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GNC Holdings Inc (GNC.N)

GNC.N on New York Stock Exchange

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17 Sep 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kenneth Martindale

58 2018 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Tricia Tolivar

49 2017 Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Interim Chief Marketing Officer

Steven Piano

52 2018 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

Gene Burt

52 2018 Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer and Chief Supply Chain Officer

Joseph Gorman

47 2017 Executive Vice President - Operations

Kevin Nowe

65 2018 Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

Guru Ramanathan

55 2009 Senior Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer

Robert Moran

67 2018 Lead Independent Director

Jeffrey Berger

68 2011 Independent Director

Alan Feldman

66 2013 Independent Director

Michael Hines

62 2017 Independent Director

Amy Lane

65 2011 Independent Director

Philip Mallott

60 2012 Independent Director

Richard Wallace

66 2010 Independent Director

Amy Greene

2016 Vice President – Investor & Government Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Kenneth Martindale

Mr. Kenneth A. Martindale is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Martindale was previously CEO of Rite Aid Stores, a position held since August 3, 2015, and President of Rite Aid Corporation, a position held since June 2013. He previously served as Rite Aid’s Chief Operating Officer since June 2010. From December 2008 until June 2010, he served as Rite Aid’s Senior Vice President and Chief Merchandising, Marketing and Logistics Officer. He served as co-President and Chief Merchandising and Marketing Officer for Pathmark Stores, Inc. from January 2006 until its acquisition by the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company in December 2007. Mr. Martindale serves as a director of Fairway Group Holdings Corporation. Mr. Martindale’s years of executive leadership experience in retail operations led to the conclusion that he should serve as a director on the Board.

Tricia Tolivar

Ms. Tricia K. Tolivar is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Interim Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. She having previously served in leadership positions with Ernst & Young, LLP from October 2007 to February 2015, including most recently as Americas Director of Finance, Advisory, with responsibility for the leadership of finance, accounting and operations of a $3 billion client service organization in North and South America. Ms. Tolivar previously served as Chief Financial Officer of the Greater Memphis Arts Council from January 2006 to December 2008 and in a series of executive leadership positions with AutoZone, Inc. from 1996 to 2005. She is a graduate of Emory University.

Steven Piano

Mr. Steven Piano is Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President of the company. Mr. Piano previously served in leadership positions with MoneyGram International, Inc. from 2009 to 2017, most recently as Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Real Estate and Communications with responsibility for MoneyGram International’s global human resources and facilities management. Mr. Piano previously served in a variety of human resources leadership positions for National Grid USA, First Data Corporation and Lehman Brothers, Inc. Mr. Piano is a graduate of Hofstra University.

Gene Burt

Mr. Gene E. Burt II is Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer and Chief Supply Chain Officer of the company. He previously served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer from January 2017 to January 2018. He previously served as Senior Vice President, Supply Chain for Tuesday Morning Corporation from February through September 2016, with responsibility for the oversight of the company’s product distribution network, and prior to that in a variety of executive roles with PetsMart, Inc. from 2007 to 2015, most recently as Senior Vice President, Real Estate and Development with responsibility for the company’s facilities and development initiatives. Mr. Burt is a graduate of Morehouse College.

Joseph Gorman

Mr. Joseph Charles Gorman is Executive Vice President - Operations of the Company. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Gorman served as Senior Vice President, Store Operations from January to March 2017 and Vice President, Western Division, from December 2015 to January 2017. Prior to joining the Company in 2015, Mr. Gorman was President of Anomaly Republic, a clothing retailer headquartered in Southern California from 2014 to 2015, with responsibility for the executive management and operational leadership of the company’s business. Prior to that, Mr. Gorman spent approximately six years at GameStop, an omni-channel video game and electronics retailer, where he held various field leadership positions from 2009 to 2014, and approximately 16 years before that at The Home Depot, a home improvement retailer, where he held various operational roles in the field and headquarters.

Kevin Nowe

Mr. Kevin G. Nowe is Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of the company. Previously he served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer from April 2017 to October 2017 and as our Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer from October 2017 to March 2018. Mr. Nowe previously served in leadership positions at Kennametal, Inc., most recently as Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel from 2009 to 2016, with responsibility for management of the company’s legal and general corporate governance matters, and as Assistant Secretary and Assistant General Counsel from 1992 to 2009. Mr. Nowe is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and the Case Western University School of Law.

Guru Ramanathan

Dr. Guru Ramanathan Ph.D., is Senior Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer of the GNC Holdings Inc. He having previously served as Senior Vice President of Product and Package Innovation since February 2008 and Senior Vice President of Scientific Affairs since April 2007. He served as Vice President of Scientific Affairs from December 2003 to April 2007. Prior to joining the Company, Dr. Ramanathan worked as Medical Director and Secretary for the Efamol subsidiary of Scotia Pharmaceuticals in Boston and, in his capacity as a pediatric dentist and dental surgeon, held various industry consulting and management roles, as well as clinical, research and teaching appointments in Madras, India, and Tufts University and New England Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Ramanathan earned his Ph.D. in Innovation Management from Tufts University and his MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

Robert Moran

Mr. Robert F. Moran is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Moran most recently served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PetSmart, Inc., a leading specialty provider of pet products, services and solutions (“PetSmart”), from February 2009 to June 2013. Prior to being appointed Chairman, Mr. Moran was PetSmart’s President and Chief Executive Officer from June 2009 to January 2012 and its President and Chief Operating Officer from December 2001 to June 2009. Before joining PetSmart in 1999, Mr. Moran was President of Toys “R” Us Canada. Mr. Moran served on the boards of directors of Collective Brands, Inc. from March 2005 to October 2012 and of PetSmart from September 2009 to June 2013. He currently serves on the boards of directors of Hanesbrands, Inc., for which he chairs the audit committee, and the USA Track & Field Foundation. Mr. Moran’s more than 40 years of executive leadership experience, both domestically and internationally, and extensive retail experience and expertise led to the conclusion that he should serve as a director on the Board.

Jeffrey Berger

Mr. Jeffrey P. Berger is an Independent Director of the GNC Holdings Inc. Mr. Berger currently is a private investor. From 2008 until April 2013, Mr. Berger served as a consultant to H. J. Heinz Company, a leading producer and marketer of healthy and convenient foods (“Heinz”). From 2007 to 2008, Mr. Berger was the Chairman of Global Foodservice of Heinz. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Berger was the Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer of Heinz Foodservice. From 1994 to 2005, Mr. Berger was President and Chief Executive Officer of Heinz North America Foodservice. Mr. Berger currently serves on the board of directors of Big Lots, Inc., a discount retailer (“Big Lots”), for which he chairs the nominating/corporate governance committee and serves as a member of the compensation committee. Mr. Berger’s years of experience as an executive officer at Heinz, in addition to his public company board experience, led to the conclusion that he should serve as a director on the Board.

Alan Feldman

Mr. Alan D. Feldman is an Independent Director of the GNC Holdings Inc. Mr. Feldman most recently served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Midas, Inc., a provider of retail automotive services, from May 2006 until its merger with TBC Corporation in May 2012 and as its President and Chief Executive Officer from January 2003 until May 2006. From 1994 through 2002, Mr. Feldman held senior management posts at McDonald’s Corporation and, prior to that, with the Pizza Hut and Frito-Lay units of PepsiCo, Inc. Mr. Feldman also currently serves on the board of directors of Foot Locker, Inc., for which he chairs the compensation and management resources committee and serves as a member of the executive committee and the finance and strategic planning committee, and of John Bean Technologies Corporation, for which he chairs the audit committee and serves as a member of the nominating and governance committee. Mr. Feldman also serves as Chair of the University of Illinois Foundation. Mr. Feldman’s recognized leadership skills and years of broad-based experience in independent, franchised retail operations, brand management and customer relations led to the conclusion that he should serve as a director on the Board.

Michael Hines

Mr. Michael F. Hines serves as Independent Director of the GNC Holdings Inc. He served as Chairman of our Board from August 2014 to September 2017, and prior to that, served as our Lead Independent Director since July 2012. Mr. Hines was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc., a sporting goods retailer, from 1995 to March 2007. From 1990 to 1995, he held management positions with Staples, Inc., most recently as Vice President, Finance. Earlier, he spent 12 years in public accounting, the last eight years with the accounting firm Deloitte & Touche, LLP in Boston. Mr. Hines serves on the board of directors of The TJX Companies, Inc., a retailer of apparel and home fashions (“TJX”), and is the chair of its audit committee and a member of its finance committee. He also serves on the board of directors of Dunkin Brands Group, Inc., the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, for which he chairs the audit committee and is a member of the nominating and corporate governance committee. Mr. Hines’s experience as a financial executive and certified public accountant, coupled with his extensive knowledge of financial reporting rules and regulations, evaluating financial results and generally overseeing the financial reporting process of large retailers, led to the conclusion that he should serve as a director on the Board.

Amy Lane

Ms. Amy Beth Lane is an Independent Director of the GNC Holdings Inc. Ms. Lane was a Managing Director and Group Leader of the Global Retailing Investment Banking Group at Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc., an investment bank, from 1997 until her retirement in 2002. Ms. Lane previously served as a Managing Director at Salomon Brothers, Inc., an investment bank, where she founded and led the retail industry investment banking unit. Ms. Lane serves on the board of directors of TJX, and is the chair of its finance committee and a member of its audit and executive committees. Additionally, she serves on the board of directors of Nextera Energy, Inc., an electric utility holding company, and as a member of its finance committee and on the board of directors of Urban Edge Properties, a REIT spun off from Vornado Realty Trust. Ms. Lane’s experience as the leader of two investment banking practices covering the global retailing industry has given her substantial experience with financial services, capital markets, finance and accounting, capital structure, acquisitions and divestitures in the retail industry as well as management, leadership and strategy, which led to the conclusion that she should serve as a director on the Board.

Philip Mallott

Mr. Philip E. Mallott is an Independent Director of the GNC Holdings Inc. Mr. Mallott retired as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Intimate Brands, Inc., a clothing retailer and former subsidiary of Limited Brands, Inc., and is currently a director of Big Lots, for which he served as non-executive chair until May 2017 and currently serves as the chair of the audit committee. He most recently provided retail stock research as an independent consultant to Westminster Research Associates LLC and, prior to that, as an analyst for Coker & Palmer, Inc. Mr. Mallott previously served as a director of Tween Brands, Inc. from 2000 to 2009. Mr. Mallott’s experience as a certified public accountant, his service on the boards of other public companies and charitable organizations, and his experience in leadership roles with other retailers led to the conclusion that he should serve as a director on the Board.

Richard Wallace

Mr. Richard J. Wallace is an Independent Director of the GNC Holdings Inc. Mr. Wallace served as a Senior Vice President for Research and Development at GlaxoSmithKline, a global pharmaceutical company (“GSK”), from 2004 until his retirement in 2008. Prior to that, he served in various executive capacities for GSK and its predecessor companies and their subsidiaries from 1992 to 2004. Mr. Wallace is also a director of ImmunoGen, Inc., for which he serves as a member of the audit and nominating and governance committees, and served as a director of Clinical Data Inc. from September 2007 to April 2011. Mr. Wallace’s years of experience at several large pharmaceutical and consumer products companies and his significant corporate governance experience through his service on the boards of directors of other companies led to the conclusion that he should serve as a director on the Board.

Amy Greene

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Kenneth Martindale

6,918,150

Tricia Tolivar

2,489,770

Steven Piano

--

Gene Burt

780,222

Joseph Gorman

--

Kevin Nowe

--

Guru Ramanathan

722,448

Robert Moran

4,582,130

Jeffrey Berger

212,500

Alan Feldman

222,500

Michael Hines

281,731

Amy Lane

222,500

Philip Mallott

230,000

Richard Wallace

225,000

Amy Greene

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As Of  30 Dec 2017