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NII Holdings Inc (NIHD.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kevin Beebe

58 2013 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Steven Shindler

53 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Daniel Freiman

44 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Roberto Rittes

43 2017 Chief Executive Officer - Nextel Brazil

Shana Smith

43 2015 Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

James Continenza

53 2015 Independent Director

Howard Hoffmann

61 2015 Independent Director

Ricardo Knoepfelmacher

50 2013 Independent Director

Christopher Rogers

57 2015 Independent Director

Robert Schriesheim

56 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kevin Beebe

Mr. Kevin L. Beebe has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of NII Holdings, Inc., effective May 22, 2013. He has been Independent Director of the Company since June 25, 2010. Mr. Beebe has been president and chief executive officer of 2BPartners, LLC, a partnership that provides strategic, financial and operational advice to private equity clients, investors and management since November 2007. Previously, he was group president of operations at ALLTEL Corporation, a telecommunications services company, from 1998 to 2007. From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Beebe served as executive vice president of operations for 360° Communications Co., a wireless communication company. Prior to that time, he has held a variety of executive and senior management positions at several divisions and affiliates of Sprint Corporation. Mr. Beebe began his career at AT&T/Southwestern Bell as a Manager. Mr. Beebe also serves as a director for Skyworks Solutions, Inc., a semiconductor and wireless handset chip supplier, and SBA Communications Corporation, a provider of wireless and broadcast communications infrastructure. Mr. Beebe is a founding partner of Astra Capital, a private equity company based in Washington, D.C.

Steven Shindler

Mr. Steven M. Shindler is Chief Executive Officer, Director of NII Holdings Inc. He served as Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Company on April 30, 2013. Mr. Shindler has served as interim Chief Executive Officer of the Company since December 2012 and has been a director since 1997 and Chairman of the Board since 2002. Mr. Shindler, 50, previously served as the Company's Chief Executive Officer from 2000 until February 2008. Mr. Shindler also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Nextel Communications from 1996 until 2000. From 1987 to 1996, Mr. Shindler was an officer with Toronto Dominion Bank, a bank where he was a senior managing director in its communications finance group.

Daniel Freiman

Mr. Daniel E. Freiman is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of NII Holdings Inc. Mr. Freiman has served as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of NII Holdings since September 2015. Prior to September 2015, Mr. Freiman served as Treasurer, Vice President of Corporate Development and Investor Relations of NII Holdings since 2009. From 2005 to 2008, Mr. Freiman served as Vice President and Controller of NII Holdings. Prior to joining NII Holdings, Mr. Freiman was with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Roberto Rittes

Mr. Roberto Rittes has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer - Nextel Brazil of the Company., effective April 24, 2017. He previously served as a key officer for Brazilian telecom companies Brasil Telecom and Oi Paggo, from 2004 to 2011. Most recently, Mr. Rittes was a principal at H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity investment firm, from 2016 to 2017. Prior to that, Mr. Rittes served as Chief Financial Officer of Boa Vista Serviços, a Brazilian credit bureau managed by RMG Capital, from 2013 to 2016. From 2011 to 2012, Mr. Rittes served as Chief Financial Officer of Estre Ambiental, an environmental services group in Latin America managed by BTG and Angra. Mr. Rittes holds a master degree in business administration from Harvard Business School. Mr. Rittes holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and an undergraduate degree in business from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (EAESP-FGV).

Shana Smith

Mrs. Shana C. Smith is Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. Mrs. Smith has served as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of NII Holdings since September 2015. Prior to September 2015, Mrs. Smith served as Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of NII Holdings since 2011 and as Corporate Counsel and Assistant Secretary from 2009 to 2011. Prior to joining NII Holdings, Mrs. Smith served as Corporate Counsel of Sprint Nextel Corporation and was previously a corporate associate with the law firm of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver and Jacobson.

James Continenza

Mr. James V. Continenza is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Continenza has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TBC Holdings I, Inc., the parent company of The Berry Company, LLC, a holding company created to acquire and manage various advertising, marketing and technology companies, since 2012. Prior to joining The Berry Company, Mr. Continenza served as President of STi Prepaid, LLC, a telecommunications company, from 2010 to 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Continenza served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Anchor Glass Container Corp., a leading manufacturer of glass containers; President and Chief Executive Officer of Teligent, Inc., a provider of communications services including voice, data, and internet access; Chief Operating Officer of Arch Wireless, Inc., a wireless services provider; and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Lucent Technologies Product Finance, a global leader in telecom equipment. In addition, Mr. Continenza currently serves as a director and chair of the boards of Eastman Kodak Company, a provider of imaging products and services, Neff Corp., a company that provides construction equipment and tool rental, and Tembec Inc., a forest products company.

Howard Hoffmann

Mr. Howard S. Hoffmann is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hoffmann has served as a Managing Partner at De Novo Perspectives, a professional services firm specializing in financial and operational performance improvement, crisis and litigation management, investor and creditor advisory services, and corporate turnaround and restructuring advisory services, since 2008. From 2001 to 2012, Mr. Hoffmann served as a Managing Partner at Nightingale & Associates, LLC, a consulting firm providing financial, business advisory and management services. Mr. Hoffmann also currently serves as Executive Director at Hickey Smith LLP, a multi-state law firm, Executive Director of American Discovery Limited, a business process outsourcing company, and as Vice President of Evolution Pharmacy Services, Inc., a pharmacy services company.

Ricardo Knoepfelmacher

Mr. Ricardo Knoepfelmacher has been appointed as Independent Director of NII Holdings, Inc., effective May 22, 2013. Mr. Knoepfelmacher has served on our Board since 2013. Mr. Knoepfelmacher co-founded RK Partners, formerly known as Angra Partners Turnaround, a financial and operational restructuring and turnaround advisory firm, in 2003 and is currently a Managing Partner of the firm. Prior to his service as Managing Partner at RK Partners, Mr. Knoepfelmacher served as Chief Executive Officer of Brasil Telecom from 2005 to 2009 and Chief Executive Officer of Pegasus Telecom from 2000 to 2002. He also worked for Citibank and McKinsey & Company before starting his first company, MGDK & Associados, a restructuring and consulting firm.

Christopher Rogers

Mr. Christopher T. Rogers is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Rogers has been a General Partner at Lumia Capital since 2013. From 1991 until 2012, Mr. Rogers held various executive positions with Sprint Corporation and Nextel Communications, Inc. Most recently, Mr. Rogers served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Spectrum, at Sprint, where he oversaw mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, equity investments and joint ventures and was responsible for management and oversight of wireless spectrum licenses and Sprint’s portfolio of emerging technology investments. Mr. Rogers serves as a director of Digital Turbine, Inc., a provider of mobile products that enable the monetization of mobile content.

Robert Schriesheim

Mr. Robert A. Schriesheim is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Schriesheim has been the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sears Holdings Corporation since August 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Schriesheim served as Chief Financial Officer of Hewitt Associates, Inc., a global human resources consulting and outsourcing company, from January 2010 to October 2010. From October 2006 to January 2010, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Lawson Software, Inc., an ERP software provider. Prior to joining Lawson Software, Mr. Schriesheim held executive positions at ARCH Development Partners, Global TeleSystems, SBC Equity Partners, Ameritech, AC Nielsen and Brooke Group Ltd. Mr. Schriesheim currently serves as a director of Houlihan Lokey, Inc., a global investment bank, where he serves as the chair of the audit committee and as a member of the compensation committee. Mr. Schriesheim also serves as a director of Skyworks Solutions, Inc., a semiconductor and wireless handset chip supplier, where he is the chair of the audit committee.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Kevin Beebe

387,510

Steven Shindler

9,258,330

Daniel Freiman

2,123,460

Roberto Rittes

--

Shana Smith

2,127,970

James Continenza

296,517

Howard Hoffmann

288,811

Ricardo Knoepfelmacher

327,510

Christopher Rogers

300,284

Robert Schriesheim

138,068
As Of  30 Dec 2015