Chairman of the Board
Patrick Gallagher has been a director since October 2007 and was elected Board Chair in April 2013. Mr. Gallagher is currently the board chair of Intercloud SAS, a provider of access solutions to cloud applications, and is a director of Ciena Corporation, a supplier of networking equipment, software and services, where he serves on the compensation committee and is chair of the governance and nominations committee. Mr. Gallagher also currently serves as the board chair of Mirabeau SAS, a global wine business. From June 2008 to June 2015, he served as a director of Sollers JSC. From March 2008 to March 2012, Mr. Gallagher was the board chair of Ubiquisys Ltd., a UK company which develops and supplies femtocells and small cells for the 3G/4G/LTE mobile wireless market. From January 2008 until February 2009, Mr. Gallagher was the board chair of Macro 4 plc, a FTSE-listed global software solutions company. From May 2006 until March 2008, he was vice chair of Golden Telecom Inc., a NASDAQ-listed facilities-based provider of integrated communications. From 2003 until 2006, Mr. Gallagher was executive vice chair and served as chief executive officer of FLAG Telecom Group, a NASDAQ-listed global telecommunications company which owned and managed a subsea optical fiber network. From 1985 to 2002, Mr. Gallagher held senior management positions at BT Group, including group director of strategy & development, president of BT Europe and as a member of the BT executive committee. Mr. Gallagher holds a B.A. in Economics with honors from Warwick University.