People: Amaya Gaming Group Inc (AYA.TO)

AYA.TO on Toronto Stock Exchange

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29 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Baazov

32 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer, Treasurer, Secretary

Daniel Sebag

48 Chief Financial Officer, Director

Marlon Goldstein

2014 Executive Vice President - Corporate Development, General Counsel

Wesley Clark

2010 Independent Director

Divyesh Gadhia

50 2010 Independent Director

Harlan Goodson

2010 Independent Director

Tim Foran

2014 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

David Baazov

Mr. David Baazov is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer, Treasurer, Secretary of Amaya Gaming Group Inc. He is a director and has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Amaya since 2006 and is responsible for devising and implementing the general business strategies of the Corporation. His duties include, overseeing all aspects of the business including, but not limited to, sales and marketing, product development, operations and logistics and overall growth of the Corporation. Mr. Baazov began his career during the height of the “dotcom” era starting a business marketing and selling consumer electronics and personal computers as Vice President of Sales of Vortek Systems Inc., a supplier and distributor of computer hardware and accessories from 2000 to 2006. During this time, Mr. Baazov acquired experience in sales and marketing in the consumer electronics industry, particularly computer hardware. Mr. Baazov saw tremendous potential in the gaming industry, particularly when it came to technology, envisioning it as the future of the gaming industry. Since joining Amaya, Mr. Baazov grew the company to a commercial enterprise with a multi-national client base. Mr. Baazov led Amaya to become one of the highest performing technology IPO’s on the TSXV in 2010.

Daniel Sebag

Mr. Daniel Sebag is Chief Financial Officer, Director of Amaya Gaming Group Inc. He is a Chartered Accountant and is a specialist in the areas of cost management and financial reporting systems. He has academic and corporate experience in the accounting field and currently oversees the Corporation’s financial reporting, treasury and compliance functions. Mr. Sebag joined Amaya in July of 2007 as Chief Financial Officer. He has a 10-year background as a faculty lecturer at McGill University where he has led executive seminars in accounting and finance at its International Executive Institute, including the Directors Education Program and the Advanced Management Course. He has also taught advanced accounting courses to students in the McGill MBA and Chartered Accountancy programs. In addition, he has acted as a consultant to several multinational companies including Bombardier, Ericsson, Transat AT and Air Liquide. Mr. Sebag is the former President of Computer Enterprises DS Inc., an information technology consulting firm.

Marlon Goldstein

Mr. Marlon D. Goldstein is Executive Vice-President, Corporate Development & General Counsel of the company. Mr. Goldstein joined Amaya in January 2014. Prior to joining Amaya, Mr. Goldstein was a principal shareholder in the corporate and securities practice at the international law firm of Greenberg Traurig LLP, where his practice was focused on corporate and securities matters including mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, and financing transactions. Mr. Goldstein also was the co-chair of the firm’s Gaming Practice, a multi-disciplinary team of attorneys representing owners, operators and developers of gaming facilities, manufacturers and suppliers of gaming devices, investment banks and lenders in financing transactions, and Indian tribes in the development and financing of gaming facilities.

Wesley Clark

Gen. (Retd.) Wesley K. Clark, Sr., KBE, is Independent Director of Amaya Gaming Group Inc. He is a businessman, educator, writer and commentator. General Clark serves as Chairman and CEO of Wesley K. Clark & Associates, a strategic consulting firm; Co-Chairman of Growth Energy; senior fellow at UCLA’s Burkle Center for International Relations; Chairman of Clean Terra, Inc.; Director of International Crisis Group; Chairman of City Year Little Rock; as well as numerous corporate boards. General Clark has authored three books and serves as a member of the Clinton Global Initiative’s Energy & Climate Change Advisory Board, and ACORE’s Advisory Board. Clark retired a four star general after 38 years in the United States Army. He graduated first in his class at West Point and completed degrees in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford University (B.A. and M.A.) as a Rhodes Scholar. While serving in Vietnam, he commanded an infantry company in combat, where he was severely wounded and evacuated home on a stretcher. He later commanded at the battalion, brigade and division level, and served in a number of staff positions, including service as the Director Strategic Plans and Policy (J-5). In his last assignment as Supreme Allied Commander Europe he led NATO forces to victory in Operation Allied Force, saving 1.5 million Albanians from ethnic cleansing. His awards include the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Defense Distinguished Service Medal (five awards), Silver star, bronze star, purple heart, honorary knighthoods from the British and Dutch governments, and numerous other awards from other governments, including award of Commander of the Legion of Honor (France).

Divyesh Gadhia

Mr. Divyesh Gadhia, C.A., is Independent Director of Amaya Gaming Group Inc. He is the former CEO and Executive Vice Chairman of Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited (“Gateway Casinos”), responsible for strategic initiatives, regulatory matters and government relations of Gateway Casinos. Mr. Gadhia was with Gateway Casinos since its inception in 1992 until 2010. He has served as a director of a number of other private and public companies, as well as charities. He was a director of the Canadian Gaming Association. Mr. Gadhia is the current Chairman of Spud.ca and the President of Atiga Investments Inc.

Harlan Goodson

Mr. Harlan W. Goodson is Independent Director of Amaya Gaming Group Inc. He is an attorney and the former Director of California’s Division of Gambling Control. During his tenure, he was instrumental in the implementation of California’s Tribal-State Class III gaming compacts. Mr. Goodson’s biography was published in the 2000 edition of Who’s Who in American Law and in 2002. Prior to forming his own law practice, Mr. Goodson was with the national law firm of Holland and Knight, LLP where his practice concentrated on Gaming Law and Gaming Regulation and Governmental Affairs. Prior to being appointed to the position of Director of California’s Division of Gambling Control, Mr. Goodson worked in the California State Senate as a legislative consultant for Senator Bill Lockyer. While serving as a consultant in the state legislature, Mr. Goodson drafted legislation in the areas of criminal law, correctional law, juvenile law and insurance law. Mr. Goodson has been an adjunct law professor teaching classes on the legislative process and statutory interpretation. He has been a national speaker at conferences, symposia, law schools and before governmental bodies on the subjects of gaming regulation, Tribal government gaming, and Tribal-State relations. Mr. Goodson is a member of the California State Bar, the International Masters of Gaming Law and the International Association of Gaming Advisors. Mr. Goodson has also served as a Judge Pro Tempore for the Superior Court in Sacramento, California.

Tim Foran

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

David Baazov

396,000

Daniel Sebag

246,600

Marlon Goldstein

--

Wesley Clark

--

Divyesh Gadhia

--

Harlan Goodson

--

Tim Foran

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

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