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Below is a list of American Eagle Outfitters Inc.'s Board of Directors. See Board Committees for details on committee membership and structure, and Corporate Governance Guidelines for further information on board composition and qualifications.

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American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.
77 Hot Metal Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Jay L. Schottenstein , , , Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Schottenstein has served as our Chief Executive Officer since December 2015. Prior thereto, he served as our Interim Chief Executive Officer from January 2014 to December 2015. He has served as Chairman of the Board since March 1992. He previously served the Company as Chief Executive Officer from March 1992 until December 2002 and as a Vice President and Director of the Company’s predecessors since 1980. He has also served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of SSC since March 1992 and as President of SSC since 2001. Prior thereto, Mr. Schottenstein served as Vice Chairman of SSC from 1986 to 1992. He has been a Director of SSC since 1982. Mr. Schottenstein also served as Chief Executive Officer from March 2005 to April 2009 and as Executive Chairman and Director of the Board since March 2005 of DSW Inc, a leading branded footwear and accessories retailer. He has also served as a member of the Board of Directors for Alberstons Companies Inc. (“Albertsons/Safeway”) since 2006. Mr. Schottenstein has served as an officer and director of various other entities owned or controlled by members of his family since 1976. He is a graduate of Indiana University.

Noel J. Spiegel , , , Lead Independent Director

Mr. Spiegel was a partner at Deloitte & Touche, LLP (“Deloitte”), where he practiced from September 1969 until his retirement in May 2010. In his over 40-year career at Deloitte, he served in numerous management positions, including as Deputy Managing Partner, member of the Executive Committee, Managing Partner of Deloitte’s Transaction Assurance practice, Global Offerings and IFRS practice and Technology, Media and Telecommunications practice (Northeast Region), and as Partner-in-Charge of Audit Operations in Deloitte’s New York Office. Mr. Spiegel holds a BS from Long Island University and attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Other Public Company Board Service: Mr. Spiegel also has served on the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of vTv Therapeutics Inc. since 2015 and on the Board of Directors and Audit Committee, Credit Committee and Finance and Investment Committee of Radian Group, Inc. since 2011. Mr. Spiegel was formerly on the Board of Directors, Audit Committee and Compensation Committee of Vringo, Inc. from 2013 to 2016.

Chair of the Audit Committee

Member of the Compensation and Nominating Committees

Sujatha Chandrasekaran , , , Independent Director

Ms. Chandrasekaran has over 25 years of business operations, technology and digital experience in retail and consumer goods in a global context, across customer engagement, marketing, store operations, supply chain and back office. She most recently held the role of head of digital and information technologies at Kimberly-Clark Corporation. She led the company wide digital transformation efforts across business and technology at Kimberly-Clark. Prior to that Ms. Chandrasekaran served as SVP, Chief Technology and Data Officer at Walmart Inc. Ms. Chandrasekaran has also led digital, business transformation and eCommerce at The Timberland Company, PepsiCo and Nestlé SA in C-level global roles.

Ms. Chandrasekaran holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from University of Madras, India, a Master of Business Systems from Monash University, Melbourne Australia, and an Executive Development Education Certificate from London Business School.

Member of the Audit, Compensation and Nominating Committees

Deborah A. Henretta , , , Independent Director

Ms. Henretta has over 30 years of business leadership experience across both developed and developing markets, as well as expertise in brand building, marketing, philanthropic program development and government relations. She joined Procter & Gamble (“P&G”) in 1985. In 2005, she was appointed President of P&G’s business in Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Australia and India. She was appointed group president, P&G Asia in 2007, group president of P&G Global Beauty Sector in June 2013, and group president of P&G E-Business in February 2015. She retired from P&G in June 2015.

Ms. Henretta was a member of Singapore’s Economic Development Board (“EDB”) from 2007 to 2013. She contributed to the growth strategies for Singapore, and was selected to serve on the EDB’s Economic Strategies Committee between 2009 and 2011. In 2008, she received a U.S. State Department appointment to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation’s Business Advisory Council. In 2011, she was appointed chair of this 21-economy council, becoming the first woman to hold the position. In that role, she advised top government officials, including former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Ms. Henretta currently is a partner at G100 Companies, a position she has held since 2015, where she assisted in establishing a Board Excellence program that provides director education on board oversight and governance responsibilities, including the areas of digital transformation and cyber security, as well as a partnership program for New Director Training. She holds a master’s degree in advertising research from Syracuse University and a bachelor’s degree in communications from St. Bonaventure.

Other Public Company Board Service: Ms. Henretta also has served on the Board of Directors, Audit Committee and Corporate Relations Committee of Corning, Inc. since 2013 and on the Board of Directors and Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee of Meritage Homes Corporation since 2016. Ms. Henretta also has served on the Board of Directors, Compensation Committee, Environmental Safety and Sustainability Committee and Finance Committee of NiSource Inc. since 2015. She was formerly on the Board of Directors of Staples, Inc. from 2016 to September 2017 when Staples was acquired by Sycamore Partners, a private equity investor.

Member of the Audit, Compensation and Nominating Committees

Thomas R. Ketteler , , , Independent Director

Prior to his retirement from SSC, a private company, in 2005, Mr. Ketteler served as Chief Operating Officer of SSC (since 1995), as Executive Vice President of Finance and Treasurer (from 1981), and as a Director (since 1985). Prior to SSC, he was a partner in the firm of Alexander Grant and Company, Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Ketteler served as a consultant to the Board from 2003 until June 2010. He holds a BA in Accounting from Thomas More College and is a Certified Public Accountant (“CPA”).

Member of the Audit, Compensation and Nominating Committees

Cary D. McMillan , , , Independent Director

Mr. McMillan has served as Chief Executive Officer of True Partners Consulting, LLC, a professional services firm providing tax and other financial services, since December 2005. From October 2001 to April 2004, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Sara Lee Branded Apparel. Mr. McMillan served as Executive Vice President of Sara Lee Corporation (“Sara Lee”), a branded consumer packaged goods company, from January 2000 to April 2004. From November 1999 to December 2001, he served as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of Sara Lee. Prior thereto, Mr. McMillan served as an audit partner with Arthur Andersen LLP. Mr. McMillan holds a BS from the University of Illinois and is a CPA.

Other Public Company Board Service: Mr. McMillan also served on the Board of Directors, Audit Committee and Finance Committee of Hyatt Corporation since 2013. Mr. McMillan was formerly on the Board of Directors of McDonald's Corporation from 2003 to May 2015, Hewitt Associates, Inc. from 2002 to 2010 and Sara Lee Corporation from 2000 to 2004.

Chair of the Compensation Committee

Member of the Audit and Nominating Committees

Janice E. Page , , , Independent Director

Ms. Page spent 27 years in apparel retailing, holding numerous merchandising, marketing and operating positions with Sears Roebuck & Company (“Sears”), including Group Vice President from 1992 to 1997. While at Sears, Ms. Page launched the direct to consumer business and oversaw sporting goods, men’s, women’s and children’s apparel, footwear and accessories, beauty and fragrances, among other responsibilities. She also serves on the advisory board for the Daveler Entrepreneurship Scholarship of the University of South Florida. She holds a BA from Pennsylvania State University.

Other Public Company Board Service: Ms. Page served as a Director and Compensation Committee Chair of R.G. Barry Corporation from 2000 to 2014. She served as a Director and Nominating and Governance Committee Chair of Hampshire Group, Limited from 2009 to 2011. She was formerly on the Board of Kellwood Company and served on the Executive Committee and as Compensation Committee Chair from 2000 to 2008. Ms. Page also served from 2001 to 2004 as Trustee of Glimcher Realty Trust, a real estate investment trust which owns, manages, acquires and develops malls and community shopping centers.

Chair of the Nominating Committee

Member of the Audit and Compensation Committees

David M. Sable , , , Independent Director

Mr. Sable is the Chairman of VMLY&R, having unified Y&R and VML into one marketing powerhouse while serving as the Global CEO of Y&R for seventeen years. Prior to that time, he served at Wunderman, Inc., a leading customer relationship manager and digital unit of WPP Group, as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer, from August 2000 to February 2011. Mr. Sable was a Founding Partner and served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Genesis Direct, Inc., a pioneer digital omni-channel retailer, from June 1996 to September 2000. Mr. Sable serves on the U.S. Fund for United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF’s) National Board, is a past Chair of the Ad Council’s Board of Directors, is an executive board member of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), and sits on the International Board of the Special Olympics. A frequent keynote speaker and author, Mr. Sable is a designated LinkedIn Influencer, where he ranks among the most widely read business leaders in the world.

Member of the Audit, Compensation and Nominating Committees

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