Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus
Mr. David Schlessinger is Director of Five Below Inc. effective February 1 2015. Mr. Schlessinger previously served as our President from 2002 to 2005. Mr. Schlessinger was a director of Five Below since our incorporation in 2002. Previously Mr. Schlessinger founded Zany Brainy Inc. a retail childrens educational products company in 1991 and served as Zany Brainys Chief Executive Officer until 1996 and as its Chairman until 1998. He also founded Encore Books a retail bookstore chain in 1973 and served as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer until 1986. Mr. Schlessinger previously served as a director of Destination Maternity Corporationrationration. Mr. Schlessingers extensive experience in the management operations and finance of a retail business as well as his knowledge of our company as a founder has led to the conclusion that he should serve as a director of Five Below.
Age: 59 Chairman Since 2015