People: Bogen Communications International Inc (BOGN.PK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jeffrey Schwarz

49 1997 Co-Chairman of the Board

Yoav Stern

48 1997 Non-Executive Co-Chairman of the Board

Jonathan Guss

50 1997 Chief Executive Officer and Director

Maureen Flotard

49 2000 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President-Finance, Controller

Hans Meiler

60 1983 Co-Founder and Co-Managing Director of Speech Design GmbH

Michael Fleischer

51 1997 President and Director

Kasimir Arciszewski

57 1998 Director

Zivi Nedivi

54 1997 Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jeffrey Schwarz

Jeffrey E. Schwarz, age 44, has served as non-executive Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company since 1997 and is currently a member of the Executive, Compensation and Audit Committees of the Board of Directors. He also serves as a director of Speech Design International since its formation in September 2001. Since July 1992, Mr. Schwarz has been the Chief Executive Officer of Metropolitan Capital Advisors, Inc. ("Metropolitan"), an investment management firm. Mr. Schwarz serves as a director of two private companies that are affiliated with Metropolitan, KJ Advisors Inc. and MCIII, Inc. From 1997 to 1999, Mr. Schwarz served as a Director of e-SIM Ltd. (formerly known as Emultek Ltd.), a Nasdaq traded provider of simulation technology and web-based solutions to the consumer electronics industry. Mr. Schwarz graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, earning his B.S. in Economics in 1980 and his M.B.A. in 1981.

Yoav Stern

Yoav Stern has served as a director of the Company since 1995 and non-executive Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors since 1997 and is currently a member of the Executive and Compensation Committees of the Board of Directors. From March to August 1995, Mr. Stern served as Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-President of the Company. Mr. Stern served as Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kellstrom Industries, Inc, a publicly-traded inventory management company in the aviation industry ("Kellstrom"), from its inception in December 1993 until June 1995 and served as Chairman of the Board of Kellstrom from June 1995 until July 2002. On February 20, 2002, Kellstrom filed a petition seeking protection under the federal bankruptcy laws. Mr. Stern is currently a Director and Principal of Kellstrom and a Director of Euro-Trade Bank Limited, located in Tel-Aviv, Israel. From January 1993 to September 1993, Mr. Stern was President and, from January 1992 until May 1995, a director of WordStar International, Inc., which was engaged in research and development and worldwide marketing and distribution of software for business and consumer applications. Mr. Stern served in the Israeli Air Force as a fighter pilot, avionics systems officer, commander of Operational Training Unit and a Deputy Squadron Commander. Mr. Stern earned a Practical Engineering Diploma in advanced mechanics and automation from ORT Technological College, Israel, in 1973, graduated from the Isra

Jonathan Guss

Jonathan Guss has been the Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Company since 1997 and is currently a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors. Mr. Guss also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Speech Design International Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company ("Speech Design International"), since its formation in September 2001. Since May 1990, Mr. Guss has been a principal and President of Active Management Group, Inc. ("AMG"), a firm that provides turnaround management services. Prior to 1997, Mr. Guss' principal business activity was as Chief Executive Officer of the parent of Ekco/Glaco, an industrial manufacturing and service business. Mr. Guss has been a director of Alliant Techsystems Inc., a publicly-held company and a leading developer of space launch vehicles and defense products ("Alliant"), since August 1994, and serves on Alliant's Executive and Finance Committee and Nominating Committee. From September 1985 until May 1990, Mr. Guss was a consultant at Booz, Allen & Hamilton. Mr. Guss is a 1985 graduate of the Harvard Business School and a 1981 graduate of Reed College.

Maureen Flotard

Maureen A. Flotard has served as the Company's Vice-President-Finance and Chief Financial Officer since April 2000 and has served as the Company's Corporate Controller since January 3, 2000. Ms. Flotard has also served as the Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary of Speech Design International since its formation in September 2001. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Flotard served as Vice President-Business Development at Russ Berrie and Company, Inc. ("RB&C"), a publicly-traded company and manufacturer of gift products, from December 1997 to November 1999, and as its Corporate Controller and Director of Financial Planning during her 14 year tenure with RB&C. Ms. Flotard is a certified public accountant and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Institute of Management Accountants.

Hans Meiler

Hans Meiler is the Co-Founder and has been Co-Managing Director of Speech Design since 1983. Mr. Meiler is in charge of Speech Design's operations, including engineering, manufacturing and quality assurance. From 1978 through 1982, Mr. Meiler led an electronics development team at G&D. Mr. Meiler received an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from Munich University in 1970.

Michael Fleischer

Michael P. Fleischer has been the President and a director of the Company since 1997 and serves as an alternate to Mr. Guss on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors. Prior to 1997, Mr. Fleischer's principal business activity was as President of the parent of Ekco/Glaco, an industrial manufacturing and service business. From 1994 to 1995, Mr. Fleischer was a director of Alliant. Since May 1990, Mr. Fleischer has been a principal, the Chief Executive Officer and a director of AMG. Prior to 1990, Mr. Fleischer was a senior consultant with McKinsey & Co. He also served for four years as a Foreign Service Officer and was Staff Assistant to the Undersecretary of State of the United States. Mr. Fleischer is a 1985 graduate of the Harvard Business School and a 1978 graduate of Colgate University.

Kasimir Arciszewski

Kasimir Arciszewski, age 52, is the Co-Founder and Co-Managing Director of Speech Design GmbH ("Speech Design"), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, since 1983 and has served as a director of the Company since May 20, 1998. Mr. Arciszewski is responsible for Speech Design's strategic planning, sales and financial activities. Mr. Arciszewski is also the Chief Executive Officer and President and a director of Speech Design International since its formation in September 2001. From 1975 through 1982, Mr. Arciszewski was with the Giesecke & Devrient Group ("G&D"), an international market leader in central bank automation products. From 1979 through 1982, Mr. Arciszewski was responsible for marketing support of G&D's sales to major central banks in Europe. Mr. Arciszewski received his Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering in 1975 from the Chalmers University of Technology in Goteborg, Sweden.

Zivi Nedivi

Zivi R. Nedivi, age 44, has served as a director of the Company since 1997 and is currently a member and Chair of the Compensation and Audit Committees of the Board of Directors. Since June 22, 1995, Mr. Nedivi has been the President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of Kellstrom. On February 20, 2002, Kellstrom filed a petition seeking protection under the federal bankruptcy laws. Mr. Nedivi was the founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Kellstrom's predecessor company, an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Rada Electronic Industries Ltd., from its establishment in 1990 until June 1995. A graduate of the Israel Air Force Academy, Mr. Nedivi served in the Israeli Air Force as an F-15 fighter pilot for seven years and held the rank of major.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Jeffrey Schwarz

--

Yoav Stern

--

Jonathan Guss

565,873

Maureen Flotard

244,049

Hans Meiler

206,756

Michael Fleischer

548,704

Kasimir Arciszewski

206,756

Zivi Nedivi

--
As Of 30 Dec 2002

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Jeffrey Schwarz

0 0

Yoav Stern

0 0

Jonathan Guss

483,692 326,710

Maureen Flotard

50,000 0

Hans Meiler

100,000 0

Michael Fleischer

483,692 326,710

Kasimir Arciszewski

100,000 0

Zivi Nedivi

0 0
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