Philip A. Falcone
President and CEO
Mr. Falcone has served as a director of HC2 since January 2014, and as President and CEO of HC2 since May 2014 and is a director of several of HC2’s subsidiaries. Mr. Falcone previously served as Chairman of the Board from May 2014 until April 2020. Mr. Falcone served as a director, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of HRG Group, Inc. (f/k/a Harbinger Group Inc., “HRG”) from July 2009 to November 2014. From July 2009 to July 2011, Mr. Falcone also served as the President of HRG. Mr. Falcone is also the Chief Investment Officer and Chief Executive Officer of Harbinger Capital, and is the Chief Investment Officer of other Harbinger Capital-affiliated funds. Mr. Falcone co-founded the funds affiliated with Harbinger Capital in 2001. Mr. Falcone has over two decades of experience in leveraged finance, distressed debt and special situations. Prior to joining the predecessor of Harbinger Capital, Mr. Falcone served as Head of High Yield trading for Barclays Capital. From 1998 to 2000, he managed the Barclays High Yield and Distressed trading operations. Mr. Falcone held a similar position with Gleacher Natwest, Inc., from 1997 to 1998. Mr. Falcone began his career in 1985, trading high yield and distressed securities at Kidder, Peabody & Co. Mr. Falcone served as a member of the board of directors of Inseego Corp. (NASDAQ: INSG), a provider of intelligent wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market from 1994 through August 2018, as its Chairman of the Board from May 2017 through August 2018, and as a member of its Audit Committee from June 2017 through August 2018. Mr. Falcone received an A.B. in Economics from Harvard University.