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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Strianese

61 2015 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Christopher Kubasik

56 2015 President, Chief Operating Officer

Ralph D'Ambrosio

49 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Ann Davidson

65 2016 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Todd Gautier

53 2017 Senior Vice President and President of Electronic Systems

John Mega

64 2014 Senior Vice President and President of Sensor Systems

Jeff Miller

53 2017 Senior Vice President and President of Sensor Systems

David Van Buren

2017 Corporate Senior Vice President - Program Development

Mark Von Schwarz

57 2015 Senior Vice President and President of Aerospace Systems

Heidi Wood

50 2017 Corporate Senior Vice President of Strategy

Robert Millard

66 Lead Independent Director of the Board

Claude Canizares

71 2003 Independent Director

Thomas Corcoran

72 1997 Independent Director

Ann Dunwoody

64 2013 Independent Director

Lewis Kramer

69 2009 Independent Director

Lloyd Newton

74 2012 Independent Director

Vincent Pagano

66 2013 Independent Director

Henry Shelton

75 2011 Independent Director

Arthur Simon

85 2001 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Strianese

Mr. Michael T. Strianese has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of the Company., effective December 31, 2017. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Strianese became Chairman on October 7, 2008 and has served as Chief Executive Officer since October 2006. He also served as President from October 2006 until October 2015. Until February 2007, Mr. Strianese was also our Corporate Ethics Officer. He was our interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer from June 2006. Mr. Strianese became Chief Financial Officer in March 2005. From March 2001 to March 2005 he was our Senior Vice President – Finance. He joined us in April 1997 as Vice President – Finance and Controller and was our Controller until July 2000. In 2014, Mr. Strianese served as Chairman of the Aerospace Industries Association.

Christopher Kubasik

Mr. Christopher E. Kubasik has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the company effective January 1, 2018. Mr. Kubasik has served as the Company’s President and Chief Operating Officer since October 2015. From March 2014 to October 2015, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Seabury Advisory Group. From 2013 to 2014, Mr. Kubasik served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Ackuity Advisors, Inc. Prior to that, he held various executive positions with Lockheed Martin Corporation including Vice Chairman, President and Chief Operating Officer from 2010 to 2012; Executive Vice President of Electronic Systems division from 2007 to 2009; and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2001 to 2007. In 1983, Mr. Kubasik began his career in public accounting at Ernst & Young, LLP and served in a number of increasingly responsible positions until becoming a partner in 1996.

Ralph D'Ambrosio

Mr. Ralph G. D'Ambrosio is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. Mr. D’Ambrosio became our Chief Financial Officer in January 2007 and a Senior Vice President in April 2010. From March 2005 to January 2007, he was Vice President – Finance and Principal Accounting Officer, and he continued to be our Principal Accounting Officer until April 2008. He became Controller in August 2000 and a Vice President in July 2001 and was Vice President and Controller until March 2005. He joined L3 in August 1997 and was Assistant Controller until July 2000. Prior to joining L3, he was a senior manager at Coopers & Lybrand LLP, where he held a number of positions since 1989. Mr. D’Ambrosio holds a Bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, in Business Administration from Iona College and a Master’s degree, with honors, in Business Administration from the Stern School of Business at New York University.

Ann Davidson

Ms. Ann D. Davidson is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. Prior to joining L3, Ms. Davidson was the Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Exelis Inc. from September 2011 to May 2015. Her legal career includes two decades of working in the aerospace and defense industry with ITT Corporation, Alliant Techsystems Inc., Thales North America Inc., Parker Hannifin Corporation and Honeywell International Inc. Earlier in her career she was an attorney advisor and trial attorney for the Office of the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of the Navy. Ms. Davidson received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Ohio University and her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Dayton School of Law. She is a member of the bar in Virginia and New York.

Todd Gautier

Mr. Todd W. Gautier is Senior Vice President and President of Electronic Systems of the Company. Prior to that, he was President of the Precision Engagement and Training Sector, from January 2014 to March 2017, President of the Precision Engagement Sector, from January 2010 to January 2014, and Vice President of Business Development and Strategy for the Sensors and Simulation Group from January 2005 to January 2010. With 30 years of defense, aerospace and leadership experience, Mr. Gautier joined L3 in 2001. Prior to joining L3, Mr. Gautier served in the U.S. Navy for 15 years as a Strike/Fighter Pilot, where he held a variety of leadership, operational, and instructional positions across combat and peacetime operations. After leaving the Navy in 2000, he served as the Vice President of Navy Operations for BGI, LLC, and as a pilot for United Airlines. Mr. Gautier received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, from Southern Methodist University in 1986.

John Mega

Mr. John S. Mega is Senior Vice President and President of Sensor Systems of the Company. Prior to that, Mr. Mega was President of the Microwave Group since he joined L3 in 1997. Having started his career at Raytheon and held executive positions at Loral, Lockheed Martin and, since its inception, L3 Technologies, Inc., Mr. Mega has worked his entire career in the defense electronics industry. He received his Bachelor of Science degree, magna cum laude, from Boston College and is a member of American Mensa.

Jeff Miller

Mr. Jeff Miller is Senior Vice President and President of Sensor Systems of the Company. Mr. Miller joined L3 in April 2014 as Sector President of Integrated Sensor Systems. Prior to joining L3, Mr. Miller held executive positions with Raytheon. Earlier in his career, he was an F-16 product line manager for identification and electronic warfare programs at Teledyne Electronics. Mr. Miller has over 30 years of industry experience in U.S. and international sensors and fire control systems, battlefield information systems, networked communication, command and control, electronic warfare, missiles, and force protection systems. Mr. Miller studied electronic engineering at California Polytechnic State University. In addition, he has studied electronic engineering at various university programs and participated in executive management development and business leadership programs.

David Van Buren

Mr. David M. Van Buren has been appointed Corporate Senior Vice President - Program Development of the Company. Mr. Van Buren joined L3 in 2012, following more than 30 years of government and industry experience.

Mark Von Schwarz

Mr. Mark Von Schwarz is Senior Vice President and President of Aerospace Systems of the Company. Prior to that, he was Sector President for Intelligence, Reconnaissance and Surveillance (ISR) and Aircraft Systems for Aerospace Systems, from 2012 to 2015, and President of L-3 Mission Integration, from 2008 to 2015. Before serving as President of L-3 Mission Integration, Mr. Von Schwarz served as President of L-3 ComCept, from 2003 to 2008, and Chief of Operations, from 2001 to 2003. Prior to joining L3, Mr. Von Schwarz served as Vice President of Engineering for Raytheon’s Aircraft Integration Systems. Mr. Von Schwarz also served as an Electronic Warfare Specialist in the Army Security Agency. Mr. Von Schwarz holds a Bachelor of Science degree with Academic Distinction in Physics and Mathematics from Texas A&M University-Commerce and graduated with honors from the U.S. Army Intelligence Schools.

Heidi Wood

Ms. Heidi R. Wood is Corporate Senior Vice President of Strategy of the Company. Ms. Wood joined L3 in 2016, following 20 years in the aerospace and defense industry and as a managing director for leading Wall Street banks, and will report to Christopher E. Kubasik, L3’s President and Chief Operating Officer.

Robert Millard

Mr. Robert B. Millard is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Millard has been the Chairman of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Corporation since 2014. Prior to becoming Chairman of MIT, Mr. Millard held various positions in business, including Managing Director at Lehman Brothers and its predecessors from 1976 to 2008 and Chairman of Realm Partners L.L.C. He served in Evercore Partners Inc., ulfmark Offshore, Inc. (until June 2013). He was Member, Council on Foreign Relations and Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Claude Canizares

Prof. Claude R. Canizares, Ph.D. is Independent Director of the Company. Since 1971, Professor Canizares has been at MIT, where until recently he served as Vice President. Prior positions include Vice President for Research, Associate Provost, and Director of the Center for Space Research. In addition, he is a principal investigator on NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and Associate Director of its science center. He is Member of the National Academy of Sciences and the International Academy of Astronautics; Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Professor Canizares serves on the Department of Commerce’s Emerging Technology and Research Advisory Committee and the National Research Council’s (NRC) Committee on Science, Technology and the Law. He chairs the Auditing Committee of the National Academy of Sciences. Professor Canizares has served on the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board, the NASA Advisory Council, and the Council of the National Academy of Sciences.

Thomas Corcoran

Mr. Thomas A. Corcoran is Independent Director of the Company. He has been a Senior Advisor of The Carlyle Group, a private equity investment firm, and the President of Corcoran Enterprises, LLC, a private management consulting firm, since 2001. From March 2001 to April 2004, Mr. Corcoran was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Gemini Air Cargo. Mr. Corcoran was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Allegheny Teledyne Incorporated from October 1999 to December 2000. From April 1993 to September 1999, he was the President and Chief Operating Officer of the Electronic Systems Sector and Space & Strategic Missiles Sector of Lockheed Martin Corporation. Prior to that he worked for General Electric for 26 years and held various management positions with GE Aerospace. He served in Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (Director, Member of the Organization & Compensation and Corporate Governance & Nominating Committees).

Ann Dunwoody

Gen. (Retd.) Ann E. Dunwoody is Independent Director of L-3 Communications Corporation. She was General (U.S. Army – Ret) and Chief Executive Officer, First 2 Four LLC. General Dunwoody was the first woman in U.S. military history to achieve the rank of four-star general. From 2008 until her retirement in 2012, she led and ran the largest global logistics command in the Army comprising 69,000 military and civilian individuals, located in all 50 states and over 140 countries with a budget of $60 billion dollars. General (Ret.) Dunwoody also served as a strategic planner for the Chief of Staff of the Army. During her 38-year military career, she was decorated for distinguished service and has received many major military and honorary awards. She served in Republic Services, Inc. (Director and Member of the Audit Committee) and Kforce Inc. (Director and Member of the Corporate Governance Committee)., The Association of the United States Army (Council of Trustees), ThanksUSA (Director), Florida Institute of Technology (Director), Army Historical Foundation (Director) and Logistics Management LLC (Director).

Lewis Kramer

Mr. Lewis Kramer is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Kramer was a partner at Ernst & Young from 1981 until he retired in June 2009 after a nearly 40-year career at Ernst & Young. At the time of his retirement, Mr. Kramer served as the Global Client Service Partner for worldwide external audit and all other services for major clients, and served on the firm’s United States Executive Board. He previously served as Ernst & Young’s National Director of Audit Services.

Lloyd Newton

General Lloyd W. Newton is Independent Director of the Company. He was a four-star General and Commander of the Air Force, Air Education and Training Command, where he was responsible for the recruiting, training and education of all Air Force personnel from 1997 until his retirement in 2000. Following his retirement from the Air Force, General (Ret.) Newton was Executive Vice President of Pratt & Whitney Military Engines until 2006. During his 34 year military career, General (Ret.) Newton also served as an Air Force congressional liaison officer with the U.S. House of Representatives and was a member of the Air Force’s Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds. He served in Torchmark Corporation (Lead Director, Member of the Compensation Committee)., Sunoco Products Co. (until December 2014) and Goodrich Corporation (until August 2012).

Vincent Pagano

Mr. Vincent Pagano, Jr., is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Pagano was a partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP until his retirement at the end of 2012. He was the head of the firm’s capital markets practice from 1999 to 2012 and, before that, administrative partner of the firm from 1996 to 1999. He was a member of the firm’s executive committee during substantially all of the 1996-2012 period. He served in Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC, the general partner of Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. (Director and Member of the Audit and Conflicts Committees) and Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (Director and Member of the Audit and Corporate Governance and Nominating Committees)., Engineering Advisory Council of Lehigh University.

Henry Shelton

Gen. (Retd.) Henry Hugh Shelton is Independent Director of the Company. He was the senior officer of the United States military and principal military advisor to the President of the United States, the Secretary of Defense and the National Security Council when he served as the fourteenth Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1997 until his retirement in 2001. He had previously served as Commander-in-Chief of U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM). From January 2002 until April 2006, General (Ret.) Shelton served as the President, International Sales of M.I.C. Industries, an international manufacturing company. General (Ret.) Shelton was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2001 and awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 2002. He served in Red Hat, Inc. (Chairman and Member of the Compensation Committee), Executive Director of the General H. Hugh Shelton Leadership Center at North Carolina State University, National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Fellow.

Arthur Simon

Mr. Arthur L. Simon is Independent Director of the Company. Before his retirement, Mr. Simon was a partner at Coopers & Lybrand LLP, Certified Public Accountants, from 1968 to 1994 and was the co-founder of the firm’s Defense Contracting Industry Group. He served in Loral Space & Communications Inc. (Chairman and Member of the Audit Committee).