People: L Brands Inc (LB.N)

LB.N on New York Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Leslie Wexner

76 1963 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Stuart Burgdoerfer

50 2007 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Nicholas Coe

51 2011 President and Chief Executive Officer - Bath & Body Works

Sharen Turney

50 2010 President and Chief Executive Officer - Victoria’s Secret

Charles McGuigan

57 2012 Chief Operating Officer, President and Chief Executive Officer - Mast Global

Jane Ramsey

56 2006 Executive Vice President - Human Resources

Allan Tessler

77 Lead Independent Director

E. Gordon Gee

70 2012 Director

Dennis Hersch

67 2006 Director

Abigail Wexner

52 1997 Director

Donna James

56 2003 Independent Director

David Kollat

75 1976 Independent Director

William Loomis

66 2005 Independent Director

Jeffrey Miro

71 2006 Independent Director

Michael Morris

67 2012 Independent Director

Stephen Steinour

55 2014 Independent Director

Raymond Zimmerman

81 1984 Independent Director

Amie Preston

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Biographies

Name Description

Leslie Wexner

Mr. Leslie H. Wexner is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of L Brands, Inc., (formerly known as Limited Brands, Inc), since 1963. Mr. Wexner has been Chief Executive Officer of Limited Brands since he founded the Company in 1963, and Chairman of the Board for more than forty years. After graduating from The Ohio State University (OSU) and serving in the Air National Guard, he decided to work in his parents’ business. Throughout his career, Les has been committed to making a difference in the community and is one of the industry’s most generous philanthropists. He is a generous supporter of the United Way, and was awarded the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship for his commitment to the public.

Stuart Burgdoerfer

Mr. Stuart B. Burgdoerfer is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of L Brands, Inc., (formerly known as Limited Brands, Inc.). Mr. Stuart Burgdoerfer, previously served as Executive Vice President, Finance, as the Company. Prior to joining Limited Brands in 1998, Stuart worked as a CPA with Deloitte and Touche, a management consultant with CSC-Index, and in strategic and financial planning roles at PepsiCo/Yum Brands.

Nicholas Coe

Sharen Turney

Ms. Sharen Jester Turney is President and Chief Executive Officer - Victoria’s Secret of L Brands, Inc., (formerly known as Limited Brands, Inc.). Previously, Ms. Turney held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of Victoria’s Secret Direct, the brand’s catalogue and e-commerce arm, since May 2000. Under Ms. Turney’s leadership, Victoria’s Secret Direct became one of the direct marketers of Women’s Apparel and Lingerie in the country reaching over $1.2 billion in sales in 2005. Ms. Turney joined Victoria’s Secret Direct from Neiman Marcus where her roles included Executive Vice President for merchandising, creative production, advertising and public relations, and Senior Vice President and General Merchandise Manager for Neiman Marcus stores. In 1999, Ms. Turney was named President and Chief Executive Officer of NM Direct, the company’s $322 million direct marketing business. NM Direct includes the catalogue and e-commerce businesses of Neiman Marcus, Horchow and Chef’s Catalog. Ms. Turney began her career in 1979 at Foley’s and went on to work with Byer California and Federated Department Stores. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in business education from The University of Oklahoma. An active member in her community since she began her career, Ms. Turney held Director seats on the Winston School, Addison Theater Boards and has also served as the Campaign Chairman of the United Way in Dallas. Ms. Turney is the 2006 Honorary Co-Chair for Children’s Hunger Alliance whose mission is to eliminate childhood hunger in Ohio. She currently is a Board Member for Columbus Coalition Against Family Violence, Jay H. Baker Retailing Initiative Advisory Board at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and the Columbus Academy Board of Trustees.

Charles McGuigan

Mr. Charles C. McGuigan is Chief Operating Officer, President and Chief Executive Officer - Mast Global of L Brands, Inc., (formerly known as Limited Brands, Inc.). He has been Chief Operating Officer since May 2012 and Chief Executive Officer and President of Mast Global since February 2011.

Jane Ramsey

Ms. Jane L. Ramsey is Executive Vice President - Human Resources of L Brands, Inc., (formerly known as Limited Brands, Inc.), since April 30, 2006. Ms. Ramsey was previously Vice President, Human Resources Intimate Brands Corporation from July 1999 to April 2003 and Senior Vice President, Chief Talent Officer from April 2003 to May 2004. In addition, Ms. Ramsey was Senior Vice President, Enterprise Integration from May 2004 to April 2006.

Allan Tessler

Mr. Allan R. Tessler is Lead Independent Director of L Brands, Inc., (formerly known as Limited Brands, Inc.). Mr. Tessler has been Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of International Financial Group, Inc., an international merchant banking firm, since 1987. He previously served as Chairman of the Board of Epoch Investment Partners, Inc., an investment management company, from 2004 to 2013 and as Chairman of the Board of J Net Enterprises Inc., a technology holding company, from 2000 to 2004. Mr. Tessler also served as Chairman of the Board of InterWorld Corporation from 2001 to 2004 and as Chairman of Checker Holdings Corp. IV from 1997 to 2009. Mr. Tessler has served as a director of TD Ameritrade, a securities brokerage company, since November 2006, and he serves as a member of its Audit Committee. He has also served as a director of Steel Partners Holding GP, Inc., a general partner of a global diversified holding company, since 2010, and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of both Teton Financial Services, a financial services company, and Rocky Mountain Bank, a Wyoming bank. Mr. Tessler’s nomination was supported by his broad business experience and financial expertise, together with his involvement in various public policy issues.

E. Gordon Gee

Dr. E. Gordon Gee has been re-appointed as Director of L Brands, Inc., (formerly known as Limited Brands, Inc.), effective September 20, 2012. Dr. Gee is currently the President of West Virginia University, a large public research institution. Prior to his current service at West Virginia University, he led several other major universities, including The Ohio State University (2007-2013, 1990-1998), Vanderbilt University (2000-2007), Brown University (1998-2000), the University of Colorado (1985-1990), and West Virginia University (1981-1985). Dr. Gee also currently serves as a director of Bob Evans Farms, Inc., an owner and operator of family restaurants, and the National 4-H Council. He previously served as a director of the Company from 1992 to 2008, and as a director of Hasbro, Inc., a branded-play company, from 1999 until 2010. Dr. Gee’s nomination was supported by his extensive executive and management experience, as well as his legal expertise and knowledge of the Company gained through his prior service as a director.

Dennis Hersch

Mr. Dennis S. Hersch is Director of L Brands, Inc., (formerly known as Limited Brands, Inc.). Mr. Hersch is President of N.A. Property, Inc., through which he acts as a business advisor to Mr. and Mrs. Wexner, and has done so since February 2008. He also serves as a trustee of several trusts established by Mr. and Mrs. Wexner. He was a Managing Director of J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., an investment bank, from December 2005 through January 2008, where he served as the Global Chairman of its Mergers & Acquisitions Department. Mr. Hersch was a partner of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, a New York law firm, from 1978 until December 2005. Mr. Hersch has served as a director at NBCUniversal Enterprise, Inc., a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation, since 2013 and at Sprout Foods, Inc., a producer of organic baby food, since 2009. Mr. Hersch also served as a director of Clearwire Corporation, a wireless, high-speed Internet service provider, from November 2008 to 2013. Mr. Hersch’s nomination was supported by his legal and financial expertise, as well as his considerable experience with corporate governance matters, strategic issues and corporate transactions.

Abigail Wexner

Mrs. Abigail S. Wexner is Director of L Brands, Inc., (formerly known as Limited Brands, Inc.), since 1997. Mrs. Wexner is a member and former Chair of the Boards of Directors of Nationwide Children’s Hospital Inc. and Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Founder and Chair of the Boards of The Center for Family Safety & Healing and KidsOhio.org, Vice Chair of the Board of KIPP Journey Academy, a Trustee of The Wexner Center Foundation and the United States Equestrian Team Foundation, a member of the Board of Directors for Pelotonia and a director of Advanced Drainage Systems and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Mrs. Wexner is the wife of Leslie H. Wexner. Mrs. Wexner’s nomination was supported by her executive and legal experience, as well as her expertise with respect to a wide range of diversity, philanthropic and public policy issues.

Donna James

Ms. Donna A. James is Independent Director of L Brands, Inc., (formerly known as Limited Brands, Inc.). In April 2006, Ms. James established Lardon & Associates LLC, a business and executive advisory services firm, where she is Managing Director. Ms. James served as the President of Nationwide Strategic Investments, a division of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, from 2003 through March 2006. Ms. James served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and Nationwide Financial Services from 2000 until 2003. Ms. James is a director of Time Warner Cable Inc., a provider of video, data and voice services, and Marathon Petroleum Corp., a transportation fuels refiner. Ms. James also served as Chairman of Financial Settlement Services Agency, Inc. from 2005 through 2006, as director of CNO Financial Group, Inc., a holding company for a group of insurance companies, from 2007 to 2011, and as director of Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc., a nonalcoholic beverages company, from 2005 to 2012. She currently serves on the Audit Committee of Marathon Petroleum Corp. and as the Chairperson of the Audit Committee of Time Warner Cable Inc. Ms. James’s nomination is supported by her executive experience, financial expertise, service on several boards of directors and experience with respect to corporate diversity and related issues.

David Kollat

Dr. David T. Kollat is Independent Director of L Brands, Inc., (formerly known as Limited Brands, Inc.), since 1976. Dr. Kollat has been Chairman of 22, Inc., a management consulting firm, since 1987. He has served as director of Select Comfort Corporation, a designer, manufacturer and retailer of premium beds and bedding accessories, since 1994, and Wolverine World Wide, Inc., a global footwear, athletic apparel and accessories designer, manufacturer and retailer, since 1992. Dr. Kollat also served as director of Big Lots, Inc., a retailer, from 1990 to 2013. In addition to his broad business experience (including service on several boards of directors) and marketing expertise, Dr. Kollat’s nomination was supported by his particular experience in the retail, apparel and other related industries, both at the management and board levels.

William Loomis

Mr. William R. Loomis, Jr., is Independent Director of L Brands, Inc., (formerly known as Limited Brands, Inc.). Mr. Loomis serves as Senior Advisor to Lazard Ltd., an investment bank. He has also been an independent financial advisor since 2009. Mr. Loomis has served as a director of Phillips 66 Company, a producer of petrochemicals, since 2012. Mr. Loomis also served as a director of Pacific Capital Bancorp, a banking and financial services firm, from 2010 to 2012. Mr. Loomis was a General Partner or Managing Director of Lazard Freres & Co., an investment bank, from 1984 to 1999. After the formation of Lazard Ltd. in 2000, he became the Chief Executive Officer of the new entity. Mr. Loomis became a Limited Managing Director of Lazard Ltd. in 2002 and resigned from that position in March 2004. Until 2005, Mr. Loomis was a member of the Board of Directors of Alcan, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of aluminum. Mr. Loomis’s nomination was supported by his executive experience, financial expertise and substantial history as a senior strategic advisor to complex businesses and multiple executives.

Jeffrey Miro

Mr. Jeffrey H. Miro is Independent Director of L Brands, Inc., (formerly known as Limited Brands, Inc.). Mr. Miro has been a senior partner of the Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP law firm since November 2004. He was a partner and Chairman of the law firm of Miro Weiner & Kramer from 1981 until November 2004. He is an Adjunct Professor of Law at The University of Michigan Law School, teaching courses in taxation and corporate governance. Mr. Miro was a director of M/I Homes, Inc., a national home building company, until December 2012, and was a director of Sotheby’s Holdings, Inc., an auctioneer of art, jewelry and collectibles, until May 2006. Mr. Miro’s nomination is supported by his legal expertise, particularly with respect to corporate governance and real estate matters.

Michael Morris

Mr. Michael G. Morris has been appointed as Independent Director of L Brands, Inc., (formerly known as Limited Brands, Inc.), effective September 20, 2012. Mr. Morris served as the Chairman of the Board of American Electric Power Company, Inc., one of the largest electric utilities in the United States, from 2012 to December 2013. From January 2004 until November 2011, Mr. Morris served as the President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of American Electric Power Company, Inc. From 1997 until 2003, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of Northeast Utilities, the largest electric utility in New England. Mr. Morris currently serves as a director of Spectra Energy Corp., one of North America’s leading natural gas infrastructure companies, The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., an investment and insurance company, and Alcoa Inc., a leading producer of aluminum. Mr. Morris’s nomination is supported by his broad business experience and management expertise.

Stephen Steinour

Mr. Stephen D. Steinour is a Independent Director of L Brands, Inc. Mr. Steinour has been the Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated, a regional bank holding company, since 2009. From 2008 to 2009, Mr. Steinour was a Managing Partner in CrossHarbor Capital Partners, LLC, a recognized leading manager of alternative investments.

Raymond Zimmerman

Mr. Raymond Zimmerman is Independent Director of L Brands, Inc., (formerly known as Limited Brands, Inc.). Mr. Zimmerman is the Chief Executive Officer of Service Merchandise LLC, a retail company. Mr. Zimmerman was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of 99¢ Stuff, LLC from 1999 to 2003 and the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of 99¢ Stuff, Inc. from 2003 to 2008. In January 2007, 99¢ Stuff, Inc. filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code, and in October 2007, 99¢ Stuff, Inc. emerged from bankruptcy. Mr. Zimmerman’s nomination is supported by his financial expertise and broad business experience, particularly in the retail sector.

Amie Preston

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