People: IDT Corp (IDT)

IDT on New York Consolidated

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24 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Howard Jonas

57 2013 Chairman of the Board

Samuel Jonas

32 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer

Bill Pereira

48 2011 Co-Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of IDT Telecom Inc., Director

Joyce Mason

54 2006 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Menachem Ash

41 2012 Executive Vice President - Strategy and Legal Affairs

Marcelo Fischer

46 2011 Senior Vice President - Finance

David Lando

70 2012 Chief Technology Officer

Mitch Silberman

45 2006 Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

Eric Cosentino

56 2009 Lead Independent Director

Lawrence Bathgate

74 2009 Independent Director

Michael Chenkin

62 2013 Independent Director

Judah Schorr

61 2006 Independent Director

Bill Ulrey

IR Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Howard Jonas

Mr. Howard S. Jonas is Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is no longer Chief Executive Officer of the Corp., effective December 31, 2013. He serves as the Chairman of the Board of CTM Media Holdings, Inc., a former subsidiary of the Company that was spun off to stockholders in September 2009. Howard Jonas has served as the Co-Vice Chairman of Genie Energy International Corporation since August 2009 and, since January 2011, as the Chairman of the Board of Genie Energy Ltd., a former subsidiary of the Company that was spun off to stockholders in October 2011, and is now a public company whose shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Howard Jonas has also served as the Vice Chairman of the board of directors of IDT Telecom from December 1999 to April 2008, as Co-Chairman since April 2008, and as a director of IDT Capital since September 2004. Howard Jonas served as Co-Chairman of the board of directors of IDT Entertainment from November 2004 until August 2006. From August 2006 until August 2011, Howard Jonas served as a director of Starz Media Holdings, LLC, Starz Media, LLC and Starz Foreign Holdings, LLC, each of which is a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation. In addition, Howard Jonas has been a director of IDT Energy since June 2007 and a director of American Shale Oil Corporation since January 2008, each subsidiaries of Genie Energy Ltd. Howard Jonas is also the founder and has been President of Jonas Media Group (formerly Jonas Publishing) since its inception in 1979. Howard Jonas was the Chairman of the board of directors of Net2Phone from October 2001 to October 2004, the Vice Chairman of the board of directors of Net2Phone from October 2004 to June 2006, and has served as the Chairman of Net2Phone since June 2006. Howard Jonas received a B.A. in Economics from Harvard University.

Samuel Jonas

Mr. Samuel Jonas has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer of IDT Corp., effective December 31, 2013. Shmuel Jonas has served as Chief Operating Officer of the Company since June 2010. Shmuel Jonas joined the Company in June 2008 and served as a Vice President until June 2009, when he was elected to serve as the Company’s Vice President of Operations. Since 2004, Shmuel Jonas has also been the managing member of Arlington Suites, LLC, manager of a thirty million dollar mixed-use ground up development project in the Bronx, New York.

Bill Pereira

Mr. Bill Pereira is Co-Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of IDT Telecom Inc., a subsidiary of IDT Corp., and Director of the Company. Mr. Pereira initially joined the Company in December 2001 when the Company bought Horizon Global Trading, a financial software firm where he was a managing partner. In February 2002, Mr. Pereira joined Winstar Communications, a subsidiary of the Company, as a Senior Vice President of Finance. Mr. Pereira was promoted to CFO of Winstar Communications, a position he held until 2006 when he was named a Senior Vice President of the Company responsible for financial reporting, budgeting and planning. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Pereira worked for a number of companies in the financial sector, including Prudential Financial, SBC Warburg and UBS. Mr. Pereira received an M.B.A. from the New York University Stern School of Business and a B.S. from Rutgers University.

Joyce Mason

Ms. Joyce J. Mason is an Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of IDT Corp. In addition, Ms. Mason is currently a director of Zedge Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of the Company, and she also served as a director of IDT Telecom from December 1999 until May 2001 and as a director of Net2Phone from October 2001 until October 2004. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Mason had been in private legal practice. Ms. Mason received a B.A. from the City University of New York and a J.D. from New York Law School.

Menachem Ash

Mr. Menachem Ash is an Executive Vice President - Strategy and Legal Affairs of IDT Corp. Mr. Ash served as the head of the Company’s legal department from June 2011 to October 2012. Mr. Ash has served as senior counsel to several IDT divisions since he joined the Company in July 2004, including IDT Telecom and IDT Carmel. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Ash served as General Counsel to Telstar International, Inc., a telecommunications services provider. Mr. Ash also worked at KPMG as a senior associate in its tax group focusing on financial services and technology companies. He is a graduate of Brooklyn College and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Marcelo Fischer

Mr. Marcelo Fischer is Senior Vice President - Finance of IDT Corporation. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Fischer was the Corporate Controller of Viatel, Inc. from 1999 until 2001. From 1998 through 1999, Mr. Fischer was the Controller of the Consumer International Division of Revlon, Inc. From 1991 through 1998, Mr. Fischer held various accounting and finance positions at Colgate-Palmolive Corporation. Mr. Fischer, a Certified Public Accountant, received an M.B.A. from the New York University Stern School of Business and a B.A. from the University of Maryland.

David Lando

Dr. David J. Lando is Chief Technology Officer of IDT Corp. He has served as IDT Telecom’s Executive VP, Technology and CTO since March 2007. From 2002 until 2006, he was the Chief Operating Officer of Net2Phone, an affiliate of the Company that was fully acquired by the Company in March 2006. Prior to joining Net2Phone, Dr. Lando was the Engineering VP of Bell Labs—Lucent Technology. From October 1969 through December 2001, Dr. Lando held various research, development, management and executive positions in AT&T Microelectronics and Bell Labs. He also served as a board member of the Semiconductor Research Consortium and as the Chairman of NEMI (US National Electronic Manufacturing). Dr. Lando received a BA degree in Chemistry from Yeshiva University and MSc. & Ph.D. degrees in Physical chemistry from the University of Washington. He is also a graduate of the Harvard Graduate School of Business’s Boston, Massachusetts Advanced Management Program.

Mitch Silberman

Mr. Mitch Silberman is Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of IDT Corp. Mr. Silberman joined the Company in October 2002 as Director of Financial Reporting until his promotion to Assistant Controller in October 2003. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Silberman was a senior manager at KPMG LLP, where he served in the firm’s Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical practice. Prior to KPMG, Mr. Silberman worked for Grant Thornton LLP, serving in the firm’s Telecommunications, Service and Technology practice. Mr. Silberman, a Certified Public Accountant, received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Brooklyn College.

Eric Cosentino

Rev. Eric F. Cosentino is Lead Independent Director of IDT Corp. He has been a director of the Company since February 2007. Rev. Cosentino has been a director of Zedge Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of the Company, since September 2008 and a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors since March 2009. Rev. Cosentino served on IDT Entertainment’s Board of Directors until it was sold to Liberty Media in 2006. Rev. Cosentino has been the Rector of the Episcopal Church of the Divine Love in Montrose, New York, since 1987. He began his ordained ministry in 1984 as curate (assistant) at St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church in Ridgewood, Bergen County, New Jersey. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the Evangelical Fellowship Anglican Communion of New York. Rev. Cosentino has published articles and book reviews for The Episcopal New Yorker, Care & Community, and Evangelical Journal. Rev. Cosentino received a B.A. from Queens College and a M.Div. from General Theological Seminary, New York.

Lawrence Bathgate

Mr. Lawrence E. Bathgate is an Independent Director of IDT Corp. Mr. Bathgate co-founded and has been a partner at the law firm Bathgate, Wegener & Wolf, P.C. in Lakewood, NJ since 1970. Mr. Bathgate has been recognized as one of the 100 most influential lawyers in America by the National Law Journal. Mr. Bathgate served as Parliamentarian of the New Jersey General Assembly from 1969 through 1970, with the distinction of being the youngest person ever to hold that position. Mr. Bathgate currently serves on the Board of M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas and as a Council Member of The Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. Mr. Bathgate is a member of the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Liberty Science Center (Jersey City) and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Newark Boys & Girls Clubs and of the Board of Directors of the Ocean County College Foundation. Mr. Bathgate also served as Republican National Finance Chairman from the end of 1987 until September 1992. In the past, Mr. Bathgate has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Allaire State Bank (then Community National Bank, and now Bank of New York) and served as a member of the Board of Directors of Atlantic State Bank (now TD Bank North). Mr. Bathgate was also a member of the Board of Directors of Carson, Inc. (NYSE) and has served on the boards of several private companies. Mr. Bathgate received a J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law in 1964 and a B.S. in Economics from Villanova University in 1961. Mr. Bathgate also received an Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree from Monmouth College.

Michael Chenkin

Mr. Michael Chenkin is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Chenkin is a Certified Public Accountant and worked in the Audit Department of Coopers and Lybrand from 1974 to 1993 and as a consultant to the securities industry from 1993 to 2008 with an emphasis on business implementation, internal controls, compliance and regulatory matters for large financial institutions. Mr. Chenkin received a Bachelors of Science degree from Cornell University and a Masters in Business Administration from Columbia University.

Judah Schorr

Dr. Judah Schorr is an Independent Director of IDT Corp. Dr. Schorr founded Judah Schorr MD PC in 1994, an anesthesia provider to hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and medical offices, and has been its President and owner since its inception, as well as the President of its subsidiary, Tutto Anesthesia. Dr. Schorr is an attending physician at Anesthesia Services at Bergen Regional Medical Center, the largest hospital in the state of New Jersey, and the Managing Partner of Chavrusa Realty Corp., a commercial real-estate company in Long Island, New York. Dr. Schorr received his B.S. in Psychology from Brooklyn College and his M.D. from the University of Trieste Faculty of Medicine and Surgery in Italy.

Bill Ulrey

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Howard Jonas

1,817,680

Samuel Jonas

545,125

Bill Pereira

997,750

Joyce Mason

461,437

Menachem Ash

583,654

Marcelo Fischer

516,250

David Lando

--

Mitch Silberman

--

Eric Cosentino

--

Lawrence Bathgate

--

Michael Chenkin

--

Judah Schorr

--

Bill Ulrey

--
As Of 30 Jul 2013
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