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Board of Directors

Marc J. Leder , Chairman

Mr. Leder was appointed to the Board of Directors in April 2014 and Chairman in June 2015. Mr. Leder serves as a Co-Chief Executive Officer of Sun Capital and has been engaged in leveraged buyouts, investment banking, and business operations for more than 30 years. Mr. Leder is a member of the board of directors of Sun Capital Advisors, Inc. Mr. Leder brings to the Board of Directors extensive leadership and financial experience.

Brendan L. Hoffman , Director

Mr. Hoffman has served as our Chief Executive Officer since October 2015. Since 2011, he has served on the board of directors of Pier 1 Imports and currently serves on Pier 1 Imports’ audit committee. Prior to joining Vince, Mr. Hoffman most recently served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Bon-Ton Stores Inc. from February 2012 to August 2014. Previously he was the Chief Executive Officer and President of Lord & Taylor L.L.C. for more than three years where he was credited with revamping the brand. Prior to this, he served six years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Neiman Marcus Direct, a subsidiary of The Neiman Marcus Group Inc., where he oversaw the growth of neimanmarcus.com and the launch and growth of bergdorfgoodman.com. Mr. Hoffman also served as Vice President of Last Call Clearance Division at Neiman Marcus from August 2000 to December 2002 and as a Divisional Merchandise Manager of Bergdorf Goodman Inc. from October 1998 to August 2000. Mr. Hoffman brings to the Board of Directors extensive industry and management experience in retail and fashion.

Eugenia Ulasewicz , Director

Ms. Ulasewicz has served on the Board of Directors since April 2014 and currently serves as a non-executive director of Signet Jewelers Limited Bunzl plc and Hudson Ltd and is a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Leadership Fellow. Prior to her retirement in March 2013, Ms. Ulasewicz was President of the Americas division of Burberry Group PLC (“Burberry”), responsible for the United States, Canada and Central and South America. Previously, Ms. Ulasewicz held positions of increasing responsibility with Bloomingdales, Galeries Lafayette and Saks, Inc. Ms. Ulasewicz brings to the Board of Directors experience as a global public company director and extensive retail operations experience.

Jerome Griffith , Director

Mr. Griffith has served as a director since November 2013. Mr. Griffith currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer and director of Lands’ End, Inc. Prior to that he served as the Chief Executive Officer, President and a member of the board of directors of Tumi Holdings, Inc. from April 2009 to August 2016. From 2002 to February 2009, Mr. Griffith was employed at Esprit Holdings Limited, a global fashion brand, where he was promoted to Chief Operating Officer and appointed to the board of directors in 2004, then promoted to President of Esprit North and South America in 2006. From 1999 to 2002, Mr. Griffith worked as an Executive Vice President at Tommy Hilfiger. From 1998 to 1999, Mr. Griffith worked as the President of Retail at the J. Peterman Company, a catalog-based apparel and retail company. From 1989 through 1998, Mr. Griffith worked in various positions at Gap, Inc. Mr. Griffith is currently a member of the board of directors of Lands’ End, Samsonite and Parsons, The New School of Design. Mr. Griffith brings to the Board of Directors experience as a public company director, experience as a senior executive of a major global consumer products company and a proven track record of innovation and driving international growth and expansion.

Michael Mardy , Director

Mr. Mardy has served on the Board of Directors since April 2018. Mr. Mardy previously served on the board of directors of David’s Tea. Mr. Mardy served as Executive Vice President and director of specialty retailer, Tumi Inc. from July 2003 to August 2016. Prior to joining Tumi, from 1996 to 2002, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Keystone Foods LLC, a processor and distributor, supplying the quick service restaurant industry. From 1982 to 1996, he served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and in various other finance positions at Nabisco Biscuit Company, a snack food and consumer products company. Mr. Mardy served on the board of directors of Keurig Green Mountain Inc. from 2007 until 2016 and ModusLink Global Solutions, Inc. from 2003 until 2013 acting as audit committee chair and a member of their respective compensation committees. Mr. Mardy had also served on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) Advisory Board from 2014 until 2016 and is a trustee of the New Jersey chapter of the financial Executive Institute. Mr. Mardy holds an MBA from Rutgers University and undergraduate degree from Princeton University. He is a member of the American institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, as well as a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors. Mr. Mardy brings valuable management, retail, finance and accounting experience to the Board of Directors.

Matthew Garff , Director

Mr. Garff was appointed to the Board of Directors in May 2019. Mr. Garff is a Managing Director for Sun Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on investing in middle market business. He leads the Los Angeles office for Sun Capital where he focuses on investing in consumer facing businesses. Mr. Garff joined Sun Capital in 2001. Prior to Sun Capital, Mr. Garff worked for The Carlyle Group in Washington, DC, as well as KSL Fairways (KKR affiliate at the time). Mr. Garff received a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Utah and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Chicago. Mr. Garff brings valuable management and business experience to the Board.

Robin Kramer , Director

Robin Kramer joined the Board in September 2019. Ms. Kramer is a globally recognized leader in brand strategy and consumer experience design. She has worked with numerous Fortune 500 brands -- from luxury to mass brands, apparel to automotive -- and has extensive insight into the consumer and retail. She is trusted and valued by a broad and distinguished roster of international clients. Prior to founding Kramer Design Group in 1996, Ms. Kramer was Vice President of Creative Services at Calvin Klein, supporting the brand through its initial global expansion. Ms. Kramer brings to the Board extensive brand and consumer strategy experience.