People: Amaya Inc (AYA.TO)
Mr. David Baazov is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Amaya, Inc. Mr. Baazov started Amaya’s business in the mid-2000’s, led the Corporation through a successful listing on the TSX Venture Exchange (“TSXV”) in July 2010 and subsequent graduation to the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) in 2013, and has since turned the Corporation into a global gaming leader through a combination of organic growth and strategic acquisitions, including through the Rational Group Acquisition (as defined under “Statement of Executive Compensation – Summary Compensation Table”), which resulted in Amaya becoming the world’s largest publicly traded online gaming company. The industry and business community have recognized Mr. Baazov with certain awards, including Ernst & Young’s 2013 Québec EY Entrepreneur of the Year for the Information Technology category. A panel of Canadian technology analysts and readers of Cantech Letter (www.cantechletter.com), an online magazine focused on innovation sector companies listed on the TSX and the TSXV, selected Mr. Baazov as the TSX Venture Tech Executive of the Year in 2012, and in each of 2013 and 2014 as the TSX Tech Executive of the Year. From 2000 to 2006, Mr. Baazov was the founder of a business marketing company and served as the Vice President of Sales of Vortek Systems Inc., a supplier and distributor of computer hardware and accessories.
|Total Annual Compensation, CAD||583,333|
|Restricted Stock Awards, CAD||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, CAD||--|
|All Other, CAD||56,514|
|Fiscal Year Total, CAD||639,847|