People: Dycom Industries Inc (DY)

DY on New York Consolidated

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22 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Steven Nielsen

50 1999 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

H DeFerrari

44 2008 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Timothy Estes

59 2001 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Richard Vilsoet

60 2009 Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Anders Gustafsson

53 2013 Director

Thomas Baxter

66 2005 Independent Director

Charles Coe

66 2005 Independent Director

Stephen Coley

68 2003 Independent Director

Dwight Duke

61 2011 Independent Director

Patricia Higgins

64 2008 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Steven Nielsen

Mr. Steven E. Nielsen is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Dycom Industries, Inc. Mr. Nielsen has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since March 1999; President and Chief Operating Officer from August 1996 to March 1999; and Vice President from February 1996 to August 1996. Mr. Nielsen was a director of SBA Communications Corporation from 2001 to 2009. Mr. Nielsen’s service as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and in other leadership roles within the Company allows Mr. Nielsen to bring to the Board of Directors a deep insight into the operations, challenges and complex issues facing the Company itself and the Company’s industry in general.

H DeFerrari

Mr. H. Andrew DeFerrari is the Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Dycom Industries, Inc., since April 4, 2008. Prior to that, Mr. DeFerrari was the Company's Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer since November 2005 and was the Company's Financial Controller from July 2004 through November 2005. Mr. DeFerrari was previously a senior audit manager with Ernst & Young Americas, LLC.

Timothy Estes

Mr. Timothy R. Estes is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Dycom Industries, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Estes was the President of Ansco & Associates, Inc., one of the Company’s subsidiaries, from 1997 until 2001 and Vice President from 1994 until 1997.

Richard Vilsoet

Mr. Richard B. Vilsoet is Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Dycom Industries, Inc. Richard B. Vilsoet has been the Company's General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since June 2005 and Vice President since November 2005. Before joining the Company, Mr. Vilsoet was a partner with Shearman & Sterling LLP. Mr. Vilsoet was with Shearman & Sterling LLP for over 15 years.

Anders Gustafsson

Mr. Anders Gustafsson is Director of the Company. Mr. Gustafsson has served as the Chief Executive Officer and as a director of Zebra Technologies Corporation since 2007. From 2004 until 2007, Mr. Gustafsson served as Chief Executive Officer of Spirent Communications plc, a publicly-traded telecommunications company. From 2000 until 2004, Mr. Gustafsson was Senior Executive Vice President, Global Business Operations, of Tellabs, Inc., a communications networking company, having previously served as President, Tellabs International, as well as President, Global Sales, and Vice President and General Manager, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Earlier in his career, Mr. Gustafsson held executive positions with Motorola, Inc. and Network Equipment Technologies, Inc.

Thomas Baxter

Mr. Thomas G. Baxter is Independent Director of Dycom Industries, Inc. From October 2001 until his retirement in January 2005, Mr. Baxter was President of Time Warner Cable, a division of Time Warner Inc. Prior to this time, Mr. Baxter held various executive-level positions at a number of companies in the cable television industry, including Comcast Cable Communications, Inc., a division of the Comcast Corporation (serving as President from 1989 to 1998), Warner Communications, Inc. and Cablevision where he was responsible for operations, strategy and financial matters. From July 2006 to December 2008, Mr. Baxter was an advisor of Churchill Ventures Ltd, a special acquisitions fund. Mr. Baxter was also previously a director of Dycom Industries, Inc. from January 1999 to December 2001. Mr. Baxter has extensive experience as a senior executive in the cable television industry, including substantial experience in operations management, financial management and strategy development. As a result, Mr. Baxter brings to the Board of Directors insight into the challenges facing the industry in which the Company operates, as well as experience with mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance.

Charles Coe

Mr. Charles B. Coe is Independent Director of Dycom Industries, Inc. Mr. Coe, a 28-year veteran of the telecommunications industry, has held various managerial and senior executive positions with Bellsouth Telecommunications, including as President of BellSouth Network Services at the time of his retirement in 2001. Mr. Coe has held various senior-level management positions at BellSouth with responsibility for, among other things, engineering and operations, including the allocation of corporate resources and investment performance. Mr. Coe is currently a director of Internap, Network Services Corporation and Amerisure Mutual Insurance Company. Mr. Coe has extensive executive-level experience in the telecommunications industry, including experience in business leadership, engineering and operations. In addition to his operational knowledge and as a result of a variety of management positions held, Mr. Coe brings to the Board of Directors a knowledge of financial controls and accounting, corporate finance, and mergers and acquisitions.

Stephen Coley

Mr. Stephen C. Coley is Independent Director of Dycom Industries, Inc. Mr. Coley is a Director Emeritus of McKinsey & Company, Inc. Mr. Coley was a Management Consultant with McKinsey & Company, Inc. from July 1975 to his retirement in January 2004. During this period, Mr. Coley led a wide variety of business strategy and organization efforts, principally serving technology and basic industrial clients. Mr. Coley also led McKinsey’s corporate growth practice. Mr. Coley currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Underwriters Laboratories Inc. A recognized expert and published author on corporate growth, Mr. Coley has extensive general business management experience in corporate strategy and finance for companies in the technology industry, as well as in-depth knowledge of corporate finance structure and strategies, and corporate governance. This experience and knowledge allow Mr. Coley to bring to the Board of Directors meaningful and valuable insight into strategic, financial and capital-related issues.

Dwight Duke

Dwight B. Duke is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Duke served as Senior Vice President, Business Operations, Service Provider Video Technology Group of Cisco Systems, Inc. from 2005 until his retirement in 2012. From 1998 to 2005, Mr. Duke was Senior Corporate Vice President/President of Scientific-Atlanta, Inc. and President of its Transmission Networks Systems business. During this period Mr. Duke was a member of Scientific-Atlanta’s corporate management and corporate operating committees which developed and implemented corporate strategy. Prior to 1998, Mr. Duke was Vice President of the Network Systems Group of Scientific-Atlanta and responsible for that company’s digital video system business. Mr. Duke has substantial experience in operations management, distribution and marketing for the cable television industry. Mr. Duke also has experience in organization-wide strategic planning, as well as product and major program management. Mr. Duke’s executive-level experience in the telecommunications and cable television industry, and his experience in integrating acquired businesses, allow Mr. Duke to bring to the Board of Directors significant knowledge of corporate strategy, technology, and mergers and acquisitions, particularly within industries closely related to the Company’s business.

Patricia Higgins

Ms. Patricia L. Higgins is Independent Director of Dycom Industries, Inc. Ms. Higgins was President, Chief Executive Officer, and a director of Switch & Data Facilities Company, Inc., a provider of neutral interconnection and colocation services, from September 2000 to her retirement in February 2004. Prior to that, Ms. Higgins served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Research Board, a consulting and research services company for information technology from May 1999 to August 2000. Prior to 1999, Ms. Higgins also served as Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Alcoa Inc. and also held senior management positions at UNISYS Corporation, Verizon (NYNEX) and AT&T Inc. Ms. Higgins was a director at Visteon Corporation from 2004 to 2010, Delta Air Lines, Inc. from 2005 to 2007 and SpectraSite Communications, Inc. from 2004 to 2005, and is currently a director of Barnes & Noble, Inc., Internap Network Services Corporation and The Travelers Companies, Inc. Ms. Higgins has held senior executive-level positions in telecommunications, computing and information technology. Ms Higgins has also had extensive board experience as a director of numerous public companies, including serving as lead director and as a member of a number of audit committees, compensation committees, governance committees and a finance committee. Ms. Higgins has served as chair of two audit committees, as well as chair of a compensation committee, governance and finance committee. This wide-ranging experience allows Ms. Higgins to bring to the Board of Directors substantial knowledge of accounting and financial controls, corporate finance and strategy, and governance practices, as well as a significant depth of understanding into the operation and management of public companies.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Steven Nielsen

3,314,060

H DeFerrari

1,130,300

Timothy Estes

2,076,420

Richard Vilsoet

1,038,130

Anders Gustafsson

--

Thomas Baxter

--

Charles Coe

--

Stephen Coley

--

Dwight Duke

--

Patricia Higgins

--
As Of 26 Jul 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Steven Nielsen

774,517 1,799,798

H DeFerrari

20,000 0

Timothy Estes

402,937 2,122,409

Richard Vilsoet

25,000 0

Anders Gustafsson

0 0

Thomas Baxter

0 0

Charles Coe

0 0

Stephen Coley

0 0

Dwight Duke

0 0

Patricia Higgins

0 0
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