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Appointment of Members of the Board of Directors of Global City Holdings N.V. (formerly known as Cinema City International N.V.)

The Board of Directors of Global City Holdings N.V. (formerly known as Cinema City International N.V.) with its corporate seat in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (the “Company”) announces that with effect from the amendment of the Company’s Articles of Association which took effect today, the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of the Company held on February 24, 2014 in Rotterdam has appointed the following persons as Members of the Board of Directors for a term of four years:

  1. Peter Dudolenski;
  2. Yair Shilhav;
  3. Mr. Moshe J. Greidinger;
  4. Mr. Israel Greidinger;
  5. Caroline M. Twist;
  6. Peter J. Weishut;
  7. Jonathan Chissick;
  8. A. Frank Pierce.

 

Mr. Peter Dudolenski

1) Appointment date of the managing person:

Appointment resolution passed on 24 February 2014. Appointment took effect on 28 February 2014.  

2) Name and family name of the appointed managing person:

Mr. Peter Dudolenski

3) Position of the managing person in the issuer’s company:

Member of the Board of Directors, Executive Director

4) Education, qualifications and previous positions including professional carrier:

Peter Dudolenski has been the chief executive officer and president of the management board of Global Parks Poland Sp. z o.o. since 2011. From 2006 to 2011, he was the chief executive officer of Real Estate Services Bulgaria EOOD, where he was involved in the development of the Mall of Plovdiv, which opened in 2009, the Mall of Ruse, which opened in 2011 and the Malls of Stara Zagora and Park Tower. Between 2001 and 2006, he held management positions in M.O. Sofia EOOD and was involved in the development of the Mall of Sofia. He has also been a board member of the City Hospitals and Clinics in Bulgaria since 2012. Peter Dudolenski received a degree in Finance and Banking from the University of National and World Economy in Sofia, Bulgaria.

5) Indication of other activity performed outside the issuer’s business with an assessment whether it is competitive towards the business of the issuer, along with an indication whether such person participates in a competitive company as a partner in a registered partnership or other types of partnership, a member of the governing bodies in a corporate organization, or whether such person participates in another competitive legal person as a member of its governing bodies:

Not applicable

6) Information about a record of the managing person in the Insolvent Debtor Register kept in accordance of the Law on National Court Register:

Not applicable

 

Mr. Yair Shilhav

1) Appointment date of the managing person:

Appointment resolution passed on 24 February 2014. Appointment took effect on 28 February 2014.  

2) Name and family name of the appointed managing person:

Mr. Yair Shilhav

3) Position of the managing person in the issuer’s company:

Member of the Board of Directors, Non-Executive Director

4) Education, qualifications and previous positions including professional carrier:

Yair Shilhav was appointed a member of the Board of Supervisory Directors of the Company in November 2006 and is the Chairman of the Audit Committee. Since 2004, Mr. Shilhav has been the owner of a consulting business in Haifa. Between 2000 and 2003, he was a member of the executive directory committee of Somekh Chaikin CPA, a member firm of KPMG ("Somekh Chaikin"). Between 1995 and 2003, he was the head of the Tel-Aviv branch of Somekh Chaikin, of which he was partner from 1990 to 2003. Prior to becoming a partner at Somekh Chaikin, he was head of the professional and finance department of the same firm. He was also the head of the accountancy faculty at Haifa University between 1998 and 2002. Yair Shilhav meets the independence criteria under the Articles of Association of the Company.

5) Indication of other activity performed outside the issuer’s business with an assessment whether it is competitive towards the business of the issuer, along with an indication whether such person participates in a competitive company as a partner in a registered partnership or other types of partnership, a member of the governing bodies in a corporate organization, or whether such person participates in another competitive legal person as a member of its governing bodies:

Not applicable

6) Information about a record of the managing person in the Insolvent Debtor Register kept in accordance of the Law on National Court Register:

Not applicable

 

Mr. Moshe J. Greidinger

1) Appointment date of the managing person:

Appointment resolution passed on 24 February 2014. Appointment took effect on 28 February 2014.  

2) Name and family name of the appointed managing person:

Mr. Moshe J. Greidinger

3) Position of the managing person in the issuer’s company:

Member of the Board of Directors, Non-Executive Director

4) Education, qualifications and previous positions including professional carrier:

Moshe Greidinger was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Cinema City International N.V. in 1984. Moshe Greidinger joined the Company's group in 1976. Between 1984 and today, he held various executive positions with the Group. Moshe Greidinger has also served as a director and Deputy Managing Director of Israel Theatres Limited since 1983 and Co-Chairman of the Cinema Owners Association in Israel since August 1996. He is the brother of Israel Greidinger. Moshe achieved the ‘‘Exhibitor of the Year Award’’ at ShoWest in Las Vegas in 2004 and ‘‘International Exhibitor of the Year Award’’ at CineEurope in Amsterdam in 2011, with special recognition for having developed new markets in CEE. Moshe has served for the last 12 years as head of the board of trustees of the Hebrew Reali School of Haifa.

5) Indication of other activity performed outside the issuer’s business with an assessment whether it is competitive towards the business of the issuer, along with an indication whether such person participates in a competitive company as a partner in a registered partnership or other types of partnership, a member of the governing bodies in a corporate organization, or whether such person participates in another competitive legal person as a member of its governing bodies:

Not applicable

6) Information about a record of the managing person in the Insolvent Debtor Register kept in accordance of the Law on National Court Register:

Not applicable

 

Mr. Israel Greidinger

1) Appointment date of the managing person:

Appointment resolution passed on 24 February 2014. Appointment took effect on 28 February 2014.  

2) Name and family name of the appointed managing person:

Mr. Israel Greidinger

3) Position of the managing person in the issuer’s company:

Member of the Board of Directors, Non-Executive Director

4) Education, qualifications and previous positions including professional carrier

Israel Greidinger joined the Company's group in 1994 and was appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Company in 1995. Between 1995 and today, he held various executive positions with the Group. Israel Greidinger has also served as a director of Israel Theatres Limited since 1994. From 1985 to 1992, Israel Greidinger served as Managing Director of C.A.T.S. Limited (Computerised Automatic Ticket Sales), and from 1992 to 1994 he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Pacer C.A.T.S. Inc. He is the brother of Moshe Greidinger.

5) Indication of other activity performed outside the issuer’s business with an assessment whether it is competitive towards the business of the issuer, along with an indication whether such person participates in a competitive company as a partner in a registered partnership or other types of partnership, a member of the governing bodies in a corporate organization, or whether such person participates in another competitive legal person as a member of its governing bodies:

Not applicable

6) Information about a record of the managing person in the Insolvent Debtor Register kept in accordance of the Law on National Court Register:

Not applicable

 

Ms. Caroline M. Twist

1) Appointment date of the managing person:

Appointment resolution passed on 24 February 2014. Appointment took effect on 28 February 2014.  

2) Name and family name of the appointed managing person:

Ms. Caroline M. Twist

3) Position of the managing person in the issuer’s company:

Member of the Board of Directors, Non-Executive Director

4) Education, qualifications and previous positions including professional carrier

Caroline Mary Twist was appointed a member of the Board of Supervisory Directors of the Company in 2004 and since November 2006, has been a member of the Remuneration Committee. Between 1978 and 1984, Ms Twist worked as a manager in ABC/Thorn EMI cinemas in the UK. From 1984 to 1988, she served as West End Regional Manager / New Projects Manager for C.I.C. Theatres in the UK. Since 1989, Ms Twist has held various managerial positions within PACER CATS, a leading supplier of computerized ticketing systems, both in the United States and Europe. Caroline Twist meets the independence criteria under the Articles of Association of the Company.

5) Indication of other activity performed outside the issuer’s business with an assessment whether it is competitive towards the business of the issuer, along with an indication whether such person participates in a competitive company as a partner in a registered partnership or other types of partnership, a member of the governing bodies in a corporate organization, or whether such person participates in another competitive legal person as a member of its governing bodies:

Not applicable

6) Information about a record of the managing person in the Insolvent Debtor Register kept in accordance of the Law on National Court Register:

Not applicable

 

Mr. Peter J. Weishut

1) Appointment date of the managing person:

Appointment resolution passed on 24 February 2014. Appointment took effect on 28 February 2014.  

2) Name and family name of the appointed managing person:

Mr. Peter J. Weishut

3) Position of the managing person in the issuer’s company:

Member of the Board of Directors, Non-Executive Director

4) Education, qualifications and previous positions including professional carrier

Peter John Weishut was appointed a member of the Board of Supervisory Directors of the Company in 2004 and since November 2006, has been a member of the Appointment Committee. Between 1969 and 1997, Mr. Weishut worked as a director in Akzo Nobel in the Netherlands and Japan. From 1997 to 1999, he served as a management consultant for Rafino, producer of pet foods, in the Netherlands. Between 1999 and 2001, Mr. Weishut was the treasurer of a foundation celebrating the 400-year relationship between Netherlands and Japan. Peter Weishut meets the independence criteria under the Articles of Association of the Company.

5) Indication of other activity performed outside the issuer’s business with an assessment whether it is competitive towards the business of the issuer, along with an indication whether such person participates in a competitive company as a partner in a registered partnership or other types of partnership, a member of the governing bodies in a corporate organization, or whether such person participates in another competitive legal person as a member of its governing bodies:

Not applicable

6) Information about a record of the managing person in the Insolvent Debtor Register kept in accordance of the Law on National Court Register:

Not applicable

 

Mr. Jonathan Chissick

1) Appointment date of the managing person:

Appointment resolution passed on 24 February 2014. Appointment took effect on 28 February 2014.  

2) Name and family name of the appointed managing person:

Mr. Jonathan Chissick

3) Position of the managing person in the issuer’s company:

Member of the Board of Directors, Non-Executive Director

4) Education, qualifications and previous positions including professional carrier

From 1997 until 2004 Jonathan Chissick was a president of International Theatrical Distribution and Marketing of DREAMWORKS SKG, London and Los Angeles and was Supervisor of UIP (Paramount/Universal/MGM) between 1991 and 1997 in Israel. Between 1980 and 1990 he held managerial position in Hoyts Corporation in Sydney, Australia. From 1972 until 1980 Mr. Chissick worked in United Artists (New York, Tel-Aviv, Sydney and London). Jonathan Chissick is currently a consultant to Screen Australia (a government body) and various producers and filmmakers. He is also a lecturer at AFTRS (Australian Film, Television and Radio School) and the Sam Spiegel Film and Television School (Jerusalem).

5) Indication of other activity performed outside the issuer’s business with an assessment whether it is competitive towards the business of the issuer, along with an indication whether such person participates in a competitive company as a partner in a registered partnership or other types of partnership, a member of the governing bodies in a corporate organization, or whether such person participates in another competitive legal person as a member of its governing bodies:

Not applicable

6) Information about a record of the managing person in the Insolvent Debtor Register kept in accordance of the Law on National Court Register:

Not applicable

 

Mr. A. Frank Pierce

1) Appointment date of the managing person:

Appointment resolution passed on 24 February 2014. Appointment took effect on 28 February 2014.  

2) Name and family name of the appointed managing person:

Mr. A. Frank Pierce

3) Position of the managing person in the issuer’s company:

Member of the Board of Directors, Non-Executive Director

4) Education, qualifications and previous positions including professional carrier

Frank Pierce has, since 1996, worked as a consultant providing services related to the international motion picture distribution. Between 1954 and 1972, he held various executive positions with Columbia Pictures International, Paramount Pictures International and Cinema International Corporation. From 1972 to 1993, he served as Vice President of Europe for Warner Brothers Theatrical Distributions and from 1993 to 1996 as Senior Vice President for European Theatrical Distributions, Time Warner Entertainment. Frank Pierce currently serves as director of Luna Productions, Limited, a UK subsidiary of New Regency Productions, Inc., as director of The Todd-AO Corporation, a U.S. company, and as President of Frank Pierce Partners, International Theatrical Representation. He received his B.A. and M.A. from Boston College in the United States. Frank Pierce meets the independence criteria under the Articles of Association of the Company.

5) Indication of other activity performed outside the issuer’s business with an assessment whether it is competitive towards the business of the issuer, along with an indication whether such person participates in a competitive company as a partner in a registered partnership or other types of partnership, a member of the governing bodies in a corporate organization, or whether such person participates in another competitive legal person as a member of its governing bodies:

Not applicable

6) Information about a record of the managing person in the Insolvent Debtor Register kept in accordance of the Law on National Court Register:

Not applicable