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One Horizon Group Inc (OHGI.OQ)

OHGI.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Capital Market

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22 Nov 2017
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Brian Collins

49 2017 Acting Chairman of the Board

Mark White

57 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Martin Ward

59 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Director

Edwin Lun

51 2017 Chief Operating Officer

Nicholas Carpinello

67 2013 Independent Director

Robert Law

66 2013 Independent Director

Robert Vogler

66 2014 Independent Director

Charles Vos

71 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Brian Collins

Mr. Brian James Collins is a Acting Chairman of the Board of the company. Mr. Collins also acts as the Chairman of the Board of the Company upon his appointment as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Collins was earlier appointed as Vice President and Chief Technology Officer on November 30, 2012 and director on December 10, 2012. Prior to his appointment as Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Collins had served as Chief Technology Officer of One Horizon Group, PLC since 2010, following the acquisition by One Horizon Group of Abbey Technology GmbH, a company that was founded by, and employed, Mr. Collins in 1999, and which became a subsidiary of One Horizon Group upon its acquisition. He is the co-inventor of the Horizon Platform, and has over 20 years’ experience in the technology sector with a background in software engineering. Abbey Technology developed software systems for the Swiss banking industry. Prior to his employment at Abbey, he worked as a software engineer for Credit Suisse First Boston Equities in Zurich. Earlier in his career, between 1993 and 1996, he worked as a software engineer for Sybase, an information technology company, in California and Amsterdam. Mr. Collins graduated in 1990 with a BSc Hons in Computer Systems from the University of Limerick, Ireland. He also undertook further software research and development at International Computers Limited between 1990 and 1993. Mr. Collins brings experience founding and working at technology companies along with extensive knowledge of software engineering.

Mark White

Mr. Mark K. White is an President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of One Horizon Group, Inc. Mr. White was appointed Chief Executive Officer on November 30, 2012. Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer, Mr. White had served as the Chief Executive Officer of One Horizon Group, PLC, wholly-owned United Kingdom subsidiary (“One Horizon UK”) since 2004. His entrepreneurial career in the distribution of electronic equipment and telecommunications spans over 20 years. He founded Next Destination Limited in 1993, the European distributor for Magellan GPS and satellite products, and sold the business in 1997. Prior to that, Mr. White was Chief Executive Officer for Garmin Europe, where he built up the company’s European distribution network. He previously sold Garmin’s GPS products through Euro Marine Group Ltd, a company he formed in 1990, which established distribution in Europe for U.S. manufacturers of marine electronic equipment. Earlier in his career, Mr. White was the Sales Director for Cetrek Limited, a maritime autopilot manufacturer.

Martin Ward

Mr. Martin C. Ward is an Chief Financial Officer effective November 30, 2012 and director on December 10, 2012. Prior to his appointment as Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Ward had served as the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of One Horizon Group, PLC since 2004. Prior to joining One Horizon Group, Mr. Ward was a partner at Langdowns DFK, a United Kingdom-based chartered accountancy practice. Earlier in his career, between 1983 and 1987, he worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers as an Audit Manager. Mr. Ward is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales. Mr. Ward brings significant experience in accounting, corporate finance and public company reporting.

Edwin Lun

Mr. Edwin Lun is an Chief Operating Officer of the company. He will oversee the Company’s business development and operations in China and Hong Kong. Mr. Lun will receive an annual base salary of $250,000 and will be entitled to a bonus based upon performance criteria to be determined by the Board of Directors, provided that until the earlier of the acquisition by the Company of a business with a valuation in excess of $1,000,000 and December 31, 2017, the salary payable to Mr. Lun will be accrued but not paid, with such accrued salary to be paid in equal monthly installments during the period commencing March 1, 2018 through July 1, 2018, or such earlier date upon which Mr. Lun’s employment is terminated. In addition, as a signing bonus, the Company has issued Mr. Lun 1,400,000 shares of its common stock. Mr. Lun will be entitled to participate in any employee health, life or disability insurance plans established and maintained by the Company.

Nicholas Carpinello

Mr. Nicholas P. Carpinello is Independent Director of One Horizon Group, Inc., since March 7, 2013. He has been the owner of Carpinello Enterprises LLC d/b/a Cottman Transmission Center, a national auto service franchise, since 2004 and also has worked as a consultant to SatCom Distribution Inc. (“SDI”), assisting in various business, tax and financial matters of US operations of UK-based distributors of satellite communication hardware and airtime, since 2005. Prior to November 2012, SDI was a subsidiary of One Horizon Group PLC. Mr. Carpinello’s years of professional experience are extensive, and include experience as CFO and Treasurer with multinational public and private manufacturers of armored vehicles and, later in his career, CFO of privately-held companies in the computer science field. He is a Certified Public Accountant, an alumnus of Arthur Andersen & Co., and holds a BA degree in Accounting from the University of Cincinnati. The Board decided that Mr. Carpinello should serve as a director because of his significant U.S. public company experience, as well as years of experience as a certified public accountant.

Robert Law

Mr. Robert Philip Law is Independent Director of One Horizon Group, Inc., effective August 28, 2013. Between May 1990 and January 2016, Mr. Law has served as chief executive officer of Langdowns DFK Limited (“Langdowns”), a United Kingdom-based accounting, tax and business advisory firm, and since 1979 has served as a director of Langdowns. Also, between May 1990 and January 2016 Mr. Law has been the chief executive officer of Southern Business Advisers LLP (“Southern Business Advisers”), a United Kingdom-based business associated with Langdowns that also offers accounting, tax and business advisory services, and has been a member of Southern Business Advisers since 1979. Mr. Law is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (“ICAEW”), and is a member of the Valuation and Information Technology Faculties of the ICAEW. Mr. Law qualified as an ICAEW Chartered Accountant in 1976.

Robert Vogler

Mr. Robert Paul Vogler is Independent Director of the Company since January 8, 2014. He has a long-standing history as a successful executive and business owner. He also has extensive experiences and practices as an accounting specialist. Mr. Vogler has been the owner and Chairman of the Board of Kreivo AG, an accounting and bookkeeping company serving Swiss companies in a variety of industries with operations throughout Europe since 1974. Mr. Vogler has served on the Boards of other Swiss accounting firms such as RV Revisions AG, Impe Zug AG and also served as President of Lüfta Baar, a HVAC Company also based in Switzerland. Mr. Vogler is not a director of any public companies except One Horizon.

Charles Vos

Mr. Charles Richard Vos is Independent Director of One Horizon Group Inc., effective August 21, 2013. Mr. Vos has been a non-executive director since 2007 of Avanti Communications Group plc, a public company listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:AVN). He is chairman of its remuneration committee and past chairman of its audit committee. In addition, since 2001, Mr. Vos has been a non-executive director of NSSC Operations Ltd., which operates the National Space Centre in the United Kingdom. He is the chairman of its audit committee. From June 2005 to June 2010, Mr. Vos was a director of our United Kingdom subsidiary, One Horizon Group plc (formerly SatCom Group Holdings plc) (“One Horizon UK”), and from October 2006 to June 2010 was also Chairman. From July 2005 to March 2010, One Horizon UK was listed on the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange (AIM: SGH). From October 2008 to October 2010, Mr. Vos served as a director of TerreStar Europe Ltd., a former start-up business seeking to provide mobile satellite services in Europe. From April 2003 to 2009, Mr. Vos was chairman of the Telecommunications and Navigation Advisory Board of the British National Space Centre (subsequently replaced by the United Kingdom Space Agency). From September 2006 to June 2009, Mr. Vos was a director of Avanti Screenmedia Group plc, formerly listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:ASG), which provided satellite and other services. Mr. Vos since August 2014 has been a non-executive director of Tawsat Limited and Tawsat Holdings Limited, both Irish registered companies which hold intellectual property in certain satellite operations. Mr. Vos obtained his Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Modern Languages from University of London in 1968, and his Diploma in Management Studies from Kingston Polytechnic in 1973. He is a member of the Institute of Directors

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Brian Collins

360,000

Mark White

358,750

Martin Ward

254,000

Edwin Lun

--

Nicholas Carpinello

--

Robert Law

--

Robert Vogler

--

Charles Vos

--
As Of  31 Dec 2016