Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc. Appoints Katie Mitic to Board of
CORTE MADERA, Calif. -- October 31, 2013
Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: RH) today announced the appointment
of Katie Mitic to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Ms. Mitic,
who will also serve on the Board’s Audit Committee, is a veteran technology
leader and entrepreneur with nearly 20 years of strategic product, marketing
and business development experience.
Gary Friedman, Chairman, Creator, Curator, and Co-Chief Executive Officer,
said, “We are thrilled to have Katie join RH’s Board. Her entrepreneurial
mindset and digital expertise will be invaluable as we continue to evolve and
enhance the ways in which we connect with our customers.”
Mitic is currently the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Three Koi
Labs, a mobile services start-up aimed at connecting consumers to the relevant
people, places, and things around them. Previously, she led platform marketing
for Facebook, where she advanced the growth of ground-breaking products for
the developers and businesses that engage with Facebook’s community worldwide.
Additionally, Ms. Mitic has served on the Board of Directors of eBay Inc. for
the past two years and on the Board of Directors of Special Olympics
International since May 2011.
“I am excited to be joining an iconic brand in RH that is at the forefront of
innovation in retail customer experiences,” said Ms. Mitic. “I look forward to
working with the team to continue the tremendous business momentum that has
already been created and contributing to the long-term success of the
Prior to joining Facebook, Mitic served as Senior Vice President of Product
Marketing at Palm, leading hardware and software product management and
marketing and corporate development. Previously, she was Vice President and
General Manager at Yahoo!, managing strategic global communities and
communication businesses. She has also served as Executive in Residence at
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Elevation Partners. She began her career
in the mergers and acquisitions group at Credit Suisse First Boston, before
going on to become the product leader in a number of successful startups
including Four11 (acquired by Yahoo!) and NetDynamics (acquired by Sun
About Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc.
RH (Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc. - NYSE:RH) is a curator of design,
taste and style in the luxury lifestyle market. The Company offers collections
through its retail galleries, source books, and online at RH.com.
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from our expectations include, among others, recent changes in general
economic conditions and the impact on consumer confidence and consumer
spending, changes in customer demand for our products, our ability to
anticipate consumer preferences and buying trends, risks related to the number
of new business initiatives we are undertaking, risks in the implementation or
our real estate portfolio transformation, delays in store openings, as well as
those risks and uncertainties disclosed under the sections entitled “Risk
Factors” and “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and
Results of Operations” in Restoration Hardware Holdings’ Form 10-Q filed with
the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 16, 2013, and similar
disclosures in reports filed with the SEC, which are available on our investor
relations website at ir.restorationhardware.com and on the SEC website at
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For Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc.
Cammeron McLaughlin, 415-945-4998
VP, Investor Relations
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