This excerpt taken from the FOSL DEF 14A filed Apr 17, 2006.
THE BOARD OF
DIRECTORS RECOMMENDS THAT
Directors Serving Terms to Expire at the 2007 Annual Meeting of Stockholders:
Tom Kartsotis has served as Chairman of the Board since December 1991. Mr. Tom Kartsotis founded the Company in 1984 and served as its President until December 1991 and as Chief Executive Officer until October 2000. He has been a director of the Company since 1984.
Jal S. Shroff has served as Managing Director of Fossil (East) Limited (Fossil East) since January 1991 and has been a director of the Company since April 1993.
Donald J. Stone has been a director of the Company since April 1993. Mr. Stone is currently the chairman of the Companys Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Companys Audit Committee and Compensation Committee. Mr. Stone served as Vice Chairman of Federated Department Stores until February 1988, at which time he retired.
Directors Serving Terms to Expire at the 2008 Annual Meeting of Stockholders:
Kenneth W. Anderson has been a director of the Company since April 1993. Mr. Anderson is currently the chairman of the Companys Audit Committee and the chairman of the Companys Compensation Committee. Mr. Anderson was a co-founder of Blockbuster Entertainment Corporation, a video rental company, and served as its President from 1985 until 1987. From 1987 to 1991, Mr. Anderson served in various positions with Amtech Corporation, a remote electronic identification technology company, which he co-founded, including the position of Chairman of its Executive Committee.
Michael W. Barnes has served as President, International and Special Markets Division since October 2000. Mr. Barnes served as Executive Vice President from 1995 until October 2000 and has been a director of the Company since February 1993.
Andrea Camerana has been a director of the Company since September 2003. Mr. Camerana serves as Vice President of Marketing and Licensing for the Armani Group based in Milan, Italy. Mr. Camerana oversees all of the Armani Groups licensing activities, including the licenses with the Company for the worldwide production and distribution of EMPORIO ARMANI watches and jewelry. Mr. Camerana joined the Armani Group in 2000 from the Danone Group.
Mr. Tom Kartsotis and Mr. Kosta N. Kartsotis are brothers. There are no other family relationships among any of the directors, Director Nominees or executive officers of the Company.