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    Dennis R. Knowles, President and Chief Executive Officer

    Dennis R. Knowles has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Lumber Liquidators since November 2016 and has served as the Chief Operating Officer since March 2016.  Prior to assuming his position as Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Knowles served in various roles at Lowe’s Companies, Inc. from 2001 to 2015, most recently as Chief Store Operations Officer from 2012 to 2015 and as Senior Vice President of Store Operations and Specialty Sales from 2010 to 2012.  Prior to 2001, Mr. Knowles served as a regional Vice President with Payless Cashways. 

    As a member of our Board and as our President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Knowles has deep experience and knowledge in, among other things, our business plans and strategies, human resource capabilities, risks and opportunities, and financial and operational results. Additionally, due to his significant prior retail experience and more than 25 years of experience leading stores and business operations, Mr. Knowles possesses business, financial and risk management expertise.