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Dennis H. Nelson

Dennis H. Nelson, President and Chief Executive Officer 

Mr. Nelson is President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Buckle. He has held the titles of President and Director since April 19, 1991. Mr. Nelson was elected Chief Executive Officer on March 17, 1997. He began his career with Buckle in 1970 as a part-time salesperson while he was attending Kearney State College (now the University of Nebraska - Kearney). While attending college, he became involved in merchandising and sales supervision for Buckle. Upon graduation from college in 1973, Mr. Nelson became a full-time employee of Buckle and he has worked in all phases of Buckle's operations since that date. Prior to his election as President and Chief Operating Officer on April 19, 1991, Mr. Nelson performed all of the functions normally associated with those positions.

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