American Tower Corp. Names Thomas Bartlett EVP/CFO
March 6, 2009 at 11:10 AM (PT)
AMERICAN TOWER CORPORATION has named THOMAS BARTLETT EVP/CFO. Previously SVP/Controller for VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS, BARTLETT will lead the Company’s finance organization and oversee its information technology organization. He starts on APRIL 1st, 2009.
JEAN BUA, who has been serving as the Company’s CFO on an interim basis since JUNE 30th, 2008, will assume the new position of EVP/Finance and Treasurer. She will continue to play a key role in the Company’s finance organization, including treasury, financial planning and analysis, and strategic finance initiatives.
"TOM’s 25 years of experience in finance and operations coupled with his background in the telecommunications industry make him a perfect fit for AMERICAN TOWER," CEO JIM TAICLET said. "Having previously served in senior executive positions in finance and operations he brings a great set of skills, as well as extensive international experience, to his new role as our new CFO. JEAN has done an excellent job as our Interim CFO, and I look forward to her continuing to play a strategic role with us. TOM will be a great addition to our senior management team and I look forward to working closely with him on our most important financial, strategic and operational initiatives."