SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): January 4, 2005
Crown Castle International Corp.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
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510 Bering Drive
Houston, TX 77057
(Address of Principal Executive Office)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (713) 570-3000
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ITEM 5.02 DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS OR PRINCIPAL OFFICERS; ELECTION OF DIRECTORS; APPOINTMENT OF PRINCIPAL OFFICERS
Following eight years of service with the Company, Wesley D. Cunningham, the Companys principal accounting officer, has announced his resignation as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller of the Company, effective March 31, 2005. Mr. Cunningham will remain in his current capacity as the principal accounting officer of the Company until such effective date, which period includes the preparation and filing of the Companys 2004 Annual Report on Form 10-K. Subsequent to his departure, Mr. Cunningham has agreed to act as a consultant to the Company. It is anticipated that Mr. Cunninghams duties will be transitioned to existing accounting personnel of the Company.
This document contains forward-looking statements that are based on our managements current expectations, including but not limited to plans regarding transition of the duties of the Companys principal accounting officer. Such forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those expected. More information about potential risk factors which could affect the Company is included in our filings with the SEC.
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.
|CROWN CASTLE INTERNATIONAL CORP.|
/s/ E. Blake Hawk
|Name:||E. Blake Hawk|
|Title:||Executive Vice President|
|and General Counsel|
Date: January 4, 2005