Senior Vice President and Special Counsel as of October 1, 2018. Previously, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Abercrombie & Fitch with global oversight and management responsibility for all legal, compliance, ethics and regulatory strategies, services, and resources, corporate governance matters and the corporate secretary function. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is a global specialty retailer that operates stores in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East and e-commerce websites. Bob was a member of the Board of Directors of NeuLion, Inc. (TSX:NLN) a technology product service provider that specializes in the digital video broadcasting, distribution, and monetization of live and on-demand content to Internet-enabled devices, listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange until it was acquired in May 2018 by Endeavor for 250 million dollars. Previously, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Freddie Mac from February 2006 to July 2011. Bob had oversight and management responsibility for all legal and regulatory strategies, services, resources and corporate governance matters. Bob oversaw Freddie Mac's response to multiple inquiries and investigations initiated by Congressional committees, the SEC and other Federal regulators, as well as to multiple securities class and derivative actions. As General Counsel of Freddie Mac, Bob played a pivotal role during the financial crisis and recovery directing Freddie Mac’s legal strategy through the conservatorship, investigations, enforcement actions and litigation. Bob joined Abercrombie & Fitch from Greenberg Traurig where he was Co-Chairman of the Financial Regulatory and Compliance Group and previously was with SNR Denton where he was Co-Head of the Global Financial Institutions and Funds Sector. Bob was selected by The National Law Journal as among Washington’s most influential in-house counsel in 2011, the recipient of the 2018 Burton Legends In Law Award, the recipient of the 2016 New York Stock Exchange Governance Series Distinguished General Counsel Award, and the recipient of the General Counsel of the Year Award by the International Law Office and the Association of Corporate Counsel in 2015. Freddie Mac, under Bob’s leadership, was recognized by Corporate Counsel magazine, as among the Best Legal Departments in 2011 and received the MCCA Employer of Choice Award in 2008. He is also a Fellow in The American College of Governance Counsel, a Vice-Chair of the Corporate Governance Committee of the ABA Business Law Section and a Member of the Georgetown Corporate Counsel Institute Advisory Board. Prior to Freddie Mac, served as Managing Partner of the New York office of Winston & Strawn LLP, a Member of the Firm’s Executive Committee and Head of its Financial Institutions Group. Prior to that, as Executive Vice President of Legal, Regulatory and Compliance and General Counsel of National Westminster Bancorp (NatWest), a $32 billion bank holding company from 1992 to 1996. In his role at NatWest, he was the executive officer responsible for corporate governance, legal, regulatory and compliance affairs, including regulatory examinations and supervisory relationships. He was a member of the Office of the Chief Executive Officer, the Management Committee and the Risk Policy Committee. Bob also served on the board of directors of NatWest Bank (Delaware) and Coutts International.