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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kevin Plank

43 2013 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Lawrence Molloy

54 2016 Chief Financial Officer

Matthew Mirchin

56 2014 President , North America

Kerry Chandler

51 2015 Chief Human Resource Officer

James Hardy

56 2015 Executive Vice President - Global Operations

Paul Fipps

43 2015 Chief Information Officer

Kip Fulks

43 2015 Chief Marketing Officer

Karl-Heinz Maurath

54 2015 Chief Revenue Officer

Henry Stafford

41 2014 Chief Merchandising Officer

Robin Thurston

43 2014 Chief Digital Officer

Alvin Krongard

79 2006 Lead Independent Director

Byron Adams

61 2013 Director

George Bodenheimer

57 2014 Independent Director

Douglas Coltharp

54 2004 Independent Director

Anthony Deering

71 2008 Independent Director

Karen Katz

59 2014 Independent Director

William McDermott

54 2005 Independent Director

Eric Olson

64 2012 Independent Director

Harvey Sanders

66 2004 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kevin Plank

Mr. Kevin A. Plank is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Under Armour Inc. since 1996. Mr. Plank also serves on the Board of Directors of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame, Inc. and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Maryland College Park Foundation.

Lawrence Molloy

Mr. Lawrence P. (Chip) Molloy is Chief Financial Officer of the Company., effective January 19, 2016. Prior to joining our Company, he served as Senior Advisor to Roark Capital Group, a private equity firm from October 2014 to December 2015. Prior thereto, Mr. Molloy served as Special Advisor to PetSmart, Inc. from June 2013 to April 2014, and had previously served as Chief Financial Officer of PetSmart from September 2007 to June 2013. Prior thereto, he worked with Circuit City Stores, Inc., and served as Chief Financial Officer of Retail from 2006 to 2007, Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis from 2004 to 2006 and Director of Financial Planning and Analysis from 2003 to 2004. Prior to Circuit City, he served in various leadership, planning and strategy roles for Capital One Financial Corporation, AGL Capital Investments, LLC, Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group and the U.S. Navy. He served ten years in the Navy as a fighter pilot, later retiring from the Navy Reserve with a rank of Commander.

Matthew Mirchin

Mr. Matthew C. Mirchin is President , North America of Under Armour Inc., effective December 2014. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President, Global Marketing from October 2013 to November 2014, Senior Vice President, Global Brand and Sports Marketing from March 2012 to September 2013 and Senior Vice President of Sports Marketing from January 2010 to February 2012. He also held various senior management positions in Sales from May 2005 to December 2009. Prior to joining our Company, Mr. Mirchin served as President of Retail and Team Sports from 2002 to 2005 and President of Team Sports from 2001 to 2002 for Russell Athletic. Prior to joining Russell Athletic, Mr. Mirchin served in various capacities at the Champion Division of Sara Lee Corporation from 1994 to 2001 and started his career with the NBA.

Kerry Chandler

Ms. Kerry D. Chandler is Chief Human Resource Officer of Under Armour Inc. effective January 2015. Prior to joining our Company, she served as Global Head of Human Resources for Christie’s International from February 2014 to November 2014. Prior thereto, Ms. Chandler served as the Executive Vice President of Human Resources for the National Basketball Association from January 2011 to January 2014 and Senior Vice President of Human Resources from October 2007 to December 2010. Ms. Chandler also held executive positions in human resources for the Walt Disney Company, including Senior Vice President of Human Resources for ESPN. Prior to that, Ms. Chandler also held various senior management positions in Human Resources for IBM, and Motorola, Inc. and she began her career at the McDonnell Douglas Corporation.

James Hardy

Mr. James H. Hardy, Jr., has been Executive Vice President of Global Operations since March 2015. Prior to that, he served as Chief Supply Chain Officer from April 2012 to February 2015. Prior to joining , he served as Senior Vice President of Operations for Hospira, a leading manufacturer of pharmaceutical products, from January 2011 to April 2012 and as Corporate Vice President of Supply Chain from October 2009 to December 2010. Prior thereto, Mr. Hardy served as Senior Vice President of Supply Chain for Dial Corporation from October 2007 to October 2009, as Executive Vice President of Product Supply for ConAgra Foods, Inc. from 2005 to 2007 and held various supply chain management leadership positions at The Clorox Company and The Procter & Gamble Company.

Paul Fipps

Mr. Paul Fipps is Chief Information Officer of the Company. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President of Global Operations from January 2014 to February 2015. Prior to joining Company, he served as Chief Information Officer and Corporate Vice President of Business Services at The Charmer Sunbelt Group (CSG), a leading distributor of fine wines, spirits, beer, bottled water and other beverages from May 2009 to December 2013, as Vice President of Business Services from January 2007 to April 2009 and in other leadership positions from 1998 to 2007.

Kip Fulks

Mr. Kip J. Fulks is Chief Marketing Officer of Company since November 2015. Prior to that, he served as President of Footwear and Innovation from March 2015 to October 2015, Chief Operating Officer from September 2011 to February 2015 and as President of Product from October 2013 to November 2014. Prior thereto, Mr. Fulks served as Executive Vice President of Product from January 2011 to August 2011 and Senior Vice President of Outdoor and Innovation from March 2008 to December 2010. He also held various senior management positions in Outdoor, Sourcing, Quality Assurance and Product Development from 1997 to February 2008.

Karl-Heinz Maurath

Mr. Karl-Heinz (Charlie) Maurath has been Chief Revenue Officer since November 2015 of the Company. Prior thereto he served as President of International from September 2012 to October 2015. Prior to joining our Company, he served for 22 years in various leadership positions with Adidas, including Senior Vice President, Adidas Group Latin America, from 2003 to 2012 with overall responsibility for Latin America including the Reebok and Taylor Made businesses and Vice President, Adidas Nordic, from 2000 to 2003 responsible for its business in the Nordic region and the Baltic states. Prior thereto, Mr. Maurath served in other management positions for Adidas, including Managing Director of its business in Sweden and Thailand and Area Manager of sales and marketing for its distributor and licensee businesses in Scandinavia and Latin America. Mr. Maurath, in his capacity a former director of a subsidiary of Adidas, is currently named as a defendant in a criminal tax investigation by regulatory authorities in Argentina related to certain tax matters of the Adidas subsidiary in 2006. In November 2013, the court ruled that there were currently no grounds upon which to indict Mr. Maurath. Although the case remains open pending a final.

Henry Stafford

Mr. Henry B. Stafford is no-longer Chief Merchandising Officer of Under Armour Inc. effective July 2016. Prior to that, he served as President of North America from October 2013 to November 2014, Senior Vice President of Apparel, Outdoor & Accessories from September 2011 to September 2013 and as Senior Vice President of Apparel from June 2010 to August 2011. Prior to joining our company, he worked with American Eagle Outfitters as Senior Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer of The AE Brand from April 2007 to May 2010, General Merchandise Manager and Senior Vice President of Men’s and AE Canadian Division from April 2005 to March 2007 and General Merchandise Manager and Vice President of Men’s from September 2003 to March 2005. Prior thereto, Mr. Stafford served in a variety of capacities for Old Navy from 1998 to 2003, including Divisional Merchandising Manager for Men’s Tops from 2001 to 2003, and served as a buyer for Abercrombie and Fitch from 1996 to 1998.

Robin Thurston

Mr. Robin Thurston has resigned as Chief Digital Officer of the company., effective July 2016 . Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President of Digital from December 2013 to November 2014. Mr. Thurston joined Company in December 2013 when Under Armour acquired MapMyFitness, Inc. Mr. Thurston co-founded MapMyFitness in February 2007, and built it into one of the world’s largest open fitness tracking platforms. Prior thereto, Mr. Thurston worked in the investment management industry.

Alvin Krongard

Mr. Alvin Bernard Krongard is Lead Independent Director of Under Armour, Inc. Mr. Krongard served as Executive Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from 2001 to 2004 and as counselor to the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from 1998 to 2001. Mr. Krongard previously served in various capacities at Alex.Brown, Incorporated, including as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board. Upon the merger of Alex.Brown with Bankers Trust Corporation in September 1997, Mr. Krongard became Vice Chairman of the Board of Bankers Trust and served in such capacity until joining the Central Intelligence Agency in 2001. Mr. Krongard serves on the Board of Directors of Iridium Communications, Inc. and is a member of its compensation committee and Chairman of its nominating and corporate governance committee, serves on the Board of Directors of Apollo Global Management and is a member of its audit committee and serves on the Board of Directors of Seventy Seven Energy and is Chairman of its nominating and corporate governance committee.

Byron Adams

Mr. Byron K. Adams, Jr., is the Director of Under Armour, Inc. Mr. Adams served as Senior Advisor to Chairman from October 2013 to November 2014 and as Chief Performance Officer of Under Armour from October 2011 to September 2013, with primary responsibility for the development of company-wide business strategy, human resources and organizational alignment and processes. Prior to joining Company, Mr. Adams founded and was a managing director of Rosewood Capital, LLC from 1985 to September 2011. Rosewood Capital is a private equity firm focused on consumer brands that, through its affiliates, was the institutional investor in company prior to initial public offering. At Rosewood Capital, Mr. Adams was primarily responsible for assisting management teams in the development of their business strategies and organizations. Currently, Mr. Adams serves as Advisor to Anthos Capital, L.P. and Morgan Stanley Ventures, venture funds specializing in growth capital investments.

George Bodenheimer

Mr. George W. Bodenheimer is Independent Director of the Company since August 2014. Mr. Bodenheimer served as Executive Chairman of ESPN, Inc., a multimedia, multinational sports entertainment company from January 2012 to June 2014. Prior thereto, he served as Co-Chairman of Disney Media Networks from April 2004 to January 2012, President of ABC Sports from March 2003 to January 2012 and President of ESPN from November 1998 to January 2012. With ESPN since 1981, Mr. Bodenheimer served in a variety of senior sales and marketing positions prior to his appointment as President. Mr. Bodenheimer serves on the Board of Directors of Sirius XM Holdings, Inc. and is a member of its compensation committee.

Douglas Coltharp

Mr. Douglas E. Coltharp is the Independent Director of Under Armour, Inc. Since May 2010, Mr. Coltharp has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of HealthSouth Corporation. Prior thereto, Mr. Coltharp served as a partner at Arlington Capital Advisors and Arlington Investment Partners, a Birmingham, Alabama based financial advisory and private equity business from May 2007 to April 2010 and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Saks Incorporated and its predecessor organization from 1996 to May 2007. Within the past five years, Mr. Coltharp served on the Board of Directors of Rue 21, Inc. and Ares Capital Corporation.

Anthony Deering

Mr. Anthony W. Deering is Independent Director of Under Armour, Inc. Since 2005, Mr. Deering has served as Chairman of Exeter Capital, LLC, a private investment firm. Prior thereto, Mr. Deering served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of The Rouse Company, a large publicly-traded national real estate company, from 1997 to 2004. With The Rouse Company since 1972, Mr. Deering previously had served as Vice President and Treasurer, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Deering serves on the Board of Directors of Brixmor Property Group, Inc., and is a member of its Audit Committee. Mr. Deering also serves as Lead Independent Director on the Boards of the T. Rowe Price Mutual Funds (which includes 166 mutual funds) and is a member of the Deutsche Bank Americas Regional Client Advisory Board. Within the past five years, Mr. Deering served on the Board of Directors of Vornado Realty Trust.

Karen Katz

Ms. Karen W. Katz is Independent Director of Under Armour, Inc. Ms. Katz has served as President and CEO and a member of the Board of Directors of Neiman Marcus Group LTD LLC since 2010. Neiman Marcus Group is an international multi-brand omnichannel retailer whose portfolio of brands includes Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman and mytheresa.com. Since joining Neiman Marcus in 1985, Ms. Katz has served in key executive and leadership roles in the company’s merchant, stores and eCommerce organizations as Executive Vice President - Stores, a member of the Office of the Chairman of Neiman Marcus Group, and President, Neiman Marcus Online, and President and CEO, Neiman Marcus Stores.

William McDermott

Mr. William R. McDermott is Independent Director of Under Armour, Inc. Mr. McDermott has served as Chief Executive Officer of SAP SE since May 2014 and Executive Board Member of SAP SE since 2010. Mr. McDermott served as Co-Chief Executive Officer of SAP SE from February 2010 to May 2014 and prior thereto as President of Global Field Operations and Chief Executive Officer of SAP Americas & Asia Pacific Japan. SAP is a business software company that provides collaborative business solutions to companies of all sizes. Prior to joining SAP in 2002, Mr. McDermott served as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales Operations at Siebel Systems from 2001 to 2002, and President of Gartner, Inc. from 2000 to 2001. Mr. McDermott rose through the ranks at Xerox from 1983 to 2000. In his last leadership position at Xerox, Mr. McDermott served as a division President and Corporate Officer from 1997 to 2000. Mr. McDermott is currently serving on the Board of Directors of ANSYS, Inc., a provider of engineering and simulation software and technologies, and as a member of its compensation and Chairman of its nominating and corporate governance committees. Within the past five years, Mr. McDermott served on the Board of Directors of PAETEC Holding Corp.

Eric Olson

Adm. (Retd.) Eric T. Olson is Independent Director of Under Armour, Inc., since July 1, 2012. Admiral Olson retired from the United States Navy in 2011 as a full Admiral after 38 years of military service. He served in special operations units throughout his career, during which he earned a Master’s Degree in National Security Affairs and was awarded several decorations for leadership and valor including the Defense Distinguished Service Medal and the Silver Star. Admiral Olson was the first Navy SEAL officer to be promoted to three- and four-star ranks. Admiral Olson’s career culminated as the head of the United States Special Operations Command from July 2007 to August 2011, where he was responsible for the mission readiness of all Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps special operations forces. In this capacity, he led over 60,000 people and managed an annual budget in excess of ten billion dollars. As President and Managing Member of ETO Group, LLC since September 2011, Admiral Olson is now an independent national security consultant who supports a wide range of private and public sector organizations. Admiral Olson serves on the Board of Directors of Iridium Communications, Inc. and is a member of its nominating and corporate governance committee and also serves as a Director of the non-profit Special Operations Warrior Foundation.

Harvey Sanders

Mr. Harvey L. Sanders is Independent Director of Under Armour, Inc. Mr. Sanders is the former Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer and President of Nautica Enterprises, Inc. He served as Chairman from 1993 to 2003 and as Chief Executive Officer and President from 1977 to 2003, until VF Corporation acquired Nautica Enterprises, Inc. in 2003. Mr. Sanders currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Boomer Esiason Foundation for Cystic Fibrosis and the Starlight Starbright Foundation and as a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Maryland College Park Foundation.