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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kishore Lulla

56 2017 Executive Chairman of the Board, Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

Vijay Ahuja

61 2012 Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Sunil Lulla

54 2017 Executive Vice Chairman of the Board, Managing Director of Eros India.

Prem Parameswaran

49 2015 Group Chief Financial Officer and President of Eros International’s North America operations

Pranab Kapadia

46 President of Europe and Africa Operations

Surender Sadhwani

62 2006 President of Middle East Operations

Jyoti Deshpande

47 2017 Director

Rishika Singh

31 2014 Director, CEO of Eros Digital

David Maisel

56 2014 Independent Director

Rajeev Misra

55 2014 Independent Director

Shailendra Swarup

73 2017 Independent Director

Dilip Thakkar

81 2017 Independent Director

Dilip Thakkar

81 2006 Independent Director

Mark Carbeck

46 2016 Chief Corporate & Strategy Officer, with management responsibility for Investor Relations, Group M&A and Corporate Finance

Biographies

Name Description

Kishore Lulla

Mr. Kishore K. Lulla is an Executive Chairman, Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the Company. Mr. Lulla is an Executive Chairman of the Board of Eros International Plc. Mr. Lulla received a bachelor’s degree in Arts from Mumbai University. He has over 30 years of experience in the media and film industry. He is a member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and Young Presidents’ Organization and also a board member for the School of Film at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has been honored at the Asian Business Awards 2007 and the Indian Film Academy Awards 2007 for his contribution in taking Indian cinema global. In 2010, Mr. Lulla was awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year at the GG2 Leadership and Diversity Awards and in 2015 was honored by the Asia Society Southern California. As our Chairman, he has been instrumental in expanding our presence in the United Kingdom, the U.S., Dubai, Australia, Fiji and other international markets. He served as our Chief Executive Officer from June 2011 until May 2012 and has served as a director since 2005.

Vijay Ahuja

Mr. Vijay M. Ahuja is an Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Eros International Plc. Mr. Ahuja received a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Mumbai University. Mr. Ahuja co-founded our United Kingdom business in 1988 and has since played an important role in implementing our key international strategies, helping expand our business to its present scale by making a significant contribution to our development in the South East Asian markets, such as Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Hong Kong. Mr. Ahuja has served as a director since April 2005.

Sunil Lulla

Mr. Sunil K. Lulla is an Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Eros International Plc and Managing Director of Eros India. Mr. Lulla received a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Mumbai University. Mr. Lulla has over 21 years of experience in the media industry. Mr. Lulla has valuable relationships with talent in the Indian film industry and has been instrumental in our expansion into distribution in India as well as home entertainment and music. He has served as a director since 2005 and led our growth within India for many years before being appointed Executive Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Eros India in February 2010.

Prem Parameswaran

Mr. Prem Parameswaran is the Group Chief Financial Officer and President of Eros International’s North America operations of the Company. Mr. Parameswaran joined Eros with over 23 years of experience in investment banking, advising clients in the global telecommunications, media and technology sector, including on mergers and acquisitions and public, private equity and debt financings. Mr. Parameswaran most recently served as the Global Head of Media and Telecommunications Investment Banking at Jefferies LLC. Prior to Jefferies, he was the Americas Head of Media& Telecom at Deutsche Bank and also previously worked at both Goldman Sachs and Salomon Brothers. Mr. Parameswaran graduated from Columbia University and received an MBA from Columbia Business School. Mr. Parameswaran joined us in June 2015.

Pranab Kapadia

Mr. Pranab Kapadia is the President Marketing & Distribution of our UK, Europe and Africa Operations of the Company. Mr. Kapadia received a Master’s degree in Management Studies (MMS) from Bombay University, majoring in Finance. He has over 20 years of experience in the Indian TV & Film Industry, previously having served with Zee Network for 10 years as Head of Operations & Programming (Europe) and later as Business Head of Adlabs Films (U.K.) Limited for one year. Mr Kapadia brings with him significant insight and a strong understanding of the entertainment needs of South Asians internationally. He joined us in 2007.

Surender Sadhwani

Mr. Surender Sadhwani is the President of Middle East Operations of the Company. Mr. Sadhwani received a post graduate degree in commerce from University of Madras in 1980. He has 22 years of experience in the banking industry through his work with Andhra Bank in Chennai. In addition, Mr. Sadhwani spent several years in finance and account management for Hartmann Electronics in their Dubai office. He joined our Middle East operations in April 2004 and was promoted to President of Middle East Operations in April 2006.

Jyoti Deshpande

Ms. Jyoti S. Deshpande is the Director of the Company. Ms. Deshpande is the Group Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director of Eros International Plc. She had worked with us from 2001 until May 2011 when she resigned from our Board and served as a Consultant to the Company until November 2011 in connection with preparation for our initial public offering in the U.S. She rejoined the Company in her former Group CEO/MD position on June 22, 2012. With a degree in Commerce and Economics and an MBA from Mumbai University, Ms. Deshpande has over 23 years of experience in Indian media and entertainment across advertising, media consulting, television and film. Ms. Deshpande has been a key member of the Eros leadership team since 2001 and was instrumental in our initial public offering on AIM in 2006, Eros India’s listing on the Indian Stock Exchanges in 2010 and our initial public offering on the NYSE in November 2013. Ms. Deshpande was featured in the list of Most Powerful Women in Business by Fortune India and Business Today in 2015.

Rishika Singh

Ms. Rishika Lulla Singh is the director and the CEO of Eros Digital of the Company., which covers all of the digital initiatives for Eros including Eros Now. Mrs. Lulla Singh has been instrumental in spearheading the creation, and development distribution of Eros Now within India and internationally. She graduated from the School Of Oriental and African Studies with a BA in South Asian Studies and Management and completed a postgraduate study at the UCLA School of Theatre, Film and Television. With over five years of experience in over-the-top platforms and content, Mrs. Lulla Singh has been a key contributor in driving the growth and penetration of Eros Now, both with technological developments and relationship management to stimulate platform penetration. She was recently named Young Entrepreneur of the Year by the 2016 Asian Business Awards.

David Maisel

Mr. David Maisel is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Maisel has been an Advisor to Rovio, the owners of Angry Birds, since 2011, and is the Executive Producer of the Angry Birds feature film which released in May 2016. Mr. Maisel is also a Director at Gaiam, a NASDAQ listed company. Prior to this he served in senior executive positions with Marvel Entertainment from 2003 until 2010, where he conceived and spearheaded the creation of Marvel Studios, the launch of the “Iron Man” franchise, and Marvel’s 2010 sale to The Walt Disney Company. At Marvel, he was Chairman of Marvel Studios and also in the Office of the Chief Executive for its parent company, Marvel Entertainment. He was also the Executive Producer of “Iron Man,” “The Incredible Hulk,” “Iron Man 2,” “Thor,” and “Captain America: The First Avenger.” Prior to Marvel, Mr. Maisel served in senior executive positions at Endeavor Talent Agency, The Walt Disney Company, Creative Artists Agency, Chello Broadband, and The Boston Consulting Group. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School and Duke University. He has served as a director since November 2014

Rajeev Misra

Mr. Rajeev Misra is no longer an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Misra was recently appointed head of Strategic Finance for SoftBank group. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Misra was a Senior Managing Director at Fortress Investment Group where he was the head of European investments. Previously, he served as Group Managing Director for UBS in London and was responsible for leverage finance, global credit, commercial real estate and emerging markets. Mr. Misra also spent 17 years in various senior leadership roles at Deutsche Bank and Merrill Lynch. Mr. Misra holds an MBA from the Sloan School of Management at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master’s degree in Computer Science and Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He has served as a director since December 2014.

Shailendra Swarup

Mr. Shailendra Swarup, is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Swarup is a practicing lawyer in India since 1965 and has over 50 years experience as corporate attorney in India. He is senior partner of the law firm Swarup & Company, New Delhi, India. His vast experience includes advising Indian and foreign with respect to transborder transactions, acquisitions, joint ventures, technology transfers in diverse sectors and industry. He presently serves as an independent Director on the Board of 6 public companies and 4 private companies. He was one of the members of Confederation of Indian Industry (“CII”) Task Force which formulated for the first time in India the Code for corporate governance. Mr. Swarup was member of the Committee constituted by the Reserve Bank of India for governance of public sector banks and financial institutions in India. He advised National Council for Applied Economic Research on and reviewed the draft Bill of the New Electricity Act. He advised National Highways Authority of India and the Planning Commission of India on development of documentation for infrastructure Projects through build operate transfer model and public private partnership

Dilip Thakkar

Mr. Dilip Jayantilal Thakkar is an Independent Director of Eros International PLC. Mr. Thakkar received a degree in Commerce and Law from Mumbai University. A practicing chartered accountant since 1961, Mr. Thakkar has significant financial experience. He is a senior partner of Jayantilal Thakkar & Co. Chartered Accountants and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in India. In 1986 he was appointed by the Reserve Bank of India as a member of the Indian Advisory Board for HSBC Bank and the British Bank of the Middle East for a period of eight years. He is the former President of the Bombay Chartered Accountants’ Society and was then Chairman of its International Taxation Committee. Mr. Thakkar serves as a non-executive director of seven other listed public limited companies in India and seven foreign companies. He has served as a director since April 2006.

Dilip Thakkar

Mr. Dilip Thakkar is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Thakkar received a degree in Commerce and Law from Mumbai University. A practicing chartered accountant since 1961, Mr. Thakkar has significant financial experience. He is a senior partner of Jayantilal Thakkar & Co. Chartered Accountants and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in India. In 1986 he was appointed by the Reserve Bank of India as a member of the Indian Advisory Board for HSBC Bank and the British Bank of the Middle East for a period of eight years. Mr. Thakkar is the former President of the Bombay Chartered Accountants’ Society and was then Chairman of its International Taxation Committee. Mr. Thakkar serves as a non-executive director of seven other listed public limited companies in India and seven foreign companies. He has served as a director since April 2006.

Mark Carbeck

Mr. Mark B. Carbeck is the Chief Corporate& Strategy Officer, with management responsibility for Investor Relations, Group M&A and Corporate Finance of the Company. Mr. Carbeck was formerly a Director in Citigroup’s Investment Banking Division in London, having joined the firm in New York in 1997. Most recently Mr. Carbeck led the European Media investment banking coverage efforts at Citigroup and has deep media industry knowledge and strong relationships with major United Kingdom and international media companies. Mr. Carbeck graduated from the University of Chicago in 1994 with a Bachelor’s degree in History. Mr. Carbeck joined us in April 2014.

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