People: Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc (LTS)

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1 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Phillip Frost

77 2006 Chairman of the Board

Richard Lampen

60 2006 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Howard Lorber

65 2006 Vice Chairman of the Board

Brett Kaufman

42 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Adam Malamed

42 2012 Chief Operating Officer

Mark Zeitchick

49 2006 Executive Vice President, Director

Joseph Giovanniello

55 2013 Senior Vice President - Corporate and Regulatory Affairs

Richard Rosenstock

62 2002 Director

Henry Beinstein

71 2001 Independent Director

Brian Genson

65 2004 Independent Director

Saul Gilinski

59 2006 Independent Director

Dmitry Kolosov

34 2012 Independent Director

Richard Krasno

72 2006 Independent Director

Jeffrey Podell

73 2004 Independent Director

Jacqueline Simkin

71 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. In March 2010, Dr. Frost was named chairman of the board of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., a pharmaceutical company, and had previously served as vice chairman of the board of directors since January 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. 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. From 1972 to 1986, Dr. Frost was chairman of the board of directors of Key Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and from 1987 to January 2006, he served as chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of IVAX Corporation. Dr. Frost also serves as chairman of the board of directors of PROLOR Biotech, Inc., a development stage biopharmaceutical company. Dr. Frost is a currently a director of Castle Brands Inc. 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 Scripps Research Institute, the Miami Jewish Home for the Aged, and the Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Frost previously served as a director for Northrop Grumman Corp., Ideation Acquisition Corp., Continucare Corporation (now Metropolitan Health Network), citizen regent of the board of regents of the Smithsonian Institute and as governor and co-vice-chairman of the American Stock Exchange (now NYSE MKT). Dr. Frost’s pertinent experience, qualifications, attributes and skills include financial literacy and expertise, industry knowledge, managerial experience, and the knowledge and experience he has attained through his service as a director of publicly-traded corporations.

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. From October 1995 to December 2005, Mr. Lampen served as the executive vice president and general counsel of New Valley Corporation, where he also served as a member of its board of directors. Since January 1997, Mr. Lampen has served as a director of SG Blocks, Inc. (formerly CDSI Holdings Inc.), and from November 1998 until November 2011 served as its president and chief executive officer. Mr. Lampen also currently serves as a director of The Financial Services Institute, an advocacy organization for independent financial services firms and independent financial advisors. From May 1992 to September 1995, Mr. Lampen was a partner at the law firm of Steel Hector & Davis in Miami, Florida. From January 1991 to April 1992, Mr. Lampen was a managing director at Salomon Brothers Inc, an investment bank, and was an employee at Salomon Brothers from 1986 to April 1992. Mr. Lampen’s pertinent experience, qualifications, attributes and skills include his knowledge and experience in our company attained through his service as a director of our company since 2002 and as president and chief executive officer since 2006, his industry experience, his managerial experience and the knowledge and experience he has attained through his service as a director of publicly-traded corporations.

Howard Lorber

Mr. Howard M. Lorber is Vice Chairman of the Board of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. 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 and has served as a director of Vector Group since January 2001. He served as president and chief operating officer of Vector Group from January 2001 to December 2005. 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 directors 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; 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, Inc.; a director of United Capital Corp., a real estate investment and diversified manufacturing company, since May 1991; and a director of Borders Group Inc. from May 2010 until January 2012. He is also a trustee of Long Island University. Mr. Lorber's pertinent experience, qualifications, attributes and skills include managerial experience, industry knowledge, financial literacy and the knowledge and experience he has attained through his service as a director of publicly-traded corporations.

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. Mr. Zeitchick has been Ladenburg Capital Management’s co-chairman since November 2001. From September 1995 until November 2001, he was an executive vice president of Ladenburg Capital Management. From May 2001 until November 2001, he served as chairman of Ladenburg Capital Management, and became co-chairman in November 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.

Richard Rosenstock

Mr. Richard J. Rosenstock is Director of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. From May 2001 until December 2002, Mr. Rosenstock served as vice chairman of our board of directors and from August 1999 until December 2002, served as our chief operating officer. He also served as our president from August 1999 until May 2001. Since January 2003, Mr. Rosenstock has been a registered representative of Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc., one of our broker-dealer subsidiaries. Mr. Rosenstock's pertinent experience, qualifications, attributes and skills include his industry knowledge and the experience he has attained through his service as a director of a publicly-traded corporation.

Henry Beinstein

Mr. Henry C. Beinstein is 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 50% 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. Mr. Beinstein’s pertinent experience, qualifications, attributes and skills include financial literacy and expertise, managerial experience, and the knowledge and experience he has attained through his service as a director of publicly-traded corporations.

Brian Genson

Mr. Brian S. Genson is 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. Mr. Genson's pertinent experience, qualifications, attributes and skills include managerial experience and experience he has attained through his service as a director of publicly-traded corporations.

Saul Gilinski

Mr. Saul Gilinski is 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. Since December 2003, Mr. Gilinski has served as chairman of Capscanada Corporation, a Canada-based manufacturer of pharmaceutical capsules. 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.

Dmitry Kolosov

Mr. Dmitry Kolosov is Independent Director of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. Mr. Kolosov, an attorney, has served since August 2010 as the Vice President, Chief of Staff, and Member of the Management Board of the Skolkovo Foundation, a nonprofit organization in Russia charged by former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev with creating a new science and technology city in the Moscow suburb of Skolkovo, which will comprise a university, research institutions, centers of collective usage, business incubator, technology transfer and commercialization office, corporate offices and research and development centers, as well as residential space and social infrastructure. From 2002 until 2010, Mr. Kolosov served in various positions, including as Executive Secretary of the Board of Directors and Head of Shareholder Relations, and as Advisor to the Executive Chairman of the Board, of TNK-BP, a joint venture between BP plc and the Alfa-Access-Renova consortium that was one of ten largest private oil companies in the world. Since June 2012, Mr. Kolosov has served as a director of Opko Health, Inc. Mr. Kolosov's pertinent experience, qualifications, attributes and skills include experience with international business and cross-border transactions and managerial experience.

Richard Krasno

Dr. Richard M. Krasno, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. Dr. Krasno has served as the executive director of the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust and as president of the four affiliated William R. Kenan, Jr. Funds since October 1999. Prior to joining the Trust, Dr. Krasno was the president of the Monterey Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California. Dr. Krasno also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors (from 2009 – 2012), Vice-Chairman (2007 – 2009) and a director (2004 – 2007) of the University of North Carolina Health Care System. 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.

Jeffrey Podell

Mr. Jeffrey S. Podell is Independent Director of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. Mr. Podell is a private investor. He also serves as a director of Vector Group. Mr. Podell was a member of the New York State Bar Association from 1965 until March 2010. Mr. Podell’s pertinent experience, qualifications, attributes and skills include managerial experience, financial literacy and the knowledge and experience he has attained through his service as a director of publicly-traded corporations.

Jacqueline Simkin

Ms. Jacqueline M. Simkin is 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 served as a director of each 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. Ms. Simkin’s pertinent experience, qualifications, attributes and skills include her managerial experience, financial literacy and the knowledge and experience she has attained through her service as a director of publicly-traded corporations.

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