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Casper Adds President and Chief Commercial Officer Emilie Arel; Chief Technology Officer Ben Clark; and Two New Independent Directors, Diane Irvine and Jack Lazar

December 3, 2019

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 3, 2019--

Casper ( casper.com ) today announces a series of recent hires and new appointments to its board of directors that further accelerate the Company’s vision to become the world’s largest end-to-end Sleep Company.

“Adding world-class, experienced leaders remains critical as we try to keep up with global demand across the growing business of sleep,” said Philip Krim, CEO and co-founder at Casper. “Our team—combined with our innovative sleep offerings, exceptional customer experiences, and relentless focus on our long-term vision—uniquely positions Casper to become the world’s go-to brand for better sleep.”

Casper added the following individuals to its leadership ranks:

Casper also added the following to its board of directors:

“I was immediately drawn to Casper because of the Company’s ability to connect with consumers in the sleep category in a way that no other brand has,” said Emilie Arel, President and Chief Commercial Officer. “Casper has reinvented the shopping experience with a multichannel approach that meets consumers wherever they are—online, in branded stores, or with retail partners. I’m honored to help propel a company with such a coveted mix of strong fundamentals, best-in-class products, and a magnetic brand into its next growth chapter.”

“Emilie, Ben, Diane, and Jack bring invaluable experience to Casper as we continue to scale and bring better sleep to more people across the globe,” added Krim.

About Casper

Casper ( casper.com ) is a global Sleep Company improving the way the world sleeps. The company has a full portfolio of obsessively engineered sleep products—including mattresses, pillows, bedding, and furniture—all developed in-house by the company’s award-winning R&D team at Casper Labs in San Francisco. In addition to its global ecommerce business, Casper owns and operates more than 50 Sleep Shops across North America and its products are available at retailers, including Target and Hudson’s Bay.

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