People: Intelsat SA (I)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David McGlade

52 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Stephen Spengler

53 President, Chief Commercial Officer

Michael McDonnell

49 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Michelle Bryan

56 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, Secretary

Linda Bartlett

54 2011 Senior Vice President and Controller of Intelsat Corporation

Thierry Guillemin

53 2013 Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer of Intelsat Corp

Justin Bateman

39 Director

Egon Durban

39 Director

Simon Patterson

40 Director

Phillip Spector

62 2013 Director

Raymond Svider

50 Director

Denis Villafranca

Director

Robert Callahan

57 2014 Independent Director

John Diercksen

64 2013 Independent Director

Edward Kangas

69 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

David McGlade

Mr. David P. McGlade is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Intelsat SA. Mr. McGlade joined Intelsat in April 2005, following the Company’s acquisition by a group of private equity firms, collectively named Intelsat Holdings. During his tenure at Intelsat, Mr. McGlade led the Company’s 2006 acquisition of PanAmSat, a $6.4 billion transaction which created the industry’s satellite operator with positions in each of the customer sectors served by the Company. Prior to joining Intelsat, he served as Chief Executive Officer of O2 UK (previously BT Cellnet) since October 2000. Mr. McGlade has experience bringing new technologies and converged services to businesses and other customers. As President, West Region, Sprint PCS, he launched the first CDMA network outside of Asia. Mr. McGlade is a non-executive board member of Skyworks Solutions, and is Chairman of Intelsat. He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Rutgers University.

Stephen Spengler

Mr. Stephen Spengler is President, Chief Commercial Officer of Intelsat SA. Previously at Intelsat, Mr. Spengler served as Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Strategy. Mr. Spengler has also served as Senior Vice President, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific Sales. In that role, he was responsible for Intelsat’s market, customer and regional partner strategies and led the Company’s sales personnel and regional offices in those regions. Mr. Spengler was acting Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing, including business development and sales support engineering functions, in the period up to Intelsat’s merger with PanAmSat. Mr. Spengler joined Intelsat in July 2003 as Vice President, Global Sales for Intelsat’s Network Services and Telecom group. He was responsible for global revenue as well as for the unit’s customer acquisition and retention strategies. He oversaw the functional activities, budget and revenues of Intelsat’s sales and support offices around the world. Before joining Intelsat, Mr. Spengler held various senior management positions in the telecommunications industry, including: Senior Vice President of Global Sales, Broadband Access Networks at Cirronet, Inc.; Vice President for Sales and Marketing at ViaSat Satellite Networks; Regional Sales Director for Satellite Networks in EMEA for Scientific-Atlanta Europe; and sales and marketing positions at GTE Spacenet and GTE Corporation. Mr. Spengler earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and an MBA from Boston University.

Michael McDonnell

Mr. Michael R. McDonnell is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Intelsat SA. Mr. McDonnell has more than 23 years experience, complex financial organizations, as well as prior experience in the satellite industry. Before joining Intelsat in November 2008, Mr. McDonnell served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer at MCG Capital Corporation, a publicly held commercial finance company. Before joining MCG Capital in 2004, Mr. McDonnell served as the Chief Financial Officer of direct-to-home satellite television operator EchoStar Communications, formerly known as DISH Network Corporation. During his tenure at EchoStar, the Company realized more than 100 percent revenue growth in a four-year period and closed nearly $7 billion of convertible debt, high-yield and equity transactions. Earlier in his career, he held several positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, where he was admitted as a partner in 1996 and was responsible for audit and related services for technology clients. Mr. McDonnell served as a member of the board of directors of Catalyst Health Solutions, Inc., a publicly held pharmacy benefits management company, from 2005 to 2012. Mr. McDonnell earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Georgetown University and is a certified public accountant.

Michelle Bryan

Ms. Michelle Bryan is Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, Secretary of Intelsat SA. Ms. Bryan has more than 20 years of senior corporate executive experience, both in human resources and legal affairs. Her experience includes the position of Senior Vice President, Human Resources for US Airways, airline with more than 40,000 employees worldwide. During her tenure at US Airways, she also served as Executive Vice President for Corporate Affairs and General Counsel. Prior to joining Intelsat in January 2007, she served as interim general counsel for Laidlaw International, helping its board of directors with governance matters and establishing board and executive compensation programs. Ms. Bryan is a Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Rochester. She earned her law degree from Georgetown University.

Linda Bartlett

Ms. Linda Bartlett is Senior Vice President and Controller of Intelsat Corporation., the subisdiary of Intelsat SA. Prior to joining Intelsat, Ms. Bartlett served as Executive Vice President, Global Finance/Chief Financial Officer of the International Lodging Division of Marriott International, Inc. from 2004. She was employed by Marriott in various finance, accounting and business development roles from 1989 to 1993 and 1994 to 2010, and was first appointed as Executive Vice President in 2002. Ms. Bartlett holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Master’s degree in Finance from Loyola University Maryland.

Thierry Guillemin

Mr. Thierry Guillemin is Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer of Intelsat Corp., the subsidiary of Intelsat SA. Prior to that Mr. Guillemin served as Senior Vice President and Chief Technical Officer of Intelsat Corporation since February 2008, with responsibility for customer operations, space systems management and planning, and satellite operations. From July 2006 to February 2008, he served as Intelsat Corporation’s Vice President of Satellite Operations & Engineering, in which role he was responsible for the service availability of Intelsat’s entire in-orbit fleet of satellites (combined with PanAmSat’s). From July 2005 to July 2006, Mr. Guillemin served as Vice President of Satellite Engineering & Program Management of Intelsat Global Service Corporation, and from January 2003 to July 2005, he served as Senior Director of Satellite Operations. He has over 30 years’ experience in the satellite industry, in disciplines including spacecraft development, launch and operations. Mr. Guillemin earned a Master’s Degree in Space Engineering from the École Nationale Superieure de l’Aeronautique et de l’Espace in Toulouse, France.

Justin Bateman

Mr. Justin Bateman is Director of Intelsat SA. Mr. Bateman is a Senior Partner of BC Partners based in its New York office, the investment arm of which he co-established in early 2008. He initially joined BC Partners’ London office in 2000 from PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he spent three years in Transaction Services working on due diligence projects for both financial investors and corporate clients. In 2002/2003 he left BC Partners to complete his MBA at INSEAD before rejoining its London office. Mr. Bateman serves on the board of Office Depot Inc., MultiPlan, Inc. and Cequel Corporation. He has a degree in economics from the University of Cambridge in the UK.

Egon Durban

Mr. Egon Durban is Director of Intelsat SA. Mr. Durban is a Managing Partner and Managing Director of Silver Lake. Mr. Durban joined Silver Lake in 1999 as a founding principal and has worked in the firm’s Menlo Park and New York offices and set-up and oversaw the firm’s London office from 2005 to 2010. Mr. Durban serves on the board of directors of NXP Semiconductors N.V., MultiPlan, Inc. and on the Executive Committee of William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, LLC. Mr. Durban also oversees the firm’s investments in Groupon and Zynga and oversaw investments in Unity Media, Tandberg and Intelsat debt. Previously, he served on the board of Skype Global S.à r.l. and was the Chairman of its Operating Committee. Earlier, Mr. Durban worked in Morgan Stanley’s Corporate Finance Technology and Equity Capital Markets Group. Mr. Durban graduated from Georgetown University with a B.S. in Finance.

Simon Patterson

Mr. Simon Patterson is Director of Intelsat SA. Mr. Patterson is a Managing Director of Silver Lake having joined in 2005. Mr. Patterson previously worked at G-FX, the Financial Times Group and McKinsey & Company. Mr. Patterson also serves on the board of directors of Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. and MultiPlan, Inc. Previously, he served on the board of Skype Global S.à r.l. Mr. Patterson holds an M.A. from King’s College, Cambridge University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Phillip Spector

Mr. Phillip L. Spector is Director of Intelsat SA. He was previously the managing partner of the Washington, D.C. office of the law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, and chair of the firm’s Communications & Technology Group. He is the former Chairman of the American Bar Association’s International Communications Committee, and served in the U.S. government as Associate Assistant to the President and as a law clerk to a Supreme Court justice. Mr. Spector is a magna cum laude graduate of the Harvard Law School and holds a Master in Public Policy degree from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

Raymond Svider

Mr. Raymond Svider is Director of Intelsat SA. Mr. Svider has been Co-Chairman of BC Partners since December 2008 and has been a Managing Partner of BC Partners, since 2003. He joined BC Partners in 1992 in Paris before moving to London in 2000 to lead its investments in the technology and telecommunications industries. Over the years, Mr. Svider has participated in or led a variety of investments including Tubesca, Nutreco, UTL, Neopost, Polyconcept, Neuf Telecom, Unity Media/Tele Columbus, Office Depot Inc., ATI Enterprises, MultiPlan, Inc., Suddenlink Communications and Hamilton Sundstrand Industrials. He is currently on the board of Office Depot Inc., Suddenlink Communications and MultiPlan, Inc., Cequel Corporation and Silver II Acquisition S.à r.l. Prior to joining BC Partners, Mr. Svider worked in investment banking at Wasserstein Perella in New York and Paris, and at the Boston Consulting Group in Chicago. Mr. Svider holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago and a Master of Science in Engineering from both École Polytechnique and École Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications in France.

Denis Villafranca

Mr. Denis Villafranca is Director of Intelsat SA. Mr. Villafranca joined BC Partners in 1999, where he is a Senior Partner. He previously worked for Bain & Company in Paris as a management consultant specializing in M&A advisory, corporate strategy and operational improvements. Mr. Villafranca is a graduate in business administration from the École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC) in Paris. He also holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Robert Callahan

Mr. Robert F. Callahan is an Independent Director of the Company. He brings a wealth of experience in the media, internet and technology sectors to Intelsat. Prior to joining Longueview, he served as a special advisor with General Atlantic, Inc., a leading global growth equity firm with $17 billion in assets under management, where he helped discover and build value for unique, high growth companies, such as the Alibaba Group, Zagat and Network Solutions, where he served as chairman. He previously held the position of chairman and chief executive officer of Ziff Davis Media, where he led the digital transformation of the company. Mr. Callahan also spent 20 years at the Walt Disney Company/ABC/Capital Cities, where he held numerous positions, including president of ABC, Inc., the company’s $6 billion TV and Radio division, where he was responsible for driving the programming and growth for the business. Mr. Callahan holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Journalism from the University of Kansas.

John Diercksen

Mr. John W. Diercksen has been appointed as Independent Director of Intelsat SA., with effect from September 6, 2013. Mr. Diercksen is currently an executive vice president of Verizon Communications, with responsibility for key strategic initiatives related to the review and assessment of potential mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. At Verizon, he previously held the position of executive vice president, strategy, development and planning and was instrumental in forging Verizon’s strategy of technology investment, including repositioning its assets through the acquisition of spectrum. Earlier in his career, Mr. Diercksen held a number of senior financial and leadership positions at Verizon, Bell Atlantic, and NYNEX, among others. Mr. Diercksen holds an MBA from Pace University and a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from Iona College.

Edward Kangas

Mr. Edward A. Kangas is Independent Director of Intelsat SA. Mr. Kangas has served as Non-Executive Chairman of Tenet Healthcare Corporation since 2003. Mr. Kangas also serves on the board of directors of Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc., Intuit Inc. and United Technologies Corporation, and he formerly served as a director of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., Eclipsys Corp. and Electronic Data Systems Corp. Mr. Kangas previously served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte, Touche, Tohmatsu from 1989 to 2000. He also served as the managing partner of Deloitte & Touche (USA) from 1989 to 1994. Mr. Kangas holds a bachelor’s degree in business and an MBA from the University of Kansas and is a Certified Public Accountant.
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