People: Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc (LTS)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Phillip Frost

80 2006 Chairman of the Board

Richard Lampen

61 2006 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Howard Lorber

66 2006 Vice Chairman of the Board

Brett Kaufman

43 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Adam Malamed

43 2012 Chief Operating Officer

Mark Zeitchick

49 2006 Executive Vice President, Director

Joseph Giovanniello

56 2013 Senior Vice President - Corporate and Regulatory Affairs

Henry Beinstein

72 2001 Independent Director

Brian Genson

66 2004 Independent Director

Saul Gilinski

60 2006 Independent Director

Richard Krasno

73 2006 Independent Director

Jeffrey Podell

74 2004 Independent Director

Jacqueline Simkin

72 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Phillip Frost

Dr. Phillip Frost, M.D., is Chairman of the Board of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. He also served as a member of our board of directors from May 2001 until July 2002 and again from March 2004 until June 2006. Since March 2007, he has served as chairman of the board and chief executive officer of OPKO Health, Inc., a multi-national biopharmaceutical and diagnostics company. Since October 2008, Dr. Frost has served as a director of Castle Brands Inc. and previously served as a director of Castle Brands from September 2005 to August 2007. Dr. Frost also serves as director for CoCrystal Pharma, Inc., a biotechnology company, and Sevion Therapeutics, Inc. (formerly Senesco Technologies, Inc.), a clinical-stage biotech company specializing in cancer therapeutics. He also serves as chairman of Temple Emanu-El, as a member of the Florida Council of 100 and as a trustee for each of the University of Miami, the Miami Jewish Home for the Aged and the Mount Sinai Medical Center. From 1972 to 1990, Dr. Frost was the chairman of the Department of Dermatology at Mt. Sinai Medical Center of Greater Miami, Miami Beach, Florida. Dr. Frost served as a director of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. from January 2006, when Teva acquired IVAX Corporation, until February 2015 and served as chairman of the board of directors of Teva from March 2010 until December 2014 and as vice chairman from January 2006 until March 2010. Dr. Frost was chairman of the board of directors of Key Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 1972 until its acquisition by Schering Plough Corporation in 1986 and served as chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of IVAX from 1987 to January 2006. Dr. Frost previously served as a director of Northrop Grumman Corp., Continucare Corp. (until its merger with Metropolitan Health Networks, Inc.), PROLOR Biotech, Inc. (until it was acquired by OPKO Health, Inc.), Ideation Acquisition Corp. (now Tiger Media Inc.) and TransEnterix, Inc.,

Richard Lampen

Mr. Richard J. Lampen is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. Mr. Lampen has been our president and chief executive officer since September 2006. Since July 1996, Mr. Lampen has served as executive vice president of Vector Group. Since October 2008, Mr. Lampen has served as president and chief executive officer and a director of Castle Brands Inc. Mr. Lampen currently serves as a member of the executive committee of the board of directors of Financial Services Institute. From January 1997 to January 2014, Mr. Lampen served as a director of SG Blocks, Inc. (formerly CDSI Holdings Inc.), a publicly-traded company that converts shipping containers for construction use, and from November 1998 until November 2011 served as its president and chief executive officer.

Howard Lorber

Mr. Howard M. Lorber is Vice Chairman of the Board of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. Previously, Mr. Lorber has been vice chairman of our board of directors since July 2006. Previously, Mr. Lorber had been chairman of our board of directors from May 2001 to July 2006. Mr. Lorber has been president and chief executive officer of Vector Group since January 2006. He served as president and chief operating officer of Vector Group from January 2001 to December 2005 and has served as a director of Vector Group since January 2001. He has also served as chief executive officer from November 1993 to December 2006, chairman of the board of directors from 1990 until December 2006 and executive chairman of the board of directors since January 2007 of Nathan’s Famous and a member of the Board of Directors of Morgans Hotel Group Co. since March 2015. Mr. Lorber was a director of Borders Group Inc. from May 2010 until January 2012 and has been a director since 1991 of United Capital Corp., a real estate investment and diversified manufacturing company, which ceased to be a public reporting company in 2011. From November 1994 to December 2005, Mr. Lorber served as president and chief operating officer of New Valley, where he also served as a director. Mr. Lorber was chairman of the board of Hallman & Lorber Assoc., Inc., consultants and actuaries of qualified pension and profit sharing plans, and various of its affiliates from 1975 to December 2004 and has been a consultant to these entities since January 2005. He is also a trustee of Long Island University.

Brett Kaufman

Mr. Brett Kaufman is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. From April 1999 until March 2008, Mr. Kaufman was employed at Bear Stearns Companies Inc., serving in various capacities and most recently as managing director and director of financial planning and analysis in the Controller’s Group. While at Bear Stearns, Mr. Kaufman was responsible for providing strategic leadership and oversight for the company’s financial reporting, planning, budgeting and forecasting initiatives on a worldwide basis. From October 1994 until April 1999, Mr. Kaufman was in the Audit and Business Advisory Services division of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He is a certified public accountant.

Adam Malamed

Mr. Adam Malamed is Chief Operating Officer of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Malamed had served as co-chief operating officer of Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc. since September 2006.

Mark Zeitchick

Mr. Mark Zeitchick is Executive Vice President, Director of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. Mr. Zeitchick has been our executive vice president since September 2006. From August 1999 until December 2003, Mr. Zeitchick served as one of our executive vice presidents and from September 2006 until December 2011, Mr. Zeitchick served as president and chief executive officer of Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc. Mr. Zeitchick has been a registered representative with Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc. since March 2001. Since March 2014, Mr. Zeitchick has served as a director of Castle Brands.

Joseph Giovanniello

Mr. Joseph Giovanniello Jr., is Senior Vice President - Corporate and Regulatory Affairs of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. Mr. Giovanniello has been employed by Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc. since June 1996, and has served as its senior vice president, general counsel and secretary since June 1998, and as a director since July 2006.

Henry Beinstein

Mr. Henry C. Beinstein is an Independent Director of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. Mr. Beinstein has been a director of Vector Group Ltd., a New York Stock Exchange listed holding company, since 1994. Vector Group is engaged principally in the tobacco business through its Liggett Group LLC subsidiary and in the real estate and investment business through its New Valley LLC subsidiary. New Valley owns more than 70% of Douglas Elliman Realty, LLC, which operates the largest residential brokerage company in the New York metropolitan area. Mr. Beinstein has been a director of Castle Brands Inc., an NYSE MKT listed company which markets and imports premium spirits, since January 2009. Since January 2005, Mr. Beinstein has been a partner of Gagnon Securities, LLC, a broker-dealer and a FINRA member firm, and has been a money manager and an analyst and registered representative of such firm since August 2002. Mr. Beinstein retired in August 2002 as the executive director of Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, a New York-based law firm, a position he had held since August 1997. Before that, Mr. Beinstein had served as the managing director of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, a New York-based law firm, commencing in November 1995. From April 1985 through October 1995, Mr. Beinstein was the executive director of Proskauer Rose LLP, a New York-based law firm. Mr. Beinstein is a certified public accountant in New York and New Jersey and prior to joining Proskauer was a partner and national director of finance and administration at Coopers & Lybrand.

Brian Genson

Mr. Brian S. Genson is an Independent Director of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. Mr. Genson has been president of Pole Position Investments, a company engaged in the motor sport business, since 1989. Mr. Genson also serves as a managing director of F1Collectors.com and F1 Action located in Buntingford, England, which is engaged in investing in the motor sport industry. Mr. Genson was also responsible for introducing Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream Company to the Japanese market. Mr. Genson also serves as a director of Nathan’s Famous, Inc., a chain of fast food restaurants.

Saul Gilinski

Mr. Saul Gilinski is an Independent Director of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. Mr. Gilinski has served as president and a director of Osmopharm S.A., a Swiss-based manufacturer of modified release pharmaceutical active ingredients, since 1999. He has served as the chairman of C.I. Farmacapsulas S.A., a manufacturer of pharmaceutical capsules, since 1985, and also serves as its CEO and president. Since December 2003, Mr. Gilinski has served as chairman of Capscanada Corporation, a Canada-based manufacturer of pharmaceutical capsules, and also serves as its CEO and president. Since 1994, he has served as chairman of Ajix, Inc., a distribution import/export company. He is also a director of Premier Commercial Realty, Inc., a commercial property developer in South Florida.

Richard Krasno

Dr. Richard M. Krasno, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. Dr. Krasno served as the executive director of the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust from 1999 to 2014 and, from 1999 to 2010, as president of the four affiliated William R. Kenan, Jr. Funds. Prior to joining the Trust, Dr. Krasno was the president of the Monterey Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California. From 2004 to 2012, Dr. Krasno also served as a director of the University of North Carolina Health Care System and served as chairman of the board of directors from 2009 to 2012. From 1981 to 1998, he served as president and chief executive officer of the Institute of International Education in New York. He also served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Education in Washington, D.C. from 1979 to 1980. Since March 2015, Dr. Krasno has served as a director of Castle Brands Inc.

Jeffrey Podell

Mr. Jeffrey S. Podell is an Independent Director of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. Mr. Podell is a private investor. He also has served as a director of Vector Group since November 1993. Mr. Podell was a member of the New York State Bar Association from 1965 until March 2010.

Jacqueline Simkin

Ms. Jacqueline M. Simkin is an Independent Director of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. Ms. Simkin has been the owner and president of Simkin Management Inc., a company which manages investments since 1996. From September 2008 until October 2011, Ms. Simkin served as a director of Continucare Corporation. She was a member of the boards of Alpnet Inc., a publicly-traded information and translation services company, and Thompson Nutritional Technology Inc. from 1998 through 2000. From 1987 to 1995, Ms. Simkin served on the Board of Directors of the Intercontinental Bank. Ms. Simkin served in various management capacities at The Denver Brick Company including serving as the Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer from 1999 through 2001. Ms. Simkin developed real estate from 1976 to 1986 and is a retired member of the British Colombia Bar Association.

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