Tom Korbas - Non Executive Director
Mr. Tom Korbas has served as a Non-Executive Director of Samsonite International S.A. (the "Company" and together with its consolidated subsidiaries the "Group") since April 2016, before which he served as an Executive Director of the Company from June 2014 until March 2016. Before his retirement, Mr. Korbas served as the Company's President, North America and was responsible for the overall management and development of the Group's business in the United States and Canada. He continues to serve as a consultant to the Company's business in North America. He served as President, Americas from 2004 until April 2014. Mr. Korbas joined the Company in 1997. His previous positions with the Company include: Vice President/General Manager of the Company's U.S. wholesale business (2000 to 2004), Vice President of Sales and Operations (1998 to 2000) and Senior Vice President of Soft-Side and Casual Bags (1997 to 1998). Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Korbas was vice president of operations (1986 to 1997), director of manufacturing operations, and engineering manager for American Tourister. Mr. Korbas holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA (1973) and an MBA from Babson College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA (1976).