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Director Independence: Eight of our nine Directors are independent as that term is defined by the SEC and the exchanges.

Dr. Angel Cabrera , Ph.D.
President
George Mason University
Dr. Angel Cabrera , Ph.D.
President
George Mason University


Angel Cabrera, age 45, has been a Director of PetSmart since December 2010. Dr. Cabrera has been president of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, since July 2012. From 2004 until June 2012, he was president of the Thunderbird School of Global Management, widely recognized as the leading graduate school of international business. From 1998 to 2004, he was professor and dean at IE Business School (Madrid, Spain), one of Europe’s top business schools. Dr. Cabrera serves on the boards of b... 
Rita V. Foley
Retired President
Consumer Packaging Group
Senior Vice President
MeadWestvaco Corporation
Rita V. Foley
Retired President
Consumer Packaging Group
Senior Vice President
MeadWestvaco Corporation


Rita V. Foley, age 60, has been a Director of PetSmart since June 2004. Prior to her departure in 2006, Ms. Foley served as Senior Vice President of MeadWestvaco Corporation, a leading global provider of packaging to the entertainment, healthcare, cosmetics and consumer products industries. From 2001 to 2002, she was the Chief Operating Officer of MeadWestvaco Corporation’s Consumer Packaging Group, and in 2002 became President of the Consumer Packaging Group. Ms. Foley held various senior posit... 
Rakesh Gangwal
Former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Worldspan Technologies, Inc.
Former President and Chief Executive Officer
US Airways Group
Rakesh Gangwal
Former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Worldspan Technologies, Inc.
Former President and Chief Executive Officer
US Airways Group


Rakesh Gangwal, age 59, has been a Director of PetSmart since December 2005. From June 2003 until August 2007, Mr. Gangwal served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Worldspan Technologies Inc., a provider of travel technology and information services to the travel and transportation industry. From 2002 to 2003, he was involved in various personal business endeavors, including private equity projects and consulting projects. From 1998 to 2001, he served as Chief Executive Offic... 
Joseph S. Hardin, Jr.
Retired President and Chief Executive Officer
Kinko's Inc.
Joseph S. Hardin, Jr.
Retired President and Chief Executive Officer
Kinko's Inc.


Joseph S. Hardin, Jr., age 68, has been a Director of PetSmart since September 2005. From 1997 until his retirement in 2001, Mr. Hardin was President and Chief Executive Officer of Kinko’s, Inc., a leading provider of printing, copying, and binding services. From 1986 to April 1997 he served in several executive positions with increasing responsibility at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., ultimately serving as its Executive Vice President and as President and Chief Executive Officer of SAM’s Club, the whol... 
Gregory P. Josefowicz
Chairman of the Board
Retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Borders Group, Inc.
Gregory P. Josefowicz
Chairman of the Board
Retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Borders Group, Inc.


Gregory P. Josefowicz, age 60, has been a Director of PetSmart since December 2004 and its Lead Director since 2006. In June 2013, he was appointed Chairman of the Board. From 1999 until his retirement in 2006, Mr. Josefowicz served as a Director and President and Chief Executive Officer of Borders Group, Inc., an international book and music retailer, and was named Chairman of the Board in 2002. Mr. Josefowicz serves on the boards of Roundy’s, Inc. and United States Cellular Corporation. Durin... 
David K. Lenhardt
Director
David K. Lenhardt
Director


David Lenhardt, age 43, has been a Director of PetSmart since June 2013. He joined PetSmart in October 2000, as senior vice president of Services, Strategic Planning and Business Development. He was appointed senior vice president, Store Operations and Services in February 2007, and, in February 2009, became the senior vice president, Store Operations and Human Resources. In January 2011, he became executive vice president, assuming additional responsibility for Information Systems. He was appoi... 
Richard K. Lochridge
President
Lochridge & Company, Inc.
Richard K. Lochridge
President
Lochridge & Company, Inc.


Richard K. Lochridge, age 69, has been a Director of PetSmart since June 1998. From 1986 until his retirement in 2010, Mr. Lochridge served as the President of Lochridge & Company, Inc., a management consulting firm he founded. Mr. Lochridge is the Chair of the Audit Committee and has been designated an audit committee financial expert as defined in applicable SEC rules. He serves on the boards of Lowe’s Companies, Inc. and Dover Corporation. During the prior five years, Mr. Lochridge served on ... 
Barbara A. Munder
Senior Advisor
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
Barbara A. Munder
Senior Advisor
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC


Barbara Munder, age 68, has been a Director of PetSmart since March 1999. Since March 2012, she has been a Senior Advisor to Institutional Investor LLC, an international business-to-business publisher, largely in the international finance, law, tax, energy and transport sectors. Previously she was Executive Director of the Institutional Investor Institute and The Hedge Fund Institutional Forum. She was Chief Operating Officer of Womenfuture LLC, a distance learning company from 2000-2001. From 1... 
Elizabeth Nickels
Executive Director
Herman Miller Foundation
Elizabeth Nickels
Executive Director
Herman Miller Foundation


Elizabeth Nickels, age 51, has been a Director of PetSmart since November 2013. Ms. Nickels is currently the Executive Director of the Herman Miller Foundation and has held several executive positions with the organization for the past 12 years including President of Herman Miller Healthcare and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining the Herman Miller Foundation, she served as the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Universal Forest Products, Inc. for seven years. Ms. Nickels is pre... 
Thomas G. Stemberg
Managing General Partner
Highland Capital Consumer Fund
Thomas G. Stemberg
Managing General Partner
Highland Capital Consumer Fund


Thomas G. Stemberg, age 64, has been a Director of PetSmart since April 1988. In March 2007, he became a managing general partner with Highland Consumer Partners, a venture capital firm, and from 2005 to 2007 he served as a venture partner with Highland Capital Partners. From 1988 to 2005, Mr. Stemberg served as Chairman of Staples, Inc., an office supply superstore retailer, and from 1986 until 2002, he also served as Chief Executive Officer of Staples, Inc. Mr. Stemberg serves on the boards of... 

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