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Chico's FAS announces retirement of its president and CEO

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Fort Myers, Fl., USA - May 22, 2015, Fort Myers, Fl., USA - Chico's FAS, Inc., a retail women's clothing chain, announced that David F. Dyer has informed the board of directors of his intention to retire as president and CEO in the spring of 2016.

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Mr. Dyer joined the Chico's FAS Board of Directors in 2007 and became the Company's President and CEO in January of 2009. Mr. Dyer is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Tommy Hilfiger Corporation where he served from August 2003 until his retirement in May 2006. He was retired from May 2006 until January 2009.

Prior to joining Tommy Hilfiger Corporation, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Lands’ End from 1998 through 2002. From June 2002 until August 2003, Mr. Dyer also served as Executive Vice President of Sears and a member of its Management Executive Committee.

In addition to his position as President and Chief Executive Officer of Lands’ End, his responsibilities included the Sears Direct businesses, both internet and catalog, and the Great Indoors Home division of Sears.

Mr. Dyer previously served in various other roles at Lands’ End from 1989 to 1994, including as Vice Chairman and Director from 1991 to 1994. He began his career with Burdines, a division of Federated Department Stores, and held various merchandising and marketing posts during his 17 years there.

He later served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Home Shopping Network and was Acting President of J. Crew Catalog from 1997 to 1998. Mr. Dyer currently also serves on the Board of Directors for Zale Corporation.

Previously, he served on the boards of directors of Advo, Inc. from 1997 to 2007 and Tommy Hilfiger Corporation from 2003 to 2006.

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