Chairman of the Board
Mr. Gallagher has been a director since October 2007 and was elected Board Chair in April 2013. He is currently the lead independent 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. Previously, Mr. Gallagher served as a director of Sollers JSC, vice chair of Golden Telecom Inc., and executive vice chair and chief executive officer of FLAG Telecom Group. Earlier in his career, he 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.