Geoffroy van Raemdonck is the Chief Executive Officer of NMG Parent LLC. Mr. van Raemdonck has served as the Chief Executive Officer and a board member for the Neiman Marcus Group, including its predecessor entities, since February 2018. Previously, he served as Group President for Europe, Middle East & Africa and Global Travel Retail at Ralph Lauren from November 2014 until December 2017. Mr. van Raemdonck served as Chief Executive Officer at St. John Knits International, Inc. from August 2013 to November 2014. Prior to that, he held a variety of global leadership roles, most recently President South Europe, at Louis Vuitton from August 2008 to August 2013, and executive leadership positions at L Brands, Inc. from July 2004 to August 2008. Mr. van Raemdonck spent the first eight years of his career with Boston Consulting Group. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, and an MBS from the Université catholique de Louvain in Belgium.
Meka Millstone-Shroff serves as a strategic operating advisor and board member to a variety of companies. Ms. Millstone-Shroff was President and Chief Operating Officer of Buy Buy Baby, Inc. from 2007 to 2018, where she led the growth of the company to become North America's leading omni-channel retailer of items for infants and toddlers. Concurrent with her role as President and Chief Operating Officer of Buy Buy Baby, Inc., Ms. Millstone-Shroff also served as Chief Customer Experience Officer of Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc. from 2015-2018. Prior to Bed Bath & Beyond, she worked at McKinsey & Company, with a focus on retail- and consumer-oriented companies. Ms. Millstone-Shroff currently serves on the Board of Directors for Party City (NYSE: PRTY) and Nanit. Ms. Millstone-Shroff has an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School and dual undergraduate degrees summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School and College of Arts & Sciences.
Pauline Brown is a longtime leader in the luxury sector. She currently is a Lecturer and Executive-in-Residence at Columbia Business School as well as the author of a business book, entitled Aesthetic Intelligence, published by HarperCollins. Pauline formerly was the Chairman of North America at LVMH Moët Hennessy-Louis Vuitton, where she provided regional leadership for 70 brands in five sectors, including fashion & accessories, watches & jewelry, perfumes & cosmetics, wines & spirits and specialty retail. During her tenure, she served on the board of L Capital as well as well the boards of several LVMH subsidiaries, including Marc Jacobs, Donna Karan and Fresh Cosmetics. Before joining LVMH, Pauline was a Managing Director at The Carlyle Group, where she specialized in investments in the consumer & retail sectors. While at Carlyle she served on the boards of portfolio companies, including the American personal care brand Philosophy and European sportswear brand Moncler. Earlier in her career, Pauline held executive positions in the cosmetics industry, including the Vice President of Corporate Strategy and New Business Development at The Estee Lauder Companies. She began her career as a Management Consultant at Bain & Co. Pauline received a B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School. She is a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute and member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. In addition to Neiman Marcus, she currently serves on the boards of Starboard Value Acquisition Corp., the Parsons School of Design and the Wharton Alumni Executive Board.
Pamela Edwards brings extensive experience in finance, strategy and operations leadership across a variety of retail brands and sectors. Ms. Edwards most recently served with L Brands Inc. as the Chief Financial Officer for the Mast Global division from 2017-2020, as the Chief Financial Officer of Victoria Secret division from 2007-2017, and as the Chief Financial Officer for the Express division from 2005-2007. In addition to these roles, Ms. Edwards also served as a director on three internal L Brands boards of directors during this period. Ms. Edwards also served on the boards of the Columbus YWCA (2006-2012) and Children’s Hunger Alliance (2019-2020). Ms. Edwards was recognized as one of Ohio’s Most Influential Women by Diversity 1st in 2008 and has been a member of The Executive Leadership Council since 2006. Prior to L Brands Inc., Ms. Edwards worked in various business and financial planning roles at Gap / Old Navy, Sears Roebuck, and Kraft Foods. Ms. Edwards has an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and a BS in Finance from Florida A&M University.
Kris Miller most recently served as the Chief Strategy Officer for global e-commerce marketplace eBay Inc., from 2014-2020. In this role, Ms. Miller set the vision for the future of commerce and led numerous digital transformation initiatives to improve buyer and seller experiences. She is a retail thought leader, frequently speaking on topics such as technology’s impact on consumer shopping behavior. Prior to joining eBay, Ms. Miller was a Partner and Director at Bain & Company where she served as head of the North American Retail Practice and Chairman of Bain’s Worldwide Compensation & Promotion Committee. In her retail leadership role, Ms. Miller partnered with global retail and consumer products clients to create and implement digital and omnichannel strategies. Ms. Miller began her career with The Procter & Gamble Company’s Beauty Care Division supporting new product development. Ms. Miller currently serves on the Board of Directors of Cable One (NYSE: CABO) and Reflect.com (private start-up). Ms. Miller received her MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where she was an Arjay Miller Scholar, and a BS in Chemical Engineering with honors from Carnegie-Mellon University.
Scott D. Vogel is the Managing Member at Vogel Partners LLC, a private investment and advisory firm, after serving as Managing Director at Davidson Kempner Capital Management investing in distressed debt securities from 2002 until 2016. Previously, Mr. Vogel worked at MFP Investors, investing in special situations and turnaround opportunities for the private investment firm of Michael F. Price, and at Chase Securities in its investment banking group. Mr. Vogel has served on numerous boards during his career and is currently a member of the board of Avaya, Bonanza Creek, Contura Energy, and several private companies, including Chairman of Rue21. Mr. Vogel is a member of the Olin Alumni Board of Washington University and a member of the Advisory Board of Grameen America. Mr. Vogel received his M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and his B.S.B.A. from Washington University.