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Tailored Brands Inc (TLRD.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Dinesh Lathi

46 2016 Chairman of the Board

Bruce Thorn

50 2017 President, Chief Operating Officer

Douglas Ewert

53 2011 Chief Executive Officer, Director

David Edwab

62 1991 Vice Chairman of the Board

Jack Calandra

49 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

A. Alexander Rhodes

58 2016 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary

Matthew Stringer

41 2014 Executive Vice President – Marketing

Benjamin Baum

44 2015 Executive Vice President – Customer Experience and Chief Digital Officer

Brian Vaclavik

50 2014 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Sue Gove

59 Director

Theophlius Killion

66 2016 Director

Irene Britt

54 2015 Independent Director

Rinaldo Brutoco

70 1992 Independent Director

Grace Nichols

70 2011 Independent Director

William Sechrest

74 2004 Independent Director

Sheldon Stein

63 2016 Independent Director

Julie MacMedan

VP, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Dinesh Lathi

Mr. Dinesh S. Lathi is Chairman of the Board of the company. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of One Kings Lane, Inc., a leading online destination for premium home décor, having joined the company in 2011 and holding a number of roles including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to One Kings Lane, Mr. Lathi spent seven years in various senior executive roles at eBay, Inc. Prior to eBay, Mr. Lathi spent eight years in investment banking and private equity. Mr. Lathi's extensive experience in leadership, operation and financial management of online retailing as well as his financial expertise gained as an investment banker, private equity executive and chief financial officer qualify him to sit on our Board. Mr. Lathi serves as non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors and is a member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee.

Bruce Thorn

Mr. Bruce Kevin Thorn is President, Chief Operating Officer of the company. He joined the Company in 2015 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In March 2017, he was named President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Thorn held various enterprise level roles with PetSmart, Inc. since 2007, most recently as Executive Vice President, Store Operations, Services and Supply Chain. Mr. Thorn's other experiences include leadership positions with Gap, Inc., Cintas Corp, LESCO, Inc. and The United States Army.

Douglas Ewert

Mr. Douglas S. Ewert is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the company. He joined the Company in 1995 and has served as Chief Executive Officer since June 2011. Prior thereto he served the Company in various leadership roles, including General Merchandise Manager, Senior Vice President – Merchandising, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of K&G Men's Company, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company and President. Mr. Ewert's demonstrated leadership and long-term experience with the Company, as well as extensive experience with men's retailing generally, qualify him to sit on our Board.

David Edwab

Mr. David H. Edwab is Vice Chairman of the Board of the company. He joined the Company in 1991 and has served the Company as non-executive Vice Chairman since his retirement as an executive officer and employee of the Company in October 2014. Prior thereto, he served the Company in various leadership roles, including Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, President and executive Vice Chairman of the Company. Mr. Edwab is also a director of New York & Company, Inc., where he serves as chairman of their nomination and governance committee and is on their audit committee, and Vitamin Shoppe, Inc., where he serves on their audit committee and nomination and governance committee. Mr. Edwab is an inactive CPA and has experience in investment banking and private equity. Mr. Edwab's broad financial, operational and transactional experience in retailing and extensive experience serving on the boards of directors of retail companies qualify him to sit on our Board.

Jack Calandra

Mr. Jack P. Calandra is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer of the company. He joined the Company in January 2017 as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Calandra was with Gap, Inc. since 2005, most recently as Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and Investor Relations. During his time at Gap, Inc., Mr. Calandra also served as CFO of Banana Republic, CFO of Gap Direct and CFO of Gap International. Prior to joining Gap, Inc., Mr. Calandra served 11 years at Unilever's North America Division where he held progressively senior accounting and financial leadership roles.

A. Alexander Rhodes

Mr. A. Alexander Rhodes is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary of the company. He joined the Company in April 2015 as Executive Vice President and General Counsel. In July 2015, Mr. Rhodes also became Chief Compliance Officer of the Company and, in January 2016, Corporate Secretary of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Rhodes was with Chico's FAS, Inc., a women's specialty apparel retailer, since January 2003 most recently serving as its executive vice president-general counsel and corporate secretary.

Matthew Stringer

Mr. Matthew Stringer is Executive Vice President – Marketing of the company. He joined the Company in 1999. In March 2008, Mr. Stringer was named Vice President – Marketing and, in March 2011, was named Senior Vice President – Marketing. In September 2014, Mr. Stringer was promoted to Executive Vice President – Marketing.

Benjamin Baum

Mr. Benjamin C. Baum is Executive Vice President – Customer Experience and Chief Digital Officer of the company. He joined the Company in May 2015 as Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer and expanded his role in 2016 to Executive Vice President – Customer Experience and Chief Digital Officer. Prior to joining the Company, from March 2014 through March 2015, Mr. Baum founded and served as omni-channel retail executive for Digital Commerce and Retail Advisory, LLC. Mr. Baum's previous roles include executive vice president and chief digital officer of Bebe, Inc. since October 2012, head of business development, shopping at Google since May 2011, and several executive strategy and merchandising positions at Target.

Brian Vaclavik

Mr. Brian T. Vaclavik is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Principal Accounting Officer of the company. He joined the Company in 2000 as Assistant Controller. In April 2005, Mr. Vaclavik was promoted to Corporate Controller and, in April 2006, he was named Associate Vice President and Corporate Controller. In April 2007, Mr. Vaclavik was promoted to Vice President and Corporate Controller and, in December 2012, he was named Vice President – Finance & Accounting. In June 2014, Mr. Vaclavik became Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Principal Accounting Officer of the Company.

Sue Gove

Ms. Sue E. Gove is Director of the company. She is President of Excelsior Advisors, LLC, a retail consulting and advisory firm. Prior to founding Excelsior Advisors in August 2014, Ms. Gove was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Golfsmith International Holdings, Inc. from October 2012 to April 2014 and President from February 2012 to April 2014. She also served Golfsmith as Chief Operating Officer from September 2008 to October 2012, as Chief Financial Officer from March 2009 to July 2012 and as Executive Vice President from September 2008 to February 2012. In addition, Ms. Gove spent 25 years at Zale Corporation where she served in senior financial, operating and strategic roles, culminating in the EVP and Chief Operating Officer role. She currently serves on the boards of: AutoZone Inc., where she is a member of the Audit Committee and the chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee; Iconix Brand Group, Inc., where she is a member of the Compensation Committee and the chair of the Audit Committee; and Logitech International SA, where she is a member of the Audit Committee. She previously served on the boards of GolfSmith and Zale Corporation.

Theophlius Killion

Mr. Theophlius Killion is Director of the company since November 2016, Mr. Killion has been a managing partner of The Sierra Institute, a Dallas based human resources consortium, and he was Vice Chairman of Herbert Mines Associates, an executive search firm, from May 2015 to March 2016. Mr. Killion worked for the Zale Corporation from January 2008 until July 2014, serving as Chief Executive Officer from January 2010 until his retirement in 2014. Prior to Zale, Mr. Killion served in a variety of positions at a number of iconic retailers including Tommy Hilfiger, Limited Brands (now L Brands), The Home Shopping Network and Macy's. Mr. Killion has served on the board of directors of Express, Inc. since April 2012 and Libbey, Inc. since May 2014. Mr. Killion intends to resign from both boards effective June 2017 concurrent with his election to the Tailored Brands board. He also served on the board of directors of The Zale Corporation when he was CEO, from September 2010 to May 2014.

Irene Britt

Ms. Irene Chang Britt is Independent Director of the company. She is a former Fortune 500 C-Suite executive, having spent 30 years in companies such as Kimberly-Clark, Kraft Foods and Campbell Soup Co, in progressively higher leadership roles. Her more recent roles at Campbell were President, Pepperidge Farm, SVP Global Baking and Snacking, Global Chief Strategy Officer and President, North America Foodservice. Prior to Campbell, she held leadership roles with Kraft Foods and Kimberly-Clark. Ms. Britt currently serves on the boards of TerraVia Inc., including as Chairperson of the board and as member of their audit committee, and Dunkin Brands Group, Inc., including as Chair of their nominating and corporate governance committee and as a member of their audit committee, and formerly served on the Board of Sunoco, Inc. from November 2011 to October 2012. Ms. Britt's deep knowledge of the consumer products industry with extensive executive experience and expertise in global strategy development, marketing services and consumer insights, as well as extensive experience serving on the boards of directors of other public companies, qualify her to sit on our Board. Ms. Britt is a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

Rinaldo Brutoco

Mr. Rinaldo S. Brutoco is Independent Director of the company. He has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of ShangriLa Consulting, Inc., which is affiliated with the ShangriLa Group, a privately held consulting and merchant banking concern, and he is President of Seven Oaks Ranch, Inc. and Live Well Brands, Inc., both of which are manufacturers and distributors of organic products. He also is founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of the World Business Academy and has authored multiple books and articles on business theory, economics, corporate governance, corporate responsibility, energy policy and innovation. Mr. Brutoco's significant legal, financial, retailing and organizational experience, as well as extensive knowledge of new technologies and business methodologies, qualify him to sit on our Board. Mr. Brutoco is a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

Grace Nichols

Ms. Grace A. Nichols is Independent Director of the company. She has spent more than 20 years at Limited Brands, including 14 years as Chief Executive Officer of Victoria's Secret Stores from 1992 until she retired in January 2007. Prior to joining Limited Brands, Ms. Nichols held various senior merchandising positions in teen's and women's apparel at The Broadway Southern California divisions of Carter, Hawley, Hale, Inc. Ms. Nichols is also a director of New York & Company, Inc., where she serves as non-executive chairperson and is on the nomination and governance committee and the compensation committee. Ms. Nichols' extensive experience as a senior executive and director in the retail industry, with particular expertise in branding and merchandising, and her ability to understand and analyze the operational and management challenges associated with large retail companies qualify her to sit on our Board. Ms. Nichols serves as Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and is a member of the Compensation Committee.

William Sechrest

Mr. William B. Sechrest is Independent Director of the company. He was a founding shareholder in the law firm of Winstead Sechrest & Minick P.C. from 1973 to 2006, specializing in finance and banking practice. Currently, Mr. Sechrest is actively involved as a founding shareholder and member of the board of directors of OCB Bancorp and SimpliPhi Power, Inc. (an energy management and storage company), is the chief financial officer of SimpliPhi Power, Inc., and is a member of the law firm Calhoun, Bhella & Sechrest LLP. Mr. Sechrest is a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers. Mr. Sechrest's extensive experience advising others with respect to developing, financing and protecting businesses and his combination of skill in legal, financial and organizational matters qualify him to sit on our Board. Mr. Sechrest is a member of the Audit Committee.

Sheldon Stein

Mr. Sheldon I. Stein is Independent Director of the company since July 1, 2016, Mr. Stein is the President of Southern Glazers Wine and Spirits, North America's largest distributor of wine and spirits, and Chief Executive Officer of Glazer's Beer and Beverage, one of the country's largest distributors of malt products. Prior thereto, Mr. Stein was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Glazer's Distributors, one of the country's largest distributors of wine, spirits, and malt products. From 2008 until July 2010, Mr. Stein was a Vice Chairman of Global Investment Banking and Head of Southwest Investment Banking for Bank of America, Merrill Lynch. Before joining Merrill Lynch, Mr. Stein had been with Bear Stearns for over twenty years as a Senior Managing Director running Bear Stearns' Southwest Investment Banking Group and as a member of Bear Stearns' President Advisory Council. Mr. Stein is also a director of Alon USA Partners, LP, where he serves on the audit committee. Mr. Stein's long history of serving as a strategic advisor to chief executive officers of large public companies, as well as extensive experience and skills in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions, qualify him to sit on our Board. Mr. Stein serves as Chairman of the Compensation Committee and is a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

Julie MacMedan