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Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc (SHOS.OQ)

SHOS.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Capital Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Powell

44 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Ephraim Bird

54 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Director

Charles Hansen

67 2012 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Becky Iliff

46 2012 Vice President - Human Resources

Michael McCarthy

2015 Vice President - Merchandising and Inventory

Richard Longino

2016 Director

William Phelan

2015 Director

David Robbins

2016 Director

Jeffrey Flug

54 2012 Independent Director

James Gooch

49 2013 Independent Director

Josephine Linden

63 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

William Powell

Mr. William A. Powell is President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. Prior to his employment with SHO, he has been Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of SHO since October 2012. Prior to his employment with SHO, he served as Sears Holdings' Senior Vice President and President, Hometown Stores (at that time a division of Sears Holdings), positions he held from November 2008 to October 2012. From November 2007 until November 2008, Mr. Powell served as Sears Holdings' Vice President and General Manager, Outlet Stores (at that time a division of Sears Holdings), and from January 2006 to November 2007, he served as Sears Holdings' Divisional Vice President, Stores/Sales-Dealer Stores. He joined Sears Holdings in August 2003.

Ephraim Bird

Mr. Ephraim John Bird has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Director of the Company. He currently serves as Director of the Company. Mr. Bird has served as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since the Company’s separation from Sears Holdings Corporation in October 2012, and he provided financial consulting services to the Company during May 2017. From March 2013 until June 2016 he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sears Canada Inc., a retailer, and served as a director of Sears Canada Inc. from May 2006 until September 2013. Prior to his Sears Canada Inc. employment he was a private investor.

Charles Hansen

Mr. Charles J. Hansen is Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. From January 2008 until October 2012, he served as Vice President, Chief Counsel of Sears Holdings. Prior to his employment with Sears Holdings, Mr. Hansen was the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Saks Incorporated, an operator of retail and department stores, a position he held from September 2003 to May 2007.

Becky Iliff

Ms. Becky Iliff is an Vice President - Human Resources of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. She has been Vice President, Human Resources of SHO since August 2012. She served as Vice President of People of Cosi, Inc., an operator and franchisor of restaurants, from November 2005 to July 2012.

Michael McCarthy

Mr. Michael McCarthy is Vice President - Merchandising and Inventory of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. McCarthy joined Sears Holdings in 1982, culminating in his role as the Senior Vice President (SVP) and General Manager of Sears Full-Line Stores, a position he held from 2007-2011. Prior to this, he was the SVP of Full-Line Store Retail Operations and Specialty Retail Formats, including the Sears Hometown Stores, Sears Appliance & Hardware Stores, Sears Auto Centers and Sears Outlet Stores. Other positions held during his time at Sears Holdings include: Vice President, Merchandising, Inventory and Marketing for the Hometown Stores and Director, Merchandising Planning and Placement for Sears Home Appliances.

Richard Longino

Mr. Richard Kevin Longino serves as Director of the Company. He is Chief Executive Officer of the National Kidney Foundation.

William Phelan

Mr. William K. Phelan is Director of the Company. He is Senior Associate Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of the American Bar Association.

David Robbins

Jeffrey Flug

Mr. Jeffrey Flug CPA is an Independent Director of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc. Since August 2009 . he has been a director of SHO since the Separation. Since August 2009 he has held a variety of senior positions with Union Square Hospitality Group, LLC, a restaurant chain, and he currently serves as its President. From April 2006 to June 2008 Mr. Flug was Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Millennium Promise Alliance, Inc., a non-profit organization whose mission is to eradicate extreme global poverty. Mr. Flug was a Managing Director and Head of North American Institutional Sales at JPMorgan Chase & Co., a banking and financial services company, from May 2000 to April 2006. From August 1988 to May 2000, Mr. Flug was a Managing Director for Goldman Sachs & Co., a banking and financial services company, in its Fixed Income Division. He has been a director of PennantPark Investment Company, an investment banking and financial services company, since February 2007, a director of PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd., an investment company, since October 2010, and a director of Shake Shack Inc. since September 2014.

James Gooch

Mr. James F. Gooch is Independent Director of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc., since March 27, 2013. From March 2014 until December 2014 he served as Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of DeMoulas Supermarkets, Inc., a retailer. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of RadioShack Corporation, an electronics retailer, from May 2011 to October 2012, as President and Chief Financial Officer of RadioShack Corporation from January 2011 to May 2011, and as Chief Financial Officer of RadioShack Corporation from August 2006 to January 2011. Earlier in his career he was employed by Helene Curtis (a personal-care and beauty-products company), The Quaker Oats Company (a food-products company), Kmart Corporation (a retailer), and Sears Holdings. Mr. Gooch brings to the Board extensive experience, knowledge, and understanding about retail and consumer-product businesses.

Josephine Linden

Mrs. Josephine Linden is an Independent Director of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc. She founded and has been the managing member and principal of Linden Global Strategies LLC, a New York-based, SEC-registered investment management firm, since September 2011. From September 2010 to July 2011, she taught as an Adjunct Professor in the Finance department of Columbia Business School. In November 2008, Mrs. Linden retired from Goldman, Sachs & Co., as a Partner and Managing Director after having been with the firm for more than 25 years, where she held a variety of roles, including Managing Director and Regional Manager of the New York office for Private Wealth Management, head of Global Equities Compliance, and an Advisor to GSJBWere, Australia. She has served as a director of Lands’ End, Inc. since March 2014 and as its Chairman of the Board since October 2014. She is currently a trustee, and serves as chair of the Finance Committee and Treasurer, of Collegiate School in New York, New York and acts as financial advisor to The Prince of Wales Foundation, a not-for-profit organization. Mrs. Linden brings extensive knowledge of capital markets and other financial matters to the Board from her 25-year career with Goldman Sachs.