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JAMES TAICLET, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Jim Taiclet was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of American Tower Corporation in September 2001, was named Chief Executive Officer in October 2003 and was selected as Chairman of the Board in February 2004. Prior to joining American Tower, Mr. Taiclet served as President of Honeywell Aerospace Services, a unit of Honeywell International, and prior to that as Vice President, Engine Services at Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corporation. He was also previously a consultant at McKinsey & Company, specializing in telecommunications and aerospace strategy and operations. Mr. Taiclet began his career as a United States Air Force officer and pilot and served in the Gulf War. He holds a Masters Degree in Public Affairs from Princeton University, where he was awarded a Fellowship at the Woodrow Wilson School, and is a Distinguished Graduate of the United States Air Force Academy with majors in Engineering and International Relations. Mr. Taiclet is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of Brigham and Women’s Healthcare, Inc., in Boston, Massachusetts. In January 2013 the Harvard Business Review ranked Mr. Taiclet 48th in the 100 Best-Performing CEOs in the World over the previous decade.
TOM BARTLETT, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Tom Bartlett is currently Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, having joined the company on April 1, 2009. Bartlett came to the company from Verizon Communications where he served as Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller. In this role, he was responsible for corporate-wide accounting, tax planning and compliance, SEC financial reporting, budget reporting and analysis, and capital expenditures planning functions. He also served as both Chief Compliance Officer and Principal Accounting. In over 25 years with Verizon and its predecessor organizations, Bartlett held a number of leadership positions both in the U.S. and abroad. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Bell Atlantic International Wireless, responsible for all wireless activities in Latin America, Europe and Asia, and was also an area President in Verizon’s U.S. wireless business responsible for all operational aspects in both the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states. In 2013, Bartlett was appointed to the board of directors of Equinix, Inc., a global interconnection and data center company. Bartlett started his career with Deloitte in New York and was on both their audit and consulting staffs where he became a Certified Public Accountant. He earned his MBA from Rutgers University and holds a degree in engineering from Lehigh University.
ED DISANTO, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Gener
Ed DiSanto was named Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel on March 13, 2007. DiSanto came to American Tower from Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corporation and a leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, industrial gas turbines and space propulsion systems. DiSanto started with Pratt & Whitney in 1997 as Group Deputy Counsel and since then has held legal and business development roles of increasing responsibility, most recently as Vice President, Global Service Partners Business Development. Prior to joining Pratt & Whitney, DiSanto served in a number of legal, business and operations roles at United Dominion Industries, Carrier Corporation and United Technologies Corporation. DiSanto earned his law degree from Boston College Law School and a Bachelor of Science from Northeastern University.

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