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): February 2, 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
In connection with a recent management reorganization of the Company, the position of President and Chief Operating Officer of Crown Castle USA Inc. was eliminated. As a result of a change in his position, Edward W. Wallander has tendered his resignation from the Company and will be leaving February 11, 2005. It is contemplated that Mr. Wallanders duties will be transitioned to existing personnel of the Company. Mr. Wallander will be available to the Company on a consulting basis for 90 days after termination. Mr. Wallanders resignation constitutes a Qualifying Termination under his severance agreement, and payments and benefits will be provided pursuant to such agreement. A copy of the severance agreement is filed as Exhibit 10.2 to the Companys Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 8, 2003 and is incorporated herein by reference.
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: February 8, 2005