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American Outdoor Brands Corp (AOBC.OQ)

AOBC.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Barry Monheit

70 2004 Independent Chairman of the Board

Peter Debney

49 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Robert Scott

71 2005 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Jeffrey Buchanan

61 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Treasurer

Lewis Hornsby

2017 President - Logistics & Customer Service Division

Mark Smith

41 2016 Senior Vice President - Manufacturing Services Division

Deana McPherson

47 2017 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Corporate Controller

Robert Cicero

50 2012 Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Secretary

Robert Brust

74 2011 Independent Director

John Furman

73 2004 Independent Director

Gregory Gluchowski

52 2015 Independent Director

Michael Golden

63 2015 Independent Director

Mitchell Saltz

64 2003 Independent Director

Isabell Wadecki

68 2002 Independent Director

Elizabeth Sharp

Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Barry Monheit

Mr. Barry M. Monheit is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation. Mr. Monheit has been since December 2015 Vice Chairman of the Board of Modern Round Entertainment Corporation, a publicly held company formed to create and roll out nationally an entertainment concept centered around a virtual interactive shooting experience utilizing laser technology-based replica firearms and extensive food and beverage offerings, and was a principal of its predecessor, Modern Round LLC, from February 2014 until December 2015. Mr. Monheit served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Quest Resource Holding Corporation (formerly Infinity Resources Holdings Corp.), an environmental solutions company that serves as a single-service provider of recycling and environment-related programs, services, and information, from June 2011 until July 2013 and has served as a director of that company or its predecessors since June 2011. Mr. Monheit served as a financial and operational consultant from April 2010 until June 2011. From May 2009 until April 2010, Mr. Monheit was a Senior Managing Director of FTI Palladium Partners, a financial consulting division of FTI Consulting, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange-listed global advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory, and economic environment. Mr. Monheit was a consultant focusing on financial and operational issues in the corporate restructuring field from January 2005 until May 2009. From July 1992 until January 2005, Mr. Monheit was associated in various capacities with FTI Consulting, Inc., serving as the President of its Financial Consulting Division from May 1999 through November 2001. Mr. Monheit was a partner with Arthur Andersen & Co. from August 1988 until July 1992, serving as partner-in-charge of its New York Consulting Division and partner-in-charge of its U.S. Bankruptcy and Reorganization Practice.

Peter Debney

Mr. Peter James Debney is a President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Debney was Vice President of our company from April 2010 until September 2011, and President of our firearm division from November 2009 until September 2011. Mr. Debney was President of Presto Products Company, formerly a business unit of Alcoa Consumer Products, a manufacturer of plastic products, from January 2007 until February 2009. He was Managing Director of Baco Consumer Products, a business unit of Alcoa Consumer Products, a manufacturer of U.K.-branded and private label foil, film, storage, food, and trash bag consumer products, from January 2006 until December 2006; Manufacturing and Supply Chain Director from August 2003 until December 2005; and Manufacturing Director from April 1998 until July 2003. Mr. Debney joined Baco Consumer Products in 1989 and held various management positions in operations, production, conversion, and materials.

Robert Scott

Mr. Robert L. Scott is an Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Board of Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation. Mr. Scott is the Chairman of the National Shooting Sports Foundation and a Governor of the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Institute. Mr. Scott served as a consultant to our company from May 2004 until February 2006; President of our company from December 1999 until September 2002; Chairman of our wholly owned subsidiary, Smith & Wesson Corp., from January 2003 through December 2003; and President of Smith & Wesson Corp. from May 2001 until December 2002. From December 1989 to December 1999, Mr. Scott served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing and later as Vice President of Business Development of Smith & Wesson Corp. prior to its acquisition by our company. Prior to joining Smith & Wesson Corp., Mr. Scott was employed for eight years in senior positions with Berkley & Company and Tasco Sales Inc., two leading companies in the outdoor industry. Mr. Scott previously served as a director and a member of the Compensation Committee of OPT Holdings, a private company marketing hunting accessories.

Jeffrey Buchanan

Mr. Jeffrey D. Buchanan is a Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Treasurer of the Company. Mr. Buchanan served as Secretary of our company from January 2011 until April 2012. Mr. Buchanan served as a director of our company from November 2004 until December 2010. He was of counsel to the law firm of Ballard Spahr LLP from May 2010 until December 2010. Mr. Buchanan served as a Senior Managing Director of CKS Securities, LLC, a registered broker-dealer, from August 2009 until May 2010 and as a Senior Managing Director of Alare Capital Securities, L.L.C., a registered broker-dealer, from November 2006 until July 2009. From 2005 to 2006, Mr. Buchanan was principal of Echo Advisors, Inc., a corporate consulting and advisory firm focusing on mergers, acquisitions, and strategic planning. Mr. Buchanan served in various positions for Three-Five Systems, Inc., a publicly traded electronic manufacturing services company, including Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer, from May 1996 until February 2005. Mr. Buchanan was a business attorney from 1986 until 1996 for the law firm of O’Connor, Cavanagh, Anderson, Killingsworth & Beshears and for the law firm of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP from 1984 until 1986. He was a senior staff person at Deloitte & Touche LLP from 1982 to 1984. Mr. Buchanan is a director of Synaptics Incorporated, a publicly traded company that develops custom user interface solutions.

Lewis Hornsby

Mr. Lewis Hornsby is President - Logistics & Customer Service Division of the company. He joined Vista Outdoor in 2016 when Action Sports, a division of BRG Sports, Inc., was acquired by Vista. At Vista Outdoor he oversaw global distribution and a large logistics and fulfillment organization. At BRG Sports /Easton Bell Sportshe served as Vice President of Global Distribution, overseeing logistics, transportation, and customs compliance for the global athletic performance and equipment manufacturer. Previously, Hornsby was Senior Director of Carrier & Capacity Management with Exel/DHL; a Senior Director of Transportation/Distribution and Operations-Procurement for Con-Agra Foods; and Director of Transportation/Distribution and Operations for Kraft Foods. Hornsby earned his B.S. in Business Management from theUniversity of South Carolina.

Mark Smith

Mr. Mark P. Smith is a Senior Vice President - Manufacturing Services Division of the Company. Mr. Smith as President of Manufacturing Services for Smith & Wesson Corp., a subsidiary of our company, since March 2016. He served as Vice President of Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management of our company from May 2011 until March 2016and served as Vice President of Supply Chain Management of our company from May 2010 until May 2011. He was Director- Supply Chain Solutions for Alvarez & Marsal Business Consulting, LLC from April 2007 until April 2010. Mr. Smith held various positions for Ecolab, Inc., a developer and marketer of programs, products, and services for the hospitality, foodservice, healthcare, industrial, and energy markets, from March 2001 until April 2007, including Program Manager, Acquisition Integration Manager, Senior Manufacturing Planner, Plant Engineer, and Senior Production / Quality Supervisor. Mr. Smith was a Production Supervisor for Bell Aromatics, a manufacturer of flavors and fragrances, from August 1999 until March 2001.

Deana McPherson

Ms. Deana L. McPherson is Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Corporate Controller of the Company. She has served as our Vice President since November 2009 and Corporate Controller since June 2007. From October 2010 to December 2010, Ms. McPherson served as interim Chief Accounting Officer. Prior to joining our Company, Ms. McPherson served as Vice President of Finance for the Heavy Industrial Turbines Global Division of Wood Group PLC, a $5 billion international energy services company, from June 2006 until June 2007; Director of Finance for the Heavy Industrial Turbines Americas Division from August 2003 until June 2006; and Division Controller for the Power Division from November 2001 until August 2003. Ms. McPherson served as Accounting Manager of FiberMark, DSI, Inc. (formerly Rexam DSI, Inc.), a producer of specialty fiber-based materials in the paper and packaging industry, from November 1995 until November 2001. Ms. McPherson, a Certified Public Accountant registered with the state of Massachusetts, served as a Senior Auditor with Deloitte & Touche LLP from June 1992 until November 1995.

Robert Cicero

Mr. Robert J. Cicero is a Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Mr. Cicero was Associate General Counsel, Compliance Officer and Assistant Secretary of Chemtura Corporation, a global specialty chemicals company, from March 2009 until October 2011; Assistant General Counsel from July 2005 until March 2009; and Chief Counsel from September 2003 until July 2005. He was an Associate in the Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits Group for the law firm of Shearman & Sterling LLP from May 2000 until September 2003; an Associate in the Labor and Employment Section for the law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP, from May 1998 until May 2000; and an Associate in the Labor and Employment Section for the law firm of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP from June 1996 until May 1998. Mr. Cicero was an Assistant Corporation Counsel in the New York City Office of the Corporation Counsel from September 1993 until June 1996.

Robert Brust

Mr. Robert H. Brust is an Independent Director of Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation. Mr. Brust served as Chief Financial Officer for Sprint Nextel Corporation, a wireless and wireline communications company, from May 2008 until his retirement in April 2011. From February 2007 to May 2008, Mr. Brust was retired. Mr. Brust served as Executive Vice President of the Eastman Kodak Company, a provider of photographic products and services, from January 2000 to February 2007 and Chief Financial Officer of Eastman Kodak from January 2000 to November 2006. Mr. Brust was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Unisys Corporation from 1997 to 1999. He also worked in a variety of financial and financial management positions at General Electric Company from 1965 to 1997. Mr. Brust previously served as a member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of Covidien Ltd., a developer, manufacturer, and provider of healthcare products, as a trustee for the Nantucket Cottage Hospital, as a director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Delphi Corporation and Applied Materials, Inc., and as a member of the ICG Commerce Manufacturing Executive Advisory Board.

John Furman

Mr. John B. Furman serves as Independent Director of Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation. Since leaving the practice of law in August 1998, Mr. Furman has served as a consultant to or an executive of a number of companies, including serving as the chief executive officer of two public companies, with his focus being on restructurings, business transactions, capital formation, and product commercialization. From February 2009 until December 2009, Mr. Furman was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Infinity Resources LLC (now Quest Resource Holding Corporation), a privately held environmental solutions company that served as a single-source provider of recycling programs. Mr. Furman served as President and Chief Executive Officer of GameTech International, a publicly traded company involved in interactive bingo systems, from September 2004 until July 2005. Mr. Furman served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of Rural/Metro Corporation, a publicly traded provider of emergency and fire protection services, from August 1998 until January 2000. Mr. Furman was a senior member of the law firm of O’Connor, Cavanagh, Anderson, Killingsworth & Beshears, a professional association, from January 1983 until August 1998; he was Associate General Counsel of Waste Management, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange- listed provider of waste management services, from May 1977 until December 1983; and Vice President, Secretary, and General Counsel of the Warner Company, a New York Stock Exchange-listed company involved in industrial mineral extractions and processing, real estate development, and solid and chemical waste management, from November 1973 until April 1977. Mr. Furman previously served as a director and Chairman of the Compensation Committee of MarineMax, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange-listed company that is the nation’s largest recreational boat dealer.

Gregory Gluchowski

Mr. Gregory J. Gluchowski, Jr. is Independent Director of Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation. Mr. Gluchowski has since September 2015 served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Hillman Group, Inc., a leading provider of hardware solutions focused on industry leading sales and service. Prior to his role with Hillman, Mr. Gluchowski served for six years as President of the $1.2 billion Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) division of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. and a former division of Stanley Black and Decker. Mr. Gluchowski was Vice President, Global Operations of Black & Decker Corporation from October 2005 to December 2009; General Manager, Mexican Operations & Director North American Operations from March 2003 to September 2005; and General Manager, Kwikset Waynesboro Operation from January 2002 to June 2003. Prior to joining Black & Decker Corporation, Mr. Gluchowski served in various executive leadership positions with Phelps Dodge Corporation — Wire & Cable Group from 1988 to 2001, with his most recent position being Senior Vice President, Customer Satisfaction.

Michael Golden

Mr. Michael F. Golden is an Independent Director of Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation. Mr. Golden served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of our company from December 2004 until his retirement in September 2011. Mr. Golden served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Quest Resource Holding Corporation (formerly Infinity Resources Holdings Corporation), an environmental solutions company that serves as a single source provider of recycling and environment-related programs, services and information, from October 2015 to February 2016 and has served on its board of directors since October 2012. Mr. Golden was employed in various executive positions with the Kohler Company from February 2002 until joining our company, with his most recent position being the President of its Cabinetry Division. Mr. Golden was the President of Sales for the Industrial/Construction Group of the Stanley Works Company from 1999 until 2002; Vice President of Sales for Kohler’s North American Plumbing Group from 1996 until 1998; and Vice President — Sales and Marketing for a division of The Black & Decker Corporation where he was employed from 1981 until 1996. Since February 2013, Mr. Golden has served as a member of the board of directors, a member of the Audit Committee, and a Chairman of the Governance Committee of Trex Company, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange-listed manufacturer of high-performance wood-alternative decking and railing.

Mitchell Saltz

Mr. Mitchell A. Saltz is an Independent Director of Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation. Mr. Saltz has been since December 2015 Chairman of the Board of Modern Round Entertainment Corporation, a publicly held company formed to create and roll out nationally an entertainment concept centered around a virtual interactive shooting experience utilizing laser technology-based replica firearms and extensive food and beverage offerings, and was a principal of its predecessor, Modern Round LLC, from February 2014 until December 2015. Mr. Saltz has served as the Chairman of Quest Resource Holding Corporation (formerly Infinity Resources Holdings Corp.), an environmental solutions company that serves as a single-service provider of recycling and environment-related programs, services, and information, or its predecessors since 2005 and the Chairman and Managing Partner of Southwest Capital Partners, an investment banking firm, since 2009. Mr. Saltz served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of our company from February 1998 through December 2003. Mr. Saltz founded Saf-T-Hammer in 1997, which developed and marketed firearm safety and security products designed to prevent the unauthorized access to firearms, which acquired Smith & Wesson Corp. from Tomkins, PLC in May 2001 and changed its name to Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation.

Isabell Wadecki

Ms. Isabell Marie Wadecki is an Independent Director of Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation. Ms. Wadecki served as the Corporate Budget Director of the McLaren Health Care Corporation, a Michigan-based $3.5 billion eight-hospital health care system, from January 2001 until her retirement in September 2007. Ms. Wadecki was employed by McLaren for more than 30 years, holding positions of increasing responsibility. In November 2008, Ms. Wadecki was appointed to the McLaren Flint Medical Center’s Foundation Board of Trustees. Since October 2012, Ms. Wadecki has served as a member of the board of directors, Chairperson of the Nominations and Corporate Governance Committee, and a member of the Audit Committee of Quest Resource Holding Corporation (formerly Infinity Resources Holdings Corp.), an environmental solutions company that serves as a single-service provider of recycling and environment-related programs, services, and information. Ms. Wadecki is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors, the American College of Healthcare Executives, Women Business Leaders of the U.S. Healthcare Industry Foundation, and Women Corporate Directors. Ms. Wadecki is recognized as a Board Leadership Fellow by the National Association of Corporate Directors, which is an organization devoted to advancing exemplary board leadership by providing support and educational opportunities to directors and boards.

Elizabeth Sharp

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Barry Monheit

204,245

Peter Debney

5,301,870

Robert Scott

182,313

Jeffrey Buchanan

2,201,970

Lewis Hornsby

--

Mark Smith

1,497,520

Deana McPherson

--

Robert Cicero

1,463,230

Robert Brust

182,335

John Furman

192,489

Gregory Gluchowski

162,904

Michael Golden

154,989

Mitchell Saltz

156,907

Isabell Wadecki

184,489

Elizabeth Sharp

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As Of  30 Apr 2017