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Bonnie R. Brooks

Bonnie R. Brooks, Interim President and Chief Executive Officer – Chico’s Fas, Inc. Director and Member of Executive Committee

Bonnie R. Brooks has been a director since 2016. She has more than 30 years of global retail executive leadership experience and currently (effective April 24, 2019) serves as interim CEO of Chico’s FAS. From January 2014 to December 2016 Ms. Brooks was the Vice Chair of Hudson's Bay Company, a fashion retail group operating through multiple banners, including Hudson's Bay, Home Outfitters, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off Fifth and Kaufhof. Ms. Brooks joined Hudson's Bay in 2008 as Chief Executive Officer and President. From 2012 to 2014, Ms. Brooks served as President of Hudson's Bay Company, responsible for both Hudson's Bay and Lord & Taylor department stores USA. From 1997 to 2008, Ms. Brooks was based in Hong Kong serving as an executive officer, including as President of the Lane Crawford Joyce Group, a women's fashion retailer with over 500 stores in Asia, and as Global Merchandise Manager for Dickson Concepts (International) Limited, a luxury retail group and owner of Harvey Nichols, UK. Prior to that, Ms. Brooks spent over a decade at Holt Renfrew & Company, a Canada-based fashion department store, in roles that included Executive Vice President and General Merchandise Manager. Ms. Brooks also served on the board of directors of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., a teen apparel retailer. Ms. Brooks currently serves on the board of directors of Rogers Communications Inc., a Canadian diversified communications and media company, and is a trustee of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust, a North American real estate owner and developer. Ms. Brooks was formerly a director of Empire Company Limited, one of Canada's largest food retailers. She is a member of the Order of Canada.

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