STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) a leading provider of communications services throughout 27 states and headquartered in Connecticut since 1946, announced today the appointment of Zachary Tomblin as Area General Manager for Eastern Connecticut, a territory comprised of Middlesex, New London, Tolland and Windham counties. The appointment follows from Frontier’s agreement to acquire AT&T's wireline business, statewide fiber network, and U-verse video and satellite operations in Connecticut. The Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority has issued a draft ruling in favor of the proposed acquisition, which is expected to be completed during the fourth-quarter of 2014. Tomblin reports to Paul Quick, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Connecticut operations.
As Area General Manager for Eastern Connecticut operations, Tomblin will be responsible for every aspect of the customer experience, including all issues related to the provision of broadband, voice, U-verse and satellite TV; marketing; the development of business strategies; and providing leadership to engage employees and key community stakeholders.
Tomblin joins the Connecticut team after serving as General Manager of Frontier’s Southwest Region in West Virginia. Prior to this he held various management positions in the financial services sector. He was actively involved in the Company’s West Virginia markets, serving on the Ambassadors Committee of the Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce, Rotary International in Logan, and several youth athletic organizations. Tomblin will continue his active leadership and community involvement with community organizations in Eastern Connecticut. He graduated summa cum laude from West Virginia University, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Finance. He is currently pursuing an MBA through the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Tomblin and his family will be relocating to Salem, Connecticut.
Commenting on the appointment, Paul Quick noted, “Zach’s excellent performance in managing Frontier’s Southwest West Virginia market demonstrated that he has the leadership skills and business savvy that will delight our new Connecticut customers. He is committed to the communities he serves, is an advocate for our customers, and is a proven team leader who rallies employees to deliver an exceptional customer experience. We are very excited to have him join our Connecticut team.”
Tomblin may be contacted at Zachary.Tomblin@ftr.com.
About Frontier Communications
Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) offers broadband, voice, satellite video, wireless Internet data access, data security solutions, bundled offerings, specialized bundles for residential customers, small businesses and home offices, and advanced communications for medium and large businesses in 27 states. Frontier's approximately 13,900 employees are based entirely in the United States. More information is available at www.frontier.com.