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Crown Castle International Corp (CCI.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

J. Landis Martin

70 2002 Independent Chairman of the Board

Jay Brown

42 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer

William Moreland

52 2016 Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Daniel Schlanger

42 2016 Chief Financial Officer

James Young

53 2009 Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President

E. Blake Hawk

65 1999 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Philip Kelley

43 2008 Senior Vice President - Corporate Development and Strategy

Patrick Slowey

58 2012 Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer

John Kelly

61 2009 Director

Anthony Melone

56 2015 Director

P. Robert Bartolo

43 2014 Independent Director

Cindy Christy

50 2007 Independent Director

Ari Fitzgerald

52 2002 Independent Director

Robert Garrison

73 2005 Independent Director

Dale Hatfield

77 2001 Independent Director

Lee Hogan

70 2001 Independent Director

Edward Hutcheson

1999 Independent Director

Robert McKenzie

71 1995 Independent Director

Son Nguyen

VP - Finance

Biographies

Name Description

J. Landis Martin

Mr. J. Landis Martin is Independent Chairman of the Board of Crown Castle International Corp. Mr. Martin is the founder of the private equity firm Platte River Equity, LLC and has been a Managing Director since November 2005. Mr. Martin retired as Chairman and CEO of Titanium Metals Corporation, a publicly held integrated producer of titanium metals, where he served from January 1994 until November 2005. Mr. Martin served as President and CEO of NL Industries, Inc., a publicly held chemical manufacturer, from 1987 to 2003 and as a director from 1986 to 2003. Mr. Martin is also lead director of Halliburton Company, Apartment Investment Management Company and Intrepid Potash, Inc., each a publicly held company. Mr. Martin brings to our Board include extensive executive experience (including as a CEO of public companies), financial and transactional acumen, investment expertise, strategic insight, an understanding of our business and the wireless tower industry, and public company corporate governance knowledge.

Jay Brown

Mr. Jay A. Brown has been President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company., effective June 1, 2016. He is no longer Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer of Crown Castle International Corp. Mr. Brown was appointed our Treasurer in May 2004 and served as Vice President of Finance from August 2001 until his appointment as our CFO. Prior to that time and since joining us in August of 1999, Mr. Brown served in a number of positions in corporate development and corporate finance. Mr. Brown is a certified public accountant.

William Moreland

Mr. W. Benjamin Moreland has been Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company., effective June 1, 2016. He is no longer President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Crown Castle International Corp. Prior to his appointment as President and CEO, Mr. Moreland served as our Executive Vice President (“EVP”) and Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) from February 2004 to June 2008 and was appointed CFO and Treasurer in April 2000. Prior to being appointed CFO, he had served as our Senior Vice President (“SVP”) and Treasurer, including with respect to our domestic subsidiaries, since October 1999. Mr. Moreland serves on the board of directors of Calpine Corp., a publicly held independent power producer, and PCIA—the Wireless Infrastructure Association, and also serves as a member of the executive board of NAREIT—National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. Skills Mr. Moreland brings to our Board include varied executive experience (including as our CFO, President and CEO), extensive knowledge and understanding of our business and the wireless tower industry, financial and transactional acumen, and strategic insight.

Daniel Schlanger

Mr. Daniel K. Schlanger has appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the company. previously served as SVP and CFO of Exterran GP LLC, the general partner of Exterran Partners, L.P., from June 2006 through March 2009 and as a director of Exterran GP LLC’s board of directors from October 2006 through November 2015. More recently, Mr. Schlanger served as SVP of Global Products at Exterran Corporation, an oil and gas products and services company, where he was responsible for global product strategy development and implementation. From 2009 to 2015, Mr. Schlanger also served as SVP in various capacities, including marketing and operations, with Exterran Holdings, Inc. and Exterran GP LLC. Prior to working with Exterran Partners, L.P. and Exterran Corporation, Mr. Schlanger was employed as an investment banker with Merrill Lynch & Co. where he focused on mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions in the energy sector. Mr. Schlanger holds a B.S. in economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

James Young

Mr. James D. Young is Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President of Crown Castle International Corp. Mr. Young served as our President—Tower Operations from October 2005 until February 2009. Prior to joining us and since 2000, Mr. Young was Region Vice President—Engineering & Operations at Nextel where he oversaw site development, radio frequency engineering and fixed network elements for Nextel’s network in the northeastern United States. From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Young was Vice President, Network/Operations—Florida with Nextel, during which time he oversaw site development, radio frequency and network support for Nextel’s network in Florida.

E. Blake Hawk

Mr. E. Blake Hawk is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of Crown Castle International Corp. Mr. Hawk was an attorney with Brown, Parker & Leahy, LLP (merged into Thompson & Knight LLP) in Houston, Texas from 1980 to 1999 and became a partner with the firm in 1986. In 1976, Mr. Hawk became licensed in Texas as an attorney and a certified public accountant.

Philip Kelley

Mr. Philip M. Kelley is Senior Vice President - Corporate Development and Strategy of Crown Castle International Corp. Prior to that time and since April 2004, Mr. Kelley served as Managing Director of Crown Castle Australia Pty Ltd (“CCAL”), our 77.6% owned subsidiary that operates our Australia tower portfolio. Prior to that time and since joining us in April 1997, Mr. Kelley served in a number of positions in corporate development and corporate finance, including Vice President—International from 2001 until his appointment as Managing Director of CCAL.

Patrick Slowey

Mr. Patrick Slowey is Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Crown Castle International Corp. Previously he served as SVP—Sales & Customer Relations since January 2005. Prior to 2005, Mr. Slowey served as our Vice President—National Sales. Mr. Slowey joined us in 2000 as Vice President—Business Development. Prior to joining us, Mr. Slowey served in various positions in sales and operations at Nextel and AT&T Wireless.

John Kelly

Mr. John P. Kelly is Director of Crown Castle International Corp. Mr. Kelly began serving Berkshire Partners LLC as an Advisory Director in January 2010. Previously, he served as our Executive Vice Chairman (“EVC”) from July 2008 until December 31, 2009. Prior to his appointment as our EVC, he served as our President and CEO from August 2001 and as our President and COO prior to that time. Mr. Kelly originally joined us as an officer in July 1998 and was named President and COO of Crown Communication, Inc. in December of that year. From January 1990 to July 1998, Mr. Kelly was the President and COO of Atlantic Cellular Company L.P. From December 1995 to July 1998, Mr. Kelly was also President and COO of Hawaiian Wireless, Inc., an affiliate of Atlantic Cellular. In addition, Mr. Kelly serves as a director of privately-held NEW Asurion Corporation, Telx Holdings, Inc. and Torrec GP Ltd. and as a manager on the board of managers of privately-held LTS Group Holdings LLC. Skills Mr. Kelly brings to our Board include varied executive experience (including as our COO, President, CEO and EVC), extensive knowledge and understanding of our Company and the wireless tower industry, a deep understanding of the needs and desires of our customers, insight with respect to telecommunications technologies and trends, financial and transactional acumen, and strategic direction.

Anthony Melone

Mr. Anthony J. Melone is Director of Crown Castle International Corp. Mr. Melone has over 32 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, including having served as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Verizon Communications from December 2010 to April 2015. In addition, Mr. Melone served in a variety of positions with Verizon Wireless from 2000 to December 2010, including as Senior Vice President and Chief Technical Officer from 2007 to December 2010. Verizon Wireless accounted for approximately 18% of the Company’s consolidated revenues for the year ended December 31, 2014, adjusted to give effect to the sale of Crown Castle Australia Holdings Pty Ltd.

P. Robert Bartolo

Mr. P. Robert Bartolo is Independent Director of Crown Castle International Corp. Mr. Bartolo served as a portfolio manager in the U.S. Equity Division of T. Rowe Price from March 2005 to January 2014. During such time, Mr. Bartolo also served as a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. From October 2007 to January 2014, Mr. Bartolo served as an executive vice president of the U.S. Growth Stock Fund and chairman of that fund’s Investment Advisory Committee. Mr. Bartolo also analyzed and recommended companies in the telecommunications and related industries for T. Rowe Price from August 2002 to March 2007 and co-managed the Media and Telecom Fund from March 2005 to March 2007. Mr. Bartolo has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Mr. Bartolo brings to our Board include financial and investment expertise and experience, business analysis acumen, advanced financial literacy, and an understanding of our business and the wireless tower industry, including as a result of extensive experience investing in and analyzing companies in the telecommunications and related industries.

Cindy Christy

Ms. Cindy Christy is Independent Director of Crown Castle International Corp. Ms. Christy is currently President and COO of Asurion, having joined Asurion in January 2009 as President–Americas. Ms. Christy served as President of Americas Region for Alcatel-Lucent from January 2008 to September 2008. She also served as President of the North America Region of Alcatel-Lucent from December 2006 to December 2007. Prior to that time and since August 1988, Ms. Christy served in various positions with Lucent Technologies Inc., including President of the Network Solutions Group, President of the Mobility Solutions Group and COO of the Mobility Solutions Group. Ms. Christy brings to our Board include extensive and advanced know-how and understanding of telecommunications technologies and related emerging technological trends, relevant executive experience (including with a leading telecommunications infrastructure provider), industry strategic insights, and extensive knowledge of our customers, including such customers’ anticipated priorities, goals and objectives.

Ari Fitzgerald

Mr. Ari Q. Fitzgerald is Independent Director of Crown Castle International Corp. Mr. Fitzgerald is currently a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Hogan Lovells US LLP (“Hogan Lovells”), and is a member of that firm’s Communications Group where he concentrates on wireless, international and Internet-related issues. Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Mr. Fitzgerald was an attorney with the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) from 1997 to 2001. While at the FCC he served for nearly three years as legal advisor to FCC Chairman William Kennard and later as Deputy Chief of the FCC’s International Bureau. Prior to joining the FCC, Mr. Fitzgerald was an attorney in the Office of Legal Counsel of the U.S. Department of Justice. He also served as legal counsel to former U.S. Senator Bill Bradley. Prior to working for the U.S. Department of Justice, Mr. Fitzgerald worked as an attorney for the law firm of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP. Mr. Fitzgerald brings to our Board include extensive regulatory knowledge and experience (particularly with respect to the FCC, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (“NTIA”), the U.S. Congress, U.S. Department of Justice and other federal agencies that address communications policy issues), legal expertise, an understanding of and insight into government affairs and activities, and an understanding of our business and the wireless industry.

Robert Garrison

Mr. Robert E. Garrison II, is Independent Director of Crown Castle International Corp. Mr. Garrison served as Chairman of the Executive Committee of Sanders Morris Harris Group (“SMHG”), a publicly owned financial services company, from May 2009 until February 2012. Mr. Garrison served as President and Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of SMHG from January 1999 until May 2002 and as President until May 2009. Mr. Garrison is a director of Prosperity Bank; Somerset House Publishing; Gulf & Western Company, Inc.; NuPhysicia LLC; and JTS Capital Corp. He also serves on the board of directors of the Memorial Hermann Hospital System. Mr. Garrison has had prior service as a director of FirstCity Financial Corporation and SMHG, each a publicly traded company. Mr. Garrison has over 40 years’ experience in the securities industry and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Mr. Garrison brings to our Board include extensive financial and investment expertise and experience, executive experience (including as a CEO of a public company), business analysis acumen, advanced financial literacy, an understanding of our business and the wireless tower industry, entrepreneurial experience, and public company corporate governance knowledge.

Dale Hatfield

Mr. Dale N. Hatfield is Independent Director of Crown Castle International Corp. Mr. Hatfield is an independent telecommunications consultant. Mr. Hatfield was appointed as the founding Executive Director of the Broadband Internet Technical Advisory Group in late 2010 and retired from that position in the fall of 2012. Mr. Hatfield is also a Senior Fellow of the Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship and Adjunct Professor in the Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program, both at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Prior to joining the University of Colorado in early 2001, Mr. Hatfield was the Chief of the Office of Engineering and Technology at the FCC, and, immediately before that, he was the FCC’s Chief Technologist. He retired from the FCC and government service in December 2000. Following his retirement from government service and while employed on a part-time basis at the University of Colorado, Mr. Hatfield has engaged in independent consulting activities for a range of companies in the telecommunications field. Before joining the FCC in December 1997, he was CEO of Hatfield Associates, Inc., a Boulder, Colorado based multidisciplinary telecommunications consulting firm. Prior to founding Hatfield Associates in 1982, Mr. Hatfield was Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and Deputy Administrator of the NTIA. Before moving to NTIA, Mr. Hatfield was Chief of the Office of Plans and Policy at the FCC. Mr. Hatfield brings to our Board include extensive and advanced know-how and understanding of telecommunications technologies and emerging related technological trends, experience with and a vast knowledge of government policy and regulatory trends (particularly with respect to the FCC and NTIA), a broad understanding of and insight into government affairs and activities, strategic direction, and an academic perspective.

Lee Hogan

Mr. Lee W. Hogan is Independent Director of Crown Castle International Corp. Mr. Hogan served as President and CEO of SFM Limited from March 2001 to December 2001. Mr. Hogan served as an officer and director of Reliant Energy Inc. (“Reliant”), a public diversified international energy services and energy delivery company, from 1990 to 2000. During his tenure at Reliant, Mr. Hogan served as Vice Chairman and as one of four members of The Office of the CEO, the principal management policy instrument of Reliant. In addition, he served on the finance committee of Reliant’s board of directors. Previously, Mr. Hogan served as CEO of Reliant’s Retail Energy Group, president and CEO of Reliant’s International Business Group (directing energy operations in Asia, Europe and Latin America), and in a variety of capacities for Reliant’s Houston Lighting & Power subsidiary. Mr. Hogan was the founding president of The Greater Houston Partnership, a business advocacy organization, where he served from 1987 to 1990. Mr. Hogan brings to our Board include extensive executive experience (including as a CEO), financial and transactional acumen, investment expertise, strategic insight, an understanding of our business and the wireless tower industry, and public company corporate governance knowledge.

Edward Hutcheson

Mr. Edward C. Hutcheson Jr. is Independent Director of Crown Castle International Corp. Mr. Hutcheson was a co-founder of ours in 1994 and served as our CEO or Chairman from inception until March 1997. Since February 2000, Mr. Hutcheson has been involved in private investment and consulting activities. He currently serves as a Managing Director of the private equity firm Platte River Equity, LLC. From March 1997 until February 2000, he served in several capacities, including COO, with Pinnacle Global Group, a publicly owned financial services company which merged to form Sanders Morris Harris Group. From 1987 through 1993, he served in senior management roles with Baroid Corporation, a publicly owned petroleum services company. He served as President, COO and a director of the Baroid holding company from 1990 through 1993. Mr. Hutcheson is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Northwestern University. Mr. Hutcheson brings to our Board include relevant executive experience (including as a CEO), financial and transactional acumen, investment expertise, an understanding of our business and the wireless tower industry, and public company corporate governance knowledge.

Robert McKenzie

Mr. Robert F. McKenzie is Independent Director of Crown Castle International Corp. Since 1995, Since 1995, Mr. McKenzie has helped establish and develop telecommunications and technology companies as an independent investor and director, including Vector ESP, Inc., an information technology services company implementing server-based computing applications; CO Space Inc., a computer server co-location facilities company; Velocom, Inc., a provider of wireless telephone and Internet services in Brazil; and Cordillera Communications Corporation, a mobile communications provider in the U.S., Peru, Ecuador and Chile. He currently serves on the board of directors of privately-held Mobile Pulse, Inc., a company that measures mobile network performance. From 1990 to 1994, Mr. McKenzie was a founder, director and President/COO of OneComm, Inc., a mobile communications provider, which was sold to Nextel Communications (now part of Sprint Corporation) (“Nextel”) in 1994. From 1980 to 1990, he held general management positions with Northern Telecom, Inc. and was responsible for the marketing and support of its Meridian Telephone Systems and Distributed Communications networks to businesses in the Western United States. Mr. McKenzie brings to our Board include relevant executive experience (including as President/COO of a mobile communications provider), extensive telecommunications technology knowledge, an understanding of our carrier customers and their needs, entrepreneurial and venture development experience, an understanding of our business and the wireless tower industry, and public company corporate governance.

Son Nguyen