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Executive Bios

GARY BEGEMAN
EVP, General Counsel

Gary Begeman is the executive vice president and general counsel of NII Holdings, Inc., a provider of differentiated mobile communication services for businesses and high value consumers in Latin America. With operations in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Peru and Chile, NII is a Fortune 500 company and trades on the NASDAQ market under the symbol NIHD.

Mr. Begeman joined NII in November 2006 as vice president and deputy general counsel and was appointed general counsel in February 2007.

Prior to joining the NII team, Mr. Begeman served as senior vice president and deputy general counsel of Nextel Communications, Inc. from 2003 to 2005.  Following Nextel’s merger with Sprint in 2005, Mr. Begeman served as senior vice president and deputy general counsel of Sprint Nextel Corporation until 2006.

Mr. Begeman previously served as senior vice president and general counsel of XO Communications, a provider of competitive local telephone services from 1999 to 2003 and as vice president and deputy general counsel of Nextel Communications from 1997 to 1999. Prior to his work with Nextel Communications, Mr. Begeman was a partner with the Jones Day law firm, where he focused on capital formation and merger and acquisition transactions.

Mr. Begeman is a graduate of the Ohio State University School of Law and the University of South Dakota, where he received a bachelor of fine arts in music education.

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