People: Petmed Express Inc (PETS.O)

PETS.O on Nasdaq

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29 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Schweitzer

67 2006 Independent Chairman of the Board

Menderes Akdag

52 2005 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Bruce Rosenbloom

44 2001 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer

Frank Formica

69 2003 Independent Director

Gian Fulgoni

66 2002 Independent Director

Ronald Korn

73 2002 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Schweitzer

Mr. Robert C. Schweitzer serves as an Independent Chairman of the Board of PetMed Express Inc. Mr. Schweitzer was formerly the President of Shay Investment Services, Inc., a holding company consisting of a bank, an investment management company, and a broker-dealer serving the investment needs of institutional clients. He served in that capacity from 2007 to 2012. From October 2005 until August, 2007, Mr. Schweitzer was the Florida Regional President for Northwest Savings Bank (following the sale of Equinox Bank where he was President and Chief Executive Officer, to Northwest Savings). From June 2004 to March 2005 he was a consultant to Equinox Bank (formerly Horizon Bank), and became President and Chief Executive Officer of Equinox Bank in March 2005. Mr. Schweitzer was the Regional President of Union Planters Bank for Broward and Palm Beach County Florida markets from April 1999 to December 2002. Prior to joining Union Planters, Mr. Schweitzer served as the Executive Vice President and Head of Commercial Banking for Barnett Bank/NationsBank in Jacksonville, Florida from 1993 to 1999. Other positions held include Director and Head of Real Estate Consulting for Coopers & Lybrand in Washington, D.C.; Senior Vice President and Manager of Central North America Real Estate for the First National Bank of Chicago, and Manager of Domestic Credit Process Review; and Senior Vice President and Manager of Central North American Banking for Wachovia Bank. In addition to sitting on and serving as Chairman of the Company’s Board, Mr. Schweitzer also is the Chairman of the Board (and sits on all committees: Executive/Audit/Nominating & Governance/and Chair Compensation) of RiceBran Technologies (RIBT), and is a member of the Board and Audit Committee of Altisource Asset Management Corporation (AAMC). Mr. Schweitzer holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of North Carolina, and a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Naval Academy.

Menderes Akdag

Mr. Menderes Akdag serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of PetMed Express Inc. Mr. Akdag has served as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer since March, 2001 and as President since August, 2005, and was appointed to the Board of Directors in November, 2002, bringing a breadth of experience in the areas of direct response marketing, operations, and finance. Mr. Akdag is also a member of the Company’s Investment Committee. In 2009, Mr. Akdag was an Ernst & Young® Entrepreneur of the Year Florida Winner in the retail category as well as a national finalist. Recognized globally, the award honors the entrepreneurs who inspire others with their vision, leadership, and achievement. Mr. Akdag holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a major in finance from the University of Florida where he graduated with high honors. Prior to joining PetMed Express, Mr. Akdag served as Chief Executive Officer of International Cosmetics Marketing Co. d/b/a Beverly Sassoon & Co., a publicly held (PS:SASN) direct sales company distributing skin care and nutritional products, from November 2000 until March, 2001. From May 1991 until August 2000, Mr. Akdag was employed by Lens Express, Inc., a direct sales company distributing replacement contact lenses. While there, Mr. Akdag served as Chief Financial Officer from May 1991 until August 1992, as Chief Executive Officer from August 1992 until May 1996, and as President from May 1996 until August 2000. From May 1991 until May 1996, Mr. Akdag was also a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Akdag also serves on the Board of Directors of Integrity Tracking LLC (Mobile Help), a privately-held company in which he is a minority investor.

Bruce Rosenbloom

Mr. Bruce S. Rosenbloom serves as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer of PetMed Express Inc. Mr. Rosenbloom served as the Manager of Finance and Financial Reporting of Cooker Restaurant Corporation, a publicly held (PS: CGRTQ) restaurant, in West Palm Beach, Florida, from December 2000 until May 2001. Mr. Rosenbloom’s duties included all internal and external reporting including all SEC filings and Annual Reports to Shareholders. Mr. Rosenbloom was a senior audit accountant for Deloitte & Touche LLP, an international accounting firm, West Palm Beach, Florida, from January 1996 until December 2000. Mr. Rosenbloom was responsible for planning and conducting all aspects of audit engagements for clients in various industries, including direct marketing, healthcare, manufacturing, financial institutions, and professional service firms. Mr. Rosenbloom, a certified public accountant, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin.

Frank Formica

Mr. Frank J. Formica serves as an Independent Director of PetMed Express Inc. Mr. Formica is also the Chairman of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, and a member of the Compensation and Audit Committees. Since 1999, Mr. Formica has served as a legal consultant and experience in corporate securities and securities industry litigation and arbitration. From 1969 until 1999, Mr. Formica held various positions with the National Association of Securities Dealers (“NASD”), now known as the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”), the self-regulatory organization responsible for the regulation of registered broker-dealers in the United States. His positions have included Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Director of the NASD’s Corporate Financing Department and Director of the Congressional and State Liaison Department. Mr. Formica’s career began in 1969 with the NASD’s Office of General Counsel as an enforcement attorney handling broker/dealer administrative proceedings at the national level as well as drafting and interpreting NASD rules and regulations. In 1977 he was named Vice President and Deputy General Counsel responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Office including litigation, administrative proceedings before the Board of Governors and the SEC, legal advice to the Board of Governors, and drafting and adopting NASD rules, interpretations and policies. Mr. Formica received his Juris Doctor degree from the Washington College of Law at American University and an undergraduate degree from Ohio University. He is a retired member of the New York State Bar. He has been a frequent speaker in programs relating to securities laws and regulations including the American Bar Association, the Practicing Law Institute, the NY Law Institute, the Securities Industry Association, the Real Estate Securities Syndication Institute, the North American Securities Administrators Association and NASD compliance conferences.

Gian Fulgoni

Mr. Gian M. Fulgoni serves as an Independent Director of PetMed Express Inc. Mr. Fulgoni had previously been a member of Board of Directors from August 1999 through November 2000, but left to devote his time to comScore, Inc., (at that time, ComScore Networks, Inc.), (NASDAQ:SCOR), a digital data and analytics company that he had co-founded. He has been the Executive Chairman of comScore since 1999. From 1981 until 1998, Mr. Fulgoni served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Information Resources, Inc. (IRI), (then: NASDAQ: IRIC), a global supplier of retail scanner data and software services to the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry. In 1996, IRI was recognized by Advertising Age magazine as the U.S. market research firm. Mr. Fulgoni has repeatedly been recognized for his entrepreneurial skills. In 1991 and again in 2004, he was named Illinois Entrepreneur of the Year, the only person to have twice received that honor. In 1992, Mr. Fulgoni received the Wall Street Transcript Award for contributions as CEO in enhancing the overall value of IRI to the benefit of its shareholders. In 2008, Mr. Fulgoni was inducted into the Chicago Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame and was also an Ernst & Young® Entrepreneur of the Year award winner in the services category, and was a national finalist. Educated in the United Kingdom, Mr. Fulgoni holds a Masters degree in Marketing from the University of Lancaster and a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from the University of Manchester. In 2012, he was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the University of Glamorgan in Wales in recognition of his entrepreneurial skills and achievements in market research. Mr. Fulgoni is the co-holder of a U.S. patent governing comScore’s data collection technology.

Ronald Korn

Mr. Ronald J. Korn serves as an Independent Director of PetMed Express Inc. Since 1991, Mr. Korn has been the President of Ronald Korn Consulting, a business consulting firm that provides business and marketing services to a limited number of clients. From 1961 to 1991, he was a partner and employee of KPMG, LLP, an international accounting firm, where his client responsibilities included a number of financial institutions and various public corporations. In addition to serving on the Company’s Board, Mr. Korn has served as a Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Ocwen Financial Corporation (NYSE:OCN) since July 2003, and as a Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of comScore, Inc., formerly ComScore Networks, Inc., (NASDAQ:SCOR) since November, 2005. Mr. Korn previously served as a Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of a number of public companies and a privately held financial institution. Mr. Korn currently holds inactive licenses as a Certified Public Accountant in New York, Michigan, and Florida. Mr. Korn also holds a Juris Doctor degree from the New York University Law School and a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Robert Schweitzer

--

Menderes Akdag

2,327,740

Bruce Rosenbloom

421,342

Frank Formica

--

Gian Fulgoni

--

Ronald Korn

--
As Of 30 Mar 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Robert Schweitzer

0 0

Menderes Akdag

305,556 2,066,775

Bruce Rosenbloom

97,167 833,583

Frank Formica

0 0

Gian Fulgoni

0 0

Ronald Korn

0 0
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