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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kevin Dalton

47 2015 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Steven Richards

2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Claude Nahon

President

Richard Kronengold

2014 Founder

Thomas Garrett

2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Ken Eissing

2015 President of In-Store Media

Michael Zendan

52 2015 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel

James Lanthier

2013 Non-Executive Director

Gary Shenk

2014 Non-Executive Director

Richard Warren

2014 Non-Executive Director

Jan Heppe

2016 Independent Director

Ross Levin

2014 Independent Director of Research

Scott Williams

52 2016 Independent Director

David Richards

2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Harvey Solursh

2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Randal Rudniski

2014 Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Kevin Dalton

Mr. Kevin William Dalton is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Mood Media Corporation, effective January 1, 2015. Mr. Dalton is a nearly 20-year veteran of the capital markets and investment banking industry and retired from full time employment in 2010. Mr. Dalton most recently held the position of Vice Chairman, head of investment banking at Desjardins Securities, the brokerage arm of Desjardins Group, the biggest financial institution in Quebec and the largest cooperative financial group in Canada. Prior to joining Desjardins, Mr. Dalton worked at Blackmont Capital, a full-service investment dealer, first serving as managing director and head of investment banking, then moving onto the role of president. Mr. Dalton spent 14 years in the investment banking division of CIBC World Markets, where he specialized in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors and served as managing director, head of Canadian diversified investment banking. Mr. Dalton holds a Bachelor of Arts in Honors Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario.

Steven Richards

Mr. Steven K. Richards has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Mood Media Corporation, with effect from September 23, 2013. He is a senior executive with 30 years of extensive turnaround experience in the consumer/business services, media, technology, communications and business process outsourcing industries. Mr. Richards has successfully grown entities in diverse cultural environments from Fortune 100 “Large Caps” to second tier, challenger firms. His demonstrated achievements include creating value in mid to large-size entities and executing swift turnarounds that enabled the successful sales of four private equity owned companies. Most recently he served as President of the Corporation and Chief Executive Officer of Muzak Holdings LLC (“Muzak”), where the Corporation established its clear position as the world leader for delivering integrated in-store music, digital signage, advertising messaging and scent solutions, to 850+ global brands, in over 500,000 client sites, reaching 150 million people daily. Prior to his tenure at the Corporation, Mr. Richards was the Chief Executive Officer of PRC, LLC, a top ten global business process outsourcing provider, delivering award winning, outsourced customer solutions for Fortune 500 clients. From 2005 to 2008, Mr. Richards served as President of Transworld Systems Inc., where he led a major business expansion, delivering record revenues and earnings for the firm. Before joining Transworld Systems Inc., Mr. Richards spent nearly four years serving as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of Operations for RMH Teleservices Inc., the fifth largest outsourced call center provider in North America. Mr. Richards started his career at AT&T, Inc., where he worked in operations and marketing across the organization for over 14 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business from Penn State and has completed executive education programs at Penn State, Duke University and the University of Virginia.

Claude Nahon

Mr. Claude Nahon is President of Mood Media International, Mr. Nahon leads Mood’s European and Asian-Pacific territories to develop and execute strategies that optimize core resources, create international synergies and drive growth. Claude Nahon served as Managing Director with the HighCo Group, a premier French promotional digital strategy company, in charge of European development of in-store media solutions in 2013. Prior to this Mr. Nahon served as the Managing Director of Mood Media’s French and Mediterranean markets from 2009 to 2011, then as President of Mood Europe from 2011 to early 2013. Prior to Mood, Mr. Nahon served at the Bertelsmann Group and its French TV subsidiary M6, where he founded and led their digital ad sales. Mr. Nahon worked previously at MTV Networks France, where he founded the MTV France Ad Sales House, among other key achievements. Mr. Nahon is a graduate of ISG Paris Business School.

Richard Kronengold

Mr. Richard Kronengold is Founder of Spark361, a brand and marketing consultancy of the company.. Mr. Kronengold previously served as the Chief Marketing Officer of global production company @radical.media from 2007 to 2012, during which time he developed their integrated marketing department. From 1983 to 2006 Mr. Kronengold was an executive with advertising agency BBDO Worldwide. He served as BBDO New York's Chief Marketing Officer from 2000 to 2006 and served as Interim Chief Marketing Officer for Visa, USA for a one-year period. During Mr. 9 Kronengold's tenure as CMO with BBDO, the firm was twice awarded Agency of the Year by Adweek and Advertising Age. Mr. Kronengold has won a record seven Gold Effie Awards for advertising effectiveness, and won an Effie award for Sustained Success for the Visa Check Card. He was inducted into the Marketing Hall of Fame in 2002 for his work with the Visa account. Mr. Kronengold was the first Omnicon Catalyst Award for Best Integrated Marketing Communications Program for his work for Office Depot. Mr. Kronengold holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing Management (1981) from Bernard M. Baruch College of the City University of New York.

Thomas Garrett

Mr. Thomas L. Garrett is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Mood Media Corporation, since January 14, 2014. Mr. Garrett has more than 30 years of financial, operational and transformational experience, having served as a senior financial executive with several Fortune 500 companies including Chief Financial Officer of LTV Steel and Service Merchandise, Treasurer of Magma Copper, and as CFO for a number of privately owned businesses spanning a wide variety of industries including healthcare services, business process outsourcing, retail, mining and mortgage banking. Garrett’s versatile skill set has been applied to support public company and demanding private equity backed turnarounds including business transformations for HIG/Bayside, Silver Point, Babson Capital, Warburg Pincus, and Jupiter Partners. Most recently, Mr. Garrett served as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Caregiver Services, Inc. (CSI), a position he assumed in July 2011. Prior to CSI, Mr. Garrett was the Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Precision Response Corp (PRC), a global business process outsourcing company. Mr. Garrett has also served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Portrait Corporation of America, and Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Churchill Mortgage Corporation. Mr. Garrett spent 16 years at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, where he held finance roles with increasing responsibility culminating in the position of Director, Treasury in 1990. Tom began his career with Arthur Andersen, and holds a B.S. in Accounting, summa cum laude, from The University of Akron.

Ken Eissing

Mr. Ken Eissing President of In-Store Media of Mood Media Corporation. He joins Mood Media with more than 20 years of executive and operational experience and brings a proven track record of success across a variety of industry B2B and B2C service businesses to the Company. Mr. Eissing previously served as Executive Vice President, Local Sales and Marketing for Mood Media where he led the business to significantly improved sales and churn results in the Local and QSR marketplaces. Prior to Mood Media, Mr. Eissing was the Senior Vice President and General Manager, Commercial Services for NCO Group, a BPO business. In this role, he integrated acquired businesses while delivering organic growth and dramatically improved EBITDA margins during his three-year tenure. Before this position, Mr. Eissing served as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Transworld Systems, Inc., North America's small business focused receivables management business. During his tenure, he led a workforce of more than 1,100 people to transform Transworld Systems' product portfolio and deliver record revenue and earnings results in the company's 40 year history. Prior to Transworld, Mr. Eissing held a variety of marketing, sales, and operational leadership roles with escalating responsibility at AT&T. Mr. Eissing holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Stern School of Business at New York University and a Bachelors of Science in Finance & Economics from the State University of New York at Albany. He has completed executive education programs at Thunderbird, the University of Southern California, and the Center for Creative Leadership and is an alumnus of AT&T's exclusive Executive Development Program.

Michael Zendan

Mr. Michael Zendan, II., is Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel of Mood Media Corporation. In his role and appointment, Mr. Eissing will lead Mood's sales, marketing, product management and operations for Mood's in-store media business in all global markets. Mr. Eissing has been a valued contributor to Mood's growth and integration efforts in North America in his prior capacity as president of Mood Media, North America. His role will expand his contributions to Mood's global operations and serve to further support growth while streamlining Mood's operations. Prior to Horizon, Mr. Zendan spent nearly a decade as vice-president, general counsel and secretary of Muzak LLC, previously acquired by Mood Media. He was responsible for legal, licensing and government relations efforts and served as a key leader supporting the firm's franchise relations, human resources, risk management and sales functions.

James Lanthier

Mr. James Andre Charles Lanthier is Non-Executive Director of Mood Media Corporation. He manages a private equity partnership which seeks buyout opportunities across diversified industries in the mid-market. Mr. Lanthier was Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation from September 2008 to October of 2009, and Chief Operating Officer from October 2009 until January 31, 2013. Prior to Mood Media, Mr. Lanthier was a member of the founding management team that led Fun Technologies Inc from inception through its IPO on the TSX and LSE to its successful sale to Liberty Media Corporation. At Fun Technologies, He was Chief Executive Officer, Evolve Business Intelligence Inc. Mr. Lanthier held the roles, variously of, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Lanthier holds an MBA from the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, and a BA (Honours) from Queen’s University.

Gary Shenk

Mr. Gary Shenk is Non-Executive Director of Mood Media Corporation, effective January 31, 2014. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Corbis Corporation (“Corbis”), a leading digital content and worldwide entertainment and licensing company founded and owned by Bill Gates. In this position, he is responsible for leading business strategy to accelerate Corbis’ place as an innovative digital media company and leading creative resource for advertising, entertainment, marketing, and media professionals worldwide. Before being appointed Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Shenk served as both President and Senior Vice President of Corbis, where he oversaw integrated market-facing functions including sales, marketing, image licensing, and rights services and spearheaded a transformation of the image licensing business from an editorial focus to an end-to-end offering with world-class historical, editorial, entertainment, and creative photography. He joined Corbis in 2003 when he founded and led the Corporation’s Rights Services unit and was responsible for executing a series of acquisitions and business development strategies. Prior to joining Corbis, Mr. Shenk founded FlixMix, a whollyowned subsidiary of Universal Pictures that was one of the industry's leading media licensing agencies. He successfully entered the media and entertainment industries by leveraging his significant knowledge, which he gained as a project leader in The Boston Consulting Group's media and entertainment practice. Mr. Shenk holds a Bachelor’s degree from Harvard College and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.

Richard Warren

Mr. Richard Warren, J.D., is Non-Executive Director of the company. He retired from his position as Associate General Counsel of Verizon Communications, Inc. after over 27 years of service. Mr. Warren began his career with the NYNEX Legal Department in 1986. After their merger with Bell Atlantic, he provided counsel to 18 affiliated companies in Europe and Asia. For the last 13 years, Mr. Warren had a leading role in managing Verizon's investment in Omnitel, their wireless venture with Vodafone in Italy. During this period, Omnitel made distributions to Verizon subsidiaries of over $7 billion. Mr. Warren holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science degree (1976) from Emory University and a Juris Doctor degree (1979) from Emory University School of Law.

Jan Heppe

Ms. Jan Heppe is Independent Director of the company. She has extensive retail industry experience in sales, store operations, distribution and merchandising. She recently retired as president, Burberry Americas, a division of Burberry Group PLC, an iconic global fashion brand operating retail and wholesale businesses, as well as a licensing network, selling men's and women's designer apparel, and accessories worldwide. Ms. Heppe joined Burberry in 2001 as senior manager of luxury stores in the United States and was responsible for all store operations. In her position as president, Americas, she had full profit and loss responsibility for all of Burberry's operations in the U.S., Canada and Latin America. Prior to Burberry, Ms. Heppe served as senior vice-president and director, stores, of Loehmann's Holdings Inc., and senior vice-president and general manager of John Wannamaker Department Stores.

Ross Levin

Mr. Ross B. Levin, CFA is the Independent Director of Research for Arbiter Partners Capital Management and a principal of the company. Mr. Levin has served on numerous restructuring committees and is a former board member of American Community Properties Trust, a NYSE Amex listed real estate company, and Presidential Life Corporation, a NASDAQ listed life insurance company. Mr. Levin is also a member of the board of directors of Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State. Mr. Levin is a member of the New York Society of Securities Analysts and is a CFA charterholder. Mr. Levin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management with a concentration in Finance from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University (2005) and has completed the Executive Education, Investment Decisions and Behavioral Finance program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Scott Williams

Mr. Scott K. Williams is Independent Director of the company. He is a seasoned retail expert and is currently president of Cabela's Inc., a leading specialty retailer, and the world's largest direct marketer of hunting, fishing, camping and related outdoor merchandise. Mr. Williams joined Cabela's in 2011, and has served in the positions of executive vice-president and chief commercial officer, as well as executive vice-president, chief marketing and e-commerce officer. Prior to Cabela's, he served as president of Fanatics, a vertically integrated on-line retailer of team- and league-licensed sports apparel and collectibles. Mr. Williams has also served as corporate vice-president of Walmart Stores Inc. and held a series of key leadership positions at OfficeMax Inc., including senior vice-president, OfficeMax direct business segment, and senior vice-president, marketing.

David Richards

Mr. David Vernon Richards is Non-Executive Independent Director of Mood Media Corporation, effective January 31, 2014. He is the President and Managing Director of Network Capital Management, Inc., a private investment management company investing primarily in energy related companies and special situations that he founded in 1997. Before Network Capital, Mr. D. Richards served as a senior tax partner in the Calgary division of Arthur Anderson & Co. from 1993 to 1995. In this role, he advised clients on various complex accounting issues, including mergers, acquisitions and financial due diligence. Prior to joining this firm, Mr. D. Richards was the Partner-in- Charge of PriceWaterhouseCoopers’ (“PWC”) Calgary taxation operations from 1990 to 1993 and was admitted to PWC's partnership in 1986. As a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Mr. Richards has extensive accounting expertise and a great understanding of mergers, acquisitions, purchase investigations, restructurings and financial engineering. In the past, Mr. D. Richards has served as a director for various companies, including Boardwalk REIT, Alliance Atlantis Movie Distribution Income Fund, Valiant Energy Inc., Bear Ridge Resources Inc., and Canada Fluorspar Inc. He currently serves as a director of Madison PetroGas Ltd. and Wilmington Capital Management Inc.

Harvey Solursh

Mr. Harvey Solursh is Non-Executive Independent Director of Mood Media Corporation. Mr. Solursh was a founding partner at Solursh, Feldman & Partners, Chartered Accountants, where he practised for 30 years. He was formerly a director of FUN Technologies and formerly a director and Chief Financial Officer of CryptoLogic Inc. His areas of expertise include commercial financing, mortgage financing, property management and private placements. He served as a Director of FUN Technologies Inc., from July 2005 to April 2006 and as a Director at CryptoLogic Inc. from October 1998 to February 2002. Mr. Solursh received his CA designation from Queen's University.

Randal Rudniski

Mr. Randal Rudniski is Vice President - Investor Relations of Mood Media Corporation. He resigned from the position of Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company., with effect from January 14, 2014. Over the past 12 months, Mr. Rudniski has worked closely with Mr. Gujral and the Mood Media financial team, and the Company is confident that he will be able to provide seamless leadership continuity for the Mood Media financial team. Mr. Rudniski has also been collaborating with Steve Richards, Mood's Chief Executive Officer and President, to define and begin executing on the Company's strategy to broaden its audio, visual, mobile, scent and experiential solutions to further support clients, and enhance growth across the business.