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Chairman of the Board of Directors, Member of the Board of Directors, Non-Executive Director
Mark B. Segall is the Senior Managing Director of Kidron Corporate Advisors, LLC, a New York based mergers and acquisitions corporate advisory boutique and is the CEO of Kidron Capital Advisors LLC, a registered broker dealer.
Mr. Segall was the Co-Chief Executive Officer of Investec, Inc., the U.S. investment banking operations of the Investec Group, a South African based specialist bank, from 2001 to 2003. He served as head of investment banking and general counsel at Investec Inc. from 1999 to 2001. From 1996 to 1999, he was a partner at the law firm of Kramer, Levin, Naftalis & Frankel LLP, specializing in cross-border mergers and acquisitions and capital markets activities and between 1991 and 1995 he was an associate at the same firm.
Mr. Segall has served as a director of Integrated Asset Management plc, an alternative asset management company, since 2000 (Audit Committee, Compensation Committee). He has served as a director of Ronson Europe N.V., a Polish residential real estate development company, since 2008 (Audit Committee, appointed Vice Chairman in 2010 and Chairman in 2011). He has served as director of Temco Service Industries, Inc., an international facilities management company, since February 2011 (Audit Committee) and director of Bel Fuse, Inc., an international electronics components company, since July 2011 (Compensation Committee)
He served as a director of Infinity Cross Border Acquisition Corporation from July 2012 (sole independent director, Audit Committee) until it was acquired by Glori Energy Inc. in April 2014 and director of ATMI, Inc., a semiconductor and life sciences processing technology company from May 2013 (chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Transaction Committee) until it was acquired by Entegris, Inc. in May 2014.
He served as a director and chairman of the finance committee of Answers Corporation, the owner and operator of the leading Q&A site Answers.com, from December 2004 through April 2011 (when it was sold to Announce Media). He served as director of the Spectrum Group (formerly Escala Group Inc.), a trading and collectibles network company, from 1999 to June 2007, and of Viewtran Group (formerly Trident Rowan Group, Inc. and later Comtech Group Inc.), a customized module design solutions business, focusing on the digital media, telecommunications equipment, and industrial business end-markets in China, from 2000 to 2006. He served as a director of siliconix Inc., a semiconductor component company, from 2000 to 2005.
Mr. Segall received an AB in History from Columbia University and a JD from New York University Law School. Mark Segall meets the independence criteria under the Articles of Association of the Company.
Caroline M. Twist
Member of the Board of Directors, Executive Director
Caroline Twist was appointed as a member of the executive director in 2017. Between 1978 and 1989, Ms Twist worked in the UK cinema exhibition industry in a variety of managerial roles at ABC/Thorn EMI cinemas and C.I.C. Theatres. From 1989 until 2011, Ms Twist has held various senior managerial positions within Clarity-Pacer CATS, software ticketing system provider. She joined Radiant-NCR in 2011, the global technology solutions provider.
Peter J. Weishut
Member of the Board of Directors, Non-Executive Director
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.