Management Committee & Board of Directors

Management Committee & Board of Directors

Management

Paul S. Galant
Paul S. Galant
Chief Executive Officer
Paul S. Galant Paul Galant joined Verifone in 2013 as chief executive officer.

Prior to joining Verifone, Paul served as the CEO of Citigroup Inc.’s Enterprise Payments business since 2010. In this role, he developed innovative digital payments services for Citi’s institutional and government clients, enabling them to expand into growth markets and helping them to meet their consumers’ current and future needs for secure mobile payments and commerce.

Before that, from 2009, Paul served as CEO of Citi Cards, heading Citigroup’s North American and International Consumer Credit Cards business during a period of dramatic change in the industry and positioned it for growth. Citi’s global credit card business is a market leader and provides credit and payments instruments for consumers and institutions in 50 countries across six continents.

Earlier, from 2007, Paul was CEO of Citi Transaction Services, establishing the business as a core growth engine for Citi and expanding it into new product lines and markets serving Citi’s largest institutional and government clients. Transaction Services, a division of Citi’s Institutional Clients Group, is one of Citi’s publicly reported business lines, offering award winning and industry leading Treasury and Trade Solutions, and Securities and Fund Services capabilities to corporations, financial institutions, governments, and investment advisors in 100+ countries.

Previously, Paul was the global head of the Cash Management business, one of the largest processors of payments globally, covering all geographic regions including North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Under Paul’s leadership the cash management business experienced record growth and a significant improvement in its operating performance. It was also recognized for innovation and excellence by many publications including Euromoney, The Banker and Global Finance.

Before this, Paul was global head of eCommerce and Market Data Strategy for Citi Corporate and Investment Banking. Paul and his team set strategic direction and executed eCommerce initiatives, set market data strategy and developed global agreements.

Previous positions before joining Citi were with Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette as global head of eCommerce and head of financial engineering within Debt Capital Markets; head of Financial Engineering Divisions with both Smith Barney and Credit Suisse; and as president and founder of BTP Information Services, Inc.

Paul holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University where he graduated a Phillip Merrill Scholar. He has served as chairman of the NY Federal Reserve Bank Payments Risk Committee, chairman of The Clearing House Secure Digital Payments LLC and is an executive member on the NY Weill Cornell Medical Center Council. He was featured in Institutional Investor’s “Online 40” (2008, 2010), Crain’s New York Business as a member of its “40 Under 40” (2006), Global Finance as a member of their “Who’s Who in Treasury and Cash Management” (2006) and by CNBC as a “Young Gun” in its “Five Under 40” profile (2006).
Marc E. Rothman
Marc E. Rothman
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Marc E. Rothman Marc Rothman joined Verifone as executive vice president and chief financial officer in February 2013. Bringing more than 25 years of global finance and merger and acquisition experience, Marc is responsible for overseeing Verifone’s financial and operational performance.

Prior to joining Verifone, Marc served as the chief financial officer of Motorola Mobility, Inc., where he played a critical role in Motorola Mobility’s spin-off transaction from its former parent company, Motorola, Inc., as well as the sale of the company to Google in May 2012. During his time at Motorola, he also held a number of significant senior finance leadership positions across the company, including serving as chief financial officer in several of its business segments (Public Safety, Networks and Enterprise and Mobile Devices).

Marc graduated from Richard Stockton College with a bachelor’s degree in business and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) in the State of California.
Albert Y. Liu
Albert Y. Liu
Executive Vice President, Corporate Development & General Counsel
Albert Y. Liu Albert joined Verifone as executive vice president of Corporate Development and General Counsel in October 2008. Albert is responsible for overseeing corporate development, legal, human resources and corporate communications. He also serves as the company's corporate secretary and chief compliance officer.

Prior to joining Verifone, Albert practiced law with the firm of Sullivan & Cromwell in New York. He also held the position as vice president, legal and corporate development, and company secretary for NETGEAR Inc. He previously served as general counsel, director of human resources and secretary of Turnstone Systems, Inc., and general counsel and secretary for Yipes Enterprise Services. Before entering the legal field, he was a software engineer at Tandem Computers.

Albert holds dual degrees in computer science and political science from Stanford University and a J.D. (magna cum laude) from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He is a member of the State Bar of California.
Christophe Job
Christophe Job
Chief Technology Officer
Christophe Job Christophe Job joined Verifone in August 2015 and currently serves as chief technology officer. Christophe is responsible for the long term technology direction and architecture as well as the engineering of Verifone’s company-wide solutions delivery offering, working closely with Verifone’s global customers and partners, management committee members and regional leadership teams.

Christophe is a senior software solutions expert and proven leader. Prior to joining Verifone, Christophe held senior leadership roles at Oracle. Most recently he served as senior vice president of Oracle Fusion Middleware. In this role, he made significant contributions to both Fusion Middleware and Fusion Application, leading a team of 1,000 employees globally that included architecture, development, quality, product management, release management, release engineering and operations. Prior to that, Christophe served as vice president of application development tools at Oracle.

Christophe received a degree in computer information systems from Ecole Supérieure d Informatique in France.
Sheetal Shah
Sheetal Shah
Chief Operations Officer
Sheetal Shah Sheetal Shah currently serves as chief operations officer at Verifone in which he is responsible for Global Operations encompassing supply chain, sales operations, quality, field services, call centers and program management serving customers in more than 150 countries. Additionally, Sheetal is responsible for driving the product management and delivery of our device services.

Previously he served as the chief procurement officer at Motorola Mobility, a Google company. In this role, he was responsible for end-to-end global supplier management including all commercial aspects and supplier new technology readiness. Earlier in his career, he served as corporate vice president of Global Planning and Operations at Motorola, where he developed innovative patent pending supplier sales and operational processes. Sheetal started his career at Motorola as a DSP software engineer in which he designed and commercially shipped automatic speech recognition and voice annotation technology for Motorola handsets. He holds several patents in the areas of speech recognition and audio processing.

Sheetal holds a Bachelor of Science and master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Florida with a specialization in digital signal processing.
Jennifer Miles
Jennifer Miles
President, Verifone North America
Jennifer Miles Jennifer Miles joined Verifone in May 2000 and currently holds the position of president of North America. Jennifer is responsible for overseeing business in North America including the financial, mobility, retail, petro, transit, retail banking, hospitality, security, healthcare, and government business units. Additionally, she is responsible for overseeing Verifone’s Global Petroleum Systems, which includes Petro Media Sales.

Jennifer has played an integral role in driving the successful growth of Verifone's solutions in the retail market. She previously served as president of Americas for Verifone and oversaw business in North America, Latin America and the Caribbean. Prior to joining Verifone, Jennifer spent six years at Wachovia Bank serving in several roles including sales and product management of Corporate Treasury and Cash Management solutions to Fortune 500 companies.

Jennifer holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. She also sits on the board of directors of the Electronic Transactions Association.
Carlos Lima
Carlos Lima
President, Verifone Latin America and the Caribbean
Carlos Lima Carlos Lima joined Verifone as president of Latin America and the Caribbean in May 2015. Carlos is responsible for leading payments and commerce solutions and delivering new and innovative products and services throughout the LAC region.

Carlos’ experience has prepared him to help clients with virtually any payment-related issues. Prior to joining Verifone, Carlos held senior leadership roles in Latin America, Europe and the U.S. across retail, corporate banking, technology, and information systems with Barclays, American Express and Citigroup. Most recently, he served as chief operating officer with Vantiv, the second largest merchant acquirer in the U.S.

Carlos holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Tulane University in New Orleans and an MBA from the University of Miami.
June Yee Felix
June Yee Felix
President, Verifone Europe
June Yee Felix June Felix joined Verifone as President of Europe in May 2014. June is responsible for implementing regional and country deployments of terminals, payments as a service and commerce enablement solutions throughout Europe, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia.

A proven global leader, June has held various executive management positions at multi-national companies, including Citibank, IBM, JP Morgan Chase and Booz-Allen & Hamilton. Prior to joining Verifone, she served as managing director of Citi Enterprise Payments, where she led a global business focused on creating consumer-centric mobile healthcare payments. Prior to her role at Citi, June served as IBM’s global general manager of Banking & Financial Markets.

In 2013, June was elected into the Innovators Hall of Fame for Banking Systems and Technology, and named one of the Top 10 leading innovators by Banking Technology News. Additionally, she was named one of the Most Influential Women in Banking by U.S. Banker.

June holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh in chemical engineering and pre-med.
Bulent Ozayaz
Bulent Ozayaz
President, Verifone Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EEMEA)
Bulent Ozayaz As President of Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (EEMEA), Bulent Ozayaz is tasked with driving operational expansion and achieving double digital growth for Verifone’s growing portfolio of services and solutions. His management time is split between the company’s offices in Turkey, Nigeria, South Africa and Israel.

Since joining Verifone in 2006, Bulent has held wide range of leadership roles including product development, vice president of marketing, vice president of North America Financial Group, and vice president of Media Solutions. Prior to joining Verifone, Bulent worked for a successful payment systems company as director of product development and assistant VP of marketing and business development.

Bulent received an MBA from Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York.
Steve Aliferis
Steve Aliferis
President, Verifone Asia Pacific
Steve Aliferis Steve Aliferis joined Verifone as president of Verifone’s Asia Pacific region in August 2015. Based in Singapore, Steve is responsible for leveraging our relationships with some of the world’s largest banks and acquirers, aligning our global product and GTO organizations and driving new revenue opportunities for our clients in this region.

With more than 20 years of experience in the payments and banking industries, Steve is a proven leader and business builder. Prior to joining Verifone, he held executive management positions with Commonwealth Bank of Australia, National Australia Bank and Assure Worldwide. Most recently, Steve served as the head of Business Banking, Product and Australian Financial Services at Westpac Group, one of the largest financial services institutions in Australia and New Zealand.

Steve serves as a member of the Australian Payments Clearing Association (APCA), Eftpos Australia Board (EPAL), Visa - Asia Advisory Board and China Union Pay Advisory Board.
Arthur Jiang
Arthur Jiang
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Verifone China
Arthur Jiang Arthur Jiang joined Verifone as senior vice president and general manager of China in July 2015. Based in Beijing, Arthur is responsible for building a winning client franchise offering competitively-priced innovative products and solutions for China’s rapidly growing market.

Arthur is a highly-respected leader with more than 20-years of experience in China’s payments industry. Prior to joining Verifone, he held senior leadership roles with Gemalto (formerly Schlumberger), Hi Sun Technology and served as CEO and board member at PAX Technology. Most recently, Arthur served as the vice general manager of the payments business with Aisino Corporation, where he led initiatives to drive merchant acquiring and services in China.

Arthur holds a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering automation management from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in Shanghai, China.
Vin D’Agostino
Vin D’Agostino
Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer
Vin D’Agostino Vin D’Agostino joined Verifone in January 2014. As EVP and Chief Strategy Officer, Vin is responsible for developing, communicating and executing Verifone’s strategy with our CEO, as well as sustaining corporate strategic initiatives. Additionally, Vin leads business development activities related to large-scale partnerships and Verifone’s omni-channel work stream.

Prior to joining Verifone, Vin was an executive at JP Morgan Chase since 1985. Most recently, he was responsible for the payment business’ enterprise strategy, corporate development activities and the payment steering committee. Prior to his role at JP Morgan Chase, he was a leader at LabMorgan, with responsibility for the incubation and formation of a real-time e-payment platform, evaluating payment investments and providing payment domain expertise. Prior to these roles, he served in various leadership positions in finance, product management, and operations management in Chase’s securities and payments businesses.

Vin has held various industry board positions during his career including chairman of clearXchange, Early Warning Services and Austrapay; Square advisor; Advisory Board of SVPCo; MasterCard Debit Advisory Board; BITS Advisory Board and Visa’s International Advisory Board.

Vin holds a Bachelor of Science degree and MBA in finance from St. John’s University.
Glen E. Robson
Glen E. Robson
Executive Vice President, Verifone Systems
Glen E. Robson Glen Robson joined Verifone as the executive vice president of Verifone Systems in January of 2015. Glen is responsible for leading the development of the company’s global portfolio of purpose-built payment devices and creating the next generation of the physical point of sale.

Prior to joining Verifone, Glen served as the chief technology officer at Dell in the company’s Special Products division. Working in both Austin, Texas and Taipei, Taiwan, he spent the last 10 years of his career with Dell where he successfully transformed the company’s SMB and Consumer Notebooks divisions. Glen began his career as an engineer, previously leading the Global Engineering organization for Sun Microsystems.

Glen is a native of Scotland, and holds a Bachelor of Arts in public policy from the University of Northumbria in New Castle, England. He also holds a Master’s degree in computer science from the University of Kent in Canterbury, England.
Amos Tamam
Amos Tamam
Senior Vice President, Taxi Systems
Amos Tamam After partnering with Verifone in the deployment of comprehensive taxi systems in New York City, Amos Tamam joined Verifone as senior vice president of Taxi Systems in 2010. Amos is responsible for expanding Verifone’s taxi solutions sales throughout the U.S. and internationally in key markets including London, South Africa and Bermuda.

Prior to joining Verifone, Amos was the CEO of Verifone Transportation System, a joint venture that he formed with Verifone as president of TaxiTronic. He is also founder of Metro-Shop in New York and led the development of the first credit card taximeter, the Metrometer 21R. In 2000 and 2001, he headed a successful pilot program with the TLC in New York for the initial deployment of 200 credit card processing enabled taxis.

Amos has a long history of innovation in automating key taxi functions. He is responsible for deploying taxi systems in Boston, Chicago, Miami, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Washington D.C., San Francisco and cities internationally.

Amos holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Tel Aviv University in Israel.
Todd Shaw
Todd Shaw
Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
Todd Shaw Todd Shaw joined Verifone as senior vice president, chief human resources officer in August 2014.  Todd brings deep experience in leadership and organizational development, as well as talent acquisition. He is responsible for all Human Resources functions globally and is a member of the company’s management committee.

Todd brings over 25 years of HR experience building winning businesses around the world.  Prior to joining Verifone, he served as a vice president of Human Resources at PayPal, with a focus on supporting the global technology group. Prior to this, he was based in Hong Kong where he led Bank of America’s HR group for the Asia Pacific region. While at Bank of America, Todd served in a variety of HR leadership roles working with technology and operations, consumer banking and corporate and investment banking. Todd also worked for the Taco Bell division of PepsiCo and for NCR.

Todd holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with a major in finance and information management systems from Drake University and an MBA from the University of Michigan.

Board of Directors

Robert W. Alspaugh
Mr. Alspaugh has served as a director since September 2008. From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Alspaugh served as Chief Executive Officer of KPMG International and from 1998 to 2002, Mr. Alspaugh served as Deputy Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of KPMG’s U.S. Practice. He joined KPMG in the Denver office in 1969 and was elected partner in 1978.

Mr. Alspaugh holds a BBA degree (summa cum laude) in accounting from Baylor University. Mr. Alspaugh is currently a member of the boards of directors of Ball Corp., a supplier of metal and plastic packaging for beverages, food and household products, and of aerospace technologies and services to defense and civilian government agencies and Autoliv, Inc., a developer, manufacturer and supplier of safety systems to the automotive industry. Mr. Alspaugh also serves on the boards of directors of DSG Technologies, Inc. and Triton Container International, Ltd., both privately-held companies.

Mr. Alspaugh is Chairman of our Audit Committee, is one of our Audit Committtee financial experts and serves on our Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. Mr. Alspaugh serves as the chairman of the audit committees of Triton Container, Autoliv and Ball Corp. He also serves on the compliance committee for Autoliv and the finance committee for Ball Corp.
Karen A. Austin
Ms. Austin has served as a director since June 2014. She has been Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Pacific Gas & Electric Company, a natural gas and electric utilities company headquartered in California, since June 2011. Before joining PG&E, Ms. Austin worked for Sears Holdings Corporations as Senior Vice President and President of Consumer Electronics from January 2009 to May 2011 and as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer from March 2005 to January 2009. Ms. Austin joined Kmart Corporation in 1984 and served, before its merger with Sears, Roebuck and Co. in 2005, as its Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer from April 2002 to March 2005 and Vice President, Applications from January 2000 to April 2002. Ms. Austin brings to the Board extensive experience in management, engineering and technical operations, her information technology expertise and her deep knowledge of technology company operating environments.

Ms. Austin holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from Trine University. Ms. Austin is a member of our Audit Committee and Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee.
Paul S. Galant
Paul Galant joined Verifone in 2013 as chief executive officer.

Prior to joining Verifone, Paul served as the CEO of Citigroup Inc.’s Enterprise Payments business since 2010. In this role, he developed innovative digital payments services for Citi’s institutional and government clients, enabling them to expand into growth markets and helping them to meet their consumers’ current and future needs for secure mobile payments and commerce.

Before that, from 2009, Paul served as CEO of Citi Cards, heading Citigroup’s North American and International Consumer Credit Cards business during a period of dramatic change in the industry and positioned it for growth. Citi’s global credit card business is a market leader and provides credit and payments instruments for consumers and institutions in 50 countries across six continents.

Earlier, from 2007, Paul was CEO of Citi Transaction Services, establishing the business as a core growth engine for Citi and expanding it into new product lines and markets serving Citi’s largest institutional and government clients. Transaction Services, a division of Citi’s Institutional Clients Group, is one of Citi’s publicly reported business lines, offering award winning and industry leading Treasury and Trade Solutions, and Securities and Fund Services capabilities to corporations, financial institutions, governments, and investment advisors in 100+ countries.

Previously, Paul was the global head of the Cash Management business, one of the largest processors of payments globally, covering all geographic regions including North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Under Paul’s leadership the cash management business experienced record growth and a significant improvement in its operating performance. It was also recognized for innovation and excellence by many publications including Euromoney, The Banker and Global Finance.

Before this, Paul was global head of eCommerce and Market Data Strategy for Citi Corporate and Investment Banking. Paul and his team set strategic direction and executed eCommerce initiatives, set market data strategy and developed global agreements.

Previous positions before joining Citi were with Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette as global head of eCommerce and head of financial engineering within Debt Capital Markets; head of Financial Engineering Divisions with both Smith Barney and Credit Suisse; and as president and founder of BTP Information Services, Inc.

Paul holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University where he graduated a Phillip Merrill Scholar. He has served as chairman of the NY Federal Reserve Bank Payments Risk Committee, chairman of The Clearing House Secure Digital Payments LLC and is an executive member on the NY Weill Cornell Medical Center Council. He was featured in Institutional Investor’s “Online 40” (2008, 2010), Crain’s New York Business as a member of its “40 Under 40” (2006), Global Finance as a member of their “Who’s Who in Treasury and Cash Management” (2006) and by CNBC as a “Young Gun” in its “Five Under 40” profile (2006).
Alex W. Hart
Chairman
Mr. Hart has served as a director since July 2006. Mr. Hart has been an independent consultant to the financial services industry since November 1997. From August 1995 to November 1997, he served as Chief Executive Officer and from March 1994 to August 1995 as Executive Vice Chairman of Advanta Corporation, a diversified financial services company. From 1988 to 1994, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of MasterCard International, the worldwide payment service provider.

Mr. Hart holds a bachelor degree in social relations from Harvard University. He is currently a member of the boards of directors of Global Payments, Inc., a payment services company (since February 2001) and Mitek Systems, Inc., a mobile video technology company (since December 2010). Mr. Hart also serves as a director and member of the compensation committee for Solicore, Inc., a private company that develops and manufactures embedded power solutions.

Mr. Hart is the Chairman of our Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. He also serves on the governance committees of Global Payments (as chairman) and Mitek, and on the compensation committees of Global Payments and Mitek (as chairman).
Robert Brad Henske
Mr. Henske, age 54, has served as a director since January 2005. Mr. Henske is a Senior Advisor at Hellman & Friedman LLC, where he served as a Managing Director from July 2007 to 2014. From May 2005 until July 2007, he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Consumer Tax Group of Intuit Inc. He was Intuit's CFO from January 2003 to September 2005. Prior to joining Intuit, he served as Senior Vice President and CFO of Synopsys, Inc., a supplier of electronic design automation software, from May 2000 until January 2003. From January 1997 to May 2000, Mr. Henske was a partner at Oak Hill Capital Management, a Robert M. Bass Group private equity investment firm. Prior to that he was a Partner at Bain & Company He holds a B.Sc. degree in Chemical Engineering from Rice University and an M.B.A. (with distinction) in Finance and Strategic Management from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Henske was previously a member of the boards of directors of Applied Systems, Inc., Ellucian (formerly Datatel, Inc.) (as chairman), Associated Materials LLC, Goodman Global, Inc., Activant Solutions (as chairman), Iris Software Ltd. (as chairman), Openlink Financial, SSP Holdings (as chairman), Williams Scotsman, Grove Worldwide, Reliant Building Products and American Savings Bank. In addition to other skills and qualifications, Mr. Henske brings to our Board significant finance and accounting experience through his former roles as CFO of large, global companies in the high technology industry. Mr. Henske's leadership and management experiences, including his service as a director and committee member on the boards of a number of companies, provide valuable insight on dynamics and operation of the Board, particularly in its oversight role. Mr. Henske is Chairman of our Compensation Committee, serves on our Audit Committee and is one of our Audit Committee financial experts.
Eitan Raff
Mr. Raff has served as a director since October 2007. Mr. Raff currently serves as a financial consultant to Wolfson Clore Mayer Ltd. and as a senior advisor to Morgan Stanley. Mr. Raff also serves on the board of directors of Alon USA Partners GP, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company that is owned by Alon USA Energy, Inc. and general partner of Alon USA Partners, LP, a Delaware limited partnership that owns and operates a crude oil refinery and markets and distributes petroleum products. Mr. Raff is also chairman of the public board of Youth Leading Change, a non-profit association, and previously served as the Accountant General (Treasurer) in the Israeli Ministry of Finance.

Mr. Raff holds a B.A. and M.B.A. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and, in 2012, received a Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Mr. Raff currently serves on the boards of directors of Israel Corp. Ltd. and a number of privately-held corporations.

Mr. Raff is a member of our Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. He currently serves on the investment and capital structure committee of Israel Corp. and on the audit committee of Alon USA Partners GP, LLC.
Jonathan I. Schwartz
Mr. Schwartz has served as a director since June 2014. Mr. Schwartz has served as the CEO and President of Care Zone Inc., an Internet service for family caregivers, since April 2010. From 1996 to February 2010, Mr. Schwartz served in various capacities at Sun Microsystems, Inc. prior to its acquisition by Oracle Corporation, including from April 2006 to February 2010 as CEO and a member of the board of directors. Prior to Sun, Mr. Schwartz was the founder, President and CEO of Lighthouse Design, Ltd., which was ultimately acquired by Sun in 1996, and began his career with McKinsey & Company, Inc. Mr. Schwartz holds a B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from Wesleyan University. Mr. Schwartz currently serves on the board of directors of Silver Spring Networks, Inc., a provider of smart grid products. Mr. Schwartz has broad technology expertise, and brings to the Board extensive operational and strategic experience as a chief executive officer. Mr. Schwartz serves on our Audit Committee and Compensation Committee. Mr. Schwartz is a member of the compensation committee of Silver Spring Networks.
Jane J. Thompson
Ms. Thompson has served as a director since March 2014. She is the founder and CEO of Jane J. Thompson Financial Services LLC, a management consulting firm. From May 2002 to June 2011, Ms. Thompson served as President of Walmart Financial Services, a division of Wal-mart Stores, Inc. that provides money services, products and solutions to Walmart customers. Previously, she led the Sears Credit, Sears Home Services, and Sears Online groups within Sears, Roebuck & Company, and was a partner with McKinsey & Company, Inc. advising consumer companies. Ms. Thompson has served on the Board of Directors and the Compensation Committee of Fresh Market, Inc., a specialty food retailer, since June 2012, and, from 1995 to 1999, served on the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee of ConAgra Foods, Inc., a packaged food company.

Ms. Thompson received a Master's in Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor's in Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Cincinnati. Ms. Thompson is a member of our Compensation Committee.