Chief Operating Officer, MasTec Inc. - Miami, Florida
Mr. Apple has been a member of our Board of Directors since October 2012. He currently chairs our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.
Mr. Apple is the Chief Operating Officer of MasTec, Inc., a national infrastructure construction company active in the engineering, building, installation, maintenance and upgrade of energy, communication and utility infrastructure. He has been in that capacity since 2006.
During 2005 and 2006 he also served as President of the MasTec Energy Group. Prior to that, he was the Senior Vice President of Operations for the DIRECTV Group, Inc.
Mr. Apple also has significant European experience, having served in various executive capacities from 1989 to 2001 within the Hughes Electronics and Telefonica S.A. organizations in Europe, including as Chief Executive Officer of Hughes Electronics-Spain, and Chief Operating Officer of the Telefonica broadcast satellite company.