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JAKKS Pacific Inc (JAKK.OQ)

JAKK.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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13 Sep 2019
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stephen Berman

53 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Secretary, Director

Brent Novak

46 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

John McGrath

52 2011 Chief Operating Officer

Andrew Axelrod

36 2019 Director

Matthew Winkler

2019 Director

Joshua Cascade

2019 Independent Director

Carole Levine

2019 Independent Director

Alexander Shoghi

36 2015 Independent Director

Xiaoqiang Zhao

50 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Stephen Berman

Mr. Stephen G. Berman is President, Chief Executive Officer, Secretary, Director of Jakks Pacific, Inc. Mr. Berman has been our Chief Operating Officer (until August 23, 2011) and Secretary and one of our directors since co-founding JAKKS in January 1995. From February 17, 2009 through March 31, 2010 he was also our Co-Chief Executive Officer and has been our Chief Executive Officer since April 1, 2010. Since January 1, 1999, he has also served as our President and since October 23, 2015 he has also served as our Chairman. From our inception until December 31, 1998, Mr. Berman was also our Executive Vice President. From October 1991 to August 1995, Mr. Berman was a Vice President and Managing Director of THQ International, Inc., a subsidiary of THQ. From 1988 to 1991, he was President and an owner of Balanced Approach, Inc., a distributor of personal fitness products and services.

Brent Novak

Mr. Brent T. Novak is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the company. He has served as the Chief Financial Officer at Ixia since September 2014. Mr. Novak served as an Acting Chief Financial Officer at Ixia from March 03, 2014 to September 2014 and served as its Vice President of Finance from August 2006 to September 2014. He joined the Ixia in April 2004 and served as its Senior Director of Finance from April 2004 to 2006. Ixia (formerly a NASDAQ listed company - XXIA) was acquired by Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) in April 2017, and is now a separate business unit of Keysight. Prior thereto, from May 2000, Mr. Novak was the Director of Finance and Corporate Development at Idealab. Prior thereto, from January 1995, he was at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he was a Manager. Mr. Novak is a Certified Public Accountant and he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Economics summa cum laude from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

John McGrath

Mr. John Joseph McGrath is Chief Operating Officer of Jakks Pacific, Inc. He is our Chief Operating Officer. He was our Executive Vice President of Operations from December 2007 until August 2011 when he became our Chief Operating Officer. Mr. McGrath was our Vice President of Marketing from 1999 to August 2003 and became a Senior Vice President of Operations in August 2003 and Executive Vice President of Operations in December 2007. From January 1992 to December 1998, Mr. McGrath was Director of Marketing at Mattel Inc. and prior thereto he was a PFC in the U.S. Army. Mr. McGrath holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing.

Andrew Axelrod

Mr. Andrew M. Axelrod is Director of the company. Mr. Axelrod is an officer of Axar Capital Management, one of the Investor Parties, and was selected by the Investor Parties to serve as one of the new Series A Preferred Directors. Other than the transactions entered into in connection with the Recapitalization as described in this Form 8-K, there are no transactions in which Mr. Axelrod has an interest requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K of the Securities Act.

Matthew Winkler

Mr. Matthew T. Winkler is Director of the company. Mr. Winkler is an officer of Benefit Street Partners, one of the Investor Parties, and was selected by the Investor Parties to serve as one of the new Series A Preferred Directors. Other than the transactions entered into in connection with the Recapitalization as described in this Form 8-K, there are no transactions in which Mr. Winkler has an interest requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K of the Securities Act.

Joshua Cascade

Carole Levine

Alexander Shoghi

Mr. Alexander Shoghi is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Shoghi is a Portfolio Manager at Oasis Management, a private investment management firm headquartered in Hong Kong. Mr. Shoghi joined Oasis in 2005, first based in Hong Kong, and subsequently relocating to the US as the founder and manager of Oasis Capital in Austin, Texas in early 2012. From 2004 to 2005, Mr. Shoghi worked at Lehman Brothers in New York City. Mr. Shoghi received a Bachelor of Science of Business Administration in Finance and International Business from Georgetown University in 2004.

Xiaoqiang Zhao

Mr. Xiaoqiang Zhao has been appointed as Independent Director of the Company. Since 2002 Mr. Zhao Xiaoqiang has been the Chairman of Meisheng Holding Co., a private holding company, selling cultural products and since 2007 he has been the Chairman of Meisheng Culture & Creative Corp. Ltd. a public company listed on the Shenzen Stock Exchange in 2012, with 23 subsidiaries which business includes manufacturing, animation, games, movies, online video, stage performance art, e-commerce and overseas investments. Mr. Zhao Xiaoqiang is also a director of two of the Company’s subsidiaries, JAKKS Meisheng Animation (H.K.) Limited and JAKKS Meisheng Trading (Shanghai) Limited. Mr. Zhao Xiaoqiang received an EMBA from Zhejiang University in 2010.

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