Plan Steering Committee. Ms. Wasson’s extensive experience in commercial banking, finance and accounting, as well as local and regional leadership, enables her to provide insight and advice to Columbia on strategic matters, including mergers and acquisitions, consumer and commercial businesses, public and government policy and relations, and human resources and diversity.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Gertrude Boyle

1,588,520

Bryan Timm

2,576,300

Timothy Boyle

3,080,150

Thomas Cusick

1,796,180

Peter Bragdon

1,500,730

Franco Fogliato

1,349,590

Russell Hopcus

--

Joseph Boyle

--

David Lawner

--

Sarah Bany

181,105

Murrey Albers

223,361

Stephen Babson

234,105

Andrew Bryant

204,787

Edward George

212,609

Walter Klenz

203,516

Ronald Nelson

203,528

John Stanton

201,140

Malia Wasson

181,002
As Of  30 Dec 2015