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Simon Baker

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Simon Baker was appointed Chairman of the Mitula Group on its formation in March 2015. Prior to this, Simon was a paid member of the Mitula Classifieds S.L. advisory Board since late 2010.

Simon was former CEO and Managing Director of the REA Group (ASX:REA) from 2001 through 2008. During his tenure at the REA Group he increased revenue from $3.8m in FY 2001 to $155.6m in FY 2008, increased the EBITDA from a loss of $6.2m in FY 2001 to an EBITDA profit of $36.6m in FY 2008, and increased the share price from $0.08 to a high of $7.49.

Simon is an angel investor in several online classifieds and e-commerce companies including Vivareal (Brazil), Redbubble, ArtsHub, Real Estate Investar, LaEncontre (Peru), Property Portal Watch, ListGlobally (Switzerland) Transmit Data and CarAdvice.Simon was director and chairman of the iProperty Group Limited (ASX:IPP) from 2009 to 2012. During his tenure, he oversaw the growth of the business from a share price of $0.076 to a high of $1.32.

Simon holds a Bachelor of Science with a major in Computer Science from Monash University and a Masters of Business Administration from the Melbourne Business School.

Gonzalo del Pozo

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director and Co-Founder

Gonzalo del Pozo was appointed CEO of the Mitula Group on 17 April 2015. Prior to this, Gonzalo was the co-founder and CEO of Mitula Classifieds S.L. and also a member of its advisory Board.

Gonzalo is the co-founder and former CEO of Ediciones Globaliza S.L., a leading property portal operating in Spain established in 1998.

Gonzalo is a director and major shareholder in Inception Capital S.L., an investment fund with over 10 investments in internet companies.

Gonzalo is a director and Member of the Investment Committee of Onza Capital (Onza Venture Capital Investments, SCR de Regimen Común, S.A) a limited liability venture capital firm entered on the official register of venture capital entities at the Spanish National Securities Market Commission.

Gonzalo holds a Bachelor of Science with a major in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Suffolk University.

Gonzalo Ortiz

Non-Executive Director and Co-Founder

Gonzalo Ortiz was appointed to the Board of the Mitula Group on the 17 April 2015.  Prior to this, Gonzalo was the co-founder and Chairman of Mitula Classifieds S.L. and also a member of its advisory Board.

Gonzalo is the co-founder and Chairman of Ediciones Globaliza S.L., a leading property portal operating in Spain established in 1998. He is also Chairman and Managing Director of Inception Capital S.L., an investment fund with over 10 investments in internet companies.

Gonzalo is the Investment General Manager and Member of the Investment Committee in Onza Capital (Onza Venture Capital Investments, SCR de Regimen Común, S.A) a limited liability venture capital firm entered on the official register of venture capital entities at the Spanish National Securities Market Commission.

Gonzalo is co-founder of trazada.com, an online marketing company sold in 2011 to QDQ Group, part of the listed French company Pages Jaunes.

Gonzalo holds a Bachelor of Sociology with a major in Market Surveys for Technological Rollouts from Madrid University.

Joe Hanna

Independent Non-Executive Director

Joe Hanna was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Mitula Group in March 2015 and serves as Chairman of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee.

Joe became an investor in Mitula Classified in 2010.

Between November 2010 to October 2012, Joe consulted to the Mitula Classified management team to assist in establishing a presence in key South East Asian markets and in developing product and technology strategy.

Joe has extensive experience in online classifieds and search and is a founder of behavioural classifieds recommendation engine Predictive Match. Joe is co-founder and current CEO of xLabs Pty Ltd, a Melbourne based technology start up.

Joe spent 8 years at Fairfax Media Limited in senior roles including: Product and Technology Director – Online Employment at CIO Advantate, and Emerging Business and Technology Manager at The Age.

Joe holds a Bachelor of Business with a major in Computing from the University of Victoria.

Sol Wise

Independent Non-Executive Director

Sol Wise was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Mitula Group in March 2015 and serves as Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Sol spent five years from 2004 to 2010 with the REA Group Limited (ASX:REA) as the Group Financial Controller reporting directly to the CFO.

Sol is currently the CFO for CAV Investment Holdings Pty Ltd, an investment group associated with Simon Baker specialising in investment in online classifieds businesses around the world.

Sol is a CPA qualified accountant with more than 20 years experience in senior financial roles.

Sol has a Bachelor of Business from RMIT University Melbourne and is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA).