People: Tiffany & Co (TIF)

TIF on New York Consolidated

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15 Sep 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Kowalski

2003 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Frederic Cumenal

54 2013 President, Director

Ralph Nicoletti

56 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Beth Canavan

59 2000 Executive Vice President

Jon King

57 2003 Executive Vice President

Caroline Naggiar

56 2007 Chief Marketing Officer, Senior Vice President

Patrick Dorsey

63 1985 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Victoria Berger-Gross

58 2011 Senior Vice President - Global Human Resources

Pamela Cloud

44 2007 Senior Vice President - Merchandising

Andrew Hart

46 2012 Senior Vice President - Diamonds and Gemstones

John Petterson

55 2013 Senior Vice President - Global Operations and Customer Services

Charles Marquis

71 1984 Lead Independent Director

William Shutzer

67 1984 Director

Rose Bravo

63 1997 Independent Director

Gary Costley

70 2007 Independent Director

Lawrence Fish

69 2008 Independent Director

Abby Kohnstamm

60 2001 Independent Director

Peter May

71 2008 Independent Director

Robert Singer

62 2011 Independent Director

Mark Aaron

Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Kowalski

Mr. Michael J. Kowalski is 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. Prior to his appointment as President in January 1996, he was an Executive Vice President of Tiffany & Co., a position he had held since March 1992. Mr. Kowalski also served as Tiffany & Co.’s Chief Operating Officer from January 1997 until his appointment as Chief Executive Officer. He became a director of Tiffany & Co. in January 1995. Mr. Kowalski also serves on the Board of The Bank of New York Mellon. The Bank of New York Mellon is Tiffany’s principal banking relationship, serving as Administrative Agent and a lender under a Revolving Credit Facility, and as the trustee and an investment manager for Tiffany’s employee pension plan. Mr. Kowalski holds a B.S. from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School. He has been a director of the following public companies during the past five years: Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Key Skills: merchandising, management, strategic planning and motivation.

Frederic Cumenal

Mr. Frederic Cumenal is appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Tiffany & Co., effective April 1, 2015. In September 2013, Mr. Cumenal was appointed president of Registrant, with responsibilities for worldwide sales and distribution as well as Registrant’s design, merchandising and marketing functions. At that time he was also appointed to a newly created seat on the Board. Mr. Cumenal initially joined Registrant in March 2011 as an executive vice president with responsibilities for sales and distribution. In the preceding 15 years, he held senior leadership positions in LVMH Group’s wine and spirits businesses, most recently as president and chief executive officer of Moët & Chandon, S.A. Mr. Cumenal previously served as chief executive officer of Domaine Chandon, and was managing director of Moët Hennessy Europe.

Ralph Nicoletti

Mr. Ralph Nicoletti has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Tiffany & Co., effective April 2, 2014. Prior to joining the Registrant, Mr. Nicoletti held the role of executive vice president and chief financial officer for Cigna Corporation, the global health services and insurance company from 2011 to 2013, and for Alberto Culver, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of health and beauty products, from 2007 to 2011. Previously, Mr. Nicoletti held a number of financial management positions at Kraft Foods, Inc. during his tenure there from 1979 to 2007.

Beth Canavan

Mrs. Beth O. Canavan is an Executive Vice President of Tiffany & Co. Mrs. Canavan joined Tiffany in 1987 as Director of New Store Development. She later held the positions of Vice President, Retail Sales Development, Vice President and General Manager of the New York flagship store and Eastern Regional Vice President. In 1997, she assumed the position of Senior Vice President for U.S. Retail. In 2000, she was promoted to Executive Vice President responsible for retail sales activities in the U.S. and Canada and retail store expansion. In 2001, Mrs. Canavan assumed additional responsibility for direct sales and business-to-business sales activities in the Americas and in 2010 also assumed responsibility for sales in Latin/South America. In 2013, Mrs. Canavan will transition from her current responsibilities to establish and lead a specialized selling organization focused on growth of high end statement jewelry sales.

Jon King

Mr. Jon M. King is Executive Vice President of Tiffany & Co. Mr. King joined Tiffany in 1990 as a jewelry buyer and held various positions in the Merchandising Division, assuming responsibility for product development in 2002 as Group Vice President. In 2003, he was promoted to Senior Vice President–Merchandising. In 2006, he was promoted to Executive Vice President. From that time through 2012, Mr. King had responsibility for Merchandising, Marketing and Public Relations. Currently, Mr. King leads the Company’s product design and store design activities.

Caroline Naggiar

Ms. Caroline D. Naggiar is Chief Marketing Officer, Senior Vice President of Tiffany & Co. Ms. Naggiar joined Tiffany in 1997 as Vice President–Marketing Communications. She assumed her current role and responsibilities as head of advertising and marketing in 1998 and, in 2007 she was assigned additional responsibility for the Public Relations department and named Chief Marketing Officer.

Patrick Dorsey

Mr. Patrick B. Dorsey is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Tiffany & Co. Mr. Dorsey joined Tiffany in 1985 as General Counsel and Secretary.

Victoria Berger-Gross

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

Pamela Cloud

Ms. Pamela H. Cloud is Senior Vice President - Merchandising of Tiffany & Co. 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.

Andrew Hart

Mr. Andrew W. Hart is Senior Vice President - Diamonds and Gemstones 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. He was promoted to Vice President–Diamonds and Gemstones in 2002. In 2012, he was promoted to Senior Vice President–Diamonds and Gemstones. He is responsible for the Company’s global diamond and gemstone supply chain, and in 2013, assumed responsibility for jewelry manufacturing as well with the title of Senior Vice President–Manufacturing, Diamonds and Gemstones

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. Currently, Mr. Petterson leads the Company's global operations and customer service activities as Senior Vice President–Global Operations and Customer Services.

Charles Marquis

Mr. Charles K. Marquis is Lead Independent Director of Tiffany & Co. He is a Senior Advisor to Investcorp International, Inc. 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 elected a director of Tiffany & Co. in 1984. He has been a director of the following public companies during the past five years: CSK Auto. Key Skills: finance, risk analysis, crisis management and investor relations.

William Shutzer

Mr. William A. Shutzer is Director of Tiffany & Co. He is a Senior Managing Director of Evercore Partners, a financial advisory and private equity firm. 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 elected a director of the Company in 1984. Mr. Shutzer is also a member of the Board of Directors of WebMedia Brands Inc. (formerly known as Jupiter Media Corp.) and ExamWorks Group, Inc. He was a member of the Board of Directors of American Financial Group from 2003 to 2006. He has been a director of the following public companies during the past five years: CSK Auto (2002-2008) and Turbochef Technologies (2003-2009). Key Skills: finance, investor relations and strategic development.

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 serves on the Board of Directors of Estee Lauder Companies Inc. and on the Compensation and its Stock Option Subcommittee of that Board. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. and its Compensation Committee. Key Skills: brand management, merchandising and product development.

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. He is a director of three other public companies: The Principal Financial Group, Covance Inc. and Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. He has been a director of the following public companies during the past five years: Pharmacopeia and Accelysis. Key Skills: multi-divisional operations, global management, marketing and manufacturing.

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 and an Overseer Emeritus of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. He serves as Chairman of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, on the board of Textron and as Chairman of its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and on the board of National Bank Holdings. He also serves as a Trustee Emeritus of The Brookings Institution. Mr. Fish was first elected a director of the Company in May 2008. He has been a director of the following public companies during the past five years: Royal Bank of Scotland. Key Skills: risk analysis, finance, brand management and community banking.

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 marketing and communications worldwide, citizenship and philanthropy, as well as government and regulatory affairs. 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. In that capacity, she had overall responsibility for all aspects of marketing across IBM on a global basis. A few of Ms. Kohnstamm’s major accomplishments at IBM included developing IBM’s first professional marketing function and key marketing processes, as well as repositioning and relaunching the IBM brand from a weakened position to one of today’s top global brands. 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. She has been a director 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. Key Skills: brand management, global management, strategic planning and media management.

Peter May

Mr. Peter W. May is an Independent Director of Tiffany & Co. He is President and a founding partner of Trian Fund Management, L.P., a New York-based asset management firm. Mr. May also serves as non-executive Vice Chairman and a director of The Wendy’s Company (formerly Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. and previously Triarc Companies, Inc. (“Triarc”)) (NASDAQ GS:WEN). Mr. May served as a director of Deerfield Capital Corp. (NASDAQ CM:DFR) from December 2007 to June 2010, and as a director of Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ GS:ECPG) from February 1998 to May 2007. Mr. May also served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Triarc from April 1993 through June 2007. Prior to joining Triarc, Mr. May was President and Chief Operating Officer of Trian Group, Limited Partnership, which provided investment banking and management services for entities controlled by him and Nelson Peltz. 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 is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, a Trustee of the University of Chicago, a Trustee of Carnegie Hall and a Trustee of the New York Philharmonic, and a partner of the Partnership for New York City. Mr. May holds AB and MBA degrees from the University of Chicago and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive). Mr. May was first elected a director of Tiffany & Co. in May 2008. Key Skills: multi-divisional operations, brand management, investor relations and finance.

Robert Singer

Mr. Robert 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

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