Michael Samuel Rosenberg, OBE - Non-executive Director and Chairman.
Michael Rosenberg OBE became the Chairman of CMG in September 2005 and was appointed non-executive chairman in December 2006 after being on the board since May 2004. He started his career at Samuel Montagu & Co. Limited, the merchant bank, in 1957 before joining its board in 1971. In 1974 he co-founded Allied Investments Limited, an international healthcare group.
He was a founding director and shareholder of TVam, the breakfast TV channel and has been a director of David Paradine Limited, the holding company for Sir David Frost's business interests, since 1974. Between 1989 and 1999, Michael was a director and subsequent chairman of Numis Corporation plc. He has been the chairman of Pilat Media Global plc, a media software company quoted on AIM, since 2002. Michael was a member of the Board of the China Britain Business Council until 2007 and is a non executive member of Dori Media Group Limited and Amiad Filtration Services Limited both listed on AIM. He is also chairman of Photon Kathaas Productions Ltd ,listed on AIM. He is non executive chairman of Boomerang Media Group Ltd and mentor to the Princes Trust.
Mark Hawtin - Non-executive Director
Mark Hawtin is an Investment Director at GAM International Limited with responsibility for long/short funds as well as a long only technology fund. He was formerly a partner of Marshall Wace LLP, one of Europe’s leading hedge fund managers with more than $12 billion under management until July 2007. Mr. Hawtin has an interest in 2,010,117 Ordinary Shares of 10p each in the Company representing 7.14% of the entire issued share capital.
Melvin Lawson - Non-executive Director
Melvin Lawson is a director of a number of private companies involved in house building and commercial property investment. He is managing director of A Beckman plc, a company formerly listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a non-executive director of Telecom Plus plc. Mr Lawson has an interest in 3,615,486 Ordinary Shares representing 12.85% of the entire issued share capital.
Christopher Mills - Non-executive Director
Christopher Mills was chief investment officer of J O Hambro Capital Management Limited, which he joined in 1993 and is currently Chairman and CIO of Harwood Capital Management. Mr Mills is also chief executive and investment manager of North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust PLC (a UK listed investment trust) and a director and investment manager of Oryx International Growth Fund Limited. He is a member and chief investment officer of North Atlantic Value LLP, which is interested in 3,500,000 Ordinary Shares representing 12.44% of the entire issued share capital of the Company. Prior to joining the J O Hambro Capital Management group he worked from 1975 to 1993 for Samuel Montagu Limited, Montagu Investment Management Limited, and its successor company, Invesco MIM.