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Mr Wise has been a proprietary trader, specialising in exchange traded derivatives, for 25 years and was a director of The Kyte Group until its sale to NASDAQ quoted GFI Group in 2010.
Mr Wise was appointed as a director on 10 September 2013. The Directors do not consider Mr Wise to be independent in line with the Quoted Companies Alliance Corporate Governance Code for small and mid-size quoted companies due to the executive nature of his employment at the Company.
Mr Lilly has been involved in cinema for 27 years having worked in various roles for MGM Cinemas, Virgin Cinemas, UGC Cinemas and, for ten years, with Cineworld Cinemas. Mr Lilly was Vice President of Business Affairs at Cineworld and for his last six years looked after all aspects of commercial revenues including both the film and retail elements of the business.
Mr Lilly was appointed as a director on 3 September 2014.
Mr Kaye founded ASK Central plc with his brother Sam in 1993. Adam studied catering at Westminster College, London and subsequently worked at City Centre Restaurants, before opening the first ASK restaurant at Haverstock Hill in 1993. ASK Central plc was sold in 2004. Mr Kaye is currently a non-executive director of Tasty plc.
Mr Kaye was appointed as a director on 8 October 2013.
Elizabeth Lake joined PWC (then Coopers & Lybrand) in 1991, qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 1994. Since qualifying Elizabeth has worked in a number of large listed companies as well as some smaller privately owned businesses. During this time Elizabeth has gained extensive experience across all aspects of finance, including the extensive roll out of new stores and refurbishments at Hugo Boss. Most recently as CFO at Science in Sport plc, an AIM listed company, raised funds for overseas expansion and a £32 million acquisition.
Elizabeth Lake was appointed as director on 16 September 2019.
Mr Dorfman was co-founder in 2007 of Esselco properties serviced office business (now known as The Office Group). Mr Dorfman worked with See Saw films, where he assisted in financing the development phase, and became the Associate Producer, of the Oscar winning ‘The King’s Speech’. Mr Dorfman now runs Buckland Productions, his own TV and film production company, which includes an on-going co-production agreement with See Saw films. Charles is on the board of the National Youth Theatre and Chairs the Young Patrons of the National Theatre.
Mr Dorfman was appointed as a director on 8 October 2013. The Directors do not consider Mr Dorfman to be independent in line with the Quoted Companies Alliance Corporate Governance Code for small and mid-size quoted companies due to his shareholding in the Company.
Mr Jacobson joined BDO (then Stoy Hayward) in 1966, qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 1970 and becoming a partner in 1975. During his time at BDO, Mr Jacobson worked with a wide variety of international, listed and unlisted companies. Mr Jacobson was specifically involved in a number of flotations in the leisure sector. Since retiring from practice in 2005, Mr Jacobson has acted as a family office to a small number of wealthy families.
Mr Jacobson was appointed as a director on 8 October 2013. The Directors consider Mr Jacobson to be independent in line with the Quoted Companies Alliance Corporate Governance Code for small and mid-size quoted companies.
Mr Rosehill qualified as a chartered accountant in Ireland in 1987. Mr Rosehill initially worked at TSB before spending most of the larger part of his career at Lewis Trust Group (owners of the River Island group of companies) in both the finance and private equity divisions. Michael served as a non-executive director of AIM listed Dmatek, an Israeli technology company which was ultimately sold to a private equity house in 2009. Mr Rosehill is a director of Blue Coast Private Equity L.P and therefore also has an indirect interest in the shareholding of Blue Coast Private Equity L.P in the Ordinary Shares of the Company.
Mr Rosehill was appointed as a director on 8 October 2013. The Directors do not consider Mr Rosehill to be independent in line with the Quoted Companies Alliance Corporate Governance Code for small and mid-size quoted companies due to his shareholding in the Company.