People: Pacific Sunwear Of California Inc (PSUN.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Peter Starrett

66 2009 Independent Chairman of the Board

Gary Schoenfeld

51 2010 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael Kaplan

50 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Craig Gosselin

54 2010 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Human Resources and Secretary

Brieane Breuer

2014 Interim Senior Vice President - Women’s Merchandising and Design

Jonathan Brewer

59 2010 Senior Vice President - Product Development and Supply Chain

Alfred Chang

36 2012 Senior Vice President - Men’s Merchandising

David Filler

47 Director

Frances Philip

55 2013 Director

T. Neale Attenborough

54 2011 Independent Director

Brett Brewer

41 2008 Independent Director

Michael Goldstein

72 2004 Independent Director

George Mrkonic

61 2007 Independent Director

Joshua Olshansky

43 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Peter Starrett

Mr. Peter M. Starrett is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. Mr. Starrett is presently the President of Peter Starrett Associates, a retail advisory firm he founded in 1998. He is also affiliated with Freeman Spogli, a private equity firm that has a focus on the retail industry, and has advised them on potential acquisitions since 1998. From 1990 to 1998, Mr. Starrett was the President and Founder of Warner Bros. Studio Stores, where he had responsibility for the global operations of 180 stores in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Previously, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Children’s Place, a leading specialty retailer. Earlier in his career, he served in senior merchandising positions with both Federated and May Department Stores. Mr. Starrett has served on the Board of HH Gregg, Inc., a publicly-traded retailer of electronics and appliances, since 2005 and serves on the Compensation Committee and is Chairman of the Real Estate Committee. Mr. Starrett has served on the Boards of many other public and private retail companies. In addition, he has served on the Board of Goodwill Industries of Southern California, a non-profit organization, since 2003, and is Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee.

Gary Schoenfeld

Mr. Gary H. Schoenfeld is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. Mr. Schoenfeld was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company in June 2009. Prior to joining the company, he was President of Aritzia Inc., a Canadian fashion retailer, and Chief Executive Officer of Aritzia USA from August 2008 to February 2009, and was a director of Aritzia Inc. from May 2006 to June 2009. From 2006 until 2008 he was Vice Chairman and President and then Co-CEO of Global Brands Group, a brand management and licensing company based in London and Singapore which is the world-wide master licensee for The FIFA World CupTM. From September 1995 to July 2004, Mr. Schoenfeld was an executive officer of Vans, Inc., a publicly traded designer, distributor and retailer of footwear. He joined Vans as Chief Operating Officer, then became President and a member of the Board of Directors in 1996 and Chief Executive Officer in 1997. He is a former director of CamelBak Products, Inc., 24 Hour Fitness, Inc. and Global Brands Group.

Michael Kaplan

Mr. Michael W. Kaplan is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc., since April 20, 2011. He was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company on April 20, 2011, effective as of May 2, 2011. In this position, he has responsibility for all aspects of the Company’s financial planning and reporting, treasury, tax, information technology, insurance, investor relations, real estate and construction and store design. Mr. Kaplan joinined to the company from Harbor Freight Tools, a privately held retailer of proprietary branded tools, where he served as Chief Financial Officer until April 20, 2011. Prior to joining Harbor Freight Tools in 2010, he was a senior executive of Gap, Inc. from 2005 to 2010. From 1989 to 2005, Mr. Kaplan held various financial positions with The Walt Disney Company including Vice President of Financial Planning and Control for the Disneyland resort division from 2001 to 2005. Mr. Kaplan is a certified public accountant.

Craig Gosselin

Mr. Craig E. Gosselin is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Human Resources and Secretary of Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. He was appointed Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Human Resources in December 2009. He was appointed Secretary of the Company in June 2010. Mr. Gosselin oversees legal, human resources, procurement, office services and facility functions. Mr. Gosselin joined the Company from Connolly, Finkel and Gosselin LLP (“CF&G”) and was a partner of that firm, and its predecessor Zimmermann, Koomer, Connolly and Finkel LLP, since 2005. While with the firm, Mr. Gosselin represented brands, including Vans, CamelBak, Ariat, Von Dutch, The North Face, JanSport, Reef and 7 For All Mankind. Prior to joining CF&G, Mr. Gosselin spent nearly 13 years with Vans, Inc., serving as Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Prior to Vans, Mr. Gosselin practiced corporate mergers and acquisitions and securities law at several law firms, including Shea & Gould and Pacht, Ross, Warne, Bernhard & Sears.

Brieane Breuer

Ms. Brieane Breuer is appointed as Interim Senior Vice President - Women’s Merchandising and Design of Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc., effective July 30, 2014. She joined the Company in 2007 and is its current Vice President, Women’s Design. Ms. Breuer received her Masters Degree in Fashion Design and Styling from Istituto Marangoni and over the past 13 years has held various merchandising and design roles at high-end fashion brands, such as Valentino, as well as at Abercrombie & Fitch.

Jonathan Brewer

Mr. Jonathan Brewer is Senior Vice President - Product Development and Supply Chain of Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc., since June 2010. Mr. Brewer is responsible for managing all aspects of Product Development, Sourcing, Quality Assurance, Product Integrity, and Supply Chain Operations including inbound and outbound logistics and Olathe, Kansas Distribution Center. Prior to this, Mr. Brewer was Vice President of Product Development and Sourcing for the Company. Before joining, Mr. Brewer held various executive positions between 1996 and 2006 at Warner Bros. Inc., including Vice President International Sourcing for Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Vice President of Sourcing and Quality Assurance for Warner Bros. Studio Stores. From 1994 until 1996 he was Director of Sourcing at a division of Kellwood Inc. From 1983 to 1994 Mr. Brewer was the Vice President of Production at Segue Ltd., a private label import company. Mr. Brewer began his career at May Department Stores in its executive training program and held various merchandising positions.

Alfred Chang

Mr. Alfred Chang has been appointed as Senior Vice President - Men’s Merchandising of Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc., effective October 3, 2012. He is responsible for managing all aspects of merchandising and design for the Men’s division. Mr. Chang joined the Company in 2006 as a Senior Buyer for Men’s Merchandising, was promoted to Director of Men’s Merchandising in 2007 and to Vice President of Men’s Merchandising in 2009. Prior to working at PacSun, Mr. Chang was employed at the Gap, Inc. from 2000 to 2006.

David Filler

Mr. David F. Filler is Director of Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. Mr. Filler is a partner of the law firm Filler Rodriguez, LLP. Mr. Filler has practiced general corporate and securities law, real estate and entertainment law for over 20 years. He is a member of the Texas, Florida and New York bars. He also is a partner of Suntex Ventures LLC, a private equity fund which currently owns and operates 16 marinas throughout the U.S. and Caribbean. He has a B.A. from the University of Texas and a J.D. from the University of Texas Law School where he was an editor of the Law Review.

Frances Philip

Ms. Frances P. Philip is Director of Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. Ms. Philip was employed in various executive positions with L.L. Bean, Inc. From 1994 to 2011, Ms. Philip held positions of increasing responsibility at L.L. Bean, including Chief Merchandising Officer from 2002 to 2011. Prior to working at L.L. Bean, Ms. Philip was one of three principals who launched the innovative fresh flower catalog, Calyx & Corolla, and she served in a variety of roles with other specialty retailers, including The Nature Company, Williams-Sonoma, and The Gap. Ms. Philip is a graduate of Harvard Business School and also serves on the Boards of Directors of Vera Bradley, a publicly traded leading designer, producer and multi-channel retailer of stylish accessories for women; Crane & Co., Inc., a privately-held manufacturer of US currency paper and fine cotton papers used for business and personalized stationery; and the Coastal Humane Society. Ms. Philip received her Bachelor of Arts from Bowdoin College and her M.B.A from Harvard University.

T. Neale Attenborough

Mr. T. Neale Attenborough is an Independent Director of Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. Mr. Attenborough was originally appointed to the Board on December 7, 2011, pursuant to the same Stock Purchase and Investor Rights Agreement as Mr. Olshansky. Mr. Attenborough is an Operating Partner of Golden Gate Capital, which he joined in 2011 and where he focuses on retail and consumer product sectors. Prior to joining Golden Gate, Mr. Attenborough was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Orchard Brands. In January 2011, the parent company and subsidiaries of Orchard Brands filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. Mr. Attenborough serves on the Boards of Directors of Apogee Retail, Coldwater Creek, Eddie Bauer, Lexicon, Next Models, On the Border Mexican Grill and Cantina, Payless, Questech Metals, White Flower Farms and Zale Corporation, and served on the Board of J.Jill from 2009 to 2012. He has an M.B.A from Harvard Business School and a B.A from the University of Michigan.

Brett Brewer

Mr. Brett C. Brewer is an Independent Director of Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc., since November 20, 2008. Mr. Brewer is an Internet entrepreneur who has built, operated and sold Internet media companies. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Sensa Products, LLC, a privately held weight-loss company. In 1998, Mr. Brewer co-founded Intermix Media, which launched several online businesses including Myspace.com, Skilljam.com and Alena.com. Mr. Brewer is Chairman and a Director of Adknowledge.com, a behavioral-based advertising technology company. In addition, Mr. Brewer is on the Board of After School All-Stars, a non-profit organization that provides after school programs for kids. From 2007 to 2009, he served on the Board of Transworld Entertainment, a specialty music and video retailer with a national mall-based store portfolio. From 2004 to 2009, Mr. Brewer was a Board member of Bizworld, a non-profit organization that teaches children about business, entrepreneurship and money management through project-based learning.

Michael Goldstein

Mr. Michael Goldstein, CPA, is an Independent Director of the Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc., since Sepetember 21, 2004. Mr. Goldstein was employed by Ernst & Young (and its predecessor firms) from 1963 to 1979, including six years as an audit partner. Mr. Goldstein served as Chairman of Toys “R” US, Inc. from 1998 to 2001, Chief Executive Officer from 1999 to 2000, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 1994 to 1998 and Chief Financial Officer from 1983 to 1994. Mr. Goldstein is currently a director of the following public companies: Charming Shoppes, Inc. since 2008 (Chairman of the Board and member of the Compensation Committee); 4 Kids Entertainment, Inc. since 2003 (Chairman of the Board, Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee). Mr. Goldstein is also a director of various private companies and not-for-profit charitable organizations. Mr. Goldstein served on the Boards of the following public companies within the last five years: Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. from 2004 to 2010; Bear Stearns & Co. from 2007 to 2008; Medco Health Solutions, Inc. from 2005 to 2012; and United Retail Group from 1999 to 2007.

George Mrkonic

Mr. George R. Mrkonic, Jr., is an Independent Director of Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc., since November 27, 2007. Mr. Mrkonic has been the Non-Executive Chairman of Paperchase Products Limited, a retailer of cards, stationary, wraps and gifts in the U.K, Europe and the Middle East since 2005, and has been a director of that Company since 1999. He is the retired President and Vice Chairman of Borders Group, Inc., having served as Director from 1994 to 2004, Vice Chairman from 1994 to 2002 and President from 1994 to 1997. Previously, he was Executive Vice President of the Kmart Specialty Retail Group (1990 to 1994) with responsibility for multiple divisions totaling over $13 billion in sales. Prior to that Mr. Mrkonic was President of Eyelab, a chain of optical superstores (1987 to 1989) and before that he was President of Herman’s Sporting Goods (1981 to 1987), a retailer of sporting goods apparel and equipment. Mr. Mrkonic is presently a Director of AutoZone (the nation’s leading retailer of automotive parts and accessories), Brinker International (a portfolio of casual dining restaurant concepts), and Syntel (a computer software and development company with significant offshore capabilities). From 2001 to 2009, he also served on the Board of Nashua Corporation (a manufacturer of specialty imaging products and services to industrial and commercial customers) which was sold in 2009. Mr. Mrkonic also served on the Board of Guitar Center, Inc. (the nation’s leading retailer of guitars and related product) from 2002 until its sale in 2007.

Joshua Olshansky

Mr. Joshua Olshansky is an Independent Director of Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. Mr. Olshansky was originally appointed to the Board on December 7, 2011, pursuant to the Stock Purchase and Investor Rights Agreement with PS Holdings of Delaware, LLC-Series A described on page 45 of this Proxy Statement. Mr. Olshansky is a Managing Director of Golden Gate Private Equity, Inc. (“Golden Gate Capital”), which he joined in 2002 and where he focuses on the retail, restaurant, and consumer products sectors. Prior to joining Golden Gate, Mr. Olshansky held positions at Bain Capital, Bain & Company, Ventro Corporation, and Rightorder Inc. Mr. Olshansky serves on the Boards of Directors of California Pizza Kitchen, Eddie Bauer, Zale Corporation, J.Jill, On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina, Payless and Zale Corporation. He has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.A. from The University of Pennsylvania.
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