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At Home Announces CFO Transition

Home décor resource At Home Group Inc., (NYSE: HOME) has named Jeffrey R. Knudson as its new CFO, replacing Judd Nystrom after a transition period.

"After a very impactful five-plus years with the company, our friend and colleague Judd Nystrom has decided to explore other early-stage growth opportunities,” said Lee Bird, chairman and CEO. “During his time with At Home, Judd has been an integral part of our successful transition from a privately-held organization with less than 60 stores and $364 million in revenue, to a thriving public company that has nearly tripled in size.  We are grateful for his significant contributions to At Home, and on behalf of the entire Company and our Board of Directors, we thank Judd for his outstanding service."

"We are pleased to announce Jeff Knudson will be joining the At Home team as CFO effective Sept. 28. Jeff's strong finance and accounting experience and impressive track record at major retail and consumer companies will add considerable depth to the strong financial team we have in place. With 167 stores today and a long runway of growth ahead, we are excited to have Jeff on board to help drive the continued achievement of our strategic objectives," added Bird.

Nystrom stated, "It has been a great five plus years with At Home. I am proud of the strong and capable finance team we have built and their tremendous accomplishments during my time with the company. I look forward to working with Jeff to ensure a smooth and successful transition and watching the entire At Home team continue to deliver strong performance as the company pursues its long-term potential."

Knudson brings more than 20 years of experience in accounting, corporate finance and strategic planning to At Home, most recently serving as SVP, finance and retail controller for CVS Health Corporation since 2012. Prior to his most recent role, he also served as vp of finance and accounting at CVS Caremark, director, treasury/mergers and acquisitions at Limited Brands, Inc., and previously director, mergers and acquisitions, at Express Scripts, Inc.  Knudson began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and holds a B.S.B.A. in Accountancy from the University of San Diego.

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