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Sodastream International Ltd (SODA.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stanley Stern

59 2015 Independent Chairman of the Board

Daniel Birnbaum

53 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Daniel Erdreich

53 2007 Chief Financial Officer

Amir Eyal

45 2015 Chief Operations Officer

Mika Mazor

38 2012 Chief People Officer

Matti Yahav

39 2015 Vice President - Global Marketing

Eyal Shohat

42 2015 Chief Corporate Development Officer

Eytan Glazer

53 2010 Independent External Director

Lauri Hanover

56 2010 Independent External Director

Richard Hunter

46 2015 Independent Director

Jonathan Kolodny

46 2015 Independent Director

David Morris

46 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Stanley Stern

Mr. Stanley Stern is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Stern has served as member of our board of directors since February 2015 and as Chairman of our board of directors since December 2015. Since February 2013, Mr. Stern has served as the President of Alnitak Capital Partners, a private merchant bank and strategic advisory firm. Since December 2012, Mr. Stern has served as Chairman of the board of directors of AudioCodes Ltd. (Nasdaq:AUDC). He also currently serves on the board of directors of Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq:FOMX), Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA) and Ekso Bionics (OTCQB:EKSO). Mr. Stern has over 30 years of experience as an investment banker, holding positions at Salomon Brothers, C.E. Unterberg, STI Ventures, and between 1982 and 1999, and again between 2004 and 2013, at Oppenheimer & Co., including as Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking, Head of Technology, Israeli Banking and Financial Institutions Groups (FIG). From 2012 until its sale in 2014, he served as a director of Given Imaging Ltd., a medical device company. From 2002 until 2013, Mr. Stern served as a director of Tucows, Inc., a publicly traded internet service provider, including as Chairman of the board of directors from 2002 until 2012. From 2005 until its sale in 2011, he served as a director and Chairman of the audit committee of Fundtech Ltd., and from 2004 until 2009, Mr. Stern served as a director of Odimo Inc. (DBA Diamond.com), an online jewelry vendor. Mr. Stern holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.A. from Queens College.

Daniel Birnbaum

Mr. Daniel Birnbaum is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Sodastream International Ltd. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Birnbaum was the General Manager of Nike Israel. Mr. Birnbaum was a founding member of Nuvisio Corporation, a technology startup, and served as its Chief Executive Officer from 1999 to 2002. In 1995, Mr. Birnbaum established Pillsbury Israel and served as its Chief Executive Officer until 1999. Mr. Birnbaum holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.A. from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Daniel Erdreich

Mr. Daniel Erdreich is Chief Financial Officer of Sodastream International Ltd, since March 2007. Mr. Erdreich joined us in 1996, served as our Controller until 2000 and served as the Finance Manager for some of our affiliated entities from 2003 until 2007. Between 1993 and 1996 and between 2000 and 2003, Mr. Erdreich was the Chief Financial Officer of public companies traded on Nasdaq and the TASE. Mr. Erdreich is a certified public accountant in Israel and holds a B.A. in Accounting and Economics and an M.A. in Business Administration, both from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Amir Eyal

Mr. Amir Eyal serves as Chief Operations Officer of the Company, since November 2015. Prior thereto, Mr. Eyal served as our Corporate Services Officer since January 2015 and as our Vice President, Operations since March 2013. From 1999 to 2013, Mr. Eyal held various operational positions at Amdocs (NYSE: DOX), including, most recently, Vice President, Global Operations and Vice President, Global Procurement. Prior thereto, he worked in Civil Engineering, including as Chief Engineer of the Tel-Aviv Metropolitan Mass Transit System. Mr. Eyal holds a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.

Mika Mazor

Ms. Mika Mazor is Chief People Officer of Sodastream International Ltd. From 2002 to 2012, Ms. Mika worked at Amdocs (NYSE: DOX) in various HR roles. Most recently Mika was VP of Human Resources for Israel and Corporate Units, having previously served as Managing Senior Talent Unit and HR Director of the European Division. From 2000-2002 Mika worked in HR for Manpower Israel. Mika holds an MBA in Organizational Behavior and a BA in Management specializing in HR, both from Ben Gurion University, Israel. Mika is also a multi-certified organizational coach and mentor, including 360 Degree and MBTI, and is an expert in change management. Mika holds an MBA in Organizational Behavior and a BA in Management specializing in HR, both from Ben Gurion University, Israel. Mika is also a multi-certified organizational coach and mentor, including 360 Degree and MBTI, and is an expert in change management.

Matti Yahav

Mr. Matti Yahav serves as Vice President - Global Marketing of the Company, since June 2015. Mr. Yahav joined us in January 2015 and served as our Product Marketing Director. From 2008 to 2014, Mr. Yahav worked at Osem-Nestle in various marketing roles, including Marketing Manager and Brand Manager. Mr. Yahav holds a B.A. in Economics and Management from the Academic College of Tel Aviv - Yaffo and an M.B.A. from Tel Aviv University.

Eyal Shohat

Mr. Eyal Shohat is Chief Corporate Development Officer of Sodastream International Ltd, since January 2015. Prior thereto, Mr. Shohat served as our Chief Legal Officer since May 2010. From 2007 to April 2010, Mr. Shohat was Vice President, Legal Affairs of Frutarom Industries Ltd., a public company listed on the TASE and the London Stock Exchange. From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Shohat served as Legal Counsel for Frutarom. Mr. Shohat holds a B.A. in Accounting, an L.L.B. and an M.B.A., each from Tel Aviv University.

Eytan Glazer

Mr. Eytan Glazer is External Independent Director of Sodastream International Ltd. Mr. Glazer has served as a member of our board of directors since November 2010. Mr. Glazer is one of our external directors. Since 2008, Mr. Glazer has been investing in, and actively involved with, several early stage ventures, providing strategic guidance, business development services and assistance with financings. From 1998 through 2008, Mr. Glazer was the founder and served as the Chief Executive Officer of TippCom Ltd., which was sold to Unicell Advanced Cellular Solutions Ltd. in 2008. Prior to 1998, Mr. Glazer served as Vice President of Marketing of SPL World Group, Inc. Mr. Glazer holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science and Economics from Bar-Ilan University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Lauri Hanover

Ms. Lauri A. Hanover is Independent External Director of Sodastream International Ltd. Ms. Hanover has served as a member of our board of directors since November 2010. Ms. Hanover is one of our external directors. Since August 2013, Ms. Hanover has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Netafim Ltd. Between May 2009 and July 2013, she served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Tnuva Group. From January 2008 through April 2009, she served as Chief Executive Officer of Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy and Greenberg & Co., an Israeli law firm. From August 2004 through December 2007, she served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Lumenis Ltd., a medical device company, and from 2000 to 2004, she served as Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of NICE Systems Ltd., an interaction and transaction analytics company. From 1997 to 2000, she served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sapiens International Corporation N.V. From 1984 to 1997, Ms. Hanover served in a variety of financial management positions, including Corporate Controller at Scitex Corporation Ltd., and from 1981 to 1984 as Financial Analyst at Philip Morris Inc. (Altria). Ms. Hanover currently serves as an external director of Kornit Digital Ltd. (Nasdaq:KRNT) and previously served as an external director of Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. and Ellomay Capital Ltd. Ms. Hanover holds a B.S. in Finance from the Wharton School of Business and a B.A. from the College of Arts and Sciences, both of the University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Hanover also holds an M.B.A. from New York University.

Richard Hunter

Mr. Richard Hunter serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hunter has served as a member of our board of directors since December 2015. Mr. Hunter has served as Chairman of Holmes Place International, a European health club operator, since 2012. In addition, since 2012, Mr. Hunter has served as Chief Executive Officer of McCann Tel Aviv, an advertising, media, and digital agency. From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Hunter served as Chief Operating Officer of Shufersal, one of Israel’s largest supermarket chains. Prior to that, from 2007 to 2010, he served as Chief Executive Officer of 013 Netvision, an Israeli telecommunications company. From 1999 to 2007, Mr. Hunter held various positions at McKinsey & Company, including Partner, where he focused on retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG). Mr. Hunter received an LL.B. from the College of Management in Tel Aviv, and an M.B.A. from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.

Jonathan Kolodny

Dr. Jonathan Kolodny serves as Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Kolodny has served as a member of our board of directors since December 2015. Dr. Kolodny has served as Chief Executive Officer of Jardin International Holding, since 2013, where he is responsible for the overseas activities of the Keter Group, a consumer plastic group of companies. Between 1994 and 2013, Dr. Kolodny held various positions at McKinsey & Company, including as a Director and Senior Partner from 2007 until 2013. Dr. Kolodny received a B.A. in Computer Science from Harvard College and a Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience from the University of Cambridge.

David Morris

Mr. David Morris is Independent Director of Sodastream International Ltd. Mr. Morris has served as a member of our board of directors since October 2010. Mr. Morris served as an observer on our board of directors from 2002 to 2006 and, since 2007, served as an alternate director to his father, the late Conrad Morris, one of the early and active investors in Soda Club NV, our predecessor company. Mr. Morris is an advisor to a group of companies with extensive business and property investments. Additionally, he manages an extensive property portfolio in the United Kingdom and the Ukraine. Mr. Morris is a director of PC Clothing Ltd. and is a partner at K.D.M. Partners LLP, both in the United Kingdom. He is also involved in numerous charitable and community endeavors in Europe and Israel. Mr. Morris holds a B.A. in Business Studies from the University of Westminster.

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