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Kohls Corp (KSS.N)

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20 Jul 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Sona Chawla

50 2018 President, Chief Operating Officer

Michelle Gass

50 2018 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Bruce Besanko

59 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial and Accounting Officer

Richard Schepp

56 2015 Chief Administrative Officer

Douglas Howe

2018 Chief Merchandising Officer

Stephen Watson

73 2012 Lead Independent Director

Peter Boneparth

58 2008 Independent Director

Steven Burd

68 2012 Independent Director

H. Charles Floyd

58 2017 Independent Director

Jonas Prising

53 2015 Independent Director

John Schlifske

58 2011 Independent Director

Adrianne Shapira

47 2016 Independent Director

Frank Sica

67 1988 Independent Director

Stephanie Streeter

60 2007 Independent Director

Nina Vaca

46 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Sona Chawla

Ms. Sona Chawla is the President, Chief Operating Officer of Kohl's Corporation., effective May 16, 2018. She currently serves as President - Elect, Chief Operating Officer of the Company. She joined Kohl’s in November 2015 as Chief Operating Officer. Previously, she served with Walgreens as President of Digital and Chief Marketing Officer from February 2014 to November 2015 and President, E-Commerce from January 2011 to February 2014. From August 2012 to November 2015, Ms. Chawla served as a director of Express, Inc., a specialty retail apparel chain. She is currently a director of CarMax, Inc., the nation’s largest retailer of used vehicles. Ms. Chawla began her retail and digital career in 2000.

Michelle Gass

Ms. Michelle D. Gass is the Chief Executive Officer, Director of Kohl's Corporation., effective May 16, 2018. She currently serves as Chief Executive Officer - Elect, Chief Merchandising and Customer Officer of the Company. She joined Kohl’s in June 2013 as Chief Customer Officer and was named Chief Merchandising and Customer Officer in June 2015. Previously, she served in a variety of management positions with Starbucks Coffee Company since 1996, most recently as President, Starbucks Coffee EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Russia and Africa) from 2011 to May 2013. From April 2014 to February 2017, Ms. Gass served as a director of Cigna Corporation, a global health service company.

Bruce Besanko

Mr. Bruce H. Besanko is the Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial and Accounting Officer of Kohl's Corporation, effective July 10, 2017. He has more than 21 years of financial leadership experience in retail, most recently at SUPERVALU and OfficeMax. Mr. Besanko spent four years with SUPERVALU, Inc. as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer since October 2015 and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from August 2013 to October 2015. Mr. Besanko served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer for OfficeMax, Inc. from 2008 to August 2013. In addition to his business experience, Mr. Besanko served 26 years in the U.S. Air Force where he rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Richard Schepp

Mr. Richard D. Schepp is no longer the Chief Administrative Officer of Kohl's Corporation, effective October 2018. Mr. Schepp is responsible for Kohl's human resources, legal, risk management and compliance, real estate and business development functions. He previously served as Senior Executive Vice President, Human Resources, General Counsel and Secretary from April 2013 to June 2015, Senior Executive Vice President General Counsel and Secretary from May 2011 to April 2013 and Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from August 2001 to May 2011. Mr. Schepp began his retail career in 1992.

Douglas Howe

Mr. Douglas M. Howe is the Chief Merchandising Officer of Kohl's Corporation. Prior to joining Kohl's, Howe was Global Chief Merchandising Officer at the Qurate Retail Group, leading QVC's and HSN's product leadership agenda by identifying emerging trends and white spaces for growth, developing category strategies, and attracting top vendors and providing product services to the Group's businesses. Prior to being named Chief Merchandising Officer for Qurate Retail Group, he led QVC's Merchandising efforts for ten years and played an instrumental role in the growth of QVC's fashion business and development of the company's proprietary businesses. Prior to QVC, Howe held leadership roles with Gap Inc. in product design and development. He also held various merchandising leadership roles at Walmart, including SVP of Strategy, Design and Development. Howe started his retail career at May Department Stores, where he held several successive positions in the merchandise division, including Senior Vice President & GMM. Howe earned his bachelor's degree in business administration from Creighton University.

Stephen Watson

Mr. Stephen E. Watson is the Lead Independent Director of Kohl's Corporation. Mr. Watson is the Former President and Chief Executive Officer of Gander Mountain, L.L.C., a private specialty retailer, from 1997 until his retirement in 2002. Mr. Watson held various executive officer positions with Dayton-Hudson Corporation from 1972 until his retirement in 1996, including President, Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the Department Store Division. He is currently a director of Regis Corporation, an operator of beauty salons, and Chico’s FAS Inc., a specialty retailer.

Peter Boneparth

Mr. Peter Boneparth is an Independent Director of Kohl's Corporation. Mr. Boneparth is the Former Senior Advisor, Irving Place Capital Partners, a private equity group, from February 2009 to November 2014. Former President and Chief Executive Officer of Jones Apparel Group, a designer and marketer of apparel and footwear, from March 2002 to July 2007. Mr. Boneparth was a director of McNaughton Apparel Group, a producer of apparel, from April 1997 to July 2001 and of Jones Apparel Group, a provider of apparel and footwear, from July 2001 to July 2007. He is currently a director of JetBlue Airways Corporation, a commercial airline.

Steven Burd

Mr. Steven A. Burd is an Independent Director of Kohl's Corporation. Mr. Burd is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Burd Health LLC, a company helping self-insured employers manage their healthcare costs with the goal of improving the health and fitness of the workforce, since 2013. Former Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Safeway Inc., an operator of grocery store chains. Mr. Burd served as Safeway’s Chairman of the Board of Directors from 1998 until his retirement in May 2013, Chief Executive Officer from 1993 until his retirement in May 2013 and previously served as President from 1992 to 2012. He is currently a director of Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc., a prepaid payment network offering a broad range of gift cards, other prepaid products and payment services.

H. Charles Floyd

Mr. H. Charles Floyd is an Independent Director of Kohl's Corporation. Mr. Floyd is global president of operations at Hyatt Hotels Corporation and is responsible for the company’s global operations center, information technology resources, worldwide sales organization and call centers. Since joining the company in 1981, he has held a number of successive executive leadership positions in global operations, North America operations, sales, human resources, product and design, rooms, food and beverage and engineering.

Jonas Prising

Mr. Jonas Prising is an Independent Director of Kohl's Corporation. Mr. Prising is Chief Executive Officer of ManpowerGroup, where he has held a number of executive management positions since joining in 1999. Mr. Prising also serves as a director of ManpowerGroup. Mr. Prising currently serves on the Boards of JA Worldwide, JA USA, and JA of Wisconsin Inc. In addition, he serves as a co-chair of MiKE, an organization focused on supporting innovation and entrepreneurial leadership. A recognized expert on domestic and international labor markets and work trends, Mr. Prising regularly presents at conferences and summits around the world.

John Schlifske

Mr. John E. Schlifske is an Independent Director of Kohl's Corporation. Mr. Schlifske is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company since 2010. Mr. Schlifske held a number of executive management positions at The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company since 1987, including Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since July 2010, President from March 2009 through July 2010 and July 2013 through April 2014, interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Frank Russell Investment Company (at that time, a subsidiary of The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company) from June 2008 to February 2009, Executive Vice President — Investment Products and Services from June 2006 through June 2008 and Senior Vice President — Investment Products and Services from January 2004 through May 2006. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company.

Adrianne Shapira

Ms. Adrianne T. Shapira is an Independent Director of Kohl's Corporation. Ms. Shapira was the Chief Financial Officer of David Yurman, a fine jewelry luxury brand, from October 2012 to February 2016. Prior to joining David Yurman, she had a 13-year tenure at Goldman Sachs, where she was Managing Director in Global Investment Research covering the Broadlines Retail sector and the lead equity analyst covering the discount, department store, dollar store, warehouse club, apparel manufacturer, luxury and grocery sectors. Earlier in her career, Shapira served as an equity analyst at Robertson Stephens and Neuberger & Berman. Shapira currently serves as a director of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., a leading global organic and natural products company.

Frank Sica

Mr. Frank V. Sica is an Independent Director of Kohl's Corporation. Mr. Sica is the Managing Partner, Tailwind Capital, a private investment firm, since 2006. Senior Advisor to Soros Private Funds Management from 2003 to 2006. President of Soros Private Funds Management from 2000 to 2003. Managing Director of Soros Funds Management from 1998 to 2000. From September 2004 through February 2010, Mr. Sica was a director of NorthStar Realty Finance Corporation, a real estate finance company. Mr. Sica is currently a director of CSG Systems International, an account management and billing software company for communication industries, JetBlue Airways Corporation, a commercial airline, and Safe Bulkers, Inc., a marine drybulk transportation services company.

Stephanie Streeter

Ms. Stephanie A. Streeter is an Independent Director of Kohl's Corporation. Ms. Streeter is the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Libbey, Inc., a producer of glass tableware and other tabletop products, since August 2011. Former Interim Chief Executive Officer, United States Olympic Committee from March 2009 to January 2010. Former Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Banta Corporation, a global technology, printing and supply-chain management company from 2004 until 2007. Ms. Streeter served as Banta Corporation’s President and Chief Executive Officer from 2002 to 2004 and President and Chief Operating Officer from 2001 to 2002. She is also currently a director of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, a manufacturer and distributor of tires and related products and services.

Nina Vaca

Ms. Nina G. Vaca is an Independent Director of Kohl's Corporation. Ms. Vaca has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pinnacle Technical Resources, Inc., a staffing, vendor management and information technology services firm, since October 1996. Ms. Vaca also has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Vaca Industries Inc., a management company, since April 1999. Ms. Vaca is also a director of Comerica Incorporated, a banking and financial services company, and Cinemark Holdings, Inc., a motion picture exhibitor.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Sona Chawla

8,711,730

Michelle Gass

12,583,600

Bruce Besanko

8,423,900

Richard Schepp

7,615,310

Douglas Howe

--

Stephen Watson

285,033

Peter Boneparth

240,033

Steven Burd

240,033

H. Charles Floyd

136,242

Jonas Prising

225,033

John Schlifske

230,033

Adrianne Shapira

230,033

Frank Sica

260,033

Stephanie Streeter

250,033

Nina Vaca

230,033
As Of  2 Feb 2018