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Five Below Inc (FIVE.OQ)

FIVE.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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15 Dec 2017
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Vellios

62 2015 Executive Chairman of the Board, Co-Founder

Joel Anderson

52 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Kenneth Bull

54 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer

Michael Romanko

51 2015 Executive Vice President- Merchandising

Eric Specter

59 2014 Chief Administrative Officer

Kathleen Barclay

61 2015 Independent Director

Catherine Buggeln

56 2015 Independent Director

Michael Devine

58 2013 Independent Director

Daniel Kaufman

57 2015 Independent Director

Richard Markee

64 2016 Independent Director

Thomas Ryan

64 2011 Independent Director

Ronald Sargent

61 2004 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Vellios

Mr. Thomas G. Vellios is Executive Chairman of the Board, Co-Founder of the Company. He Mr. Vellios previously served as our Chief Executive Officer from 2002 until January 31, 2015. Mr. Vellios also served as our President from 2005 until June 2014. Previously, Mr. Vellios served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Zany Brainy, Inc. Prior to joining Zany Brainy, Mr. Vellios served as Senior Vice President, General Merchandise Manager at Caldor, a regional discount chain and a division of the May Company.

Joel Anderson

Mr. Joel Anderson is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Anderson was our President and Chief Operating Officer from July 2014 through January 2015. Prior to joining Five Below, Mr. Anderson served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Walmart.com from 2011 until 2014 and as the divisional Senior Vice President of the Northern Plains division of Wal-mart Stores, Inc., a global retailer, from 2010 to 2011. Prior to joining Wal-mart Stores, Inc., Mr. Anderson was President of the retail and direct business units for Lenox Group, Inc. and served in various executive positions at Toys “R” Us Inc. over a 14-year period.

Kenneth Bull

Mr. Kenneth R. Bull is Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer of the Company. Mr. Bull was the Finance Director and Treasurer for Urban Outfitters, Inc., a specialty lifestyle merchandising retailer, from 1999 to 2003, and the Vice President, Finance and Controller for Asian American Partners d/b/a Eagle’s Eye, a wholesaler and retailer of women’s and children’s better apparel from 1991 to 1999.

Michael Romanko

Mr. Michael F. Romanko is Executive Vice President- Merchandising of the Company. Mr. Romanko served as Chief Design Officer of Patriarch Partners, LLC, a private equity firm, from 2013 to 2015. Previously, Mr. Romanko was a Partner at Qbbs Global LLC, a retail strategy consulting firm, from 2009 to 2013.

Eric Specter

Mr. Eric Specter is Chief Administrative Officer of the Company. Mr. Specter served as Executive Vice President and Chief Integration Officer of Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (“Ascena”), a specialty clothing, shoes and accessories retailer, from 2012 to 2014. Previously, Mr. Specter served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Charming Shoppes, Inc., a specialty apparel retailer, from 1997 until it was acquired by Ascena in 2012.

Kathleen Barclay

Ms. Kathleen S. Barclay is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Barclay served as the Senior Vice President of Human Resources for The Kroger Co., a $100 billion grocery supermarket company, from 2009 until her retirement in November 2015. Prior to joining The Kroger Co., Ms. Barclay served in many leadership roles at General Motors Corporation, a multinational automotive corporation, from 1985 to 2010. Most recently she served as General Motors Corporation’s Vice President of Global Human Resources from 1998 to 2009. Ms. Barclay’s senior leadership experience with a large-scale, growing retailer led to her selection as a director of Five Below.

Catherine Buggeln

Ms. Catherine E. Buggeln is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Buggeln has been a consultant to various retailers since 2004. Since 2012, Ms. Buggeln has exclusively provided consulting services to Irving Place Capital Management, L.P., a private equity firm focused on making equity investments in middle-market companies. Ms. Buggeln formerly served as the Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning and New Business Development at Coach, Inc., a leading marketer of modern classic American accessories, from 2001 to 2005. Ms. Buggeln is a director of Ascena Retail Group, Inc., where she serves on the audit committee and as Chairwoman of the leadership and corporate governance committee, and Vitamin Shoppe, Inc., where she serves on the nominating and governance committee. She also previously served as a director of The Timberland Company in 2011.

Michael Devine

Mr. Michael F. Devine, III., is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Devine is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Coach, Inc. Mr. Devine served as Chief Financial Officer since December 2001 and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since August 2007 until his retirement in August 2011. Mr. Devine currently serves as a director of Deckers Outdoor Corporation, where he serves on the audit committee and compensation committee, Express, Inc., where he serves on the audit committee, Sur la Table and Talbots. Mr. Devine previously served as a director and member of the audit committee of Nutrisystem, Inc.

Daniel Kaufman

Mr. Daniel J. Kaufman is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Kaufman is currently the Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of GameStop Corp., or GameStop, a global, multichannel video game, consumer electronics and wireless services retailer. He joined GameStop in 2005 and, until February 2016, served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Prior to joining GameStop, Mr. Kaufman was at Electronics Boutique Holdings Corp. from January 2002, where he was serving as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at the time of its acquisition by GameStop. In addition to his responsibilities at GameStop, Mr. Kaufman previously served as a director of the Entertainment Merchants Association, a trade organization.

Richard Markee

Mr. Richard L. Markee is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Markee served as the Non-Executive Chairman of Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. from January 2016 to June 2016 and as Vitamin Shoppe’s Executive Chairman from April 2011 to January 2016. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Vitamin Shoppe from September 2009 to April 2011, and served as non-executive Chairman of the Board from April 2007 to September 2009. He occupied senior management positions at Toys “R” Us, Inc. from 1998 through November 2006, including in the Babies “R” Us division from August 2004 through November 2006. Mr. Markee previously served as a director of Collective Brands, Inc., The Sports Authority, Inc., Dorel Industries and Toys “R” Us.

Thomas Ryan

Mr. Thomas M. Ryan is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ryan became an operating partner of Advent International Corporation as a part of its Operating Partner Program. Prior to joining our board of directors, Mr. Ryan served as the Chairman of the board of directors, President and Chief Executive Officer of CVS Caremark Corporation, now CVS Health, a retail pharmacy and healthcare corporation, until he retired in 2011. Mr. Ryan became the Chief Executive Officer of CVS Corporation in 1998 and he also served as the Chairman of the board of directors of CVS Corporation from 1999 to 2007. Mr. Ryan also served as the Chairman of CVS Health’s board of directors from 2007 to 2011. Mr. Ryan currently serves as a director of Yum! Brands, Inc. and PJT Partners and previously served as a director of Bank of America Corporation and Vantiv, Inc.

Ronald Sargent

Mr. Ronald L. Sargent is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Sargent served as the Chief Executive Officer of Staples, Inc., an office supply company, from 2002 to June 2016 and as Chairman of its board of directors from 2005 to January 2017. Mr. Sargent currently serves as a director of Wells Fargo & Co., where he serves on the governance and nominating committee and the human resources committee, and The Kroger Co., where he serves as Chairman of the audit committee and as a member of the public responsibilities committee, and previously served as a director of The Home Depot, Inc. and Mattel, Inc.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Thomas Vellios

859,143

Joel Anderson

3,106,520

Kenneth Bull

1,036,390

Michael Romanko

1,187,990

Eric Specter

1,123,820

Kathleen Barclay

149,969

Catherine Buggeln

149,969

Michael Devine

174,969

Daniel Kaufman

149,969

Richard Markee

134,969

Thomas Ryan

174,969

Ronald Sargent

164,969
As Of  28 Jan 2017