People: United States Cellular Corp (USM)

USM on New York Consolidated

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15 Apr 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

LeRoy Carlson

66 1989 Independent Chairman of the Board

Kenneth Meyers

59 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Steven Campbell

62 2007 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance, Treasurer

Michael Irizarry

51 2011 Executive Vice President - Engineering and Information Services, Chief Technology Officer

Jay Ellison

58 2013 Executive Vice President - Sales and Customer Service

David Kimbell

46 2012 Senior Vice President - Marketing, Chief Marketing Officer

Douglas Shuma

52 2011 Chief Accounting Officer

James Barr

73 2009 Director

Walter Carlson

59 1989 Director

Cecelia Stewart

54 2013 Director

J. Samuel Crowley

62 1998 Independent Director

Ronald Daly

66 2004 Independent Director

Paul-Henri Denuit

78 1988 Independent Director

Harry Harczak

56 2003 Independent Director

Gregory Josefowicz

60 2009 Independent Director

Jane McCahon

Vice President - Corporate Relations

Biographies

Name Description

LeRoy Carlson

Mr. LeRoy T. Carlson, Jr., is an Independent Chairman of the Board of United States Cellular Corp. He has been the Chairman (an executive officer) of U.S. Cellular since 1989. He is TDS' President and Chief Executive Officer (an executive officer of TDS). He has been TDS' President since 1981 and its Chief Executive Officer since 1986. He has been a director of TDS Telecom since 1988 and the Chairman (an executive officer) of TDS Telecom since 1990. Mr. Carlson was previously a director of former TDS subsidiaries Aerial Communications, Inc. (formerly Nasdaq: AERL) and American Paging, Inc. (formerly AMEX: APP). Mr. Carlson has an MBA from Harvard University.

Kenneth Meyers

Mr. Kenneth R. Meyers is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of United States Cellular Corp. He was appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company on June 22, 2013. Mr. Meyers has been the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of TDS since 2007. Mr. Meyers had been Vice President and Assistant Treasurer of U.S. Cellular since 2011. He ceased to hold this office upon his appointment as U.S. Cellular’s President and Chief Executive Officer on June 22, 2013. In addition, Mr. Meyers had been Chief Accounting Officer of U.S. Cellular and Chief Accounting Officer of TDS Telecommunications Corporation, a subsidiary of TDS, between 2007 and 2011. Prior to 2007, Mr. Meyers had been employed by U.S. Cellular in accounting and financial capacities since 1987. Mr. Meyers is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BA from Loyola University.

Steven Campbell

Mr. Steven T. Campbell is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance, Treasurer of United States Cellular Corp., since March 2007. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President—Finance, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Controller of U.S. Cellular since January 2007. He joined U.S. Cellular as Vice President and Controller in 2005. Mr. Campbell is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

Michael Irizarry

Mr. Michael S. Irizarry, Ph.D., is an Executive Vice President - Engineering and Information Services, Chief Technology Officer of United States Cellular Corp., since May 2011. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President—Engineering and Chief Technology Officer since 2003. He joined U.S. Cellular as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer in 2002.

Jay Ellison

Mr. Jay M. Ellison is Executive Vice President - Sales and Customer Service of the Corporation. Ellison is rejoining U.S. Cellular, where he was a member of the leadership team for nearly 10 years, serving most recently as executive vice president and chief operations officer, before retiring from the company at the end of 2009. Ellison holds a BS degree from the Ohio State University.

David Kimbell

Mr. David C. Kimbell is Senior Vice President - Marketing, Chief Marketing Officer of United States Cellular Corp., since June 26, 2012. He was Vice President - Marketing of the Company.

Douglas Shuma

Mr. Douglas D. Shuma is Chief Accounting Officer of United States Cellular Corp., since May 2011. Mr. Shuma is the Senior Vice President and Controller (chief accounting officer) of TDS, a position he has held since 2007. Mr. Shuma is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

James Barr

Mr. James Barr, III., is Director of United States Cellular Corp., since 2009. He had been the President and Chief Executive Officer of TDS Telecommunications Corporation ("TDS Telecom"), a wholly owned subsidiary of TDS which operates wireline telephone companies, between 1990 when he joined TDS Telecom and his retirement from TDS Telecom in 2007. Mr. Barr stepped down as the President and Chief Executive Officer of TDS Telecom on January 1, 2007 and retired as an employee on March 24, 2007. After his retirement, Mr. Barr continued to serve as a consultant to TDS until March 23, 2009. Mr. Barr had been a director of TDS between 1990 and May 2009. Prior to his employment with TDS Telecom in 1990, Mr. Barr served as a Sales Vice President for American Telephone and Telegraph Company ("AT&T"), an international telecommunications company (NYSE: T), from 1985 through 1989. Mr. Barr was previously a director of former TDS subsidiaries Aerial Communications, Inc. (formerly Nasdaq: AERL), which developed and operated wireless personal communications services, and American Paging, Inc. (formerly AMEX: APP), which operated wireless paging services. Mr. Barr has an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Walter Carlson

Mr. Walter C.D. Carlson is Director of United States Cellular Corp. He founded TDS in 1968, and TDS founded U.S. Cellular in 1984. He was the President of TDS from its founding until 1981, its Chief Executive Officer from its founding until 1986 and its Chairman from 1981 until 2002, when he was appointed Chairman Emeritus (an executive officer) of TDS. Mr. Carlson was previously a director of former TDS subsidiary Aerial Communications, Inc. (formerly Nasdaq: AERL). Mr. Carlson has an MBA from Harvard University.

Cecelia Stewart

Ms. Cecelia D. Stewart is Director of United States Cellular Corporation. She is president of U.S. Consumer and Commercial Banking for Citigroup, Inc. She oversees Citi's U.S. Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, Small Business Banking, and Citi Personal Banking and Wealth Management, and is a member of Citi's Global Consumer Banking Council. Stewart was previously president of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney's Retail Banking Group and CEO of Morgan Stanley Private Bank, responsible for all consumer and commercial banking. Prior to that, she held several executive vice president positions at Wachovia, managing customer service and sales. Stewart was chair of the board of directors of the Consumer Bankers Association in 2007 and 2006. She holds an MBA from Winthrop University.

J. Samuel Crowley

Mr. J. Samuel Crowley is an Independent Director of United States Cellular Corp., since 1998. Between 2005 and 2007, Mr. Crowley was the chief operating officer of Gold's Gym International, Inc., a private company which operates fitness facilities. Between 2002 and 2003, Mr. Crowley was senior vice president—new ventures, at Michaels Stores, Inc., a national specialty retail company (formerly NYSE: MIK). Between 2000 and 2002, he was a business strategy consultant with Insider Marketing, a high tech marketing consulting firm. Prior to that, Mr. Crowley was employed for five years by CompUSA, Inc. which, before it was acquired, was a national retailer and reseller of personal computers and had been listed on the NYSE (formerly NYSE: CPU). Mr. Crowley was part of the team that founded CompUSA and took the company public on the NYSE in 1992. He served in several roles as vice president and then was named executive vice president of operations in 1995, a position that he held until the company was acquired in 2000. In 2010 and 2011, Mr. Crowley was a director of Vois, Inc., a public (over-the-counter: VOIS.PK) development-stage company that is focused on the development and marketing of an Internet social networking site. His service as a director of Vois ended at the end of 2011. Mr. Crowley has an MBA from the University of Texas at Dallas.

Ronald Daly

Mr. Ronald E. Daly is an Independent Director of United States Cellular Corp., since 2004. He is a member of the U.S. Cellular Long-Term Incentive Compensation Committee. Previously, Mr. Daly was the president and chief executive officer of Océ-USA Holding, Inc. between 2002 and 2004. Océ-USA Holding is the North American operations of Netherlands based Océ-N.V., a publicly-held global supplier of high-technology, digital document management and delivery solutions. Prior to that, Mr. Daly worked for R.R. Donnelley, Inc. (Nasdaq: RRD), a global provider of printing and communications services, for 38 years, most recently as president of R.R. Donnelley Printing Solutions. His career at R.R. Donnelley included seven years as president of its telecom group, the customers of which included telecommunications companies. Mr. Daly serves as a director and a member of both the compensation committee and governance committee of SuperValu, Inc. (NYSE: SVU), a major distributor, wholesaler and retailer in the food service industry. He previously served on the finance committee of SuperValu. Mr. Daly is on the advisory board for the Graduate School of Business of Loyola University Chicago and served as an Adjunct Professor of Strategy and Leadership thereof between 2004 and 2010. During this period, he taught strategy for MBA students and also taught a course on the subject of guiding transformational change. Mr. Daly has an MBA from the Loyola University School of Business.

Paul-Henri Denuit

Mr. Paul-Henri Denuit is an Independent Director of United States Cellular Corp. Prior to retiring in 2001, Mr. Denuit had been employed by S.A. Coditel for 30 years in various capacities, including as its chief executive officer, managing director and chairman of its board of directors. S.A. Coditel provides cable and television service in certain European countries. S.A. Coditel became a shareholder of U.S. Cellular before U.S. Cellular became a public company in 1988 and continued to be a principal shareholder of U.S. Cellular for several years after it became a public company. Mr. Denuit was originally appointed as a director of U.S. Cellular pursuant to the terms of a Common Stock Purchase Agreement dated April 24, 1987, between U.S. Cellular and S.A. Coditel. Although the terms of this agreement expired many years ago, the U.S. Cellular board of directors has continued to renominate Mr. Denuit as a director as a result of his background and the board's observations of his performance as a director. Mr. Denuit was previously a member of the management team of Prime Cable, Inc., a U.S. corporation based in Austin, Texas that was involved in the operation of cable television systems in the United States. Mr. Denuit was previously a director and member of the general management committee of S.A. Tractebel, a Belgian holding company with interests in electricity, gas, consulting, engineering, industrial services and communications. He was previously a director of Société Française du Radiotéléphone (S.F.R.) S.A., a French wireless telephone operator. In addition, he was previously a director of Société Européenne des Satellites, S.A., a Luxembourg-based operator of direct-to-home (DTH) satellite television services. Mr. Denuit holds a degree in admiralty law and a doctorate of law from the Université Libre de Bruxelles.

Harry Harczak

Mr. Harry J. Harczak, Jr., is an Independent Director of United States Cellular Corp. Mr. Harczak, including the specific factors that led to the conclusion that he should serve as a director of U.S. Cellular. Mr. Harczak is a private investor and has been a managing director of Sawdust Capital, LLC, a privately-owned investment management company, since 2008. Mr. Harczak was an officer of CDW Corporation between 1994 and 2007, where he was successively the chief financial officer and the executive vice president of sales, marketing and business development. CDW is a provider of technology products and services and was a Nasdaq-listed company until it was acquired and became privately-held in 2007 (formerly Nasdaq: CDWC). Prior to that, Mr. Harczak was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, an international public accounting firm and, prior to that, was employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in managing and senior-level auditing capacities. Mr. Harczak is a director and member of the audit committee and governance and nominating committee of Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq: TECD), a distributor of technology products from information technology hardware and software producers. Mr. Harczak is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive). Mr. Harczak has an undergraduate degree in accounting from DePaul University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Gregory Josefowicz

Mr. Gregory P. Josefowicz is an Independent Director of United States Cellular Corp., since 2009. Mr. Josefowicz is a member of the U.S. Cellular Audit Committee. He is a private investor. He previously served as a non-exclusive, senior level consultant to Borders Group, Inc. (NYSE: BGP), a global retailer of books, music and movies, between 2006 and 2008. From 1999 until his retirement in 2006, Mr. Josefowicz served as a director and president and chief executive officer, and was named chairman of the board in 2002, of Borders Group which, at the time, had over 14,000 employees worldwide. Prior to that time, he was chief executive officer of the Jewel-Osco division of American Stores Company, which operated food and drug stores in the greater Chicago, Illinois and Milwaukee, Wisconsin areas, from 1997 until June 1999 when American Stores merged into Albertson's Inc., a national retail food-drug chain. At that time, Mr. Josefowicz became president of Albertson's Midwest region. Mr. Josefowicz joined Jewel in 1974, and was elected senior vice president of marketing and advertising in 1993. In March 2012, Mr. Josefowicz was appointed as a director of Roundy's, Inc. (NYSE: RNDY), a grocer in the Midwest. Mr. Josefowicz has been a member of the board of directors of True Value Company, a retailer-owned cooperative that operates hardware stores, since 2010. Mr. Josefowicz has been a member of the board of directors of Tops Holding Corporation, the parent of Tops Markets, LLC, which operates and franchises supermarkets, since 2008. As a result of its registration with the SEC of 10.125% senior secured notes due 2015, Tops Holding Corporation files periodic reports with the SEC. Mr. Josefowicz has an MBA from Northwestern University's J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

Jane McCahon

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