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Optibase Ltd (OBAS.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alex Hilman

63 2009 Executive Chairman of the Board

Amir Philips

46 2011 Chief Executive Officer

Yakir Ben-Naim

43 2011 Chief Financial Officer

Tom Wyler

65 2013 Chief Executive Officer of Optibase Inc.

Reuwen Schwarz

38 2014 Director

Chaim Labenski

67 2010 External Independent Director

Danny Lustiger

47 2009 Independent Director

Orli Seroussi

55 2008 External Independent Director

Marybeth Csaby

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Alex Hilman

Mr. Alex Hilman serves as an Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company, since September 2009. He has joined our board of directors in February 2002. Mr. Hilman is a partner in Hilman & Co., which provides auditing, tax and business consulting services to corporations. Mr. Hilman serves as a board member in other companies in Israel and abroad. Mr. Hilman was the president of the Israeli Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Israel, served on the board of IFAC, and is a member of the Small & Medium Practices committee in IFAC. Mr. Hilman has published professional works on tax and accounting, among them, The Israel Tax Guide. Mr. Hilman has also held professional and management positions at the Income Tax Department (Ministry of Finance) and lectured Taxation in Tel Aviv University. Mr. Hilman holds a B.A. in Accountancy and Economics from Tel-Aviv University.

Amir Philips

Mr. Amir Philips serves as Chief Executive Officer of the company. Mr. Philips has been serving in this position since June 2011. Prior to this position, Mr. Philips served as our Chief Financial Officer from May 2007, and as Vice President Finance of Optibase Inc. from July 2004. From 2000 until 2004, Mr. Philips held the position of Group Controller and Financial Manager at Optibase Ltd. Before joining Optibase, Mr. Philips was an accountant and auditor at Lotker Stein Toledano and Co., currently a member of BDO Ziv Haft. Mr. Philips is a Certified Public Accountant in Israel. He holds an MBA from the Kellogg-Recanati School of Business and a B.B. degree in Accounting and Business Management from the Israeli College of Management.

Yakir Ben-Naim

Ms. Yakir Ben-Naim serves as Chief Financial Officer of Optibase Ltd., since June 1, 2011. From 2004 until May 2011, Ms. Ben-Naim held the position of Corporate Controller and Financial Manager at Optibase Ltd. Before joining Optibase, Ms. Ben-Naim was a controller at V.Box Communications Ltd., and an accountant at Ernst & Young. Ms. Ben-Naim is a Certified Public Accountant in Israel.

Tom Wyler

Mr. Tom Shlomo Wyler serves as Chief Executive Officer of Optibase Inc., a subsidiary of Optibase Ltd since December 19, 2013. Until then, he served as President, Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company (from 2009). Prior to that, he served as Executive Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer at the Company (March 9, 2006-2009), as Chairman of the Board and President (November 1, 2004-March 9, 2006), as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer (February 2002-November 1, 2004), as Chairman of the Board (September 4, 2001-February 2002) and as Director (July 15, 2001-September 4, 2001). Mr. Wyler is also involved in investment banking, foreign exchange, financial futures and real-estate. He holds a Masters degree in Business Economics from the University of Zurich.

Reuwen Schwarz

Mr. Reuwen Schwarz is the Director of the company. He joined our board of directors in July 2014. Mr. Schwarz serves as an independent contractor providing services to the Company since November 2013. Since 2012, Mr. Schwarz serves as a real estate manager for a private company. From 2008 through 2012 Mr. Schwarz has served as a manager for Centris Capital AG. From 2006 through 2008 Mr. Schwarz has served as a banker for Meinl Bank AG, Vienna. Mr. Schwarz holds a Magister (MA) degree from the University of Economic and Business Administration Vienna, Austria.

Chaim Labenski

Mr. Chaim Labenski serves as an External Independent Director of the company, since December 2010. From 1977 to 1999, Mr. Labenski held a number of positions at Securities Division of Bank Hapoalim BM, including being First Vice president and Head of Foreign Securities and was involved in consulting, securities research, trading and I.P.O coordination with global investment houses. Since 1999 he acts as a private investor. Mr. Labenski holds a B.Sc degree in Civil Engineering from Astor University, U.K, a M.Sc degree in Engineering Management from Leeds University and D.B.A degree in Business Administration from Manchester Business School.

Danny Lustiger

Mr. Danny Lustiger serves as an Independent Director of the company, since October 2009. Mr. Lustiger is the president and Chief Executive Officer of Cupron Inc. and has over 18 years of experience in various aspects of Hi-Tech industry at senior positions together with Real estate and infrastructure industries, experience at senior position in public companies. From 2007 until 2009, Mr. Lustiger served as the Chief Financial officer of Shikun & Binui Holdings Ltd. From 1996 and until 2005, Mr. Lustiger served at different managerial positions at Optibase including Chief Financial Officer. From 1993 to 1996 Mr. Lustiger held the position of an accountant and auditor at Igal Brightman & Co. (currently Brightman Almagor & Co., a member of Deloitte & Touche Tomatsu International). Mr. Lustiger is a Certified Public Accountant in Israel. Mr. Lustiger holds a B.A. degree in Accounting and Economics and an MBA in Finance and International management from the Tel-Aviv University.

Orli Seroussi

Ms. Orli Garti Seroussi serves as External Independent Director of the company. Ms. Garti-Seroussi serves as Deputy Director and CFO of the Jerusalem Cinematheque - Israel Film Archive and as an external director of Athelon Ltd.. From August 2001 until June 2011, Ms. Garti-Seroussi served as the General Manager of the Bureau of Municipal Corporation in the municipality of Tel-Aviv Jaffa since August 2001. From June 1999 until July 2001 Ms. Garti-Seroussi served as manager of consulting department in Shif-Hazenfrats & Associations, CPA firm. Prior to that, Ms. Garti-Seroussi served as Deputy Director of the Department of Market Regulation in the Israel Securities Authority and as an Auditor in the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. Ms. Garti-Seroussi holds an M.P.A from Harvard University and M.B.A degree and a B.A degree in economics and accounting from Tel Aviv University.

Marybeth Csaby