People: UniTek Global Services Inc (UNTK.OQ)

UNTK.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Market

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17 Apr 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael O'Donnell

66 2012 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Rocco Romanella

56 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Andrew Herning

42 2013 Chief Financial Officer

Christopher Perkins

50 2012 president, Chief Executive Officer of FTS USA subsidiary.

Daniel Yannantuono

40 2012 Chief Executive Officer of DirectSat USA, LLC

Donald Gately

57 2012 Chief Operating Officer

Stanley Jones

59 2012 Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing

Shannon Schell

45 2012 Senior Vice President - Engineering and Supply Chain

Carole Slover

46 2012 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Glorminda McAllister

42 2013 Chief Information Officer

Kathleen McCarthy

56 2013 Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Jim Brennan

66 2013 Vice President, Controller

Mark Dailey

55 2006 Independent Director

Daniel Hopkin

35 2011 Independent Director

Dean MacDonald

54 2010 Independent Director

Michael Montelongo

58 2010 Independent Director

Robert Stott

67 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael O'Donnell

Mr. Michael F. O'Donnell, CPA, is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of UniTek Global Services, Inc. Mr. O’Donnell has served as a director of Unitek since December 2010 and has been Chairman of the Board since January 2012. Mr. O’Donnell is a financial executive with over 40 years of experience in the audit and consulting industries.Most recently, Mr. O’Donnell served as a Founding Managing Director of Protiviti, Inc., a global business consulting and internal audit firm specializing in risk, advisory and transaction services. Previously, Mr. O’Donnell spent 33 years at Arthur Andersen LLP, occupying numerous senior level positions in risk consulting, audit services and the energy industry program. Mr. O’Donnell received a B.S. in Accounting from Central Michigan University, where he was also recognized as an Honorary Doctor of Commerce.

Rocco Romanella

Mr. Rocco Romanella is Chief Executive Officer, Director of UniTek Global Services, Inc. He has served as a director of Unitek since March 2013. Mr. Romanella is the Chief Executive Officer of Unitek, a role he assumed in July 2012. Mr. Romanella brings 36 years of management, operations and engineering experience to Unitek from his career at United Parcel Service (“UPS”), where he most recently held the position of President of Retail and Residential Operations and was responsible for the global strategy of all U.S. and international retail channels. Previously, Mr. Romanella served in positions of increasing responsibility at UPS, starting as a delivery driver and eventually holding a number of senior management positions. He is also a winner of the UPS Chairman’s Award for Excellence.

Andrew Herning

Mr. Andrew J. Herning has been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of UniTek Global Services, Inc., effective June 4, 2013. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Herning was employed by AS America, Inc. (American Standard Brands) as Interim Chief Financial Officer during 2012; Vice President of Finance – Fixtures from 2009 to 2011; Senior Director of Finance – Chinaware from 2007 to 2009; and Global Controller of the Bath & Kitchen division of American Standard Companies from 2004 to 2007. Prior to joining American Standard Companies, Mr. Herning was a Senior Manager with KPMG LLP and Arthur Andersen LLP. Mr. Herning joins UniTek from AS America, Inc. (American Standard Brands), a multinational manufacturer of high quality building products with over 5,000 employees in North America, where he most recently served as interim CFO. Before being named interim CFO in 2012, he held senior-level positions the finance function for American Standard's Fixtures and Chinaware business units, and previously served as the Global Controller of American Standard Companies' bath and kitchen division. Prior to American Standard, Mr. Herning spent 11 years at KPMG LLP and Arthur Andersen LLP providing audit and advisory services to companies primarily in the telecommunications and technology industries, and was registered as a Certified Public Accountant in Colorado from 1996-2006. He graduated from Marquette University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Accounting.

Christopher Perkins

Mr. Christopher Perkins serves as president, Chief Executive Officer of FTS USA subsidiary. a subsidiary of Unitek Global services Inc., since January 2010. From July 2006 to January 2010, Mr. Perkins was the Chief Executive Officer of UniTek’s subsidiary, FTS USA. As the founder and president of FTS (the business UniTek Global Services acquired in 2006 to facilitate entry into the cable services market), Mr. Perkins is responsible for the growth, performance and profitability of the hard line broadband business. Mr. Perkins began his telecommunications career as an installer. Soon after, he became a manager and then served as a vice president of LB&L Cable, Inc. from March 1996 to March 2004. As the founder of FTS, Mr. Perkins has managed every aspect of a multi-million dollar business with numerous customers. In addition, from April 2004 to July 2005, Mr. Perkins was the Director of Technical Operations for General Fiber Communications. Mr. Perkins received his Cable TV Technician certification and his Engineering certification from the State Technical Institute of Memphis.

Daniel Yannantuono

Mr. Daniel Yannantuono serves as Chief Executive Officer of DirectSat USA, LLC, a subsidiary of Unitek Global services Inc. He is no longer Interim Co-Chief Executive Officer of the company effective July 18, 2012. He is the Chief Executive Officer of DirectSat USA subsidiary, a role he assumed in January 2010, and Co-Manager of the Interim Office of the CEO, a role he assumed in January 2012. Since October 2008, Mr. Yannantuono has served as the Chief Executive Officer of UniTek’s subsidiary, DirectSat USA. Before becoming CEO, Mr. Yannantuono held the position of President of DirectSat from January 2007 to October 2008. During his tenure, DirectSat has become one of the contract partners for DIRECTV with over 2,000 technicians nationwide. Prior to DirectSat USA, he served as Vice President of Operations for UniTek USA from August 2005. Before joining, Mr. Yannantuono served as Vice President of Finance for a telecommunications services provider. As one of the inaugural members of the executive team he was instrumental in helping the company to become the fulfillment contractor in the cable industry. Mr. Yannantuono received an undergraduate degree in business management and finance from Florida Atlantic University and a Masters of Business Administration from Villanova University.

Donald Gately

Mr. Donald W. Gately is appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of UniTek Global Services, Inc. Prior to joining Unitek, Mr. Brennan was a consultant for the Company since April 2013. From March 2006 to December 2011, Mr. Brennan was at MedQuist Inc. as the Vice President, Controller, Treasurer and Principal Financial Officer. He had been providing managerial consulting services to the Company since September 2012. Prior to his service to the Company and a period of retirement, Mr. Gately had a 35-year career at United Parcel Service, Inc. (“UPS”) where he held various executive managerial positions in all facets of the business, including operations and industrial engineering. Most recently, Mr. Gately was Vice President for Residential and Retail Channel since 2010 where he coordinated special projects for the UPS Stores division and was responsible for developing and onboarding new products and services. Prior to that, Mr. Gately was Vice President of UPS’s Central Florida District from 2006 to 2010 where he was responsible for the daily operations of logistics and transportation services. Prior to that, he served as Vice President in other district operations of UPS and managed various other operations of UPS, including hub and transportation operations.

Stanley Jones

Mr. Stanley G. Jones is Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing of UniTek Global Services, Inc., a position he has held since November 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Jones was employed by Target Corporation from September 2010 to August 2012 as Executive Team Leader of logistics. From August 2004 to November 2009, Mr. Jones was employed by FedEx Corporation as a delivery/pick-up driver.

Shannon Schell

Mr. Shannon D. Schell is the Senior Vice President - Engineering and Supply Chain of UniTek Global Services, Inc., a position he has held since November 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Schell was the Chief Operating Officer for SWI Group, a world leader in the watch industry, from February 2011 to May 2012. From June 2010 to September 2010, Mr. Schell was the Vice President of Logistics for TUI Lifestyle, a high-end furniture and design company. From September 1989 to April 2010 he was employed by UPS, with his last position as Director of Engineering — Florida.

Carole Slover

Ms. Carole Dalton Slover is the Senior Vice President - Human Resources, a position she has held since July 2012. From June 2005 to February 2012, Ms. Slover was employed by Yell Adworks as Vice President of Human Resources.

Glorminda McAllister

Ms. Glorminda McAllister is the Chief Information Officer of UniTek Global Services, Inc., a position she has held since March 2013. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. McAllister was employed by The UPS Store, Inc. from October 2001 to February 2013 where she was the Vice President of Technology from December 2009 to February 2013 and the Technology Staff Manager from January 2005 to December 2009.

Kathleen McCarthy

Ms. Kathleen McCarthy is the Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of UniTek Global Services Inc., a position she has held since April 2013. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. McCarthy was the General Counsel, Corporate Secretary at Ulticom, Inc., a provider of network signaling solutions for use in the communications industry, from 2007 to 2011.

Jim Brennan

Mr. James Brennan is the Vice President, Controller of UniTek Global Services, Inc. a position he has held since July 2013. Prior to joining Unitek, Mr. Brennan was a consultant for the Company since April 2013. From March 2006 to December 2011, Mr. Brennan was at MedQuist Inc. as the Vice President, Controller, Treasurer and Principal Financial Officer.

Mark Dailey

Mr. Mark S. Dailey is an Independent Director of UniTek Global Services, Inc. He has served as a director of Unitek since February 2006. Mr. Dailey is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Interim Management International, a consulting company that provides management services to privately-held companies. Mr. Dailey held senior executive management positions including Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing of Intralinks, Inc., a venture-funded secure document distribution company; Chief Operating Officer of LexiQuest, Inc., a technology-based company exploiting linguistics and natural language processing in developing software tools to manage, access and retrieve large Intranet document collections; and Chief Operating Officer of Medcast Networks, a venture capital-backed start-up delivering comprehensive medical information to physicians. From 1986 to 1999, Prior to joining Bloomberg, Mr. Dailey worked for several investment banking firms. Mr. Dailey served as a member of the Board of Directors of STMP, Inc. until April 2013. The Board concluded that Mr. Dailey should serve on the Board due to his significant corporate management experience in the technology industry. Mr. Dailey received a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. John Fisher College.

Daniel Hopkin

Mr. Daniel J. Hopkin serves as an Independent Director of UniTek Global Services, Inc. He is director of Unitek since September 2011. Mr. Hopkin was previously a member of Unitek’s Board from January 2010 through December 9, 2010. Mr. Hopkin has been with Kainos Capital Partners, a private equity firm, since January 2013 where he currently serves as a Principal. Prior to joining Kainos Capital, Mr. Hopkin served as an associate with HM Capital Partners from 2004 to 2006, a Vice President from 2007 to 2010 and a Principal from 2010 to 2012. He focuses primarily on the media and food sectors. Prior to joining HM Capital Partners, Mr. Hopkin worked in the Investment Banking Division of Morgan Stanley. The Board determined that Mr. Hopkin is qualified to serve on the Board due to his investment experience. He received his Bachelor of Arts and Masters degrees from Brigham Young University in 2002.

Dean MacDonald

Mr. Dean MacDonald is an Independent Director of UniTek Global Services Inc., Mr. Macdonald is a director of Unitek since January 2010. Mr. MacDonald currently serves on the Board and as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Tuckamore Management Capital Inc., a publically-traded Toronto-based private equity fund. Mr. MacDonald has a long and successful career as an operating executive and entrepreneur. His operating experience includes serving as the Chief Operating Officer of Rogers Cable and as the Chief Executive Officer of Persona Communications, a TSX-listed cable and internet services company. Mr. MacDonald worked with a syndicate of investment partners to turn around Persona’s operations and subsequently sold the business at a significant premium to its purchase price in 2007. Mr. MacDonald has also served as chairman of the Newfoundland and Labrador Energy Corporation, which manages Mr. MacDonald received his Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1981.

Michael Montelongo

Mr. Michael Montelongo serves as an Independent Director of UniTek Global Services Inc., since December 10, 2010. Mr. Montelongo currently serves as Senior Vice President, Public Policy and Corporate Affairs for Sodexo, Inc., a $9 billion quality of life services enterprise. Previously, Mr. Montelongo served both as that company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer and Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing. In 2001, Mr. Montelongo was appointed by former President George W. Bush and confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Assistant Secretary of the Air Force. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on the Board of Trustees for Aerospace Corporation and on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Advisory Council. He was formerly a member of the board of directors of Denny’s Corporation. Mr. Montelongo received an M.B.A. from the Harvard School of Business and a B.S. in Engineering from the United States Military Academy.

Robert Stott

Mr. Robert S. Stott serves as an Independent Director of UniTek Global Services Inc., since December 10, 2010. Mr. Stott is an experienced telecommunications industry executive. In 2007, he retired as President of the Northeast Region of Verizon Wireless after serving at Verizon and its legacy companies for over 40 years. Mr. Stott began his career as an equipment installer with the New England Telephone Company and held a number of senior-level positions with NYNEX Mobile through that company’s merger with Bell Atlantic in 1995. Following the merger, Mr. Stott was appointed the President of Bell Atlantic Mobile’s Philadelphia Tri-State region, where he remained until assuming the role in New England in 1998. Mr. Stott received an M.B.A. from Pace University and a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from UMass Lowell.
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