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CommScope Holding Company Inc (COMM.OQ)

COMM.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Frank Drendel

74 2011 Chairman of the Board

Alexander Pease

48 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Bruce McClelland

52 2019 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Robyn Mingle

54 2016 Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

Morgan Kurk

50 2019 Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Brooke Clark

44 2018 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Frank Wyatt

56 2000 Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary

Claudius Watts

57 2017 Lead Independent Director

Austin Adams

76 2014 Independent Director

Daniel Akerson

70 2019 Independent Director

Campbell Dyer

45 2019 Independent Director

Stephen Gray

60 2011 Independent Director

L. William Krause

77 2011 Independent Director

Joanne Maguire

65 2016 Independent Director

Thomas Manning

63 2014 Independent Director

Timothy Yates

71 2013 Independent Director

Kevin Powers

2019 Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Frank Drendel

Mr. Frank M. Drendel is Chairman of the Board of the Company. He served as our Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer from 1976 until 2011. Mr. Drendel is a director of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, the principal trade association of the cable industry in the United States, and was inducted into the Cable Television Hall of Fame in 2002. Mr. Drendel served on the board of directors of Tyco International, Ltd., which was acquired by Johnson Controls International, from 2012 to September 2016. He served as a director of General Instrument Corporation and its predecessors/successors from 1987 to 2000, as a director of Sprint Nextel Corporation from 2005 to 2008 and as a director of Nextel Communications, Inc. from 1997 to 2005.

Alexander Pease

Mr. Alexander W. Pease is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the company. Mr. Pease has been our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 2018. From 2016 to 2018, Mr. Pease served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. Mr. Pease served as a principal at McKinsey & Company as a leader in their global corporate finance and business functions practice from 2015 to 2016. From 2011 to 2015, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at EnPro Industries, Inc., overseeing six operating divisions in addition to finance, accounting, strategy and development, global supply chain and information technology. Before joining EnPro, Mr. Pease worked at McKinsey & Company and served in the US Navy as a SEAL Platoon commander.

Bruce McClelland

Mr. Bruce William McClelland is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. McClelland became our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer upon close of the ARRIS acquisition. Mr. McClelland was the Chief Executive Officer of ARRIS and a member of the ARRIS board of directors prior to the acquisition from 2016 to 2019. Mr. McClelland joined ARRIS in 1999, and his prior roles at ARRIS also included President of ARRIS’ Network & Cloud and Global Services business, ARRIS’ Group President for Products and Services, Vice President and General Manager for ARRIS’ Customer Premises Equipment Unit, and Vice President of Engineering. Prior to joining ARRIS, Mr. McClelland was responsible for the development of Nortel’s Signaling System #7 and Signal Transfer Point product lines as well as several development roles within Nortel’s Class 4/5 DMS switching product line. Mr. McClelland received a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan.

Robyn Mingle

Ms. Robyn T. Mingle is Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer of the Company. Ms. Mingle became our Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, in 2016. Prior to joining CommScope, she was the Chief Human Resource Officer at Xylem Inc. from 2011 to 2015, where she was a founding executive team member for the global water Company spin-off from ITT Corp. From 2003 to 2011, Ms. Mingle was the Senior Vice President, Human Resources at Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc., one of the nation’s largest homebuilders. She spent the first 14 years of her career with The Black & Decker Corporation in various human resource roles.

Morgan Kurk

Mr. Morgan C.S. Kurk is a Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of the company. Mr. Kurk became our Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer upon close of the ARRIS acquisition, a position he previously held from 2016 to 2017. Mr. Kurk most recently served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in 2018 and 2019. Prior to 2016, he served as Senior Vice President of the Wireless segment, with responsibility for indoor, outdoor, and backhaul businesses from 2012 to 2015. Mr. Kurk joined CommScope in 2009 as Senior Vice President of the Enterprise business unit. From 1997 to 2009, Mr. Kurk held a variety of positions at Andrew Corporation and one of its successors, including Director of Business Development, Vice President of R&D, PLM, and Strategy and Vice President and General Manager of the Wireless Innovations Group. Prior to joining Andrew, Mr. Kurk worked for Motorola, where he was a hardware development engineer for cellular base stations and a product manager for a CDMA base station product line.

Brooke Clark

Ms. Brooke B. Clark is appointed as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of the company effective September 1, 2018. Ms. Clark has been our Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer since September 2018. Ms. Clark previously served as Vice President, Corporate Accounting since 2013. She served in various positions within our finance organization since joining CommScope in 2004. Prior to joining CommScope, Ms. Clark was employed by Deloitte & Touche, LLP. Ms. Clark is a Certified Public Accountant in North Carolina.

Frank Wyatt

Mr. Frank B. Wyatt, II is Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary of the Company. Mr. Wyatt has been Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of CommScope since 2000. Prior to joining our Company as General Counsel and Secretary in 1996, Mr. Wyatt was an attorney in private practice with Bell, Seltzer, Park & Gibson, P.A. (now Alston & Bird LLP).

Claudius Watts

Mr. Claudius E. Watts, IV is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Watts became a member of our Board of Directors following the Carlyle acquisition in 2011 and serves as the Chair of our Compensation and Nominating Committees. He currently serves as a Managing Director of The Carlyle Group. Prior to joining Carlyle in 2000, Mr. Watts was a Managing Director in the M&A group of First Union Securities, Inc. He joined First Union Securities when First Union acquired Bowles Hollowell Conner & Co., where Mr. Watts was a principal. He also serves on the board of directors of Carolina Financial Corporation and has previously served on the boards of directors of numerous other Carlyle portfolio companies over the past 14 years, including Freescale Semiconductor and SS&C Technologies, Inc.

Austin Adams

Mr. Austin A. Adams is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Adams became a member of our Board of Directors in 2014 and serves on our Audit Committee. He served as Executive Vice President and Corporate Chief Information Officer of JPMorgan Chase from 2004 (upon the merger of JPMorgan Chase and Bank One Corporation) until his retirement in 2006. Prior to the merger, Mr. Adams served as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Bank One from 2001 to 2004. Prior to joining Bank One, he was Chief Information Officer at First Union Corporation (now Wells Fargo & Co.) from 1985 to 2001. Mr. Adams is also a director of the following public companies: Spectra Energy, Inc. and First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. He formerly served as a director of the following public companies: The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation and CommunityOne Bancorp.

Daniel Akerson

Mr. Daniel F. Akerson is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Akerson became a member of our Board of Directors following the ARRIS acquisition and serves on our Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee. He was the Vice Chairman of The Carlyle Group from March 2014 to December 2015. Mr. Akerson was Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of General Motors Company from January 2011 until his retirement in January 2014. He was elected to the Board of Directors of General Motors Company in 2009 and was Chief Executive Officer from September 2010 to January 2014. Prior to joining General Motors Company, he was a Managing Director of The Carlyle Group, serving as the Head of Global Buyout from July 2009 to August 2010 and as Co-Head of U.S. Buyout from June 2003 to June 2009. Mr. Akerson currently serves as Chairman of the United States Naval Academy Foundation, Director of Lockheed Martin and Chairman of KrolLDiscovery, LLC, an information services company.

Campbell Dyer

Mr. Campbell R. Dyer is Independent Director of the Company. He currently serves as a Managing Director in the Technology Buyout Group of The Carlyle Group, which he joined in 2002. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Dyer was an associate with the private equity firm William Blair Capital Partners, a consultant with Bain & Company and an investment banking analyst in the M&A Group of Bowles, Hollowell, Conner & Co. He also serves on the board of directors of Dealogic, Veritas and formerly served on SS&C Technologies.

Stephen Gray

Mr. Stephen (Steve) C. Gray is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Gray became a member of our Board of Directors following the Carlyle acquisition in 2011. In 2015, Mr. Gray became President and CEO of Syniverse Holdings, Inc., a position he held on an interim basis from August 2014 to February 2015. From 2007 to 2015, he served as a Senior Advisor to The Carlyle Group. Mr. Gray is the Founder and Chairman of Gray Venture Partners, LLC a private investment company and previously served as President of McLeodUSA Incorporated from 1992 to 2004. Prior to joining McLeodUSA, he served from 1990 to 1992 as Vice President of Business Services at MCI Inc. and before that, from 1988 to 1990, he served as Senior Vice President of National Accounts and Carrier Services for TelecomUSA. From 1986 to 1988, Mr. Gray held a variety of sales management positions with WilTel Network Services and the Clayton W. Williams Companies, including ClayDesta Communications Inc. Mr. Gray serves as the Chairman of ImOn Communications, LLC, SecurityCoverage, Inc., Involta, LLC and HH Ventures, LLC and he also serves on the board of directors for Syniverse Holdings, Inc. and served on the board of directors for Insight Communications, Inc. from 2005 until 2012.

L. William Krause

Mr. L. William Krause is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Krause became a member of our Board of Directors following the Carlyle acquisition in 2011 and serves as a member of our Compensation and Nominating Committees. Mr. Krause has been President of LWK Ventures, a private advisory and investment firm, since 1991. He also currently serves as a Senior Advisor to The Carlyle Group. In addition, Mr. Krause served as President and Chief Executive Officer of 3Com Corporation, a global data networking company, from 1981 to 1990, and as its Chairman from 1987 to 1993 when he retired. Mr. Krause currently serves on the boards of directors of the following public companies: Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., a networking systems supplier and Coherent, Inc., a leading supplier of Photonic-based systems. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Veritas Holding, Ltd., an information management leader. Mr. Krause previously served as a director for the following public companies: Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc., Packateer, Inc., Sybase, Inc. and Trizetto Group, Inc.

Joanne Maguire

Ms. Joanne M. Maguire is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Maguire became a director in January 2016. She served as executive vice president of Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company (“SSC”), a provider of advanced-technology systems for national security, civil and commercial customers, from 2006 until she retired in 2013. Ms. Maguire joined Lockheed Martin in 2003 and assumed leadership of SSC in 2006. Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, Ms. Maguire was with TRW’s Space & Electronics sector (now part of Northrop Grumman) filling a range of progressively responsible positions from engineering analyst to Vice President and Deputy to the sector’s CEO, serving in leadership roles over programs as well as engineering, advanced technology, manufacturing and business development organizations. Ms. Maguire also sits on the boards of directors of Visteon Corporation, Charles Stark Draper Laboratory and previously on the board of Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd.

Thomas Manning

Mr. Thomas Joseph Manning is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Manning became a member of our Board in 2014 and serves on our Audit Committee. He has been a Lecturer in Law at The University of Chicago Law School, teaching courses on corporate governance, private equity and U.S.-China relations, and innovative solutions, since 2012. Mr. Manning is also a Senior Advisor to The Demand Institute, a joint venture of The Conference Board and The Nielsen Company, and an Affiliated Partner of Waterstone Management Group. Previously, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of Cerberus Asia Operations & Advisory Limited, a subsidiary of Cerberus Capital Management, a global private equity firm, from 2010 to 2012, Chief Executive Officer of Indachin Limited from 2005 to 2009, Chairman of China Board of Directors Limited from 2005 to 2010, and a senior partner with Bain & Company and a member of Bain’s China board and head of Bain’s information technology strategy practice in the Silicon Valley and Asia from 2003 to 2005. Prior to that, Mr. Manning served as Global Managing Director of the Strategy & Technology Business of Capgemini, Chief Executive Officer of Capgemini Asia Pacific, and Chief Executive Officer of Ernst & Young Consulting Asia Pacific, where he led the development of consulting and IT service and outsourcing businesses across Asia from 1996 to 2003. Early in his career, Mr. Manning was with McKinsey & Company, Buddy Systems, Inc. and CSC Index. Mr. Manning is also a director of the following public companies: The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation and Clear Media Limited. He previously served as a director of iSoftStone Holdings Limited, Gome Electrical Appliances Company, AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc. and Bank of Communications.

Timothy Yates

Mr. Timothy T. Yates is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Yates became a member of our Board of Directors following our IPO in 2013 and serves as the Chairman of our Audit Committee. In 2014, Mr. Yates was appointed to the role of CEO of Monster Worldwide, Inc., a global online employment solution provider. He also serves as a director of Monster Worldwide, Inc., a publicly traded company. He served as Monster Worldwide’s Executive Vice President from 2007 until 2013 and Chief Financial Officer from 2007 until 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Yates served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and a director of Symbol Technologies, Inc. from 2006 to 2007. From January 2007 to June 2007, he was responsible for the integration of Symbol into Motorola, Inc.’s Enterprise Mobility business. From 2005 to 2006, Mr. Yates served as an independent consultant to Symbol. Prior to this, from 2002 to 2005, Mr. Yates served as a partner and Chief Financial Officer of Saguenay Capital, a boutique investment firm. Prior to that, he served as a founding partner of Cove Harbor Partners, a private investment and consulting firm, which he helped establish in 1996. From 1971 through 1995, Mr. Yates held a number of senior leadership roles at Bankers Trust New York Corporation, including serving as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer from 1990 through 1995.

Kevin Powers

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