Lawrence H. Guffey

Director at T-Mobile

Lawrence H. Guffey has served as a director of our Company April 30, 2013, and is a member of the Compensation Committee, Executive Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of our Board of Directors. Mr Guffey was previously a Senior Managing Director (Partner) in the Private Equity Group at The Blackstone Group where he worked for 22 years, the last 10 of which as one of the firm’s Senior Partners in Europe. Mr Guffey was made a Partner of The Blackstone Group in 2000 at the age of 31. During his tenure as a Partner at The Blackstone Group, Mr Guffey led or co-led many of the firm’s media and communications-related investments and had day-to-day responsibility for management of Blackstone Communications Advisors. Mr Guffey was a member of the Supervisory Board at Deutsche Telekom, our majority stockholder, from June 2006 until October 2013. He was a Director of New Skies Satellites Holdings Ltd. from January 2005 to December 2007, Axtel SA de CV since October 2000, FiberNet L.L.C. from 2001 until 2003, iPCS Inc. from August 2000 to September 2002, PAETEC Holding Corp. from February 2000 to 2002, and Commnet Cellular Inc. from February 1998 to December 2001. Mr Guffey also served as a Director of TDC A/S from February 2006 to March 2013. He holds a Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude degree from Rice University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Mr Guffey’s individual qualifications and skills that led to the conclusion that he should serve as a director include his extensive experience on other company boards, particularly those of other companies in the telecommunications industry, including Deutsche Telekom, a leading integrated telecommunications company.


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