MasTec CEO Jose Mas Appointed to U.S. Department of Commerce National Advisory Council on Minority Business Enterprise

November 29, 2010

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --

MasTec, Inc. (NYSE: MTZ) today announced that Jose R. Mas, the Company's Chief Executive Officer, has been appointed to the U.S. Department of Commerce National Advisory Council on Minority Business Enterprise for a two year term, through October 2012. Mr. Mas was selected to the board because of his substantial industry experience and commitment to supporting the growth and global competitiveness of the Nation's minority-owned businesses.

As a member of the Federal government council, Mr. Mas will provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Commerce on a broad range of policy issues pertaining to the country's minority business community. These policy issues may include methods for job growth as well as global and domestic business opportunities.

"I'm proud to represent not only Hispanic, but all minority owned companies in this advisory role. I look forward to helping formulate positive government policies which will help increase economic opportunities for businesses of all sizes," said Mr. Mas.

One of America's minority business success stories, MasTec is a leading national infrastructure construction company operating mainly throughout the United States across a range of industries. The Company's activities include the building, installation, maintenance and upgrade of energy, communication and utility infrastructure, including but not limited to: electrical utility transmission and distribution, wind farms, solar farms, other renewable energy, natural gas and petroleum pipeline infrastructure, wireless, wireline, satellite communication, industrial infrastructure and water and sewer systems. MasTec's customers are in the following industries: utilities (including wind farms, solar farms and other renewable energy, natural gas gathering systems and pipeline infrastructure), communications (including wired and wireless telephony and satellite television) and government (including water, sewer and other utility and communications work on government facilities and military bases). The Company's corporate website is located at

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