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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Kowalski

64 2017 Chairman of the Board, Interim Chief Executive Officer

Mark Erceg

47 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Leigh Harlan

39 2014 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Victoria Berger-Gross

60 2011 Senior Vice President - Global Human Resources

Jean-Marc Bellaiche

46 2014 Senior Vice President - Strategy and Business Development

Pamela Cloud

46 2016 Senior Vice President - Global Category Marketing

Philippe Galtie

55 2015 Senior Vice President - International

Andrew Hart

48 2013 Senior Vice President

Caroline Naggiar

58 2016 Senior Vice President - Chief Brand Officer

John Petterson

57 2013 Senior Vice President - Global Operations and Customer Services

Jennifer Winter

2015 Senior Vice President - North America

Charles Marquis

73 1984 Lead Independent Director

William Shutzer

69 1984 Director

Rose Bravo

65 1997 Independent Director

Gary Costley

72 2007 Independent Director

Lawrence Fish

71 2008 Independent Director

Abby Kohnstamm

62 2001 Independent Director

Peter May

73 2008 Independent Director

Robert Singer

64 2011 Independent Director

Mark Aaron

Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Kowalski

Mr. Michael J. Kowalski serves as Chairman of the Board, Interim Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He was Non-Executive Chairman of Tiffany & Co. He succeeded William R. Chaney as Chairman at the end of Fiscal 2002 and as Chief Executive Officer in February 1999. Mr. Kowalski joined Tiffany in 1983 and was Chief Executive Officer from February 1999 until his retirement effective March 31, 2015. Mr. Kowalski also serves on the Board of Directors of the Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation is one of Tiffany & Co.’s principal banking relationships, serving as a co-syndication agent and lender under Tiffany & Co.'s revolving credit facilities, as the trustee under the indenture governing certain of Tiffany & Co.'s senior notes and as the trustee and investment manager for Tiffany’s Employee Pension Plan. The 2015 annual meeting of stockholders of the Bank of New York Mellon Corporation is scheduled to be held on April 14, 2015, and Mr. Kowalski is not standing for re-election to its Board of Directors at such meeting. Mr. Kowalski holds a B.S. from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.

Mark Erceg

Mr. Mark J. Erceg is appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company., effective October 18, 2016. Previously, Mr. Erceg has been employed at Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, where he has served as executive vice president and chief financial officer since May 2015. From 2010 - 2015, he was the chief financial officer for Masonite International Corporation. He began his career at The Procter & Gamble Company in 1992 where, over 18 years, he served in positions of increasing responsibility in finance, market strategy, customer response, general management and global investor relations.

Leigh Harlan

Ms. Leigh M. Harlan is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Ms. Harlan joined Tiffany in 2012 as Associate General Counsel. In May 2014, she was promoted to Senior Vice President–Secretary and General Counsel, with responsibility for the Company's worldwide legal affairs. Prior to joining Tiffany, Ms. Harlan was an attorney at the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, where she practiced corporate, transactional and finance law, from 2005 to 2012.

Victoria Berger-Gross

Dr. Victoria Berger-Gross is Senior Vice President - Global Human Resources of Tiffany & Co. She joined Tiffany in 2001 as Senior Vice President–Human Resources. Her current title is Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources.

Jean-Marc Bellaiche

Mr. Jean-Marc Bellaiche is Senior Vice President - Strategy and Business Development of the Company. Mr. Bellaiche joined Tiffany on June 2, 2014 as Senior Vice President – Strategy and Business Development, with responsibility for business initiatives outside of jewelry such as watches, leather goods, eyewear and fragrance. Mr. Bellaiche was elected as an executive officer of the Company effective April 1, 2015. Prior to joining Tiffany, Mr. Bellaiche held positions of increasing responsibility at the Boston Consulting Group from 1992 to 2014, where he was appointed as a partner and managing director in 2003 and senior partner and managing director – global leader, luxury fashion beauty and department stores, in 2010. In those roles, Mr. Bellaiche was responsible for leading and directing teams of worldwide consulting professionals as they designed and implemented long-term competitive business strategies for that company's clients.

Pamela Cloud

Ms. Pamela H. Cloud is Senior Vice President - Global Category Marketing. Ms. Cloud joined Tiffany in 1994 as an assistant buyer and has since advanced through positions of increasing management responsibility within the Merchandising Division. In 2007, she was promoted to Senior Vice President – Merchandising, responsible for all aspects of product planning and inventory management. In February 2016, Ms. Cloud was named Senior Vice President – Global Category Marketing, with responsibility for management of the Company's key product categories as well as global merchandising operations.

Philippe Galtie

Mr. Philippe Galtie is Senior Vice President - International of Tiffany & Co. Mr. Galtié joined Tiffany on August 17, 2015 as Senior Vice President – International, with responsibility for all sales channels in the Company's Asia Pacific, Europe, Japan and Emerging Markets regions, as well as oversight of global store design and planning, and global sales operations. In February 2016, Mr. Galtié also assumed responsibility for global customer and omnichannel management. Prior to joining Tiffany, Mr. Galtié held the role of International Retail Director at Cartier since 2011, where he was responsible for oversight of retail and client strategy, client relations and services, operations, store design and merchandising. Previously, Mr. Galtié served as country head or in other comparable senior positions at Cartier throughout Japan, Greater China and the Asia Pacific regions from 2000 to 2011.

Andrew Hart

Mr. Andrew W. Hart is Senior Vice President - Diamonds and Jewelry Supply of Tiffany & Co., since May 18, 2012. Mr. Hart joined Tiffany in 1999 as Director – Materials Management and advanced through positions of increasing management responsibility. In 2012, he was promoted to Senior Vice President –Diamonds and Gemstones, with responsibility for the Company’s global diamond and gemstone supply chain. In 2013, Mr. Hart assumed responsibility for jewelry manufacturing as well. His current title is Senior Vice President – Diamond and Jewelry Supply.

Caroline Naggiar

Ms. Caroline D. Naggiar is Senior Vice President - Chief Brand Officer of Tiffany & Co. Ms. Naggiar joined Tiffany in 1997 as Vice President – Marketing Communications. She was promoted to Senior Vice President, responsible for advertising and marketing, in 1998 and in 2007 she was assigned additional responsibility for the Public Relations department and named Chief Marketing Officer. In February 2016, Ms. Naggiar was named Senior Vice President – Chief Brand Officer, with responsibility for global brand management and creative production, global public relations and global creative visual merchandising.

John Petterson

Mr. John S. Petterson is Senior Vice President - Global Operations and Customer Services of Tiffany & Co. Mr. Petterson joined Tiffany in 1988 as a management associate and advanced through positions of increasing management responsibility. He was promoted to Senior Vice President–Corporate Sales in 1995. In 2001, Mr. Petterson assumed the role of Senior Vice President–Operations, with responsibility for worldwide distribution, customer service and security activities. His responsibilities were expanded in 2003 to include manufacturing operations. Since 2013, Mr. Petterson has led the Company's global operations and customer service activities as Senior Vice President–Global Operations and Customer Services.

Jennifer Winter

Ms. Jennifer de Winter joined Tiffany on March 1, 2015 as Senior Vice President – Northern America. She holds responsibility for all sales channels in the United States and Canada. In July 2015, her responsibilities were expanded, and she became responsible for all sales channels in the Company's Americas region. Ms. de Winter was designated an executive officer of the Company effective July 16, 2015. Prior to joining Tiffany, Ms. de Winter served as Executive Vice President, Stores at Saks Fifth Avenue from 2008 to 2013. Following the acquisition of Saks Fifth Avenue by Hudson's Bay Company in 2013, Ms. de Winter was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer of Saks Fifth Avenue and served in that role until 2015.

Charles Marquis

Mr. Charles K. Marquis is Lead Independent Director of Tiffany & Co. He has been a Senior Advisor to Investcorp International, Inc. since 1999. From 1974 through 1998, he was a partner in the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher L.L.P., where he practiced securities and mergers and acquisitions law. He was first elected a director of Tiffany & Co. in November 1984.

William Shutzer

Mr. William A. Shutzer is Director of Tiffany & Co. He has been a Senior Managing Director of Evercore Partners, a financial advisory and private equity firm, since 2004. He previously served as a Managing Director of Lehman Brothers from 2000 through 2003, a Partner in Thomas Weisel Partners LLC, a merchant banking firm, from 1999 through 2000, as Executive Vice President of ING Baring Furman Selz LLC from 1998 through 1999, President of Furman Selz Inc. from 1995 through 1997 and as a Managing Director of Lehman Brothers and its predecessors from 1978 through 1994. He was first elected a director of Tiffany & Co. in November 1984. Mr. Shutzer serves on the Board of Directors of ExamWorks Group, Inc. and Evercore Trust Company. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the following public company during the past five years: Mecklermedia Corporation (formerly known as Mediabistro Inc.).

Rose Bravo

Ms. Rose Marie Bravo, CBE, is an Independent Director of Tiffany & Co., since October 1997. Ms. Bravo previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Burberry Limited from 1997 until 2006 and as President of Saks Fifth Avenue from 1992 to 1997. Prior to Saks, Ms. Bravo held a series of merchandising jobs at Macy’s, culminating in the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer role at I. Magnin, which was a division of R. H. Macy & Co. Ms. Bravo also serves on the Board of Directors of Estee Lauder Companies Inc. and Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Gary Costley

Dr. Gary E. Costley, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of Tiffany & Company. since May 2007. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of International Multifoods Corporation, a manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer food and food service products, from November 1997 until his retirement in June 2004. Dr. Costley was Dean of the Graduate School of Management at Wake Forest University from 1995 until 1997. Dr. Costley held numerous positions at the Kellogg Company from 1970 until June 1994 when he was President of Kellogg North America. Dr. Costley serves on the Board of Directors of The Principal Financial Group and Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the following public company during the past five years: Covance Inc.

Lawrence Fish

Mr. Lawrence K. Fish is an Independent Director of Tiffany & Company. He retired as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (“Citizens”) in 2007. He served in that role since 2005, and before that as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Citizens from 1992. Mr. Fish is a member of the Corporation and Executive Committee of Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr. Fish serves as Chairman of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and as a member of the Board of Directors of Textron and National Bank Holdings. He also serves as a Trustee Emeritus of The Brookings Institution and a Director of Management Sciences for Health. Mr. Fish was first elected a director of Tiffany & Co. in May 2008.

Abby Kohnstamm

Ms. Abby F. Kohnstamm is an Independent Director of Tiffany & Co. She is Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Pitney Bowes. In this role, she oversees all of Pitney Bowes's marketing and communications worldwide, as well as citizenship and philanthropy. Before joining Pitney Bowes in June 2013, Ms. Kohnstamm was the President and founder of Abby F. Kohnstamm & Associates, Inc., a marketing and consulting firm. Prior to establishing her company in January 2006, Ms. Kohnstamm served as Senior Vice President, Marketing (Chief Marketing Officer) of IBM Corporation from 1993 through 2005. Before joining IBM, Ms. Kohnstamm held a number of senior marketing positions at American Express from 1979 through 1993. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Roundabout Theatre Company and is a Trustee Emeritus of Tufts University after serving 10 years on the Board of Trustees. She became a director of Tiffany & Co. in July 2001. Ms. Kohnstamm also served on the Board of Directors of the following public companies during the past five years: The Progressive Corporation and World Fuel Services Corporation. She holds a B.A. from Tufts University, an M.A. in Education from New York University and an M.B.A. from New York University.

Peter May

Mr. Peter W. May is an Independent Director of Tiffany & Co. He has been President and a founding partner of Trian Fund Management, L.P., a New York-based asset management firm, since 2005. Mr. May also serves as non-executive Vice Chairman and as a member of the Board of Directors of The Wendy’s Company (formerly Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. and previously Triarc Companies, Inc. ("Triarc")). Mr. May served as a director of Deerfield Capital Corp. from December 2007 to June 2010. Mr. May also served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Triarc from April 1993 through June 2007. From 1983 to December 1988, Mr. May served as President and Chief Operating Officer and a director of Triangle Industries, Inc., which, through wholly-owned subsidiaries, was, at the time, a manufacturer of packaging products (through American National Can Company), copper electrical wire and cable and steel conduit and currency and coin handling products. Mr. May holds A.B. and M.B.A. degrees from the University of Chicago and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive). Mr. May also holds an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from The Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University. Mr. May was first elected a director of Tiffany & Co. in May 2008.

Robert Singer

Mr. Robert S. Steven Singer serves as the Independent Director of Tiffany and Co. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Barilla Holding S.p.A, a major Italian food company, from January 2006 to April 2009. From May 2004 to September 2005, Mr. Singer served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., an American clothing retailer. Prior to joining Abercrombie, Mr. Singer served as Chief Financial Officer of Gucci Group NV, a leading luxury goods company, from September 1995 to April 2004. From 1987 to 1995, Mr. Singer was a Partner at Coopers & Lybrand. From April 2006 to April 2010, Mr. Singer was a director and the chairman of the compensation committee of Benetton S.p.A. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Singer served on the Board of Directors of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Inc., and as Chairman of the audit committee from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Singer currently serves on the board of directors of several non-public companies. He has been a director of the following public companies during the past five years: Mead Johnson Nutrition since February 2009 and Coty Inc. since January 2010. Coty Inc. was privately held until June 2013 when it became a publicly traded company listed on the NYSE. Mr. Singer is a member of Coty Inc.'s Board of Directors and Chairman of its Audit Committee. Mr. Singer was first elected a director of Tiffany & Co. in May 2012. Key Skills: accounting, global retail, financial and general management of luxury good brands.

Mark Aaron