Management Team

Asterisk denotes Section 16 officers.

Marvin (Eddie) S. Edwards, Jr.*

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Edwards became our president and chief executive officer and a member of our board of directors following the 2011 acquisition by The Carlyle Group. From January 1, 2010 to the acquisition, Mr. Edwards was our president and chief operating officer. Prior to that, Mr. Edwards served as our executive vice president of Business Development and general manager of Wireless Network solutions since the closing of the Andrew Corporation acquisition. Prior to the Andrew acquisition, he served as our executive vice president of Business Development and the chairman of the board of directors of our wholly-owned subsidiary, Connectivity Solutions Manufacturing LLC, since April 2005. Mr. Edwards also served as president and chief executive officer of OFS Fitel, LLC and OFS BrightWave, LLC, a joint venture between our company and The Furukawa Electric Co. Mr. Edwards has also served in various capacities with Alcatel, including president of Alcatel North America Cable Systems and president of Radio Frequency Systems.

Mark A. Olson*

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Olson became our executive vice president and chief financial officer on February 1, 2012. From November 2009 to January 2012, Mr. Olson served as our senior vice president and corporate controller. Prior to that, Mr. Olson served as vice president and controller for Andrew LLC since the closing of the Andrew Corporation acquisition in 2007. Prior to the acquisition, he was vice president, corporate controller and chief accounting officer of Andrew. Mr. Olson joined Andrew in 1993 as group controller and was named corporate controller in 1998, vice president and corporate controller in 2000 and chief accounting officer in 2003. Prior to joining Andrew, he was employed by Nortel and Johnson & Johnson.

Randall W. Crenshaw*

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Crenshaw became our executive vice president and chief operating officer following the consummation of the 2011 acquisition by The Carlyle Group. From January 1, 2010 until the acquisition, Mr. Crenshaw was our executive vice president and chief supply officer. Prior to this role, Mr. Crenshaw was named executive vice president and general manager of our Enterprise division in February 2004. From 2000 to 2004, he served as executive vice president of Procurement and general manager of Network Products Group of our company. Prior to that time, he held various positions with our company since 1985.

Frank (Burk) B. Wyatt, II*

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Mr. Wyatt has been senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of our company 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). Mr. Wyatt is also our chief ethics and compliance officer.

Philip M. Armstrong, Jr.*

Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance

Mr. Armstrong has been our senior vice president of Corporate Finance since November 2009. Mr. Armstrong previously served as vice president of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications since 2000. Prior to joining our company in 1997, he held various treasury and finance positions at Carolina Power and Light Co. (formerly Progress Energy).

Michael Cross

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Mr. Cross has been our senior vice president and chief information officer since May 2012 when he joined the company. Mr. Cross came to our company with more than 23 years experience in information technology, product development and services, having been promoted to increasingly responsible roles within two major corporations. He spent nine years with NCR in Columbia, South Carolina and 14 years at Dell, Inc. in Round Rock, Texas.

Robert Granow*

Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer

Mr. Granow became our vice president, corporate controller and principal accounting officer on February 1, 2012 and was promoted to senior vice president in December 2013. Mr. Granow joined our company in 2004 and has held various positions within the corporate controller organization. Prior to joining our company, he was employed by LifeSpan Incorporated, Aetna, Inc. and Arthur Andersen & Co.

Peter U. Karlsson*

Senior Vice President of Global Sales

Mr. Karlsson has been our senior vice president of Global Sales since July 2011. Mr. Karlsson previously served as senior vice president of Enterprise Sales since our acquisition of Avaya’s Connectivity Solutions Division in 2004. From 2002 until that acquisition, he was global vice president of sales for Avaya’s SYSTIMAX division. Mr. Karlsson joined AT&T in 1989 holding several management positions in the Nordic and Sub-Sahara Africa regions, and was named general manager of Lucent Technologies Global Commercial Markets southwest territory in 1997. Mr. Karlsson was also the managing director for the Caribbean and Latin America region for Lucent Global Business Partners Group in 1999 before transitioning to vice president of Distribution for Avaya’s Connectivity solutions division.

Fiona Nolan

Senior Vice President of Global Marketing

Ms. Nolan has been our senior vice president of Global Marketing since 2012. Ms. Nolan previously served as vice president of Global Marketing, as well as director of Global Marketing for our Enterprise division. Ms. Nolan previously held several different positions at Avaya Connectivity Solutions prior to the CommScope acquisition in 2004, including vice president of Global Marketing for Avaya’s SYSTIMAX business. She also held the position of director of Channel Marketing for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region across the entire Lucent Technologies Enterprise division. Ms. Nolan also headed up the SYSTIMAX business in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Ms. Nolan previously held several positions, including heading up marketing for the SYSTIMAX business in Europe, Middle East and Africa, when she joined Lucent in 1997.

Robert C. Suffern

Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Suffern has been our senior vice president and chief technology officer since January 2010. Mr. Suffern previously served as senior vice president and general manager of Radio Frequency Power Amplifiers since the Andrew Corporation acquisition in December 2007. Mr. Suffern joined Andrew in September 2005 as vice president and general manager of Radio Frequency Power Amplifiers. Prior to joining Andrew, he was senior vice president of Engineering and Operations at Flarion Technologies, Inc. Mr. Suffern previously held research and development as well as business development management positions at 3Com Corporation and was engineering director at U.S. Robotics.

Joanne Townsend*

Senior Vice President of Human Resources

Ms. Townsend became our senior vice president of Human Resources in November 2012. Prior to joining our company, she was the chief human resource officer at Zebra Technologies Corporation from March 2008 to November 2012. Ms. Townsend has more than 30 years of experience in human resources, including a long-term career with Motorola where she spent time in the Asia Pacific region as an expatriate in Hong Kong and had global responsibility for sales and marketing organizations; functional experience in employee relations, compensation and staffing; and experience in strategic human resources support for a variety of business functions. Additionally, Ms. Townsend worked for our company from 2007 to 2008 as a vice president of Human Resources supporting the Wireless segment.

Daniel J. Hartnett

Senior Vice President of Tax

Mr. Hartnett became our senior vice president of Tax on January 1, 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Hartnett served as our vice president of tax since the closing of the Andrew Corporation acquisition in 2007. Prior to the acquisition, Mr. Hartnett held various positions with Andrew, including vice president, tax and treasurer since joining the Company in 1997. Prior to joining Andrew, he was employed by Sara Lee Corporation, Touche Ross and FMC Corporation.

Chris Story

Senior Vice President of Global Operations

Mr. Story became our senior vice president of Global Operations in January 2010. In 2000, Mr. Story was named senior vice president of Operations for the company’s Broadband division and promoted to executive vice president in 2002 until being named to his current position. Mr. Story has held other positions with CommScope in North Carolina since joining the company in 1989 including chairman of CommScope Asia, managing director of CommScope Europe, director of Research and Development and president of Cable Transport.

Wendy Taylor

Vice President of Corporate Compliance

Ms. Taylor became our vice president of Corporate Compliance in September 2012. Prior to joining CommScope, she was the vice president of internal audit at Goodrich Corporation. Ms. Taylor has more than 25 years of experience in risk management, internal control and governance including a long-term career with Deloitte & Touche LLP where she was an Enterprise Risk Services Partner for 10 years.

Board of Directors

Frank M. Drendel*

Mr. Drendel has been our chairman of the board of directors since the consummation of the 2011 acquisition by The Carlyle Group. He served as our chairman of the board and chief executive officer from July 28, 1997 when CommScope spun off from General Instrument Corporation (subsequently renamed General Semiconductor, Inc.) and became an independent company until The Carlyle Group acquisition. Effective with The Carlyle Group acquisition, Mr. Drendel stepped down as chief executive officer but remained the chairman of the board. Mr. Drendel served as a director of GI Delaware, a subsidiary of General Instrument Corporation, and its predecessors from 1987 to 1992 and was a director of General Instrument Corporation from 1992 until the Spin-Off and NextLevel Systems, Inc. (which was renamed General Instrument Corporation) from the Spin-Off until January 5, 2000. Mr. Drendel served as president and chairman of CommScope, Inc. of North Carolina from 1986 to 1997, and had served as chief executive officer of CommScope North Carolina since 1976. From 1971 to 1976, Mr. Drendel held various positions within CommScope North Carolina. 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 joined the board of directors of Tyco International, Ltd. on September 14, 2012 and served as a director of Sprint Nextel Corporation from August 2005 to May 2008 and as a director of Nextel Communications, Inc. from August 1997 to August 2005.

Claudius (Bud) E. Watts IV

Mr. Watts became a member of our board of directors following the 2011 acquisition by The Carlyle Group. He currently serves as a managing director and head of the Technology Buyout Group 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 Freescale Semiconductor and formerly SS&C Technologies, Inc. and has previously served on the boards of directors of numerous other Carlyle portfolio companies over the past 13 years.

Campbell (Cam) R. Dyer

Mr. Dyer became a member of our board of directors following the 2011 acquisition by The Carlyle Group. 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 (now Chicago Growth 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 SS&C Technologies, Inc.

Marco De Benedetti

Mr. De Benedetti became a member of our board of directors following the 2011 acquisition by The Carlyle Group. He is a managing director and co-head of Carlyle’s European Buyout Group, particularly focusing on the telecommunications and branded consumer goods sectors. Prior to joining Carlyle in 2005, Mr. De Benedetti was the chief executive officer of Telecom Italia. Mr. De Benedetti was the chief executive officer of Telecom Italia Mobile from 1999 until its merger with Telecom Italia. Mr. De Benedetti currently also serves on the boards of directors of NBTY Inc., Moncler SpA, Twin-Set Simona Barbieri and Confide SpA. He served on the board of directors of Parmalat S.p.A. between 2005 and 2011.

Peter J. Clare

Mr. Clare became a member of our board of directors following the 2011 acquisition by The Carlyle Group. Mr. Clare currently serves as a managing director of The Carlyle Group as well as co-head of U.S. Buyout Group. Prior to joining Carlyle in 1992, Mr. Clare was with First City Capital Corporation, a private equity firm that invested in leveraged buyouts, public equities, distressed bonds and restructuring. Prior to joining First City Capital, he was with the Interfunding/Merchant Banking Group and Leveraged Buyout department of Prudential-Bache Capital Funding. Mr. Clare currently serves on the boards of directors of ARINC Inc., Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation, Sequa Corporation and Pharmaceutical Product Group. He served on the board of directors of Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. between 2006 and 2012.

Stephen (Steve) C. Gray

Mr. Gray became a member of our board of directors following the 2011 acquisition by The Carlyle Group. He currently serves as an operating executive to The Carlyle Group. Mr. Gray is the founder and chairman of Gray Venture Partners, LLC 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 Insight Communications, Inc. and served on the board of directors for Insight Communications, Inc from December 2005 until February 2012.

L. William (Bill) Krause

Mr. Krause became a member of our board of directors following the 2011 acquisition by The Carlyle Group. He currently serves as an operating executive to The Carlyle Group. Mr. Krause has been president of LWK Ventures, a private investment firm, since 1991. In addition, Mr. Krause served as chairman of the board of Caspian Networks, Inc. from April 2002 to September 2006 and as chief executive officer from April 2002 until June 2004. From September 2001 to February 2002, he was chairman and chief executive officer of Exodus Communications, Inc. Mr. Krause also served as president and chief executive officer of 3Com Corporation from 1981 to 1990, and as its chairman from 1987 to 1993 when he retired. Mr. Krause serves on the boards of directors of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., Coherent, Inc. and Core-Mark Holdings, Inc.

Austin A. Adams

Mr. Adams became a member of our board of directors in January 2014. He served as executive vice president and corporate chief information officer of JPMorgan Chase from July 2004 (upon the merger of JPMorgan Chase and Bank One Corporation) until his retirement in October 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: The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, Spectra Energy, Inc. and CommunityOne Bancorp, where he is chairman of the board of directors. He has not served as a director of any other public company in the last five years.

Timothy T. Yates

Mr. Yates became a member of our board of directors following the IPO on October 23, 2013. Mr. Yates serves as a director of Monster Worldwide, Inc., a publicly traded company, which he served as executive vice president from June 2007 until June 2013 and chief financial officer from June 2007 until January 2011 and to which he currently provides services as a consultant on an as-needed basis. Prior to that, Mr. Yates served as senior vice president, chief financial officer and a director of Symbol Technologies, Inc. from February 2006 to June 2007. From January 2007 to June 2007, he was responsible for the integration of Symbol into Motorola, Inc.’s Enterprise Mobility business. From August 2005 to February 2006, Mr. Yates served as an independent consultant to Symbol. Prior to this, from October 2002 to November 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.

Marvin (Eddie) S. Edwards, Jr.*

Mr. Edwards became our president and chief executive officer and a member of our board of directors following the 2011 acquisition by The Carlyle Group. From January 1, 2010, Mr. Edwards was our president and chief operating officer. Prior to that, Mr. Edwards served as our executive vice president of Business Development and general manager of Wireless Network solutions since the Andrew Corporation acquisition in 2007. Prior to the Andrew acquisition, he served as our executive vice president of Business Development and the chairman of the board of directors of our wholly-owned subsidiary, Connectivity Solutions Manufacturing LLC, since April 2005. Mr. Edwards also served as president and chief executive officer of OFS Fitel, LLC and OFS BrightWave, LLC, a joint venture between CommScope and The Furukawa Electric Co. Mr. Edwards has also served in various capacities with Alcatel, including president of Alcatel North America Cable Systems and president of Radio Frequency Systems.

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