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Naked Brand Group Ltd (NAKD.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Carole Hochman

72 2018 Executive Chairman of the Board

Justin Davis-Rice

47 2018 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Howard Herman

52 2018 Chief Financial Officer

Paul Hayes

51 2018 Independent Director

Andrew Shape

45 2018 Independent Director

Chris Tyson

2018 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Carole Hochman

Ms. Carole Hochman is Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Ms. Hochman has served as Naked’s Chief Executive Officer and Chief Creative Officer and as a member of Naked’s board of directors since June 2014. Ms. Hochman is a renowned designer and sleepwear pioneer. 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 November 2013 and for which she was previously CEO from September 1992 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. Ms. Hochman excels in translating brand identity into intimate apparel and has an innate ability to identify opportunities and trends and forecast successful endeavors that the rest of the industry quickly follows. She was one of the first designers to embrace the concept of QVC, recognizing the power of the home shopper, a customer who has proved loyal to her from the start.

Justin Davis-Rice

Mr. Justin Davis-Rice is Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company. Mr. Davis-Rice is currently Executive Chairman of Bendon Limited. Prior to becoming Executive Chairman, Mr. Davis-Rice served as Chief Executive Officer of Bendon Limited for six years during which he transformed the company through an operational restructuring and a re-engineering of key functional and operational aspects of the business including, supply chain, human resources, design and development, sourcing, wholesale and retail sales. Prior to joining Bendon Limited, Mr. Davis-Rice co-founded Pleasure State, an intimate apparel company which he merged with Bendon Limited in May 2010. Mr. Davis-Rice helped turn Pleasure State into a business with multimillion dollar earnings. Mr. Davis-Rice has served as a member of Naked’s board of directors since January 2017.

Howard Herman

Mr. Howard Herman is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Herman joined Bendon Limited in March 2015 and is a Chartered Accountant with 25 years’ experience in the retail, finance and property sectors. Prior to joining Bendon Limited, Mr. Herman was a Director for 4.5 years at Universal Retail Brands which completed a management buyout of the Queenspark fashion retail chain from Specialty Fashion Group, and subsequently bought Events Fashion. The business were subsequently sold to Noni B, a retailer listed on the Australia Stock Exchange, ASX. Previously Mr. Herman was CFO at Speciality Fashion Group for 9 years.

Paul Hayes

Mr. Paul L. Hayes is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hayes has served as a member of Naked’s board of directors since February 2015. Mr. Hayes, a certified public accountant, has been the Vice President Finance for Parfums de Coeur Ltd, a beauty and wellness products concern, since September 2014. From October 2013 to August 2014 he was an independent consultant providing advice to a range of companies in the areas of financial reporting, systems implementation, risk management, and compliance. Through September 2013 and for more than five years previous he was with The Warnaco Group, Inc. in several roles of financial leadership. 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. Mr. Hayes is a Certified Public Accountant and 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. Previously, he held senior positions at Nokia Corporation and Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mr. Hayes received a BBA from Iona College and an MBA from New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

Andrew Shape

Mr. Andrew Shape is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Shape has over 25 years of merchandising, marketing, branding, licensing, and management experience. He also has provided consulting and management services to early stage brands on launching of the brand, creating a marketing plan, establishing distribution models, earning market share, and formulating an exit strategy. Mr. Shape is a co-founder of Stran & Company, Inc., a promotional merchandise and marketing agency that provides leading consumer brands with promotional merchandise and marketing support, and has served as its President since September 1996. He is also the founder of Harbor Scientific Consulting, and has served as its President since November 2017. Prior to forming Stran & Company, Inc., he worked at Copithorne & Bellows Public Relations (a Porter Novelli company) as an Account Executive covering the technology industry. Mr. Shape received a BA from the University of New Hampshire.

Chris Tyson

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