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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Ellis

68 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board

Jeffrey Storey

55 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Sunit Patel

54 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Hector Alonso

58 2011 Regional President, Latin America

Andrew Crouch

45 2014 Regional President - EMEA and GAM Division

Laurinda Pang

46 2016 Regional President - North America and Asia Pacific

John Ryan

53 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary

Eric Mortensen

57 2003 Senior Vice President, Controller

Kevin Chilton

61 2012 Independent Director

Steven Clontz

66 2012 Independent Director

Irene Esteves

56 2014 Independent Director

T. Michael Glenn

60 2012 Independent Director

Spencer Hays

71 2014 Independent Director

Michael Mahoney

65 2007 Independent Director

Kevin Mooney

57 2014 Independent Director

Lim Huat Seah

69 2011 Independent Director

Peter Van Oppen

62 2013 Independent Director

Mark Stoutenberg

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

James Ellis

Adm. (Retd.) James O. Ellis, Jr., U.S. Navy (ret.), is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Level 3 Communications Inc., effective May 22, 2014. He is a director since March 2005. Since May 2012, Mr. Ellis has been a private investor and since November 2014, he has served as an Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. From May 2005 until May 2012, Mr. Ellis was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations or INPO, a nonprofit corporation established by the nuclear utility industry in 1979 to promote the highest levels of safety and reliability in the operation of nuclear electric generating plants. Prior to that, Mr. Ellis served as Commander, U.S. Strategic Command in Omaha, Nebraska, reporting directly to the Secretary of Defense, from July 2004 until retiring in May 2005, after 35 years of service in the U.S. Navy. In his Naval career, he held seven commands. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, he also holds M.S. degrees in Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and in Aeronautical Systems from the University of West Florida. He served as a Naval aviator, is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School and was qualified in the operation and maintenance of naval nuclear power plants. Mr. Ellis is also a member of the Board of Directors of Dominion Resources, Inc., a major utility company engaged in the generation and distribution of electricity and natural gas and Lockheed Martin Corporation, a global security company. Mr. Ellis served on the Board of Directors of Inmarsat PLC until March 2015. Mr. Ellis has been elected to The National Academy of Engineering, which honors those who have made outstanding contributions to engineering research, practice, or education.

Jeffrey Storey

Mr. Jeffrey K. Storey is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Prior to that, Mr. Storey was President and Chief Operating Officer of Level 3 from December 2008 until April 11, 2013. From December 2005 until May 2008, Mr. Storey was President—Leucadia Telecommunications Group of Leucadia National Corporation, where he directed and managed Leucadia's investments in telecommunications companies. Prior to that, beginning in October 2002, Mr. Storey was President and Chief Executive Officer of WilTel Communications Group, LLC until its sale to the Company in December 2005. Prior to this position, Mr. Storey was Senior Vice President—Chief Operations Officer, Network for Williams Communications, Inc., where he had responsibility for all areas of operations for the company's communications network, including planning, engineering, field operations, service delivery and network management.

Sunit Patel

Mr. Sunit S. Patel is Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Prior to March 2008, Mr. Patel was Chief Financial Officer from May 2003 and a Group Vice President of Level 3 from March 2003 to March 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Patel was Chief Financial Officer of Looking Glass Networks, Inc., a provider of metropolitan fiber optic networks, from April 2000 until March 2003. Mr. Patel was Treasurer of WorldCom Inc. and MCI Worldcom Inc., each long distance telephone services providers from 1997 to March 2000. From 1994 to 1997, Mr. Patel was Treasurer of MFS Communications Company, Inc.

Hector Alonso

Mr. Hector R. Alonso is Regional President, Latin America of Level 3 Communications Inc., since November 2011. Mr. Alonso joined the management team in connection with our completion of the acquisition of Global Crossing. In this position, Mr. Alonso has responsibility for our business in Latin America. Prior to the acquisition, Mr. Alonso served as managing director—Latin America from May 2007 until November 2011. Mr. Alonso joined Global Crossing after its acquisition of Impsat Fiber Networks, Inc. As managing director, Mr. Alonso oversaw Global Crossing's strategy and operations across Latin America. Prior to the acquisition by Global Crossing, Mr. Alonso served as Chief Financial Officer of Impsat, in which capacity he was responsible for finance, administration, planning, human resources and information management systems. Prior to becoming chief financial officer in June 2002, Mr. Alonso served as Impsat's Chief Operating Officer in Latin America and the U.S. and president of its Colombian operations. Prior to his tenure at Impsat, Mr. Alonso was managing director of Lime S.A., a waste management company in Colombia, and held other key positions in the Pescarmona group of companies.

Andrew Crouch

Mr. Andrew E. Crouch is Regional President - EMEA and GAM Division of Level 3 Communications, Inc. since October 31, 2014. Prior to that served as Regional President North America from October 2012 to October 31, 2014. Mr. Crouch has responsibility for the overall business results of the region including sales, marketing and operations. Prior to his position as Regional President North America, Mr. Crouch was Regional President Sales for North America from October 2011 to October 2012 and President of Sales from August 2010 to October 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Crouch was President of the Wholesale Markets Group from February 2008 to August 2010. From August 2005 to February 2008, Mr. Crouch was promoted to positions of increasing responsibility within Level 3's Sales organization. From January 2004 to August 2005, Mr. Crouch led Level 3's Enterprise Voice product team and from November 2001 to January 2004, held senior positions within the Sales organization.

Laurinda Pang

Ms. Laurinda Y. Pang is Regional President - North America and Asia Pacific of the Company, Ms. Pang was the Chief Human Resources Officer for Level 3, developing the global organization to support the company's strategic initiatives and profitable growth. She has nearly 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, holding leadership roles in human resources, customer experience, investor relations, operations, product management, sales and sales operations. Prior to Level 3, Ms. Pang was Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Global Crossing. She also served as Vice President of Global Crossing customer experience re-engineering, where she was responsible for all aspects of global business transformation affecting customer experience. Prior to that, as Vice President for Global Crossing investor relations, she was responsible for communicating with shareholders, bondholders and financial analysts. She also served as the Chief of Staff to the CEO and Vice President of Operations for Global Crossing, and was a member of the executive team that restructured Global Crossing during a critical phase in its history.

John Ryan

Mr. John M. Ryan has been Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary of the Company. Mr. Ryan also became our Secretary in June 2014, having served as our Assistant Secretary since June 2011. Mr. Ryan is responsible for Level 3's legal and regulatory functions worldwide. Prior to his current position, Mr. Ryan was Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of the company from January 2011 until June 2011. Mr. Ryan was Senior Vice President and Assistant Chief Legal Officer of Level 3 Communications, LLC from March 2007 until January 2011, responsible for the customer and vendor contracting groups and the public policy group. Mr. Ryan was a Senior Vice President within the Legal Department from June 2004, and was a Vice President in the Legal Department from December 1999 through June 2004. Prior to December 1999, Mr. Ryan was a partner and associate at Fraser Stryker Law Firm in Omaha, where his practice focused on the communications industry.

Eric Mortensen

Mr. Eric J. Mortensen is Senior Vice President and Controller of Level 3 Communications Inc, since 2003. Prior to that, Mr. Mortensen was Vice President and Controller of Level 3 from 1999 to 2003 and was the Controller of Level 3 from 1997 to 1999. Prior to that, Mr. Mortensen was Controller and Assistant Controller of Kiewit Diversified Group for more than five years.

Kevin Chilton

Gen. (Retd.) Kevin P. Chilton is an Independent Director of Level 3 Communications, Inc., since April 05, 2012. In February 2011, General Chilton retired from the U.S. Air Force after 34 years of service. Mr. Chilton served as Commander, U.S. Strategic Command, from 2007 through 2011, overseeing operations for the U.S. Department of Defense nuclear, space and cyberspace operations. From 2006 to 2007, Mr. Chilton served as Commander of Air Force Space Command, where he was responsible for all Air Force space and nuclear ICBM programs. He previously served in a variety of command positions and as a pilot and test pilot. Mr. Chilton also served as a NASA astronaut from 1987 to 1996, including on three space shuttle flights, and as the Deputy Program Manager for the International Space Station from 1996 to 1998. Mr. Chilton is a director of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation and Orbital Sciences Corporation. Mr. Chilton is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Aerospace Corporation, a federally funded research and development center that is sponsored by the United States Air Force, and provides objective technical analyses and assessments for space programs that serve the U.S. national interest and a member of the Board of Governors of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The Board selected Mr. Chilton to serve as a director because it will benefit from his extensive command and leadership experience in the Air Force, which provides him with a valuable blend of political, legislative, international and regulatory knowledge and experience as we continue to implement our business strategy and review opportunities to grow business with various federal, state and local governmental departments and agencies. Mr. Chilton also gained managerial, financial and executive experience with his involvement in preparing the Air Force five-year budget/program for several years. Mr. Chilton is chairman of the Board's Classified Business and Security Committee and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee.

Steven Clontz

Mr. Steven Terrell Clontz is an Independent Director of Level 3 Communications Inc., since April 5, 2012. Mr. Clontz has been designated as a nominee by STT Crossing pursuant to the STT Stockholder Rights Agreement. Mr. Clontz served as a member of the executive committee of Global Crossing from December 2003 until its sale in October 2011. Mr. Clontz has been Senior Executive Vice President (International) of Singapore Technologies Telemedia Pte. Ltd. since January 2010. Effective March 2014, Mr. Clontz is also a Corporate Adviser to Temasek International Advisors Pte. Ltd. He was chief executive officer of StarHub Ltd from 1999 to 2009, and has served as a director of StarHub Ltd since 1999. From December 1995 through December 1998, Mr. Clontz served as chief executive officer, president and a director of IPC Information Systems, based in New York City. Prior to that, Mr. Clontz worked at BellSouth International, joining in 1987 and holding senior executive positions of increasing responsibility, serving the last three years as president Asia-Pacific. Mr. Clontz has served as a director of InterDigital, Inc. since 1998 and served as a director of Equinix from 2005 until 2014. Mr. Clontz began his career as an engineer with Southern Bell in 1973. STT Crossing believes that Mr. Clontz brings to Level 3's board extensive telecommunications business and operating experience, and that his leadership roles at non-U.S. companies bring an international perspective that adds diversity to the deliberations of Level 3's Board. Mr. Clontz is chairman of the Board's Strategic Planning Committee and a member of the Board's Nominating and Governance Committee.

Irene Esteves

Ms. Irene M. Esteves is an Independent Director of Level 3 Communications, Inc. since October 31, 2014 and was a member of the tw telecom inc. Board of Directors from June 2014 until October 31, 2014. Ms. Esteves is an experienced public company executive, having served most recently as Chief Financial Officer of Time Warner Cable Inc. from July 2011 to May 2013, with oversight over all finance functions, including treasury, accounting, internal audit, strategic financial planning, mergers and acquisitions and investor relations. Ms. Esteves previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of XL Group plc from May 2010 to June 2011. Prior to that position, Ms. Esteves served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Regions Financial Corporation from April 2008 to February 2010 and as Chief Financial Officer of the Capital Management Group, Wachovia Corporation from 2006 to 2008. Ms. Esteves is a member of the Board of Directors of Aramark and previously served on the Board of Directors of Timberland Co. and Johnson Diversey Inc. With over 20 years of experience overseeing global finance, risk management, finance operations, human resources and corporate strategy for prominent U.S. and global companies, including Time Warner Cable Inc.

T. Michael Glenn

Mr. T. Michael Glenn is an Independent Director of Level 3 Communications, Inc., since October 01, 2012. Since 1998, Mr. Glenn has been the Executive Vice President—Market Development and Corporate Communications of FedEx Corporation, a global provider of supply chain, transportation, business and related information services. Mr. Glenn is a member of the five-person executive committee, responsible for planning and executing FedEx's strategic business activities. Since 2000, Mr. Glenn also serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of FedEx Corporate Services, responsible for all marketing, sales, customer service and retail operations functions for all FedEx companies. From 1994 to 1998, Mr. Glenn was Senior Vice President—Marketing and Corporate Communications of FedEx Express. Mr. Glenn is also a director of Pentair Inc., and was formerly a director of Deluxe Corporation and Renasant Corporation. Mr. Glenn has over 30 years of business leadership experience in an organization that is known for highly developed processes and worldwide operations.

Spencer Hays

Mr. Spencer B. Hays is an Independent Director of Level 3 Communications, Inc. since October 31, 2014 and was a member of the tw telecom inc. Board of Directors from 2007 until October 31, 2014 and from 1999 to 2006. Mr. Hays served as tw telecom inc.'s Lead Director from 2011 until October 31, 2014. Mr. Hays is a senior corporate attorney with over 25 years of experience with a large public company. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Hays served as Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of Time Warner Inc., from January 2001 to March 2006. Prior to that, Mr. Hays served as Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of Time Warner Inc., from its formation in 1990 to January 2001.

Michael Mahoney

Mr. Michael J. Mahoney is an Independent Director of Level 3 Communications Inc., since August 2007. Mr. Mahoney has been a private investor since March 2007. From 2000 until March 2007, Mr. Mahoney was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Commonwealth Telephone Enterprises, Inc. ("Commonwealth"). Prior to that, from 1997 until 2000, Mr. Mahoney was President and Chief Operating Officer of RCN Corporation. Mr. Mahoney also served as President and Chief Operating Officer of C-TEC Corporation from 1993 until 1997. Mr. Mahoney is a member of the Board of Directors of FairPoint Communications, Inc. Mr. Mahoney was previously a member of the Board of Trustees of Wilkes University. Mr. Mahoney has over 30 years of experience in leading and directing companies in the telecommunications industry, having most recently served as the Chief Executive Officer of Commonwealth.

Kevin Mooney

Mr. Kevin W. Mooney is an Independent Director of Level 3 Communications, Inc. since October 31, 2014 and was a member of the tw telecom inc. Board of Directors from 2005 until October 31, 2014. Mr. Mooney has extensive experience in telecommunications operations and, as a former chief financial officer of a public telecommunications company, in accounting matters. Since October 2009, Mr. Mooney has served as President, General Markets Division, of Blackbaud, Inc., a leading provider of software and professional services to the not-for-profit market, where he previously served as Chief Commercial Officer. Prior to that, Mr. Mooney served as Chief Commercial Officer of Travelport GDS, a privately held provider of IT infrastructure and distribution services to the travel industry from August 2007 to July 2008. Prior to this position, Mr. Mooney served as Chief Financial Officer of Worldspan, L.P., a privately held transaction processing firm from March 2005 until its acquisition by Travelport GDS in August 2007.

Lim Huat Seah

Mr. Seah Lim Huat is an Independent Director of Level 3 Communications Inc., since October 4, 2011. Mr. Seah has been designated as a nominee by STT Crossing pursuant to the STT Stockholder Rights Agreement. Since January 2005, Mr. Seah has been a member of the Temasek Advisory Panel of Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited and since November 2004 he has been a Deputy Chairman of the board of directors of STT Communications Ltd. He also served as vice chairman of the Board of Directors of Global Crossing from December 2003 until its sale to us in October 2011. From December 2001 until December 2004 he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Technologies Pte Ltd (which we refer to as Singapore Technologies) and also a member of its board of directors. Before joining Singapore Technologies in December 2001, he was a banker for the prior 33 years, retiring as Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Overseas Union Bank in September 2001. He has served on the boards of CapitaLand Limited since 2001, StarHub Ltd and STATS ChipPAC Ltd. since 2002 and LaSalle Foundation Limited since 2007 and is also the Chairman of the Board of LaSalle College of the Arts Limited. In addition, Mr. Seah has served on the boards of the DBS Bank Ltd and DBS Group Holdings Ltd since 2009 and now is the Chairman of each of those boards. He also served on the boards of SembCorp Industries Ltd from 1998 to 2010, PT Indosat Tbk from 2002 to 2008, STT from 2004 to 2010, Bank of China Limited from 2006 to 2010 and Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd from 2002 until 2014. Mr. Seah was awarded the Distinguished Service Order in 2012 and the Public Service Star in 1999 by the Government of Singapore.

Peter Van Oppen

Mr. Peter H. Van Oppen is an Independent Director of Level 3 Communications, Inc., since March 1, 2013. Mr. van Oppen has been a partner at Trilogy Partnership, a private investment firm focused on technology and telecommunications, since 2006. Prior to joining Trilogy, Mr. van Oppen served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board for Advanced Digital Information Corporation ("ADIC"), a data storage company, for twelve years, from 1994 through its acquisition by Quantum Corp. in 2006. Prior to ADIC, Mr. van Oppen served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Interpoint, a predecessor company to ADIC, from 1989 until its acquisition by Crane Co. in October 1996, and had also been a consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Bain & Company. Mr. van Oppen currently serves as a member of the UW Medicine Board, which consists of community leaders appointed by the University of Washington Board of Regents, a member of the Board of Trustees at Whitman College and is its former Chairman of the Board and Chair of the Investment Committee and serves on the boards of directors of several private companies. Mr. van Oppen was formerly a director of Isilon Systems, Inc. and Western Wireless Corporation.

Mark Stoutenberg