People: hhgregg Inc (HGG)

HGG on New York Consolidated

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28 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Smith

65 2012 Independent Chairman of the Board

Dennis May

46 2009 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Andrew Giesler

36 2014 Interim Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary

Troy Risch

46 2014 Chief Operating Officer

Charles Young

50 2008 Chief Human Resource Officer

Trent Taylor

56 2011 Chief Information Officer

Julie Lyle

51 2013 Chief Marketing Officer

Jeffery Haines

55 2013 Chief Merchandising Officer

Gregory Bettinelli

41 2013 Independent Director

Lawrence Castellani

68 2005 Independent Director

Benjamin Geiger

39 2005 Independent Director

Catherine Langham

56 2010 Independent Director

John Roth

55 2005 Independent Director

Peter Starrett

66 2007 Independent Director

Kathleen Tierney

69 2010 Independent Director

Darell Zink

66 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Smith

Mr. Michael L. Smith is an Independent Chairman of the Board of hhgregg, Inc., since May, 17, 2012. Mr. Smith served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial and Accounting Officer of Wellpoint, Inc., a health benefits company, from 1999 until his retirement in January 2005. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Anthem, Inc., a health benefits company. From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Smith served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of American Health Network, Inc., a former subsidiary of Anthem, Inc. He was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mayflower Group, Inc., a transport company, from 1989 to 1995. He is a director of Kite Realty Group Trust, a REIT; Brightpoint, Inc., a global distribution and logistics company; and Vectren Corporation, a gas and electric utility.

Dennis May

Mr. Dennis L. May serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of hhgregg, Inc. He has been our Chief Executive Officer since August 2009. From 1999 to January 2003, he served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer in January 2003. He became a Director in connection with our recapitalization in February 2005. Mr. May joined as part of the acquisition of certain store leases of Sun TV & Appliance, Inc., a retailer of consumer electronics and appliances, where he held the positions of Vice President of Marketing, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

Andrew Giesler

Mr. Andrew S. Giesler is Interim Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary of hhgregg, Inc. Mr. Giesler was appointed to serve as Interim Chief Financial Officer on January 31, 2014. He has served the Company in several roles since joining the Company in May 2007, including Senior Vice President, Finance; Vice President, Finance; Vice President, Controller and Director of Finance and Investor Relations. From 2004 until May 2007, Mr. Giesler served as Assistant Controller at The Steak n' Shake Company. Prior to that he served in various roles at KPMG LLP.

Troy Risch

Mr. Troy H. Risch is Chief Operating Officer of hhgregg, Inc., effective May 5, 2014. From January 2013 to May 2014, Mr. Risch served as Executive Vice President of Store Operations at Radioshack Corporation. Prior to this, Mr. Risch held a variety of operational leadership positions with Target Corporation, including Executive Vice President of Stores. Mr. Risch brings nearly 25 years of experience in general management, sales and marketing, real estate and operations within the retail industry.

Charles Young

Mr. Charles B. Young is Chief Human Resources Officer of hhgregg, Inc., since June 2008. He joined in January 2008 as Vice President of Human Resources. Mr. Young was named Chief Human Resources Officer in June 2008. Prior to joining Company, Mr. Young served as Vice President of Human Resources Store Operations and Supply Chain for the Sears Holding Company, a retail company, from February 2006 to December 2007. He also served in the role of Vice President of Human Resources—Sears Retail Stores (April 2005—February 2006) and the Director of Human Resources (July 2004—April 2005) while working for Sears.

Trent Taylor

Mr. Trent E. Taylor is Chief Information Officer of hhgregg, Inc., since September 2011. From July 2009 to September 2011, Mr. Taylor worked as an independent IT consultant. From 1992 to June 2009, Mr. Taylor served in a number of roles for Walgreen Company, with his last position as Executive Vice President. Mr. Taylor has over 25 years of experience in the information technology field, including systems architecture, data center infrastructure, networking, applications and e-commerce.

Julie Lyle

Ms. Julie C. Lyle is Chief Marketing Officer of hhgregg, Inc. From October 2008 to September 2012, Ms. Lyle served in the role of Chief Marketing Officer for Prudential Corporation-Asia based in Hong Kong. From 2006 to 2008, Ms. Lyle held the role of Chief Merchandising and Marketing Officer for Pamida Holdings Company. She also served as Senior Vice President/Corporate Officer, Marketing, Advertising and Administration and Vice President International Marketing for Walmart Stores from 2001 to 2006.

Jeffery Haines

Mr. Jeffery G. Haines is Chief Merchandising Officer of Hhgregg, Inc. Mr. Haines has over 30 years of retail experience, including merchandising and advertising. From January 2008 through October 2011, Mr. Haines served as Chief Executive Officer of NSA Media, an advertising agency and a division of the InterPublic Group of Companies. From 2004 through December 2007, Mr. Haines served as President of the Alliance Media Division, a print media division of NSA Media. Prior to 2004, Mr. Haines served for 24 years as a senior executive for Sears, Roebuck and Company, with his last position as Vice President, Strategic Retail Marketing and also served in the roles of Vice President & GMM and Divisional Merchandise Manager.

Gregory Bettinelli

Mr. Gregory M. Bettinelli is an Independent Director of hhgregg, Inc., since July 2013. Mr. Bettinelli is a senior executive with over 15 years of experience in the Internet and eCommerce industries. Currently, Mr. Bettinelli is a Venture Partner with Upfront Ventures , a venture capital firm, and a co-founder of MuckerLab, technology focused start-up business accelerator. From 2009 to 2013, Mr. Bettinelli was the Chief Marketing Officer for HauteLook, online flash-sale retailer. From 2008 to 2009, Mr. Bettinelli was Executive Vice President of Business Development and Strategy at Live Nation, a ticketing business. From 2003 to 2008, Mr. Bettinelli held a number of leadership positions at eBay, including Senior Director of Business Development at StubHub and Director of Event Tickets and Media.

Lawrence Castellani

Mr. Lawrence P. Castellani is an Independent Director of hhgregg, Inc., since July 2005. From June 2006 to May 2008, Mr. Castellani served as a Director of Advance Auto Parts, Inc., a specialty retailer of auto parts, where he also served as the Chairman of its Board from February 2003 to May 2006 and as its Chief Executive Officer from 2000 until May 2005. Mr. Castellani served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Ahold Support Services in Latin America (a division of Royal Ahold, a supermarket company) from 1998 to 2000, as Executive Vice President of Ahold USA from 1997 through 1998, and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Tops Friendly Markets, a grocery store chain, from 1991 through 1997.

Benjamin Geiger

Mr. Benjamin D. Geiger is an Independent Director of hhgregg, Inc., since February 2005. Mr. Geiger joined Freeman Spogli & Co., a private equity investment firm, in 1998 and became a partner in July 2008. From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Geiger was employed by Merrill Lynch & Co. in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group.

Catherine Langham

Ms. Catherine A. Langham is an Independent Director of hhgregg, Inc., since February 2, 2010. Ms. Langham is the co-founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Langham Logistics, Inc., a global freight management company specializing in expedited transportation, warehousing and distribution. Ms. Langham also serves on the Boards of Directors for The Finish Line, an athletic shoe retailer, and Celadon Group, Inc., a trucking company. Ms. Langham has also served as a director of Marsh Supermarket, Inc.

John Roth

Mr. John M. Roth is an Independent Director of hhgregg, Inc., since February 2005. Mr. Roth joined Freeman Spogli & Co., a private equity investment firm, in 1988, became a general partner in 1993 and now serves as President and Chief Operating Officer. From 1984 to 1988, Mr. Roth was employed by Kidder, Peabody & Co. Incorporated in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group. Mr. Roth serves as a director on the board of El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc., a restaurant chain.

Peter Starrett

Mr. Peter M. Starrett is an Independent Director of hhgregg, Inc., since February 2005. He served as Vice Chairman of our Board of Directors from February 2005 until April 2007. In 1998, Mr. Starrett founded Peter Starrett Associates, a retail advisory firm, and currently serves as its President. From 1990 to 1998, Mr. Starrett served as the President of Warner Bros. Studio Stores Worldwide, a specialty retailer. Previously, Mr. Starrett served as Chairman and CEO of The Childrens's Place and in senior management positions with Federated and May Department Stores. Mr. Starrett serves on the Board of Pacific Sunwear, a clothing retailer, and he is non-Executive Chairman there. He also serves on the board of PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc., a retailer of pet food and supplies. Mr. Starrett also has served on the board of directors of Guitar Center, a retailer of musical instruments.

Kathleen Tierney

Ms. Kathleen C. Tierney is an Independent Director of hhgregg, Inc., since February 2, 2010. In April 2012, Ms. Tierney joined Parallel Investment Partners as an Operating Partner at The Fragrance Outlet. In May 2011, she joined VOZ Partners as an Operating Partner. Ms. Tierney served as the Chief Executive Officer of Sur La Table, a privately held retailer of kitchenware and tabletop accessories, from 2004 until 2008 and as Executive Vice Chairman from 2008 to 2010, and as a director until May 2011. Prior to joining Sur La Table, Ms. Tierney was an independent management consultant for a variety of national clients. From 1993 to 1999, Ms. Tierney held the position of Chief Executive Officer and President of Smith Hawken, the multi-channel gardening life-style company based in Mill Valley, California. From 2000 to 2004 she was a trustee at Dominican University of California, where she is now an adjunct professor in the Leadership Institute.

Darell Zink

Mr. Darell E. Zink is an Independent Director of hhgregg, Inc., since August 2007. Since October 2004, Mr. Zink has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Capital Partners, LLC, a real estate investment management firm. Prior to that, Mr. Zink served as Vice Chairman of Duke Realty Corporation, a real estate development and management company, from January 2004 to October 2004 and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from October 1993 to December 2003. Prior to that, Mr. Zink was a general partner in the private company predecessor of Duke Realty Corporation from June 1982 to October 1993. Mr. Zink has served as Chief Executive Officer of HKZ Enterprises, a real estate development company, since September 2004. Presently, Mr. Zink serves as a director on the Board of Kite Realty Group Trust, a REIT. He also served as a Director at Duke Realty Corporation and Windrose Medical Properties Trust.
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