BOARD of DIRECTORS

Landel Hobbs , , , Lead Independent Director, Chairman of the Board

Landel C. Hobbs has served as the Company’s Chairman of the Board since August 2016 and prior to that time serviced as Vice Chair since 2015. He is the founder and has been Chief Executive Officer of LCH Enterprises LLC, a consulting and investment firm that operates in the broader telecommunications and media space, since 2010. Mr. Hobbs previously served as Chief Operating Officer of Time Warner Cable (“TWC”) from 2005 until the end of 2010 and was Chief Financial Officer of TWC from 2001 until 2005. He served as Vice President of Financial Analysis and Operations Support for all divisions of AOL Time Warner from September 2000 until October 2001. Mr. Hobbs also served in various positions, including Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. from 1993 until 2000. Before joining Turner in 1993, he served as Senior Vice President and Audit Director of Banc One Illinois Corporation and as a Senior Manager with KPMG Peat Marwick. He is currently Chairman of the National 4H Council. He was previously the Chairman of The Dyslexia Resource Trust, Lead Director of Allconnect, Chair and a Director of CSPAN, a Trustee of Women in Cable Television (WICT), and a Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame Member. Mr. Hobbs earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Angelo State University. Mr. Hobbs brings to the Board significant cable and broadcast television expertise which is invaluable to the Company and management when assessing and structuring both cable and satellite distribution and other carriage deals. Mr. Hobbs also has an extensive finance and operations background which benefits the Board with analyzing financial transactions, financial reporting as well as accounting oversight.

Member of the Audit Committee
Chairperson of the Finance Committee

Thomas Beers , , , Director

Thomas D. Beers has been CEO of Fremantle Media N.A., Inc., since 2012 where he is responsible for Fremantle’s management and business performance as well as the development, production and operations of more than 600 hours of programming per year including “American Idol,” “America’s Got Talent,” “The X Factor,” “Let’s Make a Deal,” “Family Feud,” and “The Price is Right.” Prior to joining Fremantle, Mr. Beers was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Original Productions, where he was the creator and driving force behind the Primetime Emmy® winning “Deadliest Catch,” and Emmy nominee “Ice Road Truckers,” and top-rated shows “Storage Wars,” “Monster Garage” and “Black Gold.” His catalogue of more than 30 series is firmly entrenched across the cable powerhouses Discovery, HISTORY, A&E, Spike TV, The National Geographic Channel, and truTV. Mr. Beers’ extensive programming development and production, brand enhancement and relationships in the entertainment and media industry is invaluable in providing strategic advice on new ventures, product development and marketing initiatives.

Member of the Finance Committee

Neal Grabell , , , Director

Neal S. Grabell is currently a Visiting Professor of Economics and Independent College Programs at Haverford College where he has taught since 2006. Mr. Grabell served as Of Counsel to the Saul Ewing, LLP law firm from 2008 to 2015 where he practiced corporate and commercial law for domestic and foreign retailing, licensing, and manufacturing clients. From 1987 to 2008, Mr. Grabell served as the General Counsel of QVC, Inc. where he was responsible for the company’s securities offerings and filings, commercial transactions, acquisitions, litigation, regulatory and ethical compliance, corporate structure, and government relations. Mr. Grabell also oversaw the Affiliate Sales and Marketing Department, and operations of other departments of the company, forming and managing the internal audit department and leading the facilities department operations in the company’s numerous sites. Mr. Grabell was a director of QVC (UK), a Managing Director of QVC Deutschland GmbH, and a Director of QVC Japan, Inc. from their respective formations until 2009. He was also a director of most of QVC’s domestic subsidiaries. Mr. Grabell received a B.A. degree from Haverford College in 1977 and a J.D. degree from Georgetown University in 1980. Mr. Grabell is the President of the foundations of Golden Slipper Club & Charities, a Governor of the Golden Slipper Club & Charities, and trustee of the Abramson Center. Mr. Grabell was recommended to serve on our Board by members of the Board of Directors. Mr. Grabell’s experience with QVC, and his legal and business background, provides him with a unique perspective with respect to television retailing and the legal/regulatory issues it faces.

Member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee
Chairperson of the Audit Committee.

Mark Holdsworth , , , Director

Mark K. Holdsworth is currently the co-founder and operating partner of Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC, a Los Angeles-based private multi-strategy investment firm with approximately $9 billion of capital under management. He also serves as the founder of Holdsworth & Co., LLC, a family office focused on investments in real estate, venture capital, common equities and privately-owned businesses. He has extensive experience investing in multiple industries, including technology and media. Mr. Holdsworth also has 20 years of experience serving on boards of directors for companies in a variety of industries, currently serving on the boards of Parsons Corporation and AGY Holding Corp. He is also a trustee of Polytechnic School (non-profit). Mr Holdsworth specializes in active management oversight, strategy, mergers and acquisition activity and financing and, as a financial expert, is able to provide knowledgeable insight to implement structures that can be used to accelerate growth and improve financial flexibility. Mr. Holdsworth received a B.A. from Pomona College in Physics, a B.S. (Honors) from California Institute of Technology in Engineering and Applied Science and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He was recommended to serve on our Board by members of the Board of Directors. Mr. Holdsworth provides the Company with finance and capital markets expertise.

Member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee
Member of the Finance Committee
Member of the Audit Committee

Lisa Letizio , , , Director

Lisa A. Letizio serves as a strategic advisor for LivingHR, Inc., a culture first consulting and search group, and as an independent consultant for Allison James Estate & Homes, Inc., a real estate brokerage firm. She served as the Chief Human Resources Officer at HSN, Inc. from 1998 to 2014. In that role, Ms. Letizio oversaw the Human Resources teams for all of HSNi, a retail portfolio that encompassed HSN, a leading interactive multichannel retailer, and Cornerstone, a multichannel retailer of lifestyle brands including Frontgate, Garnet Hill, and Ballard Designs. Ms. Letizio’s responsibilities at HSNi included talent acquisition and assessment, leadership development, compensation, employee engagement, benefits/wellness, work life programs and community affairs. Prior to joining HSNi, Ms. Letizio was Vice President of Human Resources of The Timberland Company from 1992 to 1998. During her tenure at The Timberland Company, Ms. Letizio built the company’s global human resources function, establishing world-wide pay and benefits systems as well as recruiting top leadership talent across Europe, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. Ms. Letizio is a board member and board secretary of the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance. Ms. Letizio provides the Board with valuable talent acquisition and assessment, leadership development, and compensation experience obtained over her more than 20-year career in the consumer goods and home shopping industries. Her deep experience in these areas provides the Board with strategic and operational leadership and critical insights into human resources and executive compensation issues.

Chairperson of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee
Member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee

Bob Rosenblatt , , , Director

Robert (Bob) J. Rosenblatt joined the Company in June 2014 as Chairman of the Board. In February 2016, he was appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer and permanent Chief Executive Officer on August 18, 2016. Previously, Mr. Rosenblatt served as Chief Executive Officer of Rosenblatt Consulting, LLC, a private company he formed in 2006, which specializes in helping investment firms determine value in both public and private consumer companies as well as helping retail firms bring their product to market. From 2012 to 2013, Mr. Rosenblatt served as the interim President of ideeli Inc., a members-only e-retailer that sells women's fashion and décor items during limited-time sales. From 2004 to 2006, he was Group President and Chief Operating Officer of Tommy Hilfiger Corp. (then a public company), a worldwide apparel and retail company. He co-managed the process that culminated in the successful sale of Tommy Hilfiger Corp. to Apax Partners in 2006. From 1997 to 2004, Mr. Rosenblatt was an executive at HSN, Inc., a multi-channel retailer and television network specializing in home shopping. He served as Chief Financial Officer from 1997 to 1999, Chief Operating Officer from 2000 to 2001 and President from 2001 to 2004. Previously, from 1983 to 1996, he was an executive at Bloomingdale's, an upscale chain of department stores owned by Macy's Inc., and served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Stores. He currently serves on the board of RetailNext, a provider of technology and analytics solutions to the retail industry. Mr. Rosenblatt also served on the Board of Directors of Newgistics, Inc., I.Predictus, debShops, PepBoys and the Electronic Retailing Association, and was an adjunct professor at Fashion Institute of Technology where he taught entrepreneurial studies. Mr. Rosenblatt holds a BS in Accounting from Brooklyn College. Mr. Rosenblatt provides the Board with substantial home shopping and retail perspectives from his time at HSN and Bloomingdales. In addition, his prior executive management and board experiences of publicly-held companies provides the Board with public company accounting and financial reporting expertise, operational expertise and a top-level perspective in organizational management. .

Fred Siegel , , , Director

Fred R. Siegel is owner of Fred Siegel Partners, a consultancy group focused on social change initiatives for corporations and leading non-profits. Mr. Siegel was Senior Vice President and marketing head for QVC from 1993 to 1998, overseeing all off-air consumer touch-points including all marketing and communications, leading special on-air events, and attracting and securing marquee brand-name vendors, helping QVC become the category-defining brand. After QVC, Mr. Siegel was marketing lead for Excite and Excite @ Home where he oversaw all marketing and communications activities. He is responsible for many Internet firsts including strategic partnerships with television networks, the first large-scale voting event on the web (with the Prime Time Emmys) and the first Online Town Hall meeting with President Clinton. He currently works with multiple organizations such as AARP, Stand Up To Cancer and digital content powerhouse, ATTN, advises early-stage companies including Andreessen Horowitz-backed Honor Home Care, the Emmy award-winning National Geographic series, Years Of Living Dangerously, and is a national Board member for United Healthcare Children’s Foundation. Mr. Siegel has won multiple awards including a Daytime Emmy Award (2011) and numerous advertising awards including Clio and One Show. Mr. Siegel’s experience with QVC, his prior experience at Excite and his current work with multiple high-profile enterprises, provides him with global perspectives and real-time knowledge on marketing, brand development and customer acquisition particularly relevant in the digital retail arena.

Member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee
Member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee

Alex Spiro , , , Director

Alexander (Alex) B. Spiro is currently a partner at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart and Sullivan, LLP having served in that capacity since October 2017. His practice area includes nearly every type of litigation, dispute, and investigation across the globe. Prior to that, Mr. Spiro was an attorney at Brafman and Associates in New York City since July 2013. In that position, Mr. Spiro has handled an array of complex litigation and investigations. Prior to his joining Brafman and Associates, from September 2008 to July 2013, Mr. Spiro worked as a Manhattan prosecutor. Mr. Spiro formerly was the director of an autism children’s program at McLean Hospital, Harvard’s psychiatric hospital. Mr. Spiro is a graduate of the Harvard Law School where he remains on the adjunct teaching faculty. He has lectured and written on a variety of subjects related to psychology and the law. Mr. Spiro is also a board member of GlassBridge Enterprises, Inc., having served in that capacity since August 2015. Mr. Spiro’s experience has afforded him deep connections in the sports, entertainment, media and celebrity industries, providing his with insights on consumer trends and opportunities that are relevant in digital retailing.

Member of the Finance Committee
Chairperson of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee