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Genesco Inc (GCO.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Dennis

63 2010 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Mimi Vaughn

50 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance

Roger Sisson

53 2006 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

David Baxter

50 2016 Senior Vice President

Jonathan Caplan

63 2003 Senior Vice President

Parag Desai

42 2015 Senior Vice President - Strategy and Shared Services

James Estepa

65 2000 Senior Vice President

Paul Williams

62 2006 Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Matthew Johnson

52 2011 Vice President, Treasurer

Joanna Barsh

64 2013 Independent Director

Leonard Berry

74 1999 Independent Director

James Bradford

70 2005 Independent Director

Matthew Diamond

48 2001 Independent Director

Marty Dickens

70 2003 Independent Director

Thurgood Marshall

60 2012 Independent Director

Kathleen Mason

68 1996 Independent Director

Kevin McDermott

63 2016 Independent Director

David Tehle

61 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Dennis

Mr. Robert Jay Dennis is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He joined the Company in 2004 as chief executive officer of the Company’s acquired Hat World business. Mr. Dennis was named senior vice president of the Company in June 2004 and executive vice president and chief operating officer, with oversight responsibility for all the Company’s operating divisions, in October 2005. Mr. Dennis was named president of the Company in October 2006 and chief executive officer in August 2008. Mr. Dennis was named chairman in February 2010, which became effective April 1, 2010. Mr. Dennis joined Hat World in 2001 from Asbury Automotive, where he was employed in senior management roles beginning in 1998. Mr. Dennis was with McKinsey and Company, an international consulting firm, from 1984 to 1997, and became a partner in 1990.

Mimi Vaughn

Ms. Mimi Eckel Vaughn is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance of the Company. She joined the Company in September 2003 as vice president of strategy and business development. She was named senior vice president, strategy and business development in October 2006, senior vice president of strategy and shared services in April 2009 and senior vice president - finance and chief financial officer in February 2015. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Vaughn was executive vice president of business development and marketing, and acting chief financial officer from 2000 to 2001, for Link2Gov Corporation in Nashville. From 1993 to 1999, she was a consultant at McKinsey and Company in Atlanta.

Roger Sisson

Mr. Roger G. Sisson is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. He joined the Company in 1994 as assistant general counsel and was elected secretary in February 1994. He was named general counsel in January 1996. Mr. Sisson was named vice president in November 2003. Mr. Sisson was named senior vice president in October 2006.

David Baxter

Mr. David E. Baxter is Senior Vice President of the Company. He joined the Company in June 2016 as president and chief executive officer of the Lids Sports Group and a senior vice president of the Company. From 2014 until he joined the Company in 2016, Mr. Baxter was a business consultant specializing in sports licensing. From 2006 to 2014, he was president, Sports Licensed Division, adidas/Reebok. Mr. Baxter was named vice president, Sports Performance, adidas America in 2010.

Jonathan Caplan

Mr. Jonathan D. Caplan is Senior Vice President of the Company, He rejoined the Company in 2002 as chief executive officer of the branded group and president of Johnston & Murphy. Mr. Caplan first joined the Company in June 1982 and served as president of Genesco’s Laredo-Code West division from December 1985 to May 1992. After that time, Mr. Caplan was president of Stride Rite’s Children’s Group and then its Ked’s Footwear division, from 1992 to 1996. He was vice president, New Business Development and Strategy, for Service Merchandise Corporation from 1997 to 1998. Prior to rejoining Genesco in October 2002, Mr. Caplan served as president and chief executive officer of Hi-Tec Sports North America beginning in 1998.

Parag Desai

Mr. Parag D. Desai is Senior Vice President - Strategy and Shared Services of the Company. He joined the Company in 2014 as senior vice president of strategy and shared services. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Desai spent 14 years with McKinsey and Company, including seven years as a partner. Previously, Mr. Desai also held business development and technology positions at Outpace Systems and Booz Allen & Hamilton.

James Estepa

Mr. James C. Estepa is Senior Vice President of the Company. He joined the Company in 1985 and in February 1996 was named vice president operations of Genesco Retail, which included the Jarman Shoe Company, Journeys, Boot Factory and General Shoe Warehouse. He was named senior vice president operations of Genesco Retail in June 1998. He was named president of Journeys in March 1999. Mr. Estepa was named senior vice president of the Company in April 2000. He was named president and chief executive officer of the Genesco Retail Group in 2001, assuming additional responsibilities of overseeing the Company's former Underground Station segment.

Paul Williams

Mr. Paul D. Williams is Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. He joined the Company in 1977, was named director of corporate accounting and financial reporting in 1993 and chief accounting officer in April 1995. Mr. Williams was named vice president in October 2006.

Matthew Johnson

Mr. Matthew N. Johnson is Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. He joined the Company in 1993 as manager, corporate finance and was elected assistant treasurer in December 1993. He was elected treasurer in June 1996. He was named vice president finance in October 2006 and renamed treasurer in April 2011 after a period of service as chief financial officer of one of the Company's divisions. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Johnson was a vice president in the corporate and institutional banking division of The First National Bank of Chicago.

Joanna Barsh

Ms. Joanna Barsh is Independent Director of the company. She joined Genesco’s board in November 2013. She became a director emeritus of McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm, in March 2013, after more than 30 years with that firm, where she had been a senior partner since 1994. She is the author of several books.

Leonard Berry

Dr. Leonard L. Berry, Ph.D. is Independent Director of the company. He is Presidential Professor for Teaching Excellence, Regents Professor, Distinguished Professor of Marketing and Professor of Humanities in Medicine, Texas A&M University. Dr. Berry has been a professor of marketing at Texas A&M University since 1982. He is the founder of the Center for Retailing Studies, holds the M.B. Zale Chair in Retailing and Marketing Leadership at Texas A&M and is the author of numerous books. He is a director of Lowe’s Companies, Inc., a publicly-held home improvement retailer, and Darden Restaurants, Inc., a publicly-held casual dining restaurant company, and became a Genesco director in 1999.

James Bradford

Mr. James W. Bradford, Jr. is Independent Director of the Company. He Retired Dean, is Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University. Mr. Bradford, who joined Genesco’s board in 2005, has served as lead independent director since June 2012. He was Dean and Ralph Owen Professor for the Practice of Management in the Owen Graduate School of Management of Vanderbilt University from 2005 until his retirement in June 2013. He joined the Owen School faculty and administration in 2002. He was president and chief executive officer of United Glass Corporation from 1999 to 2001 and president and chief executive officer of AFG Industries, Inc. from 1992 to 1999, having joined that company in 1984 as general counsel after 11 years in private law practice. Mr. Bradford is a director of Clarcor Inc., a publicly-held provider of filtration products, systems and services, Granite Construction Incorporated, a publicly-held heavy civil contractor and construction materials producer, and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc., a publicly-held restaurant holding company.

Matthew Diamond

Mr. Matthew C. Diamond is Independent Director of the company. He is Chief Executive Officer, Defy Media, LLC. Mr. Diamond co-founded Alloy, Inc. in 1996, a privately-held marketing and media company focusing on youth market through television, film, and digital media, which merged with Break Media in October 2013 to form Defy Media. He remains Chief Executive Officer of Defy Media, LLC. Mr. Diamond was a director of Alloy since its founding, and was named its chairman and chief executive officer in 1999. He has been a director of Genesco since 2001. The board considers Mr. Diamond’s experience in marketing to be a key demographic of the Company’s Journeys and Lids businesses, his knowledge of digital media and direct marketing, and his senior management experience to be important contributors to the effectiveness of Genesco’s board.

Marty Dickens

Mr. Marty G. Dickens serves as Independent Director of the company. He is retired President, AT&T-Tennessee. Mr. Dickens, who joined Genesco’s board in 2003, retired from AT&T-Tennessee in 2007, after serving as its president for nine years. He held a number of positions with BellSouth/AT&T Corp. and its predecessors and affiliates since 1999, following more than six years as an executive vice president with BellSouth International. Mr. Dickens is also lead director of Avenue Bank-Tennessee, chairman of the board of Harpeth Companies, a privately-held investment banking, consulting, and ventures company, and a director of a number of charitable and community organizations.

Thurgood Marshall

Mr. Thurgood Marshall, Jr. is Independent Director of the Company. He is Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. Mr. Marshall, who joined Genesco’s board in 2012, is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of the law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. He also serves on the boards of CoreCivic Inc., a publicly-traded, full-service corrections management and real estate solutions provider, Ethics Resource Center, and the Ford Foundation. Mr. Marshall’s professional background includes service in all three branches of the federal government and in the private sector. Prior to joining a predecessor of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP as a partner in 2001, he served in roles including Assistant to the President and Cabinet Secretary from 1997 to 2001, co-chair of the White House Olympic Task Force in connection with the 2002 Winter Olympics, director of legislative affairs and deputy counsel to the Vice President, and counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee, the Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation, and the Governmental Affairs Committee.

Kathleen Mason

Ms. Kathleen Mason is Independent Director of the Company. She was President and Chief Executive Officer, Tuesday Morning Corporation. Ms. Mason, who joined Genesco’s board in 1996, served as president and chief executive officer of Tuesday Morning Corporation, an operator of first-quality discount and closeout home furnishing and gift stores, from 2000 until June 2012. She was president and chief merchandising officer of Filene’s Basement, Inc. in 1999. She was president of the HomeGoods division of The TJX Companies, Inc., an apparel and home fashion retailer, from 1997 to 1999. She was employed by Cherry & Webb, a women’s apparel specialty chain, from 1987 until 1992, as executive vice president, then, until 1997, as chairman, president and chief executive officer. Her previous business experience includes senior management positions with retailers May Company, The Limited Inc. and the Mervyn’s Stores division of Dayton-Hudson Corp. Ms. Mason is also a director of Office Depot, Inc., a publicly-held supplier of office products and services, and has also served as a director of other national retailers.

Kevin McDermott

Mr. Kevin P. McDermott is Independent Director of the Company. He retired as a partner of the international accounting firm KPMG LLP in 2013, after having been associated with the firm for 33 years in various capacities, including audit engagement partner, SEC reviewing partner, professional practice partner, and audit partner in the firm’s Office of General Counsel. He is a member of the board of directors and audit committee of Daktronics, Inc., a publicly-traded provider of electronic scoreboards and display systems, and has served on the boards of several community, arts and religious organizations.

David Tehle

Mr. David M. Tehle is Independent Director of the Company. He Retired Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Dollar General Corporation. Mr. Tehle, who joined Genesco’s board in February 2016, retired in 2015 as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Dollar General Corporation, a publicly-traded retailer, where he had served in the senior finance role since 2004. Prior to Dollar General, he was chief financial officer of Haggar Corporation from 1997 to 2004, after having held finance positions at several companies, including Ryder System, Inc. and Texas Instruments Incorporated. He is a director of Jack in the Box, Inc, a publicly-traded restaurant company, US Foods Holding Corp., a publicly-traded food service distributor, and has been a director of various community organizations.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Robert Dennis

3,232,460

Mimi Vaughn

1,252,840

Roger Sisson

1,729,820

David Baxter

1,230,950

Jonathan Caplan

1,256,000

Parag Desai

--

James Estepa

1,743,910

Paul Williams

--

Matthew Johnson

--

Joanna Barsh

197,995

Leonard Berry

173,888

James Bradford

199,995

Matthew Diamond

211,328

Marty Dickens

197,995

Thurgood Marshall

173,888

Kathleen Mason

197,995

Kevin McDermott

182,284

David Tehle

173,534
As Of  27 Jan 2017