Eugene Silverman

Eugene Silverman was elected a Director of the Company in April 1994. Mr. Silverman has been a consultant to the entertainment industry since 1996. From July 1993 until his retirement in December 1995, Mr. Silverman served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Polygram Video, USA, a division of Polygram N.V., and a New York Stock Exchange listed company. Prior thereto, he was Senior Vice President of sales at Orion Home Video from 1987 through 1992.