Philip E. Mallott

DIRECTOR

Philip E. Mallott, 62, became one of our directors in July 2012. Mr. Mallott retired as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Intimate Brands, an intimate apparel and personal care retailer and former subsidiary of Limited Brands, Inc. Mr. Mallott formerly served as a director of Big Lots, Inc., including non-executive chair for four years until May 2017, and as chair of the audit committee for fifteen years. In addition to his Board service at Big Lots, Mr. Mallott also serves on multiple board committees for Defiance College and United Church Homes, Inc. Mr. Mallott previously served as a director of Tween Brands, Inc. from 2000 to 2009. Mr. Mallott’s experience as a certified public accountant, his service on the boards of other public companies and charitable organizations, and his experience in leadership roles with other retailers led to the conclusion that he should serve as a director on the Board.