Alaska Communications Names CFO

Alaska Communications (NASDAQ: ALSK) has named Laurie Butcher chief financial officer, the company said.

Butcher, who joined Alaska Communications in 1997, has served as senior vice president of finance since October 2015 and principal financial and accounting officer since November 2015.

Butcher joined Alaska Communications in 1997 and has served in several leadership roles in finance and accounting, including senior vice president of finance. She holds a bachelor´s degree in accounting from the University of Alaska and is a licensed CPA.

Alaska Communications is the provider of advanced broadband and managed IT services for businesses and consumers in Alaska. The company operates a highly reliable, advanced statewide data network with the latest technology and the most diverse undersea fiber optic system connecting Alaska to the contiguous US. For more information, visit www.alaskacommunications.com or our investor relations site at www.alsk.com.