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Urban Outfitters Inc (URBN.OQ)

URBN.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Hayne

69 2016 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

David McCreight

54 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer - Anthropologie Group

Francis Conforti

41 2012 Chief Financial Officer

Margaret Hayne

58 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Free People Brand; Chief Creative Officer, Urban Outfitters, Inc.; Director

Trish Donnelly

50 2016 Chief Executive Officer - Urban Outfitters Group

Calvin Hollinger

52 2015 Chief Operating Officer

Azeez Hayne

40 2015 General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Robert Strouse

68 2015 Lead Independent Director

Scott Galloway

52 2016 Director

Edward Antoian

61 2011 Independent Director

Scott Belair

69 1976 Independent Director

Harry Cherken

67 1989 Independent Director

Elizabeth Lambert

53 2014 Independent Director

Joel Lawson

69 1985 Independent Director

Oona McCullough

Director of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Richard Hayne

Mr. Richard A. Hayne is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. R. Hayne co-founded Urban Outfitters in 1970. He has been Chairman of the Board of Directors since the Company’s incorporation in 1976 and, until February 2016, also served as the Company’s President. Mr. R. Hayne served as the Company’s principal executive officer until 2007 and again beginning in January 2012. Margaret A. Hayne, Chief Executive Officer of Free People, Chief Creative Officer of Urban Outfitters, Inc. and a director of the Company, is Mr. R. Hayne’s spouse. Mr. R. Hayne’s long tenure leading the Company as Chairman of the Board of Directors, his tenure as principal executive officer, and his exceptional leadership skills make him uniquely qualified to serve as a director.

David McCreight

Mr. David W. McCreight President of the Company and Chief Executive Officer of Anthropologie Group, a subsidiary of the Company. Mr. McCreight joined the Company in November 2011 as Chief Executive Officer of Anthropologie Group and was named President of Urban Outfitters, Inc. in February 2016. Previously, Mr. McCreight served as President of Under Armour from 2008 until 2010 and President of Lands’ End from 2005 until 2008. Mr. McCreight also held the positions of Executive Vice-President and Senior Vice-President at Lands’ End from 2003 until 2005. Mr. McCreight also served as Senior Vice-President of Disney Stores from 2001 until 2003. Previously, Mr. McCreight had been President of Smith & Hawken. His early merchant career exposed him to various merchant organizations and philosophies.

Francis Conforti

Mr. Francis J. Conforti, CPA, is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Conforti joined the Company in March 2007 as Director of Finance and SEC Reporting. After being promoted to Controller and then to Chief Accounting Officer, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer in April 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Conforti, a Certified Public Accountant, worked for AlliedBarton Security Services, LLC for five years, serving as Controller for three years. Mr. Conforti began his career at KPMG in 1998 where he held various audit roles.

Margaret Hayne

Ms. Margaret A. Hayne is Chief Executive Officer, Free People Brand; Chief Creative Officer, Urban Outfitters, Inc.; Director of the Company. Ms. Hayne joined the Company in August 1982. She is a 41-year veteran of the retail and wholesale industry and has served as Chief Executive Officer of Free People since August 2016 and as Chief Creative Officer of Urban Outfitters, Inc. since November 2013. Ms. Hayne previously served as President of Free People from March 2007 until August 2016. Richard A. Hayne, the Company’s current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is Ms. Hayne’s spouse. As an employee of the Company for over 30 years and a director since 2013, Ms. Hayne brings a wealth of both Company-specific and industry-wide knowledge and experience to the Board of Directors.

Trish Donnelly

Ms. Trish Donnelly is Chief Executive Officer - Urban Outfitters Group of the Company. Ms. Donnelly joined the Company in July 2014 as North American Brand President, Urban Outfitters Group and was promoted to Chief Executive Officer of Urban Outfitters Group in February 2016. Prior to joining the Company Ms. Donnelly served as President of Steven Alan from 2011-2014. Previously, Ms. Donnelly spent more than seven years at J. Crew as the Executive Vice President of J. Crew Direct. Ms. Donnelly began her career in various merchandising roles at Ralph Lauren.

Calvin Hollinger

Mr. Calvin Hollinger is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Hollinger joined the Company in November 2004 as Chief Information Officer. Mr. Hollinger joined the Company in November 2004 as Chief Information Officer. He was subsequently promoted to Chief Administrative Officer and then assumed his current role of Chief Operating Officer in 2015. In his current role, he is responsible for overseeing the Company’s information technology, logistics, construction and facilities, talent acquisition and executive development, compensation and customer contact center. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Hollinger held various senior leadership roles at Gap Inc.

Azeez Hayne

Mr. Azeez Hayne is the General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. Before joining the Company, Mr. A. Hayne joined the Company in February 2015 as Associate General Counsel and was appointed General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in June 2015. Before joining the Company, Mr. A. Hayne worked for Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, serving as a partner in their Labor & Employment Practice Group from October 2010 through January 2015. After graduating from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2001, Mr. A. Hayne began his legal career in Pepper Hamilton LLP’s Commercial Litigation department before moving to Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP in July 2003. Richard A. Hayne, the Company’s current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is Mr. A. Hayne’s uncle.

Robert Strouse

Mr. Robert H. Strouse is an Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Strouse serves as President of Wind River Holdings, L.P. (“Wind River”), which oversees a diversified group of privately owned industrial and service businesses. Mr. Strouse joined Wind River in 1998. Through his experience with this private investment company, Mr. Strouse brings to the Board of Directors experience in strategic planning, budgeting, talent recruitment and development, risk management and corporate development activities. Prior to joining Wind River, Mr. Strouse was a corporate lawyer whose practice focused on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and SEC reporting. Mr. Strouse also serves as a director of a number of privately owned companies

Scott Galloway

Mr. Scott Galloway is Director of the Company. He is a Clinical Professor of Marketing at NYU Stern School of Business, where he has taught since 2002. He currently teaches brand strategy and digital marketing. His teaching is rooted in years of experience as a marketing practitioner and entrepreneur. Mr. Galloway’s niche in the field is digital marketing, with his most influential contribution being the Digital IQ index, an assessment and ranking of luxury brands on the basis of mobile, social media, and digital marketing. In 2010, he founded L2, a subscription business intelligence firm for luxury brands and serves as chairman of its board. Mr. Galloway is also the founder of several other firms, including RedEnvelope Inc. and Prophet Brand Strategy, Inc. With respect to those firms, Mr. Galloway managed outside financing rounds, grew revenues and played an integral role in each entity’s ultimate sale. He also holds an MBA degree. Mr. Galloway’s years of experience as a marketing practitioner and entrepreneur lend valuable expertise to the Board of Directors.

Edward Antoian

Mr. Edward N. Antoian is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Antoian is a partner of and Chief Investment Officer for Zeke Capital Advisors, a financial advisory firm. He is also employed by Chartwell Investment Partners, an investment advisory firm, where he has worked since its inception in 1997. In addition, Mr. Antoian is the General Partner of Zeke, L.P., a privately offered long-short equity hedge fund. From 1984 until 1997, Mr. Antoian was the Senior Portfolio Manager of Delaware Management Co. Prior to that, Mr. Antoian worked at E.F. Hutton in Institutional Sales and as a certified public accountant for Price Waterhouse. Mr. Antoian holds an MBA in Finance and has financial and investment experience as a result of his experience as a CPA, financial advisor and portfolio manager. Mr. Antoian also serves as a director of a not-for-profit entity. Mr. Antoian brings his in-depth understanding of, and expertise in, finance and accounting to the Board of Directors.

Scott Belair

Mr. Scott A. Belair is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Belair co-founded Urban Outfitters in 1970 and has not been an employee since 1971, prior to incorporation of the Company in 1976. He has served as Principal of The ZAC Group, a financial advisory firm, since 1989. Previously, he was a managing director of Drexel Burnham Lambert Incorporated. Mr. Belair is also an advisory director of M&T Bank (NYSE: MTB) (formerly Hudson City Bancorp, Inc. and Hudson City Savings Bank). He holds an MBA degree and has financial and investment expertise, including financial reporting expertise, as a result of his significant experience as a CPA, financial advisor, and former chief financial officer in the financial services industry. As a co-founder of the Company, Mr. Belair has been involved with the Company from its inception and accordingly has a comprehensive understanding of and perspective on its overall business and strategic direction.

Harry Cherken

Mr. Harry S. Cherken, Jr., is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Cherken has been a partner of the law firm of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania since 1984, is a former managing partner of that firm, and previously served as either Chair or Co-Chair of its Real Estate Group for 15 years. As a real estate lawyer with over 40 years’ experience representing public and private companies in the acquisition, construction, development, financing, leasing, management, consolidation, and disposition of commercial real estate, he has extensive experience with various types of real estate transactions and retail leases, including negotiating real estate transactions and leases on behalf of the Company nearly from its inception. Mr. Cherken also holds a Masters in Liberal Arts degree and serves as a trustee of various not-for-profit entities and academic institutions.

Elizabeth Lambert

Ms. Elizabeth Ann Lambert is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Lambert is the founder and a partner of Bunkhouse Group, LLC, a hospitality management company. In 2006, Ms. Lambert formed Bunkhouse Group, LLC to oversee a growing portfolio of eclectic hotels and coffee shops. Bunkhouse currently operates the Hotel San José, the Hotel Saint Cecilia, three Jo’s Coffee shops, the Hotel Havana and El Cosmico, an 18-acre vintage trailer, tepee, tent hotel and event space. Prior to her experience as a hotelier, Ms. Lambert worked as a prosecutor in the New York County District Attorney’s office and the Austin, Texas Attorney General’s office. Currently, Ms. Lambert also serves on the Board of Directors of the National Council on Crime & Delinquency. Ms. Lambert’s experience growing a design-centric and customer-focused hospitality company from the ground up gives her a unique perspective and set of skills to contribute to the Board of Directors.

Joel Lawson

Mr. Joel S. Lawson, III, is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Lawson is an independent consultant and private investor. From November 2001 until November 2003, he also served as Executive Director of M&A International Inc., a global organization of merger and acquisition advisory firms. From 1980 until November 2001, Mr. Lawson was Chief Executive Officer of Howard, Lawson & Co., an investment banking and corporate finance firm. Howard, Lawson & Co. became an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of FleetBoston Financial Corporation in March 2001. As the former Chief Executive Officer of an investment banking and corporate finance firm, Mr. Lawson has extensive experience in financial and investment matters, including financial reporting expertise. In addition, as the former Executive Director of a global organization of merger and acquisition advisory firms, he has specialized knowledge regarding mergers and acquisitions. He also holds an MBA degree and serves as a director of various not-for-profit entities.

Oona McCullough

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Richard Hayne

369,473

David McCreight

8,113,200

Francis Conforti

1,956,320

Margaret Hayne

537,570

Trish Donnelly

2,371,040

Calvin Hollinger

2,195,290

Azeez Hayne

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Robert Strouse

246,200

Scott Galloway

246,200

Edward Antoian

246,200

Scott Belair

246,200

Harry Cherken

246,200

Elizabeth Lambert

246,200

Joel Lawson

246,200

Oona McCullough

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As Of  30 Jan 2017