Norman S. Matthews
Mr. Matthews has served as a director since October 2014. From 1978 to 1988, Mr. Matthews served in various senior management positions for Federated Department Stores, Inc., including President from 1987 to 1988. Mr. Matthews currently serves on the boards of directors of The Children’s Place Inc., a children’s clothing store, Party City Holdco, Inc., a party goods supply store, and ThredUp, an online resale platform for apparel, and previously has served as director of Henry Schein, Inc. and The Progressive Company. Mr. Matthews’ extensive knowledge of the retail industry and strategic marketing and sales and corporate governance practices from his years as a senior executive and member of the boards of directors of several public companies led to the conclusion that he should serve as a director of Grocery Outlet.