TDS names new SVP

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE: TDS) has promoted Jane W. McCahon to senior vice president, corporate relations and corporate secretary, the company said.

McCahon joined TDS in 2009 as vice president corporate relations, and became corporate secretary in 2013. McCahon oversees the investor relations and public corporate governance activities of TDS and its majority-owned, publicly traded subsidiary US Cellular (NYSE: USM). She is responsible for day-to-day communications with analysts, portfolio managers, financial media representatives, and individual investors along with the activities of the TDS and US Cellular boards of directors.

McCahon is a member of the National Investor Relations Institute and the Society of Corporate Secretary & Governance Professionals. She is a co-founder and former chair of the NIRI Ethics Council, and has also served on the NIRI Senior Roundtable Steering Committee. She holds a BA in economics and finance from Bentley College, and JD from Suffolk University Law School.

Telephone and Data Systems provides wireless; broadband, video and voice; and hosted and managed services to approximately 6.1 million customers nationwide through its businesses, US Cellular, TDS Telecom, OneNeck IT Solutions, and BendBroadband. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Chicago, TDS employed 10,400 people as of December 31, 2015.