Who's Who at Global

Gary Winnick
Founder and Chairman, Global Crossing Ltd.
Years at company: 5
Role: Former junk bond salesman at Drexel Burnham Lambert Formed investment firm, now Pacific Capital Group, in 1985 With partners David Lee, Abbott Brown and Barry Porter, purchased undersea fiber-optic cable operation from AT & T; in 1996 for $750 million Took public in August 1998 Remains company chairman.

Thomas Casey
Vice Chairman, former Chief Executive,
Global Crossing Ltd.
Years at Company: 4
Role: Former co-head of global communications investment banking at Merrill Lynch was lured to company by lucrative compensation package that included $8 million loan secured by his home Loan terms were relaxed, entire sum was to be forgiven in annual $2.6 million increments .Former partner and co-head of the telecommunications and media group for law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom Was trial attorney in the Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, and assistant to the chairman at the Federal Communications Commission Has since left the company.

Barry Porter
Co-Founder, Former Senior Executive and Director, Global Crossing Ltd.
Years at Company: 3
Role: After co-founding Global Crossing with Winnick and Lee, served on company's board until June 2000 Held senior executive positions and was involved in financing, corporate development, sales and marketing Was managing director at Pacific Capital Group, Winnick's private investment firm, from 1993 to 1997 Before Pacific Capital, Porter served as senior managing director in the investment banking department of Bear, Stearns & Co . Was at Bear Stearns from 1986 until 1993 Left with co-founder David Lee to form private equity and venture capital firm, Clarity Partners.

Lodwrick Cook
Co-Chairman, Global Crossing Ltd.
Years at company: 4
Role: Joined Pacific Capital Group, Winnick's investment firm, in 1997 after 39-year career at Arco (retiring as chairman and chief executive in 1995) Became co-chairman of Global Crossing in 1998 and chairman of its Global Marine Systems subsidiary in 1999 In April 2000, became co-chairman of Asia Global Crossing Ltd. Continues to serve as vice-chairman and managing director at Pacific Capital Group.

Roy Olofson
Former Vice President of Finance, Global Crossing Ltd.
Years at company: 5
Role: Recruited by Global Crossing months after being fired from Fedco, where he was chief executive (upon firing, filed a breach of contract suit against Fedco and settled for undisclosed sum) For four years oversaw Global Crossing's finances and prepared financial statements Sent letter questioning Global's accounting practices to general counsel James Gorton, who left the company about a month after receiving it Olofson was fired three months later.

David Lee
Co-Founder, former president, Global Crossing Ltd.
Years at Company: 3
Role: Co-founded Global Crossing with Winnick Served as president and chief operating officer as well as member of board Before joining Global Crossing, was managing director at Pacific Capital Group, private equity firm established by Winnick Before joining Pacific Capital Group, was vice president of finance and acquisitions at TRW Information Systems Practiced public accountancy at Andersen Has since left with other Global Crossing co-founder, Barry Porter, to form Clarity Partners.
Abbott Brown
Co-Founder, Senior Vice President and Director,
Global Crossing Ltd.
Years at Company: 3
Role: One of the four original Global Crossing executives, another transplant from Pacific Capital Group Managing director and chief financial officer from 1994 to 1997 From 1990 to 1994 was executive vice president, chief financial officer and a member of the board of Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. Left Global in early 2000 to form his own equity firm, Ridgestone Corp.

John Legere
Chief Executive, Global Crossing Ltd.
Years at Company: 2
Role: Global Crossing's fifth chief executive Served as president and chief executive of Asia Global Crossing from February 2000 until January 2002, continues to be a director of Asia Global Crossing Before Asia Global Crossing, was senior vice president at Dell Computer Corp. and president for Dell's operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa Compensation included $3.5 million bonus and $1.1 million annual salary for taking Global Crossing job A $15 million loan from Asia Global Crossing when he took chief executive post in February 2000 was eventually forgiven.

Bob Annunziata
Former Chief Executive, Global Crossing Ltd.
Years at Company: 1
Role: Hired in February 1999 Oversaw rapid expansion of Global Crossing, which had 150 employees at his hiring Company grew to 14,000 employees in one year Organized $11.2 billion purchase of Frontier Corp. and $850 million purchase of Global Marine Had been president of AT & T;'s business services group Spent previous 15 years as chairman and chief executive of Teleport Communications Group, which he built from the ground before selling to AT & T.;
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