Frontier Communications Appoints New President and Chief Executive Officer

Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR) has announced that the company´s board of directors has unanimously appointed Bernard L. “Bernie” Han as President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board, effective immediately, the company said.

Han succeeds Daniel McCarthy, who is stepping down as President and Chief Executive Officer and from his position on the Board.

Han brings more than 30 years of experience and significant operational and financial expertise. During his more than 11 years in the telecommunications industry at DISH Network, he served as CFO, COO and as Executive Vice President, Strategic Planning. In these roles Han was responsible for a broad portfolio including assessing new strategies and markets, operations, customer service, retention marketing, information technology, as well as financial functions consisting of accounting, treasury, tax, financial planning and analysis, investor relations and SEC reporting.

Frontier Communications offers a variety of services to residential and business customers over its fiber-optic and copper networks in 29 states, including video, high-speed Internet, advanced voice, and Frontier Secure® digital protection solutions.