The Management Board of AmRest Holdings SE (“AmRest”, ”Issuer”) informs about receiving on May 8th, 2014 from one of the AmRest shareholders, Mr. Henry McGovern, the notice of intention to nominate himself (“the Candidate”) as candidate to the Supervisory Board of AmRest during Annual General Meeting on June 4th, 2014.
McGovern is a 48 years old citizen of the United States. He currently holds the role of Chairman of AmRest Holdings SE Supervisory Board. He is the co-founder of AmRest and its former CEO. Since 1995 McGovern has served as President, initially of American Retail System (ARS) and from 1999 of AmRest. In the years 1993 - 1995, he was a member of the Supervisory Board of ARS. In the previous years, McGovern was CEO of Metropolian Properties International (MPI)- real estate company specializing in commercial property. He currently serves as Vice President of MPI and the President of International Restaurant Investment (IRI).
McGovern studied Biology and Philosophy at Georgetown University and attended the London School of Economics. He is an active member of Young Presidents’ Organization.
In accordance with the statement received from the Candidate, with respect to other activity carried out outside the enterprise of AmRest Holdings SE, with an indication of whether it competes with that company, and information on whether he participates in a competitor as a partner in a civil law partnership or partnership or as a member of an authority of a capital company or participates in any other competitor that is a legal person as a member of an authority; AmRest informs that Mr. Henry McGovern declared that he leases to subsidiaries of AmRest Holdings SE a few properties and does not carry any competitive activity to AmRest Holdings SE. Mr. Henry McGovern is not listed in the Insolvent Debtor Register kept in accordance of the Law on National Court Register and meets all the legal criteria required for the supervisory board members.
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