Board of Directors

James Kirsch

Executive Co-Chairman of the Board

James Kirsch has served as our Executive Co-Chairman of the Board since November 2016. He previously served as our Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board from the consummation of our initial public offering in March 2013 until March 2016 and, prior to our initial public offering, served as our Chief Executive Officer and a member of our management board since 2008. Mr. Kirsch served as Chief Strategic Officer at AMightyRiver.com, a division of the Company from 2004 to 2008 and from 1996 to 2001 as Chief Executive Officer of eSpecialty Brands, an online retail company. Previously, Mr. Kirsch served as Chief Executive Officer at iMaternity.com, the ecommerce partner of iVillage.com from 1983 to 1996 and Manager, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Dan Howard Industries, a vertically integrated retailer of apparel. He holds a B.S. in Economics and Political Science from University of Arizona. We believe Mr. Kirsch is a valuable asset to the Board because of his experience and vision in leading the Company since 2008.

Jingbo Song

Executive Co-Chairman of the Board

Jingbo (James) Song has been a member of the Board and its Executive Co-Chairman since November 2016. He has served as Chairman of GNet Group Plc., an e-commerce company based in China, since March 2016. Before joining GNet Group Plc., Mr. Song was retired. Mr. Song was originally appointed to our Board and has been nominated to stand for reelection as a director on our Board under the terms of a stockholders' agreement entered into between the Company and CFL, our majority stockholder, which agreement grants to CFL the right to designate one director nominee for every 9.9% of the total voting power of our common stock that CFL beneficially owns, up to a maximum of six directors.

Maoji Wang

Chief Executive Officer and Director

Maoji (Michael) Wang has been our Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board since November 2016. He is also an investor in Cosmic Forward Limited ("CFL"), the Company's majority stockholder and is currently the managing partner of Beijing Daqian Law Firm, and has held that position since November 2005. Mr. Wang has also served as a vice president at GNet Group Plc, an e-commerce company based in China, since April 2014, and as Chief Executive Officer of Tibet Weibai Investment Fund Management Co., Ltd. since March 2016, Guangzhou Gaixin Network Technology Development Co., Ltd. since May 2016 and Guangzhou Yougaojiu Marketing Management Co., Ltd. since June 2016. He has also worked as a supervisor at Guangzhou Wu Wei E-commerce Services Co., Ltd. since January 2015 and Yunnan Linkenuodi Education Information Consulting Co., Ltd. since November 2012. Mr. Wang was originally appointed to our Board and has been nominated to stand for reelection as a director on our Board under the terms of a stockholders' agreement entered into between the Company and CFL, our majority stockholder, which agreement grants to CFL the right to designate one director nominee for every 9.9% of the total voting power of our common stock that CFL beneficially owns, up to a maximum of six directors.

Star Jones

President and Director

Star Jones has been our President and a member of the Board since September 2014. She joined NAPW's predecessor company in September 2011 as its National Spokesperson and became its Chief Development Officer in May 2013 and President in June 2014. Ms. Jones became the "face" of NAPW, tasked with conveying the message, brand and image of NAPW worldwide. As President, she has responsibility for the overall development, expansion and implementation of NAPW's development and programming strategy. For the last 25 years, Ms. Jones has been a licensed attorney in the State of New York and was formerly a New York homicide prosecutor. Ms. Jones has worked in television for more than 20 years as a journalist, talk show host, commentator, NBC News Legal Correspondent and Veteran Legal Analyst and co-host of ABC's The View for nine years. She is also regularly seen on NBC's Today Show and CNN's Piers Morgan Live as a veteran law and news analyst. Ms. Jones is also an accomplished author who has written two best-selling non-fiction books, You Have to Stand for Something, or You'll Fall for Anything and Shine...a Physical, Emotional & Spiritual Journey to Finding Love. Her third book, Satan's Sisters, a fictional account of the behind-the-scenes workings of a daytime talk show, was published in the spring of 2011. In the corporate world, Ms. Jones has been a featured personality for numerous consumer brands including Payless, Saks Fifth Avenue and Kohls, and has appeared on the cover of and/or been featured in a number of major newspapers and magazines in the country on topics ranging from news to lifestyle. Her newest venture, Status, by Star Jones, a collection of women's apparel for the professional woman, was launched by QVC in the fall of 2013. Since 2011, she has actively participated in the American Heart Association's National Go Red efforts, has lobbied Congress on behalf of that association and was asked by the Presidential Inaugural Committee to speak at the National Day of Service on heart health during President Obama's 2013 Inauguration. As the National Volunteer for the American Heart Association, Ms. Jones led NAPW in its efforts to help raise awareness of heart disease during "Heart Month," helping to raise millions of dollars for much needed research and community outreach. Ms. Jones was selected to serve as a director based on her substantial leadership and networking abilities, as well as her in-depth knowledge of the business of NAPW.

David J. Schramm

Director

David Schramm has been a member of the Board since July 2016. Mr. Schramm is currently retired. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Capacitor Science. From 2014 to 2016, Mr. Schramm served as advisor to the Board of Directors of Maxwell Technologies, Inc., a developer, manufacturer and marketer of energy storage and power delivery products for transportation, industrial, information technology and other applications and microelectronic products for space and satellite applications. From 2007 until 2013, Mr. Schramm was President and CEO of Maxwell Technologies, Inc. From 2001 to 2006, he was president and chief executive officer of Arrowhead Products Corp., a leading supplier of specialty systems to the aerospace and automotive industries. Previously, he spent the bulk of his business career in a series of senior management and engineering positions with General Motors. Mr. Schramm is a Certified Governance Fellow by the NACD and brings to the Board his extensive managerial experience and expertise in a broad range of board oversight matters.

Lee Hillman

Director

Lee Hillman has been a member of the Board since July 2016. He has served as the CEO of Performance Health Systems, LLC, or its predecessor, a business manufacturing and distributing PowerPlate® and bioDensity™ branded, specialty health and exercise equipment, since 2009. Mr. Hillman has also served as President of Liberation Advisory Group and Liberation Management Services, LLC since 2003. Mr. Hillman currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of HC2 Holdings, Inc., a diversified holding company engaged in acquiring and growing businesses in the United States and internationally. He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors and as lead independent director of Lawson Products, Inc., where he also serves as Chair of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Hillman also serves as a Trustee of Adelphia Recovery Trust and as a director of Business Development Corporation of America. He serves as a member of the Audit Committee of each of the aforementioned boards. Mr. Hillman is a certified public accountant and former audit partner with Ernst & Young, LLP. Mr. Hillman's experience as a chief executive officer, chief financial officer and/or a director of other public U.S. and international companies and as a former audit partner of an international accounting firm provides valuable insights to our Board. Mr. Hillman has previously served as a director of public companies which include Lawson Products (NASDAQ: LAWS), HC2 (NASDAQ: HCHC), and Adelphia Recovery Trust (formerly traded OTC).

Xianfang Liu

Director

Xianfang (Scott) Liu has been a member of the Board since November 2016. Mr. Liu has been a professor and Director of the Center for International Business Studies at the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) since September 1997. Since September 2008, Mr. Liu has also served as Executive Associate Dean for Global Programs at NYIT. From December 2006 to September 2008, he also served as Dean of the School of Management at NYIT. Mr. Liu was originally appointed to our Board and has been nominated to stand for reelection as a director on our Board under the terms of a stockholders' agreement entered into between the Company and CFL, our majority stockholder, which agreement grants to CFL the right to designate one director nominee for every 9.9% of the total voting power of our common stock that CFL beneficially owns, up to a maximum of six directors.

Xiaojing Huang

Director

Xiaojing (Tammy) Huang has been a member of the Board since November 2016. Ms. Huang was a senior consultant at Shaklee (China) Co., Ltd., a manufacturer and distributor of personal care products based in China, from September 2005 to September 2016. Ms. Huang was originally appointed to our Board and has been nominated to stand for reelection as a director on our Board under the terms of a stockholders' agreement entered into between the Company and CFL, our majority stockholder, which agreement grants to CFL the right to designate one director nominee for every 9.9% of the total voting power of our common stock that CFL beneficially owns, up to a maximum of six directors.

Hao Zhang

Director

Hao (Howard) Zhang has been a member of the Board since November 2016. Mr. Zhang is a private investor based in China. Mr. Zhang has served as a director of Wealth Power Global Trading Limited since June 2015. Mr. Zhang was originally appointed to our Board and has been nominated to stand for reelection as a director on our Board under the terms of a stockholders' agreement entered into between the Company and CFL, our majority stockholder, which agreement grants to CFL the right to designate one director nominee for every 9.9% of the total voting power of our common stock that CFL beneficially owns, up to a maximum of six directors.