Martial Gagné, FCPA, FCMA, was appointed President of Former New Look as of January 1, 2008. He previously was Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Former New Look. Mr. Gagné joined Lunetterie New Look International Inc. (“NLI”) in 2001 where he assumed increasing responsibilities in finance, information technology, marketing and merchandising. From 1998 to 2001, Mr. Gagné held various positions at Groupe René Marchand ending his career there as Director of Finance and Marketing. He also was involved in opening optical stores in Ontario and Western Canada. He became a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) in 1992 after having earned a Baccalauréat en administration des affaires (B.A.A.) in 1990 and a Certificate in computer science in 1987, both from Laval University. Mr. Gagné is also President of the Fondation des maladies de l’oeil, the most important charity in Québec dedicated to research on eye diseases and associated with the eyewear industry. Mr. Gagné was elected to the Board of Directors at the annual meeting of the shareholders in 2010.