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American Tower

Management Profile

James D. Taiclet: Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer


Background: Holds a Masters Degree in Public Affairs from Princeton University, and is a Distinguished Graduate of the United States Air Force Academy. Previously a consultant at McKinsey & Company. Served as President of Honeywell Aerospace Services, and as Vice President, Engine Services at Pratt & Whitney. Career at AMT: Taiclet was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of American Tower Corporation in September 2001, was named Chief Executive Officer in October 2003 and Chairman of the Board in February 2004. He was named as one of 100 Best-Performing CEOs in the World over the preceding decade in the January 2010 issue of the Harvard Business Review.

Tom Bartlett: Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


Background: Bartlett served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller, Chief Compliance Officer and Principal Accounting Officer with Verizon Communications. He was also an area President in Verizons U.S. wireless business responsible for all operational aspects in both the Northeast and MidAtlantic states. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Bell Atlantic International Wireless. Career at AMT: Tom Bartlett was named Chief Financial Officer on April 1, 2009. Recently, Bartlett has also held roles as Senior Vice President and Treasurer as well as Senior Vice President in Investor Relations.

Ed Disanto: Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel
Background: DiSanto served in a number of legal, business and operations roles at United Dominion Industries, Carrier Corporation and United Technologies Corporation. DiSanto started with Pratt & Whitney in 1997 as Group Deputy Counsel and since then has held role of Vice President, Global Service Partners Business Development. Career at AMT: Ed DiSanto was named Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel on March 13, 2007.

Hal Hess: Executive Vice President, International Operations and President, Latin America
Background: Hess practiced as a Certified Public Accountant with Arthur Young & Co. He received his J.D. from Vanderbilt University and is a graduate of Harding University. Hess was a partner in the corporate and finance group of the law firm King & Spalding, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions Career at AMT: Hess initially joined American Tower in March 2001 as Chief Financial Officer of American Tower International, and was appointed Executive Vice President of American Tower Corporation in June 2001. From 2002 to 2007, he was Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Hal Hess is currently American Tower's Executive Vice President, International Operations and President, Latin America. As of March 9, 2009, he is also responsible for development in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) territory.

Steven Marshall: Executive Vice President and President, U.S. Tower Division
Background: Marshall was Executive Chairman of Intelig, non-executive chairman of Silica Networks in Argentina and a non-executive Director of Manquhue Net, Chile. He was also the CEO of National Grid Wireless, the market leading telecommunications and broadcast infrastructure provider in the United Kingdom. He also served on the boards of Digital UK and Freeview. Career at AMT: Marshall initially joined American Tower as the Executive Vice President, International Business Development in November 2007. He was named Executive Vice President and President, U.S. Tower Division in March 2009.

Amit Sharma: Executive Vice President and President, Asia


Background: Sharma led country teams in India and Southeast Asia for Motorola, as Country President, India and as Head of Strategy, Asia-Pacific. He also served on Motorolas Asia Pacific Board and was a member of its senior leadership team. Sharma was with GE Capital, serving as Vice President, Strategy and Business Development. He currently serves as a director of NIIT Technologies Limited and is on the India Advisory Board for NEA a leading Silicon Valley venture capital firm. Career at AMT: Amit Sharma joined American Tower in September 2007 as the companys Executive Vice President, Asia and President of its Asian subsidiary.