American Tower Corporation Announces New President and CEO

American Tower Corporation, a Council member, announced that Thomas Bartlett will succeed James Taiclet as the company’s new President and CEO.

Bartlett has served as American Tower’s Vice President and CFO for 10 years, a time during which the company has experienced significant growth. . Throughout his tenure, American Tower grew 375% in total revenues, increased to an enterprise value of $128 value, and saw stockholder returns of 800%. Taiclet led American Tower as President and CEO for seven years. Taiclet will become the new CEO of Lockheed Martin.

“Not only are we well-positioned to capitalize on the continuing secular growth trends in mobile on a  worldwide basis, but we also have a proven leadership team and dedicated employees throughout our markets to meet the needs of our diverse stakeholders,” stated Bartlett. “It’s an honor for me to lead a company that will play such an important role in the digital future.”

The New England Council congratulates Thomas Bartlett on this new role and looks forward to American Tower’s continued success under his leadership. Read more here.

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