Jane Thompson Joins Michael Kors Board of Directors

January 27, 2015

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Michael Kors Holdings Limited (NYSE:KORS) (the “Company”), a global luxury lifestyle brand, today announced that Jane Thompson has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors effective immediately. The appointment of Ms. Thompson brings the Company’s Board membership to eight, and the Company now has six independent directors within the meaning of the NYSE listing standards and the Company’s Corporate Governance Guidelines on director independence.

Ms. Thompson has over 10 years’ experience in e-commerce, digital marketing and technology. From 2003-2007, Ms. Thompson held various senior roles at Match.com LLC, including as Senior Vice President and General Manager, North America. From 2007-2009, Ms. Thompson was Managing Director, International at IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ:IACI), a leading interactive media and Internet company. Ms. Thompson is currently Co-Founder and Director of The Fusion Labs, a U.K-based digital marketing and e-commerce company, which operates a network of niche e-commerce sites. She also serves as Chairman of Mysinglefriend.com and as a director of Listcorp.com. Ms. Thompson previously worked as a management consultant at Bain & Company in London and holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

“Jane adds a wealth of valuable experience to our Board, particularly in the areas of e-commerce, social media and digital marketing,” said John D. Idol, the Company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “We are delighted that Jane is joining our Board and we look forward to her insights and contributions as we continue to grow our brand globally.”

About Michael Kors Holdings

Michael Kors is a world-renowned, award-winning designer of luxury accessories and ready to wear. His namesake company, established in 1981, currently produces a range of products through his Michael Kors, KORS Michael Kors and MICHAEL Michael Kors labels, including accessories, footwear, watches, jewelry, men’s and women’s ready to wear, and a full line of fragrance products. Michael Kors stores are operated, either directly or through licensing partners, in some of the most prestigious cities in the world, including New York, Beverly Hills, Chicago, London, Milan, Paris, Munich, Istanbul, Dubai, Seoul, Tokyo and Hong Kong.

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