David S. Harris has served as a director since May 7, 2012. He has served as President of Grant Capital, Inc., a private investment company, since January 2002. From May 2001 until December 2001, Mr. Harris served as a Managing Director in the investment banking division of ABN Amro Securities LLC. From September 1997 until May 2001, Mr. Harris served as a Managing Director and Sector Head of the Retail, Consumer and Leisure Group of ING Barings LLC, a financial institution. From 1986 to 1997, Mr. Harris served in various capacities as a member of the investment banking group of Furman Selz LLC. Mr. Harris is a director of REX American Resources Corporation, Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. and, until December 2015, was a director of Steiner Leisure Limited. Mr. Harris serves as Lead Director and Chairman of the Audit and Compensation Committees of REX American Resources Corporation and served on the Audit Committee and was Chairman of the Compensation Committee and Special Committee of independent board members formed to consummate the sale of Steiner Leisure Limited.
Mr. Harris brings significant experience with the strategic, financial and operational issues of retail companies in connection with his service on the boards of a number of public and private companies.