People: Spanish Broadcasting System Inc (SBSA.O)

SBSA.O on Consolidated Issue listed on NASDAQ Global Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Raul Alarcon

58 1999 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Joseph Garcia

70 2008 CFO, Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Secretary, Director

Albert Rodriguez

49 2012 Chief Operating Officer

Manuel Machado

47 2010 Independent Director

Alan Miller

78 2014 Independent Director

Jason Shrinsky

77 1999 Independent Director

Gary Stone

2014 Independent Director

Jose Villamil

68 2004 Independent Director

Mitchell Yelen

67 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Raul Alarcon

Mr. Raul Alarcon, Jr., is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. On November 2, 1999, Mr. Alarcón became our Chairman of the Board and continues as our CEO and President. Currently, Mr. Alarcón is responsible for our long-range strategic planning and operational matters and is instrumental in the acquisition and related financing of each of our stations. Mr. Alarcón is the son of the late Pablo Raúl Alarcón, Sr. We nominated Mr. Alarcón as a director because we believe he provides a historical perspective to our long operating history, having joined us in 1983 and has extensive experience in Spanish-language media broadcasting.

Joseph Garcia

Mr. Joseph A. Garcia is Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Administrative Officer, Secretary, Director of Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. On June 3, 2008, Mr. García was elected to the Board and on August 4, 2008, became our Chief Administrative Officer and Senior Executive Vice President. Mr. García is responsible for our financial affairs, operational and administrative matters, investor relations, and has been instrumental in the acquisition and related financing of our stations. Before joining us in 1984, Mr. García spent thirteen years in international financial planning positions with Philip Morris Companies, Inc. and with Revlon, Inc., where he was manager of financial planning for Revlon — Latin America. Mr. García holds an MBA from St. John’s University and is a recipient of the outstanding achievement award from the University. We nominated Mr. García because we believe he provides knowledge and experience in operational and financial matters and a historical perspective on our long operating history, having joined us in 1984.

Albert Rodriguez

Mr. Albert Rodriguez is Chief Operating Officer of Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. Mr. Rodriguez is responsible for overseeing the operations, revenue and profit performance of the Company’s consolidated operations, including radio, television, interactive and entertainment divisions. Previously, Mr. Rodriguez was the Chief Revenue Officer of the Company and served as the General Manager of the Miami television market from January 3, 2011 through May 15, 2012. From October 12, 2010 to January 2, 2011, Mr. Rodriguez was the Chief Revenue Officer of the television segment and General Manager of the Miami television market, and he was General Manager of the Miami television market from January 21, 2010 through October 11, 2010. From November 1999 through January 2010, Mr. Rodriguez was the General Sales Manager for the Company’s radio properties in Miami — WCMQ-FM 92.3 “Clásica 92,” WRMA-FM 106.7 “Romance,” and WXDJ-FM 95.7 “El Zol 95.7.” Under Mr. Rodriguez’s management, El Zol 95.7 set the record for being the highest billing station in Florida’s history in 2005.

Manuel Machado

Mr. Manuel E. Machado is an Independent Director of Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. Mr. Machado has been a Founder and Managing Partner of Commonground/MGS, a minority-owned holding company formed in October 2014 for eight leading agencies in the areas of consumer marketing, advertising, communications, public engagement and communications for the public sector, public relations, and production services. Prior to the formation of Commonground/MGS, Mr. Machado served as the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chairman of MGSCOMM, an integrated marketing communications agency, one of the fastest-growing marketing communications agencies in the country, since its formation in March 2003. Mr. Machado was also elected to the board of directors of Worldwide Partners, Inc. (worldwidepartners.com) on May 26, 2010. MGSCOMM and Worldwide Partners, Inc. are not affiliates of the Company. Prior to the formation of MGSCOMM in 2003, Mr. Machado developed successful communications programs for some of the world’s most renowned brands such as McDonald’s Corporation, Coors Brewing, Ford Motor Co., Bacardi, Coca Cola, MasterCard International, Ralston Purina, Proctor & Gamble, Nike, Pisco Chile and the Government of Chile. He is also the founder of The Meka Group, a marketing communications agency later known as BVK/Meka, and served as its CEO from 1994 to 2003. Mr. Machado has also held key positions in companies of worldwide recognition such as Univision Network, Burson-Marsteller and Bacardi. We nominated Mr. Machado because of his knowledge of media advertising and marketing communications.

Alan Miller

Alan B. Miller is Independent Director of Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. Miller co-founded (in 1969) and was a Senior Partner in the Business, Finance and Restructuring practice of the law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP, an international law firm in which role he counseled boards of directors and senior management of dozens of large and complex business entities and financial institutions until he retired at the end of 2005. Since then he has served as the trustee of the Collins & Aikman Litigation Trust and as an independent director on more than a dozen boards of directors. Currently, he serves as a director of CEVA Holdings LLC and Colt Defense, LLC. He also serves as a trustee and corporate secretary of the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, a non-profit scientific laboratory located in Maine and as a member of the Visiting Committee for Women’s Cancers at Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA.

Jason Shrinsky

Mr. Jason L. Shrinsky is an Independent Director of Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc., since November 2, 1999. Mr. Shrinsky is a retired partner from the law firm Kaye Scholer LLP, which he joined as a partner in 1986. Mr. Shrinsky has been a lawyer counseling corporations and high net worth individuals on financings, mergers and acquisitions, other related financial transactions and regulatory procedures since 1964. Kaye Scholer LLP has served as our legal counsel for more than 20 years. We nominated Mr. Shrinsky because of his knowledge of the broadcast industry, financial transactions and regulatory procedures.

Gary Stone

Mr. Gary B. Stone is Independent Director of Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. Mr. Stone has 40 years of experience in the broadcasting industry including 25 years with Univision Radio, of which he served as Chief Operating Officer for 10 years. Mr. Stone is currently the CEO of Strategic Thinking One on One, a firm that works with top tier advertising agencies and syndicated radio shows to develop strategic initiatives. Mr. Stone also serves on the boards of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Executive Leadership Board and the National Council of La Raza.

Jose Villamil

Mr. Jose A. Villamil is an Independent Director of Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc., since June 30, 2004. Mr. Villamil has over 35 years of successful experience as a senior business economist, university educator and high-level policymaker for both the Federal and State of Florida governments. Mr. Villamil is the Founder and Principal of an economic consulting practice, The Washington Economics Group, Inc. (“WEG”), a Florida-based firm established in 1993 upon his return to the State from his public service in Washington, D.C., where he served as Chief Economist and U.S. Undersecretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs from 1989 to 1993. Mr. Villamil was selected in 2008 as the founding Dean of the School of Business of St. Thomas University, serving until December 31, 2013. From 1999 to 2000, he directed the Tourism, Trade and Economic Development activities of the state in the Office of the Governor. Mr. Villamil is the immediate past Chairman of the Governor’s Council of Economic Advisors of Florida. Since April 2003, Mr. Villamil has been director of Mercantil CommerceBank, N.A. and CommerceBank Holding Corp., and since November 2010, he has been director of Pan-American Life Insurance Group (PALIG). Mr. Villamil is active in professional and community affairs. He is currently Chairman of the Economic Roundtable of the Beacon Council — Miami-Dade County’s official economic development organization.

Mitchell Yelen

Mr. Mitchell A. Yelen is an Independent Director of Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc., since September 28, 2007. Mr. Yelen is currently the Director of tax services at Pinchasik, Yelen, Muskat, Stein, LLC, a CPA firm, where he has been employed since 1984 specializing in litigation support, complex tax research and financial planning. Mr. Yelen previously held positions at CPA firms: Kaufman, Rossin & Co., P.A. and Alexander Grant & Co., P.A. Among other degrees, he holds an M.B.A. in Finance from Northwestern University and a J.D. and L.L.M. in taxation from the University of Miami. We nominated Mr. Yelen because of his knowledge of accounting and finance.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Raul Alarcon

3,506,110

Joseph Garcia

570,629

Albert Rodriguez

323,538

Manuel Machado

--

Alan Miller

--

Jason Shrinsky

--

Gary Stone

--

Jose Villamil

--

Mitchell Yelen

--
As Of  30 Dec 2014

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