Michael Relich was appointed to the position of Chief Operating Officer in August of 2013.
He previously served as the Company's Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer since July 2010 and as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer since he joined the Company in May 2004.
Prior to joining the Company, he served as Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of MIS and E-Commerce of Wet Seal, Inc., a specialty apparel retailer, from 2001 to 2004, and as Senior Vice President, Engineering of Freeborders, Inc., a Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions provider, from 2000 to 2001.
Mr. Relich also held senior level IT positions with retailers HomeBase Inc. from 1995 to 2000, where he ultimately served as Assistant Vice President of MIS, and Broadway Stores Inc. from 1983 to 1995, where he ultimately served as Director of Merchandise Systems.
Michael Relich was promoted to Chief Operating Officer of the Company effective August 21, 2013.
Prior to his promotion to Chief Operating Officer of the Company, Mr. Relich served as the Company's Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer.
The amounts reported in Columns (e) and (f) above for fiscal 2014 include the aggregate grant date fair value of stock awards and option awards, respectively, granted in connection with his