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Jon McNeill Joins lululemon athletica Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 19, 2016-- lululemon athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU) today announced that Jon McNeill, President of Global Sales, Delivery and Service for Tesla Motors, Inc., has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.

“Jon is one of the most respected business leaders in America today whose success as an entrepreneur has earned him a reputation as both an innovator and operational leader,” said David Mussafer, Co-Chairman of lululemon athletica. “We will deeply benefit from his management expertise and retail experience.”

As President of Global Sales, Delivery and Service for Tesla since September 2015, McNeill oversees customer-facing operations. Prior to joining Tesla, he was CEO of business software company Enservio, Inc. for 10 years. McNeill has founded eight technology and retail companies, including TruMotion, First Notice Systems, Trek Bicycle Stores, Inc., and Sterling Collision Centers, a nationwide auto repair company later acquired by Allstate Insurance. Mr. McNeill began his career at Bain & Company, an international strategic management consulting firm. He is a graduate of Northwestern University.

McNeill is the 2012 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and in 2013 he was named “Most Admired CEO” in the midsize company category in Boston by the Boston Business Journal. In 2002, Fast Company magazine named him one of the 10 most innovative CEOs in the country. Mr. McNeill is an avid cyclist and skier.

About lululemon athletica inc.

lululemon athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU) is a yoga-inspired athletic apparel company with products that create transformational experiences for people to live happy, healthy, fun lives. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional designs, lululemon works with yogis and athletes in local communities for continuous research and product feedback. For more information, visit www.lululemon.com.

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