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Re-appointment of Members of the Board of Supervisory Directors (1 July 2008)

 

The Board of Managing Directors of Cinema City International N.V. with its corporate seat in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (the “Company”) informs that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Cinema City International N.V. („AGM”) held on June 30, 2008 in Rotterdam re-appointed the following persons as members of the Board of Supervisory Directors for a term of four years:
1.     Mr. Coleman K. Greidinger;
2.     Mr. Arthur F. Pierce;
3.     Mr. Scott Rosenblum;
4.     Mrs. Caroline Mary Twist;
5.     Mr. Peter John Weishut.
 
Mr. Coleman K. Greidinger
1)       Appointment date of the supervising person:
30 June 2008
2)       Name and family name of the appointed supervising person:
Mr. Coleman K. Greidinger
3)       Position of the supervising person in the issuer’s company:
Member of the Supervisory Board
4)       Education, qualifications and previous positions including professional carrier:
 
An Israeli citizen, Coleman Greidinger was appointed a member of the Board of Supervisory Directors in 2004 and is the current Chairman of the Board of Supervisory Directors and a member of the Audit Committee. He founded Israel Theatres Limited in 1958 and has been Managing Director of Israel Theatres Limited and affiliated companies since that time. He was also a President of Variety Club of Israel and serves as a member of the International Board of Variety Clubs. He has been a Rotarian since 1951, was President of the Haifa Rotary Club in 1960/61 and District Governor of Rotary Israel for the last 50 years. Mr Greidinger is Honorary Consul General of Norway in Haifa and Northern Israel for the past 50 years. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Technion University in Haifa and until recently was a member of the Board of Governors of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He is the father of Moshe and Israel 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
Mr. Arthur F. Pierce
1)       Appointment date of the supervising person:
30 June 2008
2)       Name and family name of the appointed supervising person:
Mr. Arthur F. Pierce
3)       Position of the supervising person in the issuer’s company:
Member of the Supervisory Board
4)       Education, qualifications and previous positions including professional carrier
 
Arthur Pierce was appointed a member of the Board of Supervisory Directors in 2004 and, since November 2006, has been a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Appointment Committee. From 1996 to the present time, he has worked as a consultant providing services related to the international motion picture distribution. Between 1954 and 1972, Mr Pierce 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. From 1993 to 1996, he served as Senior Vice President for European Theatrical Distributions, Time Warner Entertainment. Mr Pierce currently serves as Director of Luna Productions, Limited, a UK subsidiary of New Regency Productions, Inc., 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. Arthur Pierce meets the independency criteria laid down in the Company’s Articles of Association.

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. Scott Rosenblum
1)       Appointment date of the supervising person:
30 June 2008
2)       Name and family name of the appointed supervising person:
Mr. Scott Rosenblum
3)       Position of the supervising person in the issuer’s company:
4)       Member of the Supervisory Board
5)       Education, qualifications and previous positions including professional carrier
 
Scott Rosenblum was appointed a member of the Board of Supervisory Directors in 2004, was appointed Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and of the Appointment Committee in November 2006 and is also a member of the Audit Committee. He is licensed as a lawyer and admitted to the New York Bar Association. For the past ten years he has been a partner in the law firm of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, New York, was its Managing Partner from 1993 to 2000 and is currently Chairman of the Corporate Department and a Member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Rosenblum is a director of Temco Service Industries, Inc., was a director of Escala Group Inc. through June 2007, and is a legal adviser to Israel Theatres Limited, the indirect shareholder of the Company

6)       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
 
7)       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
 
Mrs. Caroline Mary Twist
1)       Appointment date of the supervising person:
30 June 2008
2)       Name and family name of the appointed supervising person:
Mrs. Caroline Mary Twist
3)       Position of the supervising person in the issuer’s company:
      Member of the Supervisory Board
 
4)       Education, qualifications and previous positions including professional carrier
 
Caroline Twist was appointed as a member of the Board of Supervisory Directors in 2004 and, as of November 2006, has been a member of the Remuneration Committee. From 1978 until 1998, Ms Twist worked for ABC/Thorn EMI and CIC Theatres in various managerial roles including West End Regional Manager and New Projects Manager. From 1989 until the present, MS Twist has worked for Pacer CATS, a leading supplier of computerized ticketing systems, both in the United States and Europe. She is currently Vice-President of Ticketing. Ms Twist meets the independency criteria laid down in the Company’s Articles of Association.


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 John Weishut
1)       Appointment date of the supervising person:
30 June 2008
2)       Name and family name of the appointed supervising person:
Mr. Peter John Weishut
3)       Position of the supervising person in the issuer’s company:
Member of the Supervisory Board
4)       Education, qualifications and previous positions including professional carrier

Peter Weishut was appointed as a member of the Board of Supervisory Directors in 2004 and, as of 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 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 the Netherlands and Japan. Mr Weishut meets the independency criteria laid down in the Company’s Articles of Association.
 
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