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Central European Media Enterprises Ltd (CETV.OQ)

CETV.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Billock

71 2014 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Michael Del Nin

49 2013 Co-Chief Executive Officer

Christoph Mainusch

57 2013 Co-Chief Executive Officer

David Sturgeon

50 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Daniel Penn

54 2010 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Peter Knag

47 2019 Director

Alfred Langer

69 2000 Independent Director

Parm Sandhu

51 2009 Independent Director

Kelli Turner

49 2011 Independent Director

Theodore Turner

45 2018 Independent Director

Mark Kobal

2013 Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

John Billock

Mr. John K. Billock is a Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Billock is a member of the Board of Advisors of Simulmedia, Inc. He served as a Director of TRA Inc. and TiVo Research and Analytics, Inc. from 2007 to 2011 and as a Director of Juniper Content Corporation from January 2007 to December 2008. From October 2001 until July 2005, he was Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of Time Warner Cable Enterprises LLC. Before joining Time Warner Cable, Mr. Billock was with Home Box Office from 1978 to 2001 and served as President of its US Network Group from 1997 to 2001 and President of Sales and Marketing from 1995 to 1997. Before joining HBO, Mr. Billock was a product manager with Colgate Palmolive Company. Mr. Billock received a BA degree in English and Religion from Wesleyan University and an MBA from Boston University. Mr. Billock brings to our Board and its committees experience from his many years in the media industry as well as extensive executive management experience.

Michael Del Nin

Mr. Michael Del Nin is a Co-Chief Executive Officer at Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. From October 2009 until September 2013, he was a member of the Company’s Board of Directors. Prior to his appointment as co-Chief Executive Officer of the Company, Mr. Del Nin was the Senior Vice President of International and Corporate Strategy at Time Warner Inc. (n/k/a Warner Media, LLC) from April 2008 until September 2013, in which capacity he helped drive Time Warner Inc.’s global strategy and business development initiatives, with a particular focus on international operations and investments. From 2006 to 2008, Mr. Del Nin was the Senior Vice President responsible for Mergers and Acquisitions. Prior to joining Time Warner Inc., Mr. Del Nin was Senior Vice President, Business Development, at New Line Cinema. In that role Mr. Del Nin analyzed the economics of the studio’s film and television projects while helping to develop and implement New Line Cinema’s long-term business plan. Prior to joining New Line Cinema, Mr. Del Nin was an investment banker focused on the media industry at Salomon Smith Barney in New York. Mr. Del Nin holds an undergraduate business degree from Bocconi University and a law degree from the University of New South Wales.

Christoph Mainusch

Mr. Christoph Benedict Mainusch is a Co-Chief Executive Officer of Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. Prior to joining the Company, he was an advisor to the President of Turner Broadcasting International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Time Warner Inc. (n/k/a Warner Media, LLC), where he consulted on various projects from April 2013 until September 2013. From March 2004 to December 2012, Mr. Mainusch was a member of the Operational Management Committee of the RTL Group, a European entertainment network. From September 2009 to February 2012, Mr. Mainusch served as Chief Executive Officer of the Alpha Media Group in Greece, a terrestrial broadcast company partly owned by the RTL Group. Mr. Mainusch served as Chief Executive Officer of RTL Televizija in Croatia from 2004 to 2009. From 1996 until 2004, Mr. Mainusch served as Chief Executive Officer of ACS Media GmbH. Mr. Mainusch started his career as a freelancer for the public broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk in 1987, followed by several positions at commercial broadcasters SAT.1, Tele 5, and RTL 2.

David Sturgeon

Mr. David Sturgeon is a Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. Prior to that, he served as Acting Chief Financial Officer from October 2013 and as Deputy Chief Financial Officer from July 2009. He oversees all of the Company's finance, accounting, business systems, internal audit, treasury and tax activities. Mr. Sturgeon joined the Company as Group Financial Controller in 2005, prior to which he was with Equant N.V., from 2002. From 1990 to 2002, Mr. Sturgeon was a member of Arthur Andersen’s Technology, Media and Communications practice. Mr. Sturgeon graduated from Oxford University with an M.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics and is a Chartered Accountant.

Daniel Penn

Mr. Daniel Penn is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. Mr. Penn was named an Executive Vice President of the Company in February 2010. Prior to joining the Company, he served as General Counsel and Head of Development/Business Affairs in an internet publishing business and in a multinational telecommunications company. He began his career in private practice with the law firm Mayer Brown, where he worked in their offices in New York, London and Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Mr. Penn graduated from Princeton University with a B.A. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and a Certificate of Achievement in Russian Studies. He received a J.D. from the Columbia University School of Law, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Columbia Law Review.

Peter Knag

Mr. Peter H. Knag serves as Director of the Company. Mr. Knag is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. He is responsible for managing, leading and overseeing all finance and accounting matters and teams across the business. Prior to that, Mr. Knag was Vice President of AT&T Inc. merger planning. From 2016 to 2018, he served as AT&T’s Managing Director of Corporate Development, where he led the management of client relationships, analysis, negotiation and execution of mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures, and venture capital investments on behalf of AT&T and its affiliates worldwide. Prior to joining AT&T in 1999, Mr. Knag worked for Lehman Brothers and First Albany Corporation. Mr. Knag holds a Bachelor’s degree and a Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University. Mr. Knag brings to our Board longstanding business experience in the telecoms and media sectors as well as an extensive background in finance.

Alfred Langer

Mr. Alfred W. Langer is an Independent Director of Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. From 2002 until 2019, Mr. Langer served as a consultant to a number of privately held European companies in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, structured financing and organizational matters. From July 2001 until June 2002, Mr. Langer served as Chief Financial Officer of Solvadis AG, a German based chemical distribution and trading company. From October 1999 until May 2001, Mr. Langer served as Treasurer of Celanese AG, a German listed chemical company. From June 1997 until October 1999, Mr. Langer served as Chief Financial Officer of Celanese Corp., a U.S. chemical company. From October 1994 until July 1997, Mr. Langer served as Chief Executive Officer of Hoechst Trevira GmbH, a producer of synthetic fibers. From 1988 until September 1994, Mr. Langer served as a member of the Board of Management of Hoechst Holland N.V., a regional production and distribution company. Mr. Langer received an M.B.A. degree from the University GH Siegen. Mr. Langer brings to our Board and its committees substantial financial and financial reporting expertise.

Parm Sandhu

Mr. Parm Sandhu is Independent Director of Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. Mr. Sandhu is Chairman of Crystal Almond Holdings Limited, the holding company for Wind Hellas, an integrated telecoms operator in Greece and of JPI Media Limited as well as a non-executive director of Hibu. He has previously served as non-executive director of Eir and served as Chief Executive Officer of Unitymedia, Europe’s third largest cable operator, from 2003 to 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Sandhu was a Finance Director with Liberty Media International, where he pursued numerous strategic acquisitions, and held a number of senior finance and strategy positions during his six years with Telewest Communications plc. Before entering the technology, media and telecommunications sector, Mr. Sandhu worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers in London, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He is a graduate of Cambridge University and holds an MA Honours degree in Mathematics. Mr. Sandhu brings to the Board and its committees significant executive management experience in the European media and telecoms sector and considerable expertise in the cable industry, as well as extensive knowledge of financial and accounting matters.

Kelli Turner

Ms. Kelli Turner is an Independent Director of Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. She is President and Chief Operating Officer at SESAC, INC., a music rights licensing company. She is also general partner of RSL Venture Partners. She was previously President and Chief Financial Officer of RSL Management Corporation from February 2011 to April 2012. Prior to that, Ms. Turner was Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (“MSLO”), a diversified media and merchandising company, from 2009 to 2011, where she was responsible for all aspects of the company’s financial operations, while working closely with the executive team in shaping MSLO’s business strategy and capital allocation process. A lawyer and a registered CPA with significant experience in the media industry, Ms. Turner joined MSLO in 2009 from Time Warner Inc. (n/k/a Warner Media, LLC), where she held the position of Senior Vice President, Operations in the Office of the Chairman and CEO. Prior to that, she served as SVP, Business Development for New Line Cinema from 2006 to 2007 after having served as Time Warner Inc.’s Vice President, Investor Relations from 2004 to 2006. Ms. Turner worked in investment banking for many years with positions at Allen & Company and Salomon Smith Barney prior to joining Time Warner Inc. Early in her career, she also gained tax and audit experience as a CPA at Ernst & Young, LLP. Ms. Turner received her undergraduate business degree and her law degree from the University of Michigan. Ms. Turner brings to our Board and its committees a strong financial and business background in the media industry.

Theodore Turner

Mr. Theodore McKinley Turner is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Turner is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Warner Media Sales & International, a business unit of Warner Media, where he is responsible for all financial operations for the business unit and is an active partner in shaping the direction of the business and implementing its strategy. Between 2017 and 2019, Mr. Turner was Chief Financial Officer for Turner International, Inc., an affiliate of Warner Media and a division of Turner Broadcasting System Inc. (“Turner”) responsible for operating and distributing Turner’s brands outside the United States. Prior to that, Mr. Turner was Senior Vice President - Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions for Turner, overseeing financial planning and analysis and corporate development activities for the company. Mr. Turner joined Turner as Director of Finance for CNN worldwide where he was responsible for strategic finance support, leading the financial analysis and business justification for new initiatives, partnerships and investments. Prior to joining Turner, he was with the corporate finance department of Stephens Inc., a leading investment bank and private equity firm. Mr. Turner earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Analytical Finance from Wake Forest University, where he graduated cum laude. Mr. Turner brings to our Board broad experience in finance and planning as a senior executive of a major media company in Europe.

Mark Kobal

Mr. Mark Kobal is Head of Investor Relations at Central European Media Enterprises Ltd., since July 24, 2013. Mr. Kobal previously served the Company as the Director of External Reporting. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Kobal worked for KPMG in Central and Eastern Europe based in Prague, and in the United States based in Denver, Colorado.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

John Billock

312,503

Michael Del Nin

3,869,970

Christoph Mainusch

3,838,950

David Sturgeon

2,159,990

Daniel Penn

2,160,430

Peter Knag

--

Alfred Langer

283,752

Parm Sandhu

321,253

Kelli Turner

290,001

Theodore Turner

--

Mark Kobal

--
As Of  31 Dec 2019