People: L-3 Communications Holdings Inc (LLL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Strianese

58 2008 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Ralph D'Ambrosio

46 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Curtis Brunson

66 2009 Executive Vice President - Corporate Strategy and Development

Steven Post

61 2008 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Richard Cody

63 2011 Senior Vice President - Washington Operations

Steven Kantor

69 2012 Senior Vice President; President of Electronic Systems Group

John McNellis

61 2014 Senior Vice President; President of Aerospace Systems

John Mega

61 2014 Senior Vice President; President - Communication Systems

Susan Opp

49 2007 Senior Vice President; President - Communication Systems Group

Dan Azmon

50 2010 Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer, Controller

Leslie Rose

66 2012 Vice President; President of National Security Solutions Group

Robert Millard

63 2008 Lead Independent Director

Claude Canizares

68 2003 Independent Director

Thomas Corcoran

69 1997 Independent Director

Ann Dunwoody

61 2013 Independent Director

Lewis Kramer

66 2009 Independent Director

Lloyd Newton

71 2012 Independent Director

Vincent Pagano

63 2013 Independent Director

Henry Shelton

72 2011 Independent Director

Arthur Simon

82 2001 Independent Director

Alan Washkowitz

73 1997 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Strianese

Mr. Michael T. Strianese is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. He has been Director since October 2006. Member of the Executive Committee. Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Strianese became Chairman on October 7, 2008 and has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since October 2006. Until February 2007, Mr. Strianese was also the company's Corporate Ethics Officer. He was the company's 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 the company's Senior Vice President - Finance. He joined the company in April 1997 as Vice President - Finance and Controller and was the company's Controller until July 2000. From April 1996, when Loral was acquired by Lockheed Martin, to April 1997, Mr. Strianese was Vice President and Controller of Lockheed Martin’s C3I and Systems Integration Sector. In addition, he served as acting Chief Financial Officer of Lockheed Martin’s Electronics Systems Sector.

Ralph D'Ambrosio

Mr. Ralph G. D'Ambrosio is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. Mr. D’Ambrosio became Chief Financial Officer in January 2007 and a Senior Vice President in April 2010. From March 2005 to January 2007, he was the company's Vice President — Finance and Principal Accounting Officer and he continued to be the company's Principal Accounting Officer until April 2008. He became the company's Controller in August 2000 and a Vice President in July 2001 and was the company's Vice President and Controller until March 2005. He joined the company in August 1997 and was the company's Assistant Controller until July 2000. Prior to joining the company , 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.

Curtis Brunson

Mr. Curtis Brunson is Executive Vice President - Corporate Strategy and Development of L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. since February 2009. He is responsible for the execution of L-3’s business strategy, including customer relationships, technical development and business development. Prior to that, he was a Senior Vice President. Mr. Brunson began his career in 1972 with Sperry Systems Management Division, prior to its merger into Unisys Government Services. At Unisys for over 20 years, he held several management positions of increasing responsibility. When Loral acquired Unisys Communication Systems in Salt Lake City, he was General Manager. That division became part of L-3 during L-3’s formation in 1997, with Mr. Brunson becoming President at that time. Mr. Brunson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the New York Institute of Technology and a Masters of Science degree in Computer Science from Polytechnic Institute of New York University.

Steven Post

Mr. Steven M. Post is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Post held several positions at L-3 and its predecessor companies, including, most recently, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the Integrated Systems’ group and prior to that, group counsel and associate counsel positions. Prior to joining L-3, Mr. Post was an instructor in the Contract Law department at the Judge Advocate General’s School in Charlottesville, Va. He began his legal and military career at the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate in Ft. Dix, N.J., as the contract and fiscal law advisor and as senior trial counsel. Following that assignment, Mr. Post served as a trial attorney in the litigation division for the Judge Advocate General at the Pentagon. Mr. Post earned his law degree with honors from Indiana University, and his undergraduate degree from the University of Dayton.

Richard Cody

Retired General Richard A. Cody is Senior Vice President - Washington Operations of L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. General Cody (U.S. Army — Ret.) joined L-3 in October 2008 and serves as a corporate Senior Vice President. Prior to joining L-3, General Cody served as the 31st Vice Chief of Staff, U.S. Army, a position he held from 2004 until his retirement from the U.S. Army in August 2008. With more than 36 years of service, General Cody has served in command and staff positions throughout the Army in the U.S. and overseas. He has also received military awards and decorations, including the Defense Distinguished Service Medal. A graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, General Cody is also a Master Aviator with more than 5,000 hours of flight time.

Steven Kantor

Mr. Steven Kantor is Senior Vice President of L-3 Communications Holdings Inc., and President of Electronic Systems Group, the subsidiary of the Company. He has been appointed as President of Electronic Systems Group of the Company, effective July 31, 2012. Mr. Kantor has served as senior vice president and president of L-3 Services Group since 2010. He has held a series of progressively responsible positions since joining L-3 in 2003 and served as president of L-3's Marine and Power Systems Group from 2008 to 2010. Earlier in his career, he held senior executive positions at BAE Systems, Loral, Lockheed Martin and United Technologies.

John McNellis

Mr. John C. McNellis is Senior Vice President of L-3 Communications Holdings Inc., and President of Aerospace Systems, a subsidiary of the Company. Prior to that, Mr. McNellis was President of Integrated Systems Group from November 2008 to March 2014, and prior to that, he was President of our Link Simulation and Training Division from September 2003 to November 2008. He possesses over 30 years of executive and project management experience in a broad spectrum of domestic and international defense programs. Prior to L-3, he served as President of Lockheed Martin’s Tactical Systems unit and held executive positions at Loral and IBM. Mr. McNellis has an extensive background in aircraft special mission systems, modification and maintenance; command, control, communications, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems; training systems; and satellite command and control. Mr. McNellis holds a Master of Science degree in physics from the University of California, Los Angeles as well as a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Santa Clara.

John Mega

Mr. John S. Mega is Senior Vice President of L-3 Communications Holdings Inc., and President of Communications, a subsidiary of the Company. Prior to that, Mr. Mega was President of the Microwave Group since he joined L-3 in 1997. Mr. Mega has worked his entire career in the defense electronics industry, having started his career at Raytheon and held executive positions at Loral, Lockheed Martin and, since its inception, L-3 Communications. He received his Bachelor of Science degree, magna cum laude, from Boston College and is a member of American Mensa.

Susan Opp

Ms. Susan D. Opp is Senior Vice President of L-3 Communications Holdings Inc., and President - Communication Systems Group of the Company. Ms. Opp formerly served as Vice President of Strategic Development and has experience in engineering, product and business development and program management. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Utah.

Dan Azmon

Mr. Dan Azmon is Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer, Controller of L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. Mr. Azmon was elected as a Vice President in April 2010. He has been the company's Principal Accounting Officer since April 2008 and Controller since January 2005. Mr. Azmon joined L-3 in October 2000 and was Assistant Controller until December 2004. Prior to joining L-3, Mr. Azmon held a number of financial management and financial reporting positions at ASARCO Incorporated and Salomon Brothers, Inc., and was a manager in the audit practice at Coopers & Lybrand LLP. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from St. John’s University in accounting and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance from Hofstra University. Mr. Azmon is also a certified public accountant.

Leslie Rose

Mr. Les Rose is Vice President of L-3 Communications Holdings Inc., and President of National Security Solutions Group, the subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Rose joined L-3 in 2005 as president of Enterprise IT Solutions and became president of L-3 STRATIS in 2010. He has also held a variety of executive management positions for 20 years with other defense contractors in IT services. Mr. Rose holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, and a Master’s of Science in civil engineering from the University of Michigan.

Robert Millard

Mr. Robert B. Millard is Lead Independent Director of L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. He has been Director since April 1997 and Chair of the Compensation and Executive Committees. Mr. Millard is currently the Managing Partner of Realm Partners LLC. He held various positions, including Managing Director, at Lehman Brothers and its predecessors from 1976 to 2008. Mr. Millard is also a director of GulfMark Offshore, Inc. He is also a current member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Claude Canizares

Prof. Claude R. Canizares Ph.D. is Independent Director of L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. He is the Member of the Audit Committee. Since 1971, Professor Canizares has been at MIT. He currently serves as the Vice President, and is the Bruno Rossi Professor of Physics. In addition, he is a principal investigator on NASA’s Chandra X-ray observatory and Associate Director of its science center. Professor Canizares is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the International Academy of Astronautics, and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He serves on the Department of Commerce’s National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the Emerging Technology and Research Advisory Committee and the National Research Council’s (NRC) Committee on Science, Technology and the Law. He 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 L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. He serves as the Chair of the Audit Committee and member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Corcoran is 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. Mr. Corcoran is also a director of GenCorp Inc. and ARINC. He formerly served as a director of La Barge, Inc., REMEC, Inc., Serco Ltd, United Industrial Corporation and Force Protection, Inc.

Ann Dunwoody

General (Ret.) Ann E. Dunwoody has been appointed as Independent Director of L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc., effective June 5, 2013. Throughout her 38-year military career, General Dunwoody served in a variety of senior staff positions in the Army. From 2008 until her retirement in 2012, she headed the Army Materiel Command, employing more than 69,000 people across 145 countries and all 50 states. General Dunwoody also served as Strategic Planner for the Chief of Staff of the Army and as Executive Officer to the Director, Defense Logistics Agency. She was the first woman in U.S. military history to achieve the rank of four-star general. During her career, she was decorated for distinguished service and has received many military and honorary awards. General Dunwoody retired from the Army in October 2012. General Dunwoody retired from the Army in October 2012.

Lewis Kramer

Mr. Lewis Kramer is Independent Director of L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. He serves as the Member of the Audit and Compensation Committees. 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 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 L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. 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 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. General (Ret.) Newton is a current director of Sonoco Products Co. and Torchmark Corporation. He formerly served as a director of Goodrich Corporation.

Vincent Pagano

Mr. Vincent Pagano, Jr., is Independent Director of L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. Mr. Pagano is an attorney specializing in corporate law. His legal career spanned 32 years at Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett, LLP, where he served as a partner since 1986 before retiring in September 2012. He headed the firm's capital markets practice, including its public company advisory practice, from 1999 to 2012. During this time, Mr. Pagano represented investment banks and public companies, including L-3, on mergers and acquisitions, financings, corporate governance and disclosure matters. Mr. Pagano serves on the Engineering Council of Lehigh University and on the board of directors of Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC, the general partner of Cheniere Energy Partners, and Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. He also serves on several community and charitable boards in New York. Prior to his legal career, Mr. Pagano was a practicing engineer.

Henry Shelton

Retired General Henry Hugh Shelton, United States Army, is Independent Director of L 3 Communications Holdings Inc. He serves as the Member of the Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee. General (Ret.) Shelton, U.S. Army 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). He has served as the Executive Director of the General H. Hugh Shelton Leadership Center at North Carolina State University since January 2002. From January 2002 until April 2006, General (Ret.) Shelton served as the President, International Sales of M.I.C. Industries, an international manufacturing company. Knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2001 and awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 2002, General (Ret.) Shelton is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Red Hat, Inc. He has also served as a director of Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc., CACI International Inc., Protective Products of America, Inc. and Anteon International.

Arthur Simon

Mr. Arthur L. Simon is Independent Director of L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. He is the Member of the Audit and Nominating/Corporate Governance Committees. Mr. Simon is an independent consultant. Before his retirement, Mr. Simon was a partner at Coopers & Lybrand LLP, Certified Public Accountants, from 1968 to 1994. He is also a director of Loral Space & Communications Inc.

Alan Washkowitz

Mr. Alan H. Washkowitz is Independent Director of L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. He serves as the Chair of the Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee and member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Washkowitz is a private investor. Before his retirement in July 2005, Mr. Washkowitz was a Managing Director of Lehman Brothers, and was responsible for the oversight of Lehman Brothers Inc. Merchant Banking Portfolio Partnership L.P. Mr. Washkowitz joined Lehman Brothers Inc. in 1978 when Kuhn Loeb & Co. was acquired by Lehman Brothers. Mr. Washkowitz is also a director of Peabody Energy Corporation.

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