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Naked Brand Group Inc (NAKD.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Carole Hochman

70 2014 Chairwoman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Creative Officer

Joel Primus

27 2014 President, Director

Kai-Hsiang Lin

52 2016 Principal Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance

Jesse Cole

2015 Director

Justin Davis-Rice

2017 Director

Paul Hayes

2015 Director

Martha Olson

57 2015 Director

Edward Hanson

41 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Carole Hochman

Ms. Carole Hochman is Chairwoman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Creative Officer of the company. She is a renowned designer and sleepwear pioneer. She is considered one of the single most influential women in the intimate apparel and sleepwear business in the United States. She has been creating intimate apparel for more than 30 years and was the driving force behind the Carole Hochman Design Group, for which she served as Chief Creative Officer until her departure in 2013 and for which she was previously CEO until its acquisition by Komar in 2010. Under Ms. Hochman’s leadership, Carole Hochman Design Group manufactured Carole Hochman brand of sleepwear, loungewear and daywear and numerous sleepwear collections including Christian Dior, Oscar de la Renta, Ralph Lauren, Jockey, Donna Karan, Tommy Bahama and Betsey Johnson.

Joel Primus

Mr. Joel Primus is President, Director of Naked Brand Group Inc. Mr. Primus is the President and a director of our company and was previously the President, CEO, founder and a director of Naked and the Chief Executive Officer and interim Chief Financial Officer of Naked Brand Group Inc. Although he is only 28, Mr. Primus preceded his business activities with a successful athletic career. During his amateur running career, Mr. Primus was selected for three national teams and represented Canada at the World Youth Championships. Mr. Primus was also an Athlete Liaison to Canadian Sport Centre Pacific in addition to sitting on the board with Volunteer Abbotsford. He was awarded a full scholarship to High Point University in North Carolina where he made the Dean’s list and won the student athlete award. When an unfortunate accident ended Mr. Primus’ running career, international travel in Central and South America inspired Mr. Primus to form the Project World Citizen Society, a non-profit society that aims to assist communities in the developing world that are struggling with social injustices. The organization currently works out of Ghana and Mr. Primus sits as the Co-Chair on its board of directors. His travels in South America also inspired Mr. Primus to found Naked. During the start-up phase for Naked, which started in September 2008, Mr. Primus worked as an advertising consultant for the Black Press Group Ltd. (the Abbotsford News), a Canadian privately owned publisher of newspapers, from November 2009 to April 2010. From April 2010 to June 2010, Mr. Primus was employed at Altitude Search Marketing where he handled business development. From September 2008 to October 2009, Mr. Primus operated the Sapera magazine. In promotion of Naked, Mr. Primus has appeared on CBC’s Dragons Den three times in addition to Entertainment Tonight Canada, E Talk Daily Canada, Urban Rush, Shaw’s The Express and The Fanny Kiefer Show.

Kai-Hsiang Lin

Mr. Kai-Hsiang Lin is Principal Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance of the Company. He has been an employee of Naked since February 2016. From March 2014 to February 2016, Mr. Lin was Corporate Controller for HVS Global Hospitality Services, a leading consulting and services organization focused on the hotel, mixed-use, share ownership, gaming and leisure industries. From June, 1991 to February, 2014, Mr. Lin was Corporate Controller for The Good Stuff Company, LLC, a distributor and manufacturer of licensed toys and novelties, and a nationwide toy crane service operator with more than 200 employees nationwide. Mr. Lin holds a BBA in Accounting from the Fu-Jen Catholic University in Taipei, Taiwan, and an MBA in Computer Information Systems from Baruch College, CUNY, New York.

Jesse Cole

Mr. Jesse Cole is Director of Naked Brand Group Inc. Jesse Cole is an accomplished financier and CEO of popular women's contemporary brand Haute Hippie. Started by Trish Wescoat Pound , Haute Hippie offers an eclectic, yet luxuriously chic collection of rock 'n' roll and bohemian fashion sold globally with over 350 points of distribution in the US including Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Ave. Prior to joining Haute Hippie as CEO in 2012, Cole was Founder and Chief Operator of Schonfeld IBS, a financial services company. Schonfeld IBS grew into a multi-million dollar business. Cole then joined Merlin Institutional where he developed the institutional research sales and trading division as a senior partner. Cole also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Ronald McDonald House.

Justin Davis-Rice

Paul Hayes

Paul Hayes is Director of Company. Mr. Hayes, a certified public accountant, led the commercial finance and accounting team for the $500 million Calvin Klein brand business in Europe in his capacity as Chief Financial Officer for the Europe region of The Warnaco Group, which was acquired in 2013 by PVH Corporation. He has extensive global experience managing and driving growth in a wide range of industries, particularly in the intimate apparel and sleepwear categories through his tenure at Calvin Klein. He has also held senior positions at international powerhouses Nokia Corporation and Deloitte & Touche LLP. Currently, Mr. Hayes serves as the Vice President Finance for Parfums de Coeur, a fragrance and bath products concern.

Martha Olson

Ms. Martha P. Olson is Director of Company. Ms. Olson, has a proven track record over her 30 year career of growing global, iconic brands such as Calvin Klein Underwear and Ralph Lauren Intimates while delivering superior shareholder returns. As a Warnaco Corporate Officer and the Group President of Calvin Klein Underwear Global and the Heritage Brands (Speedo, Chaps and Core Intimates Divisions), the businesses she had responsibility for grew to $1.4B and contributed 70% of Warnaco’s Operating Income. Calvin Klein Underwear revenue grew at an annualized compound rate of 8%. She has strong global expertise in general management, operations, commercial execution and marketing across a wide range of industries.

Edward Hanson

Mr. Edward P. Hanson is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hanson has served as Principal at Global Partners Fund, a private equity fund investing in asset backed businesses, since 2009. Prior to this, he was Director at Babcock & Brown (UK) Ltd, focused on Private Equity and real estate. Mr. Hanson currently serves on the Board of Directors of Nasdaq-listed Long Island Iced Tea Corp., and is also currently a Director of London-based investment companies Corviglia Capital Limited and Haka Capital Limited. Previously, he was a member of Cullen Agricultural Holding Corp. Mr. Hanson holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Auckland in New Zealand.

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