Michael Ribero was appointed to our Board of Directors in September 2011 and was our Strategic Advisor to the Office of the Chairman from March 19, 2012 through December 31, 2012.
Mr. Ribero is currently Chief Executive Officer of SONIFI Solutions, a position he has held since March 2013.
Prior to that, Mr. Ribero was founder and principal of Captive Commercial Media, LLC, an executive consulting firm focused on media, entertainment and hospitality from August 2009 through March 2013.
Mr. Ribero previously served as president and chief executive officer of IdeaCast, Inc., a location-based television advertising company, from November 2008 until its sale in July 2009, and chairman and chief executive officer of Reactrix Inc., an out-of-home advertising company, from May 2003 until October 2008.
From 2001 until 2003, Mr. Ribero was president of Brierley & Partners, a leading direct marketing and customer loyalty solutions provider, and president of e-Rewards, Inc., a loyalty based spin-off of Brierley & Partners.
Prior to that, Mr. Ribero
spent six years in the video gaming industry, including as executive vice president of worldwide publishing of Midway Games, Inc.
, an American video game publisher of Mortal Kombat
and other popular video games, chairman and chief executive officer of Radical Entertainment
, a Canadian video game developer and now subsidiary of the American video game publisher Activision Blizzard, Inc.
, and executive vice president and chief marketing officer of SEGA of America, Inc
, the American subsidiary of the Japanese video game company SEGA Corporation
Before entering the video gaming industry, Mr. Ribero held positions in other industries including executive vice president and chief marketing and strategy officer of Hilton Hotels Corporation and vice president of marketing programs of Eastern Airlines, Inc.
Mr. Ribero started his career in brand management at Proctor & Gamble, and currently serves on the board of directors of the U.S. Marketing College.
Mr. Ribero has a bachelor degree in industrial engineering and operations research from the University of Florida.
was designated for nomination to the Board by the Onex Stockholders.
Pursuant to the terms of the Stockholders' Agreement
, the Board of Directors must nominate, and the stockholders must elect the nominee, Mr. Ribero
as a director of our company.
Therefore, the Stockholders' Agreement
does not provide the stockholders with any discretion whether or not to elect Mr. Ribero
Our board of directors has determined that Judy Mencher, Michael Ribero
and Larry Krause meet such independence requirements.