Committee Composition

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Robert Bensoussan Member of the audit committee Committee Member of the nominating and governance committee Committee  
Robert Bensoussan

Robert Bensoussan has been a member of our Board since January 2013.  Since 2008, Mr. Bensoussan has been a Director and the majority owner of Sirius Equity LLP, a UK company that invests in retail and brands based in the UK and Europe.  From 2008 to April of 2017, Mr. Bensoussan served on the Board of LK Bennett, a UK fashion retailer, as Chairman (both executive and non-executive), twice as interim CEO, and most recently as a Non-Executive Director.  He has also acted as the Non-Executive Chairman of Jeckerson Spa (Italy) since May 2008 and of (UK) since December 2012. From 2001 to 2007, Mr. Bensoussan was CEO of Jimmy Choo Ltd , a privately held UK luxury shoe wholesaler and retailer and was also a member of the Board of Jimmy Choo Ltd from 2001 to 2011.  Mr. Bensoussan is a Board member of Interparfums Inc. (Nasdaq: IPAR). He is also a member of three private Boards, including Men’s retailer Celio International (Belgium), Zen Cars (Belgium), an electric car rental company, and Eaglemoss (UK) a part-works publisher.

Michael Casey Member of the audit committee Committee   Chair of the compensation committee Committee
Michael Casey

Michael Casey has been a member of our Board since October 2007. He retired from Starbucks Corporation in October, 2007, where he had served as Senior Vice President and CFO from August 1995 to September 1997, Executive Vice President, CFO and Chief Administrative Officer from September 1997 to October 2007. Subsequent to retirement he served as a Senior Advisor to Starbucks Corporation from October 2007 to May 2008 and from November 2008 to January of 2015. Prior to joining Starbucks, Mr. Casey was Executive Vice President and CFO for Family Restaurant, Inc. and President and CEO of EI Torito Restaurants, Inc. He was also a member of the board of directors of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc from January 2001 to May 2012. Mr. Casey graduated from Harvard College with an A.B. degree in Economics and Harvard Business School with an MBA degree.

Kathryn Henry Member of the audit committee Committee    
Kathryn Henry

Kathryn Henry joined our Board of Directors in January of 2016. Ms. Henry previously served as Chief Information Officer, Logistics & Distribution at lululemon athletica from 2010 to 2014 where she oversaw all global information and technology operations for the company. Since 2015, Ms. Henry has served as a strategic consultant for retail and technology companies, in addition to venture capital, investment and consulting firms seeking executive level guidance.

Prior to joining lululemon in 2010, Ms. Henry worked at Gap, Inc., where she served as Vice President and Chief Information Officer of International IT and Gap North America and was responsible for the systems support of key international growth initiatives. Previously, she was Vice President of Dockers Business Divestiture and Vice President of Global IT Strategy & Development at Levi Strauss & Co.

Ms. Henry was selected as a Global CIO Top 25 Breakaway Leader in 2013, and was a member of the National Retail Federation CIO council during her tenure with lululemon. A Postural Alignment Therapist and NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Kathryn is also an amateur golfer and member of several golf organizations including the EWGA, NCGA and USGA. She resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Jon McNeill   Member of the nominating and governance committee Committee  
Jon McNeill

Jon McNeill has been a member of our board of directors since April 2016. Mr. McNeill has served as President, Global Sales, Delivery and Service of Tesla Motors, Inc., overseeing customer-facing operations, since September 2015. Prior to joining Tesla Motors, Inc., he was the CEO of Enservio, Inc., a software company, from 2006 until 2015, and founder of multiple technology and retail companies including TruMotion, Sterling, First Notice Systems, and Trek Bicycle Stores, Inc. Mr. McNeill began his career at Bain & Company. He is a graduate of Northwestern University.

Martha A.M. (Marti) Morfitt Chair of the audit committee Committee   Member of the compensation committee Committee
Martha A.M. (Marti) Morfitt

Martha A.M. (Marti) Morfitt has been a member of our Board since December 2008. She has served as a principal of River Rock Partners, Inc., a business and cultural transformation consulting firm since 2008. Ms. Morfitt served as the CEO of Airborne, Inc. from October 2009 to March 2012. She served as the President and CEO of CNS, Inc. a manufacturer and marketer of consumer healthcare products, from 2001 through March 2007. From 1998 to 2001, she was Chief Operating Officer of CNS, Inc. Ms. Morfitt currently serves on the boards of directors of Graco, Inc., a fluid handling systems and components company. She served on the Board of Life Time Fitness, Inc., an operator of fitness and athletic centers from 2008 to 2015. She received her HBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, and an MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University.

Glenn K. Murphy     Member of the compensation committee Committee
Glenn K. Murphy
Co-Chairman of the Board

Mr. Glenn K. Murphy is an industry executive with more than 25 years of retail experience. Mr. Murphy has successfully led diverse retail businesses and brands in the areas of food, health & beauty, apparel and books. He is the founder and CEO of FIS Holdings, a high-impact consumer-focused investment firm deploying a combination of operating guidance and capital flexibility. Prior to FIS Holdings, Mr. Murphy served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at The Gap, Inc. from 2007 until 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Murphy served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation from 2001 to 2007. Prior to leading Shoppers Drug Mart, he served as the Chief Executive Officer and President for the Retail Division of Chapters Inc. Mr. Murphy started his career at Loblaws where he spent 14 successful years.  He holds a BA Degree from the University of Western Ontario.

David Mussafer   Chair of the nominating and governance committee Committee  
David Mussafer
Co-Chairman of the Board

Mr. Mussafer has been a member of our board of directors since September 2014.  Mr. Mussafer joined Advent International in 1990 and is the co-chairman of Advent’s Executive Committee and serves on its North American, European and Latin American Investment Advisory Committees.  Prior to Advent, Mr. Mussafer worked at Chemical Bank and Adler & Shaykin in New York.  Mr. Mussafer has led or co-led more than 20 buyout deals across a range of industries, with a particular focus on the financial services, healthcare services and specialty retail sectors.  Mr. Mussafer’s current directorships also include Charlotte Russe, Holding Inc., and Serta Simmons Holdings LLC.  Mr. Mussafer holds a BSM, cum laude, from Tulane University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. 

Tricia Patrick      
Tricia Patrick

Tricia Patrick has been a member of our Board since August 2017.  Ms. Patrick joined Advent in 2016 as a Managing Director focusing on buyouts and growth equity investments in the retail, consumer and leisure sector. Prior to Advent, Ms. Patrick spent 15 years investing across both Bain Capital Private Equity and the Private Equity Group of Goldman, Sachs & Co. She has closed transactions across the retail, healthcare, business services, real estate and media sectors, as well as internationally. Her current directorships also include Burlington Stores (NYSE: BURL) and First Watch Restaurants. Ms. Patrick earned an AB in Biochemical Sciences cum laude from Harvard College and an MBA, with high distinction, as a Baker Scholar from Harvard Business School.  

Laurent Potdevin      
Laurent Potdevin
Chief Executive Officer

Laurent Potdevin is the Chief Executive Officer of lululemon athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU). Mr. Potdevin brings more than 25 years in the retail industry to this role and a deep understanding of premium brands, athletic apparel, technical products, innovation and best-in-class customer experience.

Mr. Potdevin comes to lululemon having most recently served as President of TOMS Shoes, a giving company founded on the mission that it would match every pair of shoes purchased with a pair of new shoes given to a child in need. While at TOMS, he built a world-class management team, led global expansion, and broadened the company’s strong cultural identity.

Prior to TOMS, Mr. Potdevin spent more than 15 years in various roles, including five years as President and CEO, at Burton Snowboards, the world's foremost snowboard company. The business grew significantly under his leadership, expanding across product categories and creating international scale by always focusing on providing the best consumer experience.

Early in his career, he gained experience in premium, luxury brands through his tenure at LVMH. What started as a role in the M&A division—where he identified the potential of the Berlutti footwear brand early on—evolved into a position as Director of North American Operations for the company’s premier Louis Vuitton brand where he was integral in optimizing the brand’s North American supply chain.

Mr. Potdevin has a Masters Degree in Engineering from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland and a MBA from École Supérieure des Sciences Économiques et Commerciales, Paris, France.

As an avid snowboarder, you can find Mr. Potdevin carving it up on the mountain during the winter and catching waves on his surfboard in the summer.

Emily White     Member of the compensation committee Committee
Emily White

Emily White has been a member of our Board since November 2011. She was the Chief Operating Officer at Snapchat, Inc., a photo messaging application from January 2014 to March 2015. Prior to joining Snapchat, Ms. White held several leadership roles at Facebook from 2010 to 2013, including Director of Local Business Operations, Director of Mobile Business Operations and Head of Business Operations at Instagram. From 2001 to 2010 Ms. White worked at Google, where she ran North America Online Sales and Operations, Asia Pacific & Latin America Online Sales & Operations and the Emerging Businesses channel. She serves on the board of the National Center for Women in I.T., a non-profit coalition working to increase the participation of girls and women in computing and technology. She is also a board advisor to Hyperloop One, and advisor to VSCO, Inc. Ms. White received her B.A. in Art History from Vanderbilt University.

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