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Annual Report & Accounts 2016 - Governance/Board of Directors
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37 Independent Non-executive Director Peter Isola joined the GVC Board in 2016 following the move to the Main Market of the LSE as an expert in gaming law and regulation with experience advising numerous e-commerce clients. Peter Isola is the Senior Partner of Isolas, Gibraltar's longest established law firm. He is a Gibraltarian, domiciled in Gibraltar and in 1982 was called to the Bar of England and Wales and also Gibraltar. Peter has worked in the gaming and financial services sector all his professional life and is widely recognised and respected as a leading expert in gaming and regulation. Peter is a former President of the Gibraltar Chamber of Commerce and advises the Gibraltar Government on a number of committees in both financial services and gaming. He is a director of a number of Gibraltar regulated firms in financial services, gaming and e-commerce including Gibraltar International Bank Limited, Callaghan Insurance Brokers Limited and Sapphire Networks. He was recently appointed a Commissioner of the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission. • Audit Committee • Nominations Committee • Remuneration Committee Non-executive Director Norbert Teufelberger has been involved in the global casino and gaming industry since 1989. He occupied key positions with Casinos Austria, was a consultant to the Novomatic Group of companies and co-founded a land based casino company currently listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market. Norbert joined the GVC Board from bwin.party digital entertainment plc ("bwin") following the acquisition in February 2016 having been CEO of bwin since 2001. He joined bwin in September 1999 and was instrumental in drawing up the initial business plan of the company and the subsequent structuring and preparation for its public listing. He holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Economics and Business Administration in Vienna. Independent Non-executive Director Karl Diacono joined GVC as a Non-executive Director in December 2008. He chairs the Remuneration Committee and serves on the Audit Committee. He holds a Masters Degree in Management and is currently CEO of the Group that is a regulated Corporate Service Provides and holds a license to Act as Trustees issued by the Malta Financial Services Authority. He is also a non-executive director on a number of companies as well as other online gaming companies and is actively involved in the hospitality industry. Karl is a director of a number of GVC subsidiaries along with Gaming VC Corporation Limited, a Maltese subsidiary of the GVC Group to which Fenlex Corporate Services Limited also provides certain payroll and administrative services. He is a Maltese citizen. • Remuneration Committee (Chairman) • Audit Committee Independent Non-executive Director Stephen Morana is widely recognised for his e-commerce expertise, particularly as a specialist in the online gaming sector having spent ten years as part of the management team at Betfair plc. Stephen joined Betfair in 2002, becoming Chief Financial Officer in 2006 and also served as Interim CEO in 2012. After Betfair, Stephen spent over three years at Zoopla Property Group as CFO where he helped them join the FTSE 250 in June 2014. Stephen joined the Board of GVC in February 2016 following the successful acquisition of bwn.party digital entertainment plc and the enlarged Group's move to the Main Market of the LSE. Stephen is also an NED and Audit Committee Chairman at Boohoo.com plc, the high growth fast fashion business. Stephen is a qualified chartered accountant and a member of the INSEAD alumni. • Audit Committee (Chairman) • Nominations Committee • Remuneration Committee PETER ISOLA NORBERT TEUFELBERGER KARL DIACONO STEPHEN MORANA