Shoe Carnival, Inc. as previously announced in a Current Report on Form 8-K filed by the company on March 22, 2021, effective on September 30, 2021, Mark J. Worden, the Companys President and Chief Customer Officer, succeeded Clifton E. Sifford as the Companys President and Chief Executive Officer and as the Companys principal executive officer. Mr. Sifford continues to serve in the role of Vice Chairman of the Companys Board of Directors (the Board) and, in such role, will continue to be an employee of the Company. On September 29, 2021, the Companys Board approved an increase in the size of the Board from seven directors to eight directors. Upon the recommendation of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, on September 29, 2021, the Board also appointed Mr. Worden to serve as a member of the Board, effective upon his becoming the Companys President and Chief Executive Officer on September 30, 2021, with a term to expire at the Companys 2024 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and until his successor is elected and has qualified. Mr. Worden has not been appointed to any of the committees of the Companys Board.