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Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd (MTSL.OQ)

MTSL.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Capital Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Chaim Mer

68 1995 Chairman of the Board

Alon Mualem

48 2017 Interim Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer

Josef Brikman

57 2011 President - North America operations

Nir Flatau

45 2014 Executive Vice President, Business Development

Isaac Ben-Bassat

61 1995 Director

Roger Challen

69 2009 Director

Eytan Barak

70 2007 Outside Independent Director

Steven Glusband

68 1996 Independent Director

Yaacov Goldman

61 2004 Independent Director

Varda Trivaks

59 2008 Outside Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Chaim Mer

Mr. Chaim Mer is Chairman of the Board of the company since inception in December 1995. Mr. Mer has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of C. Mer Industries Ltd., a publicly traded company, since 1988 and served as its President and Chief Executive Officer from 1988 until January 2005. Mr. Mer holds a B.Sc. degree in Computer Sciences and Mathematics from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.

Alon Mualem

Mr. Alon Mualem has been re-appointed as Interim Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective April 30, 2017. He was Interim Chief Executive Officer of Company. Prior to joining our company and from June 2005, Mr. Mualem held the responsibilities of chief financial officer at Xfone, Inc. (AMEX and TASE: XFN), an international communications services company and its subsidiary, Xfone 018 Ltd. Prior to that, Mr. Mualem served as chief financial officer of CheckM8, Ltd., a high-tech Internet advertising firm located in Israel. From 1998 to 2004, Mr. Mualem served as the corporate controller of RADVISION Ltd. (NASDAQ: RVSN) and from 1996 to 1998, Mr. Mualem served as a deputy controller of RAD Data Communication Ltd. From 1992 to 1996, Mr. Mualem served as a certified public accountant at Somekh Chaikin, a member firm of KPMG International. Mr. Mualem holds a B.A. degree in Economics and Accounting from Tel Aviv University and is Certified Public Accountant (Israel).

Josef Brikman

Mr. Josef Brikman is President - North America operations of the company since May 2011. Mr. Brikman also serves as President of MER Security Inc., which he joined in 2008. From 2006 to 2008, Mr. Brikman was a co-founder of a financial consulting company. Mr. Brikman had previously served our company as Chief Financial Officer from 1998 to 2004. Previously, Mr. Brikman was co-founder and co-manager of STS Software Systems Ltd. Mr. Brikman holds a B.Sc. degree from Fairleigh Dickenson University and a B.A. degree from Haifa University.

Nir Flatau

Mr. Nir Flatau serves as Executive Vice President, Business Development of the company ,since November 2014. Before joining us, Mr. Flatau held various senior executive positions with a number of high-tech companies. He served as Vice President Marketing and Business Development of the telecom division of the MER Group from April 2013 until November 2014 and Vice President Marketing and Business Development of Comverse Ltd. from March 2011 until April 2013. From February 2008 until March 2011 he served as Senior Account Director for Pontis Ltd. and previously served as Vice President EMEA Marketing, Sales and Business Development for Clarizen Ltd. Mr. Flatau obtained his B.A. degree in Computer and Political Science from the Tel Aviv University.

Isaac Ben-Bassat

Mr. Isaac Ben-Bassat is Director of the company since inception in December 1995. Mr. Ben-Bassat has been Executive Vice President and a director of C. Mer since 1988. Mr. Ben-Bassat holds a B.Sc. degree in Civil Engineering from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.

Roger Challen

Mr. Roger Challen is Director of the company ,since April 1, 2009. Mr. Challen co-founded The Info Group, Inc. (formerly AnchorPoint, Inc.), a company that developed and provided licensed software and managed services of telecommunications expense management solutions. Mr. Challen is an accomplished entrepreneur with a proven track record of founding, managing and developing companies in the software, telecommunications and information services fields. Mr. Challen has founded or co-founded and been an active executive of several privately held companies in the software and IT services market. Mr. Challen is currently a director of The Info Group, Inc., Image Data, Inc and Data Distributors, Inc., all of which are private companies. Mr. Challen began his career with IBM Corporation, in Waltham, Massachusetts, where he served as a systems engineer and then as a marketing representative. During his tenure with IBM, Mr. Challen won several awards for outstanding technical and sales achievements. Mr. Challen holds a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics from Yale University.

Eytan Barak

Mr. Eytan Barak is Outside Independent Director of the company ,since August 2007. Mr. Barak is joint owner and chief executive officer of Dovrat - Barak, Investments in Advanced Technologies Ltd., which provides financial resources and management assistance to start-up companies. Mr. Barak also serves as a member of the board of directors, audit committee and investment committee of various Israeli companies, including Eltek Ltd., Meshulam Levinstein Construction and Engineering Ltd., Spectronix Ltd. and Menorah-Mivtachim Mutual Funds Ltd. From 1973 to 1997, Mr. Barak was with Israel Corporation, initially serving as its corporate controller and thereafter as its chief financial officer, and also served as chairman or member of the board of directors of some of its subsidiaries. From 1967 until 1973, Mr. Barak was associated with Kesselman & Kesselman, the Israeli member firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited. Mr. Barak holds a B.A. degree in accounting from Tel Aviv University and has been a certified public accountant (Israel) since 1971.

Steven Glusband

Mr. Steven J. Glusband is Independent Director of the company ,since August 1, 1996. Mr. Glusband has been a partner with Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP, our U.S. counsel, since March 1987. Mr. Glusband holds a B.B.A. degree from the City College of the City University of New York, a J.D. degree from Fordham University School of Law and an L.L.M. degree from the New York University School of Law.

Yaacov Goldman

Mr. Yaacov Goldman is Independent Director of the company ,since May 2004. Mr. Goldman provides consulting services to companies in strategic-financial areas, through his wholly owned company, Maanit-Goldman Management & Investments (2002) Ltd. Mr. Goldman also serves as a director of Golden House Ltd., T.R.F. Capital Ltd., Isrotel Ltd., DS Apex Holdings Ltd., Medi Power (Overseas) Public Co. Limited, IceCure Medical Ltd. Proteologics Ltd. and Renewable Resources Ltd. and its affiliated companies. Until March 2012, Mr. Goldman served as a director of Elron Electronic Industries Ltd. and Negev Ceramics Ltd. Until July 2010, Mr. Goldman served as a director of Bank Leumi Le'Israel Ltd. and until June 2009 as Chairman of ITGI Medical Ltd. Mr. Goldman served as the Professional Secretary of the Peer Review Institute of the Certified Public Accountants Institute in Israel from October 2004 until September 2008. Commencing in 1981, Mr. Goldman worked for Kesselman & Kesselman (Israeli member firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers) for 19 years, and from 1991 until 2000, as a partner and then senior partner of such firm. From September 2000 until November 2001, Mr. Goldman served as managing director of Argoquest Holdings, LLC. From March 2002 until October 2002, Mr. Goldman acted as a consultant to a private equity initiative with Poalim Capital Markets & Investments Ltd. Mr. Goldman holds a B.A. degree in Economics and Accounting from Tel Aviv University and is a Certified Public Accountant (Israel).

Varda Trivaks

Ms. Varda Trivaks is Outside Independent Director of the company , since August 2008. Ms. Trivaks serves as the Managing Director and is one of the two founding partners of Mimtar Business Consulting, established in 2001. In that position, Ms. Trivaks acts as an advisor to companies on investments, mergers, spin-offs, valuation, control, budgeting, with a special focus on advising global companies and management of companies during times of restructuring and recovery. Ms. Trivaks serves as a member of the audit committee, board of directors and/or financial committee of Ginegar Plastic Products Ltd. and E. Schnapp & Co. Works Ltd. From 1998 to 2004, Ms. Trivaks was a member of the Israel Accounting Institute’s communications committee for Capital Markets and Insurance. From 1998 to 2001, Ms. Trivaks was a partner with the accounting and consulting firm, Shlomo Ziv and Co. - BDO, and served as the managing director of one of its subsidiaries. Ms. Trivaks is a Certified Public Accountant (Israel) since 1987 and holds a B.A. degree in Economics and Accounting from Tel Aviv University and a Master of Science in Management from Boston University.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Chaim Mer

84,000

Alon Mualem

247,216

Josef Brikman

224,781

Nir Flatau

36,983

Isaac Ben-Bassat

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Roger Challen

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Eytan Barak

256,931

Steven Glusband

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Yaacov Goldman

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Varda Trivaks

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As Of  31 Dec 2014