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J2 Global Inc (JCOM.OQ)

JCOM.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Ressler

58 2000 Chairman of the Board

R. Scott Turicchi

53 2014 President, Chief Financial Officer

Nehemia Zucker

60 2008 Chief Executive Officer

Steve Dunn

47 2012 Chief Accounting Officer

Jeremy Rossen

46 2015 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Robert Cresci

73 2016 Lead Independent Director

Douglas Bech

71 2000 Independent Director

William Kretzmer

63 2007 Independent Director

Jonathan Miller

60 2015 Independent Director

Stephen Ross

68 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Richard Ressler

Mr. Richard S. Ressler is Chairman of the Board of the Company. He served as j2 Global's Chief Executive Officer from 1997 to 2000, serving in each of these capacities pursuant to a consulting agreement between j2 Global and Orchard Capital Corporation ("Orchard Capital"). Mr. Ressler is the founder and President of Orchard Capital, a firm that provides consulting and advisory services to companies (including j2 Global) in which Orchard Capital or its affiliates invest. He has been President of Orchard Capital since 1994. Through his affiliation with Orchard Capital, Mr. Ressler serves in various senior capacities with, among others, CIM Group, L.P. (together with its controlled affiliates, "CIM"), a real estate and infrastructure investment and management company, Orchard First Source Asset Management (together with its controlled affiliates, "OFSAM"), an investment adviser focusing on middle market debt investments, and OCV Management, LLC ("OCV"), an investment advisor focusing on controlled investments in technology companies. CIM Investment Advisors, LLC, an affiliate of CIM, OFS Capital Management, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of OFSAM, and OCV, are all registered with the SEC as registered investment advisers. Mr. Ressler is currently a director of Presbia PLC and the chairman of the board of directors of CIM Commercial Trust Corporation. Mr. Ressler also serves as a board member for various private companies in which Orchard Capital or its affiliates invest.

R. Scott Turicchi

Mr. R. Scott Turicchi is President, Chief Financial Officer of the Company. From June 2007 until May 2008, Mr. Turicchi was Co-President. From August 2005 until June 2007, he was Co-President and Chief Financial Officer. From May 2003 to August 2005, Mr. Turicchi served as j2 Global’s Chief Financial Officer, and from March 2000 through May 2003, he served as j2 Global’s Executive Vice President, Corporate Development. Mr. Turicchi served as a member of j2 Global’s Board of Directors from 1998 through 2000. From 1990 to 2000, he was with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corporation’s investment banking department, holding various positions, including Managing Director. Mr. Turicchi is a member of the Board of Directors of Greenhills Software, Inc., a privately held company that develops real-time operating systems. He is also Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of Thomas Aquinas College, Vice Chairman of the Council for Institutional Advancement for the Pontifical North American College and a Governor of Legatus International.

Nehemia Zucker

Mr. Nehemia Zucker is Chief Executive Officer of the Company. From April to August 2005, he served as Co-President, and from May 2003 to August 2005, he served as Chief Marketing Officer. From December 2000 to May 2003, Mr. Zucker served as Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Financial Officer, and from 1996 to December 2000, he served as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining j2 Global in 1996, Mr. Zucker was Chief Operations Manager of Motorola's EMBARC division, which packaged CNBC and ESPN for distribution to paging and wireless networks. From 1980 to 1996, he held various positions in finance, operations and marketing at Motorola in the United States and abroad.

Steve Dunn

Mr. Steve P. Dunn is Chief Accounting Officer of the company. He had previously served as j2 Global’s Controller since joining j2 Global in March 2008. From May 2007 until joining j2 Global, Mr. Dunn served as Director of Accounting for Countrywide Capital Markets, a subsidiary of Countrywide Financial Corporation that specialized in trading and underwriting securities. Mr. Dunn is a Certified Public Accountant and has over 20 years of accounting experience in various industries.

Jeremy Rossen

Mr. Jeremy D. Rossen is Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. From May 2009 until joining the Company in 2015, Mr. Rossen served as a Senior Vice President at The Gores Group, a private equity firm. Prior to that, Mr. Rossen served as General Counsel at Helio LLC, a wireless telecommunications carrier, General Counsel at Somera Communications, Inc., a telecommunications equipment company, and a corporate and securities attorney at Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati. Mr. Rossen holds Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctor degrees from the University of Pennsylvania.

Robert Cresci

Mr. Robert J. Cresci is Lead Independent Director of the Company. He has been a Managing Director of Pecks Management Partners Ltd., an investment management firm, since 1990. He currently serves on the boards of Luminex Corporation, OFS Capital Corporation, CIM Commercial Trust Corporation and Presbia PLC. Mr. Cresci previously served on the board of Continucare Corporation until 2011 and the board of Sepracor, Inc. until 2009. Mr. Cresci's extensive knowledge of investment management and accounting from his experience with Pecks Management Partners and his experience serving on other public company boards of directors have proven invaluable to the discussion of our Board of Directors regarding investment strategies, accounting issues and public company matters.

Douglas Bech

Mr. Douglas Y. Bech is Independent Director of the Company. From August 1988 through November 2000, he served as a director of eFax.com, a company j2 Global acquired in November 2000. Since August 1997, Mr. Bech has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Raintree Resorts International, a company that owns and operates vacation ownership resorts throughout North America. Mr. Bech practiced securities and corporate finance law from 1970 until 1997. Mr. Bech has also served as a director of HollyFrontier Corporation since July 2011 and was a director of Frontier Oil Corporation from May 1993 when it merged with Holly Corporation in July 2011. Mr. Bech is independent presiding director of HollyFrontier. Mr. Bech also serves as an independent director of CIM Commercial Trust Corporation since March 2014. Mr. Bech's previous work as a securities and corporate finance lawyer, as a director of other public companies and his current experience as a chief executive officer of a private enterprise engaged in hospitality, resort management services, and sales and marketing in three different countries, provide expertise on corporate governance and a unique perspective to the Board of Directors.

William Kretzmer

Mr. William Brian Kretzmer is Independent Director of the Company. He currently operates his own consultancy practice and is an investor in several private firms where he serves in multiple capacities. From 1999 to 2006, Mr. Kretzmer was Chief Executive Officer of MAI Systems Corporation (which operated principally through its subsidiary Hotel Information Systems), a provider of enterprise management solutions for lodging organizations. He also served as Chief Financial Officer of MAI Systems Corporation from 1993 to 1996 and 1999 to 2000. Mr. Kretzmer is a thirty year veteran in technology industries. Mr. Kretzmer's experience provides the Board of Directors a valuable operational and financial perspective and accounting expertise.

Jonathan Miller

Mr. Jonathan Frank Miller is Independent Director of the Company. He is currently a partner at Advancit Capital and previously has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Digital Media Group at News Corp., and was its Chief Digital Officer from April 2009 to September 2012. Mr. Miller was a founding partner of Velocity Interactive Group, an investment firm focusing on internet and digital media, from its inception in 2007 to 2009. Prior to founding Velocity, Mr. Miller served as the Chief Executive Officer of America Online, Inc. (“AOL”) from 2002 to 2006. Prior to joining AOL, Mr. Miller served as Chief Executive Officer and President of USA Information and Services. Mr. Miller currently is a director of TripAdvisor, Inc. and Shutterstock, Inc. Mr. Miller previously served as a director of LiveNation Entertainment, Inc. and Ticketmaster prior to its merger with LiveNation. Mr. Miller is a trustee of The Paley Center for Media, the International Emmy Association, the Independent Film Project and Made in NY Media Center. Mr. Miller holds a B.A. from Harvard College.

Stephen Ross

Mr. Stephen Ross is Independent Director of the company. From 1989 to the present, he has served in various positions with Warner Bros Entertainment, Inc. He is currently Executive Vice President – Recreational Enterprises. Until 2009, Mr. Ross also served as a director of Grill Concepts, Inc., a restaurant company. Mr. Ross’ more than 20 years of broad experience with one of the world’s premiere entertainment companies provides the Board a unique perspective.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Richard Ressler

144,000

R. Scott Turicchi

3,455,120

Nehemia Zucker

5,085,910

Steve Dunn

807,583

Jeremy Rossen

1,150,100

Robert Cresci

--

Douglas Bech

--

William Kretzmer

--

Jonathan Miller

--

Stephen Ross

--
As Of  30 Dec 2016