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Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) October 28, 2010
SBA Communications Corporation
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
5900 Broken Sound Parkway N.W.
Boca Raton, FL
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Registrants telephone number, including area code: (561) 995-7670
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On October 28, 2010, SBA Communications Corporation (the Company) appointed Kurt Bagwell as President International, pursuant to which Mr. Bagwell will have primary responsibility for all of the Companys international activities. Mr. Bagwell was formerly the Companys Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. A press
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press release issued by SBA Communications Corporation on November 3, 2010.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|SBA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION|
/s/ Brendan T. Cavanagh
|Brendan T. Cavanagh|
|Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|
Date: November 3, 2010
SBA ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE CHANGES
BOCA RATON, FL, November 3, 2010 SBA Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: SBAC) (SBA or the Company) announced today changes to the responsibilities of two of its executive officers. Kurt Bagwell, currently the Companys Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, has been named President International. Mr. Bagwell will have primary responsibility for all of SBAs growing international activities. Mark Ciarfella, currently the Companys Vice President New Builds, has been named Senior Vice President Operations, where he will oversee the Companys tower operations and services business, as well as to continue to oversee new tower builds for SBA ownership. Mr. Ciarfella will join the Companys executive committee, consisting of Messrs. Bagwell, Ciarfella, Jason Silberstein (Senior Vice President Property Management), Brendan Cavanagh (Chief Financial Officer), Tom Hunt (Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel), and Jeff Stoops (Chief Executive Officer).
Were pleased to announce these changes commented Jeff Stoops. They reflect the growth of our international activities and the depth of our management team. Kurt and Mark have been with SBA for many years, and have spent their entire careers in wireless. With this depth of experience we have the resources to successfully grow our business in new geographic markets while continuing our primary focus of executing and growing our U.S. operations. Were excited about our future both domestically and internationally.
SBA is a leading independent owner and operator of wireless communications infrastructure in North and Central America. SBA generates revenue from two primary businesses - site leasing and site development services. The primary focus of the Company is the leasing of antenna space on its multi-tenant towers to a variety of wireless service providers under long-term lease contracts.
For additional information about SBA, please contact Mark DeRussy, Director of Finance, (561) 226-9531 or visit our website at www.sbasite.com .