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John K. Billock has served as a Director and as our Chairman of the Board since April 15, 2014. Mr. Billock is a member of the Board of Advisors of Simulmedia, Inc. He served as a Director of TRA Inc. and TiVo Research and Analytics, Inc. from 2007 to 2011 and as a Director of Juniper Content Corporation from January 2007 to December 2008. From October 2001 until July 2005, he was Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of Time Warner Cable Enterprises LLC. Before joining Time Warner Cable, Mr. Billock was with Home Box Office from 1978 to 2001 and served as President of its US Network Group from 1997 to 2001 and President of Sales and Marketing from 1995 to 1997. Before joining HBO, Mr. Billock was a product manager with Colgate Palmolive Company. Mr. Billock received a BA degree in English and Religion from Wesleyan University and an MBA from Boston University. Mr. Billock brings to our Board experience from his many years in the media industry as well as extensive executive management experience.

John K. Billock , , , Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
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Charles R. Frank, Jr. served as a Director from 2001 until July 2009 and from March 2010 to the present. From July 2009 through February 2010, Mr. Frank served as interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Frank currently serves as a member of the Advisory Committee of the Sigma-Bleyzer Growth Fund IV. From 1997 to 2001, Mr. Frank was First Vice President and twice acting President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, which makes debt and equity investments in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. From 1988 to 1997, Mr. Frank was a Managing Director of the Structured Finance Group at GE Capital and a Vice President of GE Capital Services. Mr. Frank served as Chief Executive Officer of Frank and Company from 1987 to 1988, and Vice President of Salomon Brothers from 1978 until 1987. Mr. Frank has held senior academic and government positions, including Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and Chief Economist at the U.S. Department of State, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Princeton University, and Assistant Professor of Economics at Yale University. Mr. Frank graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a B.S. in mathematics and economics before completing a Ph.D. in economics at Princeton University. Mr. Frank brings to the Board 38 years’ experience in the financial services industry, including 18 years relating to Central and Eastern Europe, as well as notable senior management experience.

Charles R. Frank , , , Member of the Audit Committee

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Alfred W. Langer has served as a Director since 2000. Mr. Langer currently serves as a consultant to a number of privately held companies, primarily in Germany, in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, structured financing and organizational matters. From July 2001 until June 2002, Mr. Langer served as Chief Financial Officer of Solvadis AG, a German based chemical distribution and trading company. From October 1999 until May 2001, Mr. Langer served as Treasurer of Celanese AG, a German listed chemical company. From June 1997 until October 1999, Mr. Langer served as Chief Financial Officer of Celanese Corp., a U.S. chemical company. From October 1994 until July 1997, Mr. Langer served as Chief Executive Officer of Hoechst Trevira GmbH, a producer of synthetic fibers. From 1988 until September 1994, Mr. Langer served as a member of the Board of Management of Hoechst Holland N.V., a regional production and distribution company. Mr. Langer received an M.B.A. degree from the University GH Siegen. Mr. Langer brings to our Board and Board committees substantial financial and financial reporting expertise.

Alfred W. Langer , , , Chairman of the Audit Committee
Member of the Corporate Governance/Nominating Committee

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Bruce Maggin has served as a Director since 2002. Mr. Maggin has served, since its inception, as Managing Partner and Principal of the H.A.M Media Group, LLC, an international investment and advisory firm he founded in 1997 that specializes in the entertainment and communications industries. Until 2009, he also served as Executive Vice President and Secretary of Media and Entertainment Holdings, Inc. and was a Director of the company from 2005 until 2007. From 1999 to 2002, Mr. Maggin served as Chief Executive Officer of TDN Media, Inc., a joint venture between Thomson Multimedia, NBC Television and Gemstar-TV Guide International that sold advertising on proprietary interactive television platforms. Prior to that, Mr. Maggin had a long career with Capital Cities/ABC serving in a variety of financial and operational roles culminating as Head of the Multimedia Group, one of the company’s five operating divisions. He also represented Capital Cities/ABC on the Board of Directors of several companies, including ESPN, Lifetime Cable Television and In-Store Advertising, among others. Mr. Maggin has been a Director of PVH Corp. since 1987 and Chairman of its Audit Committee since 1997. Mr. Maggin is a member of the Board of Trustees of Lafayette College, from which he received a B.A. degree. He also earned J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from Cornell University. Mr. Maggin’s qualifications to serve on our Board and Board committees include his long career as a corporate financial executive, chief operating officer and private investor in the media industry, as well as his service as a director and chairman of the audit and compensation committees of several companies.

Bruce Maggin , , , Chairman of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Corporate Governance/Nominating Committee

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Parm Sandhu has served as a Director since September 2009. Mr. Sandhu is a non-executive director of Eircom, Ireland’s incumbent telecoms service provider and Chairman of Merapar, an early stage European media and technology investment fund and advisory firm. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Unitymedia, Europe’s third largest cable operator, from 2003 to 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Sandhu was a Finance Director with Liberty Media International, where he pursued numerous strategic acquisitions, and held a number of senior finance and strategy positions during his six years with Telewest Communications plc. Before entering the technology, media and telecommunications sector, Mr. Sandhu worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers in London, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He is a graduate of Cambridge University and holds a first class MA Honours degree in Mathematics. Mr. Sandhu brings to the Board and Audit Committee significant executive management experience in the European media and telecoms sector and considerable expertise in the cable industry, as well as extensive knowledge of financial and accounting matters.

Parm Sandhu , , , Chairman of the Corporate Governance/Nominating Committee
Member of the Audit Committee

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Kelli Turner has served as a Director since May 2011. She is EVP, Corporate Development and CFO at SESAC Inc., a music rights licensing company. She is also general partner of RSL Venture Partners, a venture capital fund whose principal investor is Ronald Lauder. She was previously President and Chief Financial Officer of RSL Management Corporation from February 2011 to April 2012. Ms. Turner previously was Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (“MSLO”), a diversified media and merchandising company, from 2009 to 2011, where she was responsible for all aspects of the company’s financial operations, while working closely with the executive team in shaping MSLO’s business strategy and capital allocation process. She also had oversight responsibility for financial planning, treasury, financial compliance and reporting, and investor relations, as well as key administrative functions. A lawyer and a CPA with significant experience in the media industry, Ms. Turner joined MSLO in 2009 from Time Warner Inc., where she held the position of Senior Vice President, Operations in the Office of the Chairman and CEO. Prior to that, she served as SVP, Business Development for New Line Cinema from 2006 to 2007 after having served as Time Warner Inc.’s Vice President, Investor Relations from 2004 to 2006. Ms. Turner worked in investment banking for many years with positions at Allen & Company and Salomon Smith Barney prior to joining Time Warner Inc. Early in her career, she also gained tax and audit experience as a registered CPA at Ernst & Young, LLP. Ms. Turner received her undergraduate business degree and her law degree from The University of Michigan. Ms. Turner brings to our Board a strong financial and business background in the media industry.

Kelli Turner , , , Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee

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Paul T. Cappuccio has served as a Director since October 2009. Mr. Cappuccio has been Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Time Warner Inc. since January 2001, in which capacity he oversees the worldwide management of Time Warner Inc.'s legal functions, collaborating with all of its operating businesses. From August 1999 until January 2001, Mr. Cappuccio was Senior Vice President and General Counsel at America Online. Before joining AOL, Mr. Cappuccio was a partner at the Washington, D.C. office of Kirkland & Ellis, one of the world's premier litigation and transactional law firms, where he specialized in telecommunications law, appellate litigation and negotiation with government agencies. From 1991 until 1993, Mr. Cappuccio was Associate Deputy Attorney General at the United States Department of Justice, where he advised Attorney General William P. Barr on matters relating to judicial selection, civil litigation, antitrust and civil rights. Prior to his service at the Justice Department, Mr. Cappuccio served as a law clerk at the Supreme Court of the United States and as a law clerk to Judge Alex Kozinski of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Pasadena, California. He is a 1986 graduate of Harvard Law School and a 1983 graduate of Georgetown University. Mr. Cappuccio, as general counsel of a global media company, brings significant large public company experience to our Board, including transactional and corporate governance expertise.

Paul T. Cappuccio , , , Director

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Iris Knobloch has served as a Director since April 15, 2014. She has served as President of Warner Bros. France S.A. since 2006, in which capacity she oversees all of Warner Bros.’ business in France, including theatrical production and distribution, television distribution, home video, games, consumer products, online and emerging distribution technologies as well as Warner Bros.’ Home Entertainment business in the Benelux. She is also an independent director of Accor S.A. From 2001 to 2006, she served as Senior Vice President of International Relations of Time Warner Inc. From 1996 to 2001, Ms. Knobloch was Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs for Warner Home Video’s European management team in London, Los Angeles and Paris. Prior to that, Ms. Knobloch practiced law with Norr, Stiefenhofer & Lutz and O’Melveny & Myers, where she provided strategic counsel on international transactions to major U.S. and European media and entertainment clients. Ms. Knobloch received a J.D. degree from Ludwig-Maxmilians-Universitaet in Munich, Germany in 1987 and L.L.M. degree from New York University in 1992. Ms. Knobloch brings to our Board deep understanding of the media industry, particularly in Europe, as well as significant executive management experience.

Iris Knobloch , , , Director

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Douglas S. Shapiro has served as a Director since April 15, 2014. Mr. Shapiro has been Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at Turner Broadcasting since July 2015. Prior to that he was Senior Vice President of International and Corporate Strategy at Time Warner Inc. since September 2013. From 2008 to September 2013, he ran the Time Warner Investor Relations group. Before joining Time Warner, from 1999 to 2007, Mr. Shapiro was the senior analyst covering the cable and satellite TV and media conglomerate sectors at Banc of America Securities and was the head of the Media and Telecommunications research team. Prior to that, he was the senior analyst covering the cable and satellite communications sectors at Deutsche Banc Securities. Early in his career, he also served as an economic consultant at KPMG Peat Marwick and as an economist at the U.S. Department of Labor. Mr. Shapiro received a B.A. degree in economics from the University of Michigan and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Mr. Shapiro brings to the Board his broad experience in television distribution, public equity capital markets, including investor relations in a publicly traded global media company, and corporate strategy.

Douglas Shapiro , , , Director

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Gerhard Zeiler has served as a Director since April 15, 2014. Since 2012 Mr. Zeiler has served as President of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner affiliate. He has been non-executive chairman of GAGFAH S.A., one of the largest residential property companies listed in Germany, since March 2014. Prior to joining Turner Broadcasting, he was Chief Executive Officer of RTL Group from 2003 to 2012 and a member of the executive board of international media group Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA from 2005 to 2012. Mr. Zeiler was Chief Executive Officer of RTL Television from 1998 to 2005 and Chief Executive Officer of ORF, the Austrian broadcasting corporation, from 1994 until 1998. Before that, he was Chief Executive Officer of RTL II from 1992 to 1994, Chief Executive Officer of Tele 5 from 1991 to 1992, and Secretary General of ORF from 1986 to 1990. He started his career as a journalist and later spokesman for two Austrian Chancellors. Mr. Zeiler brings to our Board his extensive experience in television broadcasting in Europe as the principal executive officer of two major media companies.

Gerhard Zeiler , , , Director

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