Executive Officers – Signet Leadership Team

Steven Becker , ,

Steven Becker, 60, joined the Sterling Jewelers Division in 2005 as Senior Vice President, Human Resources and was promoted to Chief Human Resources Officer for Signet in May 2014. Prior to joining Signet, Mr. Becker held other senior Human Resources positions, most recently at OfficeMax.

Lynn Dennison , ,

Lynn Dennison, 53, joined the Sterling Jewelers Division in January 2011 as Senior Vice President, Legal, Compliance and Risk Management, and was promoted to Signet Chief Legal, Risk & Corporate Affairs Officer in December 2014. Prior to joining Signet, Ms. Dennison held other senior legal positions, most recently at Tecumseh Products Company.

Virginia “Gina” C. Drosos , ,

Virginia “Gina” C. Drosos, 54, is the Chief Executive Officer, effective August 1, 2017, and has been on Signet’s Board of Directors since 2012. In addition to the Compensation and Nomination and Corporate Governance committees, she is a member of the Board’s Customer Experience sub-committee focused on OmniChannel strategy and winning in fashion jewelry, as well as the Board’s Respect in the Workforce committee focused on programs and policies to support the advancement and development of our Team Members. Gina most recently served as President & CEO of Assurex Health, where she delivered significant revenue growth and executed the strategic sale of the Company to Myriad Genetics for up to $410 million.

Prior to Assurex Health, Gina spent 25 years at The Procter & Gamble Company (“P&G”) where she held positions of increasing responsibility with strong proven results and became a thought leader in Beauty and mass brand retailing. She most recently served P&G as Group President, Global Beauty Care, an over $6 billion business unit with a portfolio of more than 20 brands, each with its own marketing strategy, over 6,000 employees and 22 manufacturing sites. In this role, she had responsibility for overseeing the business unit operations, strategy and long term business development, successfully transformed the unit’s digital marketing efforts including the first digital-only brand campaign for P&G’s Secret brand, and innovated large brands, such as CoverGirl, Old Spice and Olay. Olay grew from a less than $200 million to $2.5 billion iconic mega beauty brand under Gina’s leadership.

Gina holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from The Terry School, University of Georgia, and a Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Sebastian Hobbs , ,

Sebastian Hobbs, 47, was promoted to President & Chief Customer Officer in January 2017 having previously been Managing Director, UK Division since July 2013. Prior to this, Mr. Hobbs was Commercial Director, UK Division from March 2011. Prior to joining Signet, Mr. Hobbs held other senior retail positions most recently as Group Commercial Director at Blacks Leisure Group plc. Mr. Hobbs is also a Director of Jewelers for Children.

Mark Jenkins , ,

Mark Jenkins, 59, has been Corporate Secretary since 2004 and Chief Governance Officer since December 2014. He was Chief Legal Officer from September 2012 until December 2014. Previously, he was Director and Company Secretary at COLT Telecom Group plc and Group Company Secretary at Peek plc. He is a barrister.

George Murray , ,

George Murray, 61, became Chief Retail Insights & Strategy Officer in January 2017, having previously been Chief Merchandising & Marketing Officer since July 2015 and President, Zale Division between July 2014 and July 2015. Prior to this, Mr. Murray served as Senior Vice President of Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations for the Sterling Jewelers Division and held a number of management positions since joining the Sterling Jewelers Division in 1992.

Michele Santana , ,

Michele Santana, 46, became Chief Financial Officer of Signet in August 2014, having previously been Senior Vice President and Financial Controller since October 2010. Prior to joining Signet, Ms. Santana was Director of Internal Audit at Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. and also held key leadership positions at KPMG LLP. Ms. Santana is a certified public accountant.

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