Edward M. Krell, 51, has served as a director of the Company and its Chief Executive Officer since October 2008.
From August 2010 to May 2011, Mr. Krell also served as the Company’s President.
From July 2008 until October 2008, Mr. Krell served as our Chief Operating Officer and from May 2007 to July 2008, Mr. Krell served as our Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer.
From November 2003 to May 2007, Mr. Krell served as our Executive Vice President—Chief Financial Officer, having served as Senior Vice President—Chief Financial Officer from the time he joined us in January 2002 until November 2003.
Prior to joining us, Mr. Krell served in various senior financial management positions, including having served as Chief Financial Officer of London Fog Industries, Inc., a wholesale and retail distributor of rainwear and outerwear.
Mr. Krell began his career as an investment banker with Kidder, Peabody & Co.
Incorporated and earned a Masters of Business Administration degree from Stanford University
and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University
Mr. Krell’s current service as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, and his
over 25 years of business experience encompassing apparel, retail, finance and overall management, provide him with comprehensive insight into our business and the operation of our Company.
05) Edward M. Krell
The stockholder signing this proxy, revoking all previous proxies, hereby appoints Edward M. Krell
and Ronald J. Masciantonio, and each of them acting individually, as the attorney and proxy of the undersigned, with full power of substitution, to vote, as indicated on the reverse side and in their discretion upon such other matters as may properly come before the meeting, all shares which the undersigned would be entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting of the Stockholders of the Company to be held on January 24, 2014, and at any adjournment or postponement thereof.