james taiclet
46 years old

Mr. Taiclet is our Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Taiclet has been a Director since November 2003 and Chairman of the Board of Directors since February 2004. Mr. Taiclet joined American Tower in September 2001 as President and Chief Operating Officer and was named our Chief Executive Officer in October 2003. Prior to joining us, Mr. Taiclet had been President of Honeywell Aerospace Services, a part of Honeywell International, since March 1999. From March 1996 until March 1999, Mr. Taiclet served as Vice President, Engine Services at Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corporation. Mr. Taiclet was also previously a consultant at McKinsey & Company, specializing in telecommunications and aerospace.