People: Level 3 Communications Inc (LVLT.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Ellis

66 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board

Jeffrey Storey

53 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Sunit Patel

52 2008 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Hector Alonso

56 2011 Regional President, Latin America

Andrew Crouch

43 2014 Regional President - EMEA and GAM Division

Laurinda Pang

2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

John Ryan

51 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary

Eric Mortensen

55 2003 Senior Vice President, Controller

John Waters

2013 Chief Technology Officer

Kevin Chilton

59 2012 Independent Director

Archie Clemins

70 2011 Independent Director

Steven Clontz

63 2012 Independent Director

T. Michael Glenn

58 2012 Independent Director

Richard Jaros

62 1997 Independent Director

Michael Mahoney

63 2007 Independent Director

Lim Seah

67 2011 Independent Director

Peter van Oppen

60 2013 Independent Director

Albert Yates

72 2005 Independent Director

Mark Stoutenberg

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

James Ellis

Admiral (Retired) James O. Ellis, Jr., U.S. Navy, has been appointed as an Independent Chairman of the Board of Level 3 Communications Inc., effective May 22, 2014. Ellis has been a member of the Board since March 2005. He also serves as chairman of the Board's Classified Business and Security Committee and is a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee. Since November 2013, he has served as an Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. From May 2005 until May 2012, Ellis was the president and chief executive officer of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations. Additionally, Ellis is a member of the Board of Directors of Lockheed Martin Corporation and Dominion Resources, Inc. He served on the Board of directors of Inmarsat PLC until March 2014. Ellis is former commander of the United States Strategic Command at Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska, where he had global responsibility for strategic warning systems, integrated missile defense, space operations and other critical national defense functions. Prior to that, he served as commander in chief of U.S. naval forces in Europe and as commander in chief of Allied forces in southern Europe. He is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and holds master's degrees in aerospace engineering and aeronautical systems from the Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of West Florida, respectively. He retired with the rank of Admiral from the U.S. Navy after 35 years of service.

Jeffrey Storey

Mr. Jeffrey K. Storey is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Level 3 Communications Inc. 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 serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Level 3 Communications Inc., since March 2008. Prior to that, 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 MCIWorldcom 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 serves as Regional President, Latin America of Level 3 Communications Inc., since November 2011. Mr. Alonso joined the management team in connection with completion of the acquisition of Global Crossing. In this position, Mr. Alonso has responsibility for 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. Mr. Crouch has responsibility for the overall business results of the region including sales, marketing and operations. Prior to this position, 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 the Sales organization. From January 2004 to August 2005, Mr. Crouch led the Enterprise Voice product team and from November 2001 to January 2004, held senior positions within the Sales organization.

Laurinda Pang

Ms. Laurinda Y. Pang has been appointed as Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer of the Company, effective June 1, 2014. As chief administrative officer, Pang has global responsibility for Level 3's human resources, corporate strategy, corporate development, corporate communications and corporate social responsibility. Pang, who most recently served as the company's chief human resources officer, has been with Level 3 and its predecessor companies since 1994. Prior to leading the company's strategic people initiatives, she served as vice president of customer experience re-engineering, vice president of investor relations and in other leadership roles in sales, operations and marketing.

John Ryan

Mr. John M. Ryan has been Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary of the Company. He has been appointed as Secretary of the Company, effective June 1, 2014. 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 serves as Senior Vice President, 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.

John Waters

John F. Waters, Jr. is a Chief Technology Officer of Level 3 Communications, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Waters was our President Global Network Services and Chief Technology Officer from March 2007 until February 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Waters was Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer from January 2004 to February 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Waters was Group Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of the Company from February 2000 to January 2004. Mr. Waters joined Level 3 in November 1997 as Vice President, Engineering. Prior to that, Mr. Waters was an executive staff member of MCI Communications from 1994 to November 1997.

Kevin Chilton

General Kevin P. Chilton (ret.) 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. General 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, General 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. General 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. General Chilton is a director of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation and Orbital Sciences Corporation. General Chilton is also a member of the board 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.

Archie Clemins

Admiral (Retired) Archie R. Clemins, U.S. Navy, serves as an Independent Director of Level 3 Communications Inc., since October 4, 2011. Admiral Clemins has been designated as a nominee by STT Crossing pursuant to the STT Stockholder Rights Agreement. Since January 2000, Admiral Clemins has been the owner and President of Caribou Technologies, Inc., an international consulting firm, and concentrates on the transition and integration of commercial technology to the government sectors, both in the United States and Asia. From 2008 to April 2011, he served as a director of Cyalume Technology Holdings, Inc. He also served as a director of Global Crossing from December 2003 until its sale to the Company in October 2011. In addition to serving on the boards of other technology, nonprofit and venture capital concerns, Admiral Clemins is a Venture/Limited Partner with Highway 12 Ventures. As an officer of the United States Navy from 1966 through December 1999, Admiral Clemins' active duty service included command of the attack submarine USS Pogy (SSN-647), Commander, U.S. Seventh Fleet, and Admiral and the 28th Commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet.

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. Mr. Clontz has been Senior Executive Vice President for North America and Europe of Singapore Technologies Telemedia Pte. Ltd. since January 2010. Effective March 2013, 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 Equinix since 2005. Mr. Clontz began his career as an engineer with Southern Bell in 1973.

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 the 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.

Richard Jaros

Mr. Richard R. Jaros is an Independent Director of Level 3 Communications Inc, since June 1993. Mr. Jaros was President from 1996 to 1997. Mr. Jaros has been a private investor for more than the past five years. Mr. Jaros served as Executive Vice President from 1993 to 1996 and Chief Financial Officer from 1995 to 1996. He also served as President and Chief Operating Officer of CalEnergy from 1992 to 1993. Mr. Jaros was previously a director of Commonwealth, MidAmerican and RCN. Mr. Jaros has over 30 years of business, finance and general management experience gained from serving in various capacities with telecommunications, diversified and alternative energy companies. As part of that experience, Mr. Jaros has over 20 years of experience in serving as a member of the board of directors for various companies in the telecommunications industry.

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. Prior to that, from 1997 until 2000, Mr. Mahoney was president and chief operating officer of RCN. 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. and the Board of Trustees of Wilkes University. Mr. Mahoney has over 30 years of experience in directing companies in the telecommunications industry, having most recently served as the Chief Executive Officer of Commonwealth.

Lim Seah

Mr. Seah Lim Huat serves as 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 in October 2011. From December 2001 until December 2004 he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Technologies Pte Ltd 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. Mr. Seah has been Chairman of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd since 2002. He also has served on the boards of CapitaLand Limited since 2001, StarHub Ltd and STATS ChipPAC Ltd. since 2002 and LaSalle Foundation Limited since 2007. In addition, Mr. Seah has served on the boards of the DBS Bank Ltd and DBS Group Holdings Ltd since 2009. 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 and Bank of China Limited from 2006 to 2010.

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 the Chairman of the Board of Trustees and is the former Chair of the Investment Committee at Whitman College and serves on the boards of directors of several private companies. Mr. van Oppen was formerly a director of Isilon Systems, Inc. In addition, Mr. van Oppen has served as and supervised public company chief financial officers and is a member, on inactive status, of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Albert Yates

Dr. Albert C. Yates, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of Level 3 Communications Inc., since March 2005. Dr. Yates retired after 13 years as president of Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado in June 2003. He was also chancellor of the Colorado State University System until October 2003, and is a former member of the board of the Federal Reserve Board of Kansas City-Denver Branch, the board of directors of First Interstate Bank, Molson Coors Brewing Company and StarTek, Inc. He currently serves as a director of Guaranty Bancorp, a bank holding company that operates 34 branches in Colorado through a single bank, Guaranty Bank and Trust Company. Dr. Yates has over 40 years of experience in academia and management generally.

Mark Stoutenberg

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