NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR) announces that, effective today, it has promoted Javier Mendoza to the position of Vice President, Corporate Communications and External Affairs. Mendoza is based in Southern California and will report to Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer Mark Nielsen.
A strategic communications and external affairs expert with Fortune 500 experience in telecommunications, utility energy and major consumer businesses, Mendoza will be responsible for leading Frontier’s external corporate communications, issues management and stakeholder engagement strategy.
“Javier is an expert communicator who skillfully promotes Frontier’s products, services and people,” said Nielsen. “He brings exceptional media relations skills and multi-cultural market expertise to a critical role."
Since 2016, Mendoza has served as Director of Public Relations for Frontier’s West Region, working closely with Frontier business leaders to enhance the company’s external image in the marketplace, communicate its key messages, and promote business growth in one of the Company’s largest, most diverse and dynamic service areas.
Before joining Frontier, Mendoza was Senior Communications Manager for Sempra Energy’s SoCalGas business unit, where he led a team responsible for media relations and crisis communications programs for major growth and infrastructure projects, environmental and legislative issues, emerging technologies, pipeline safety, energy efficiency and customer programs. Previously, he has held communications and marketing leadership positions with Molina Healthcare, United Healthcare, The Boeing Company and Universal Studios.
Mendoza earned a master's in communications from California State University, Fullerton and a bachelor's in journalism from California State University, Long Beach.
About Frontier Communications: Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR) is a leader in providing communications services to urban, suburban, and rural communities in 29 states. Frontier offers a variety of services to residential customers over its fiber-optic and copper networks, including video, high-speed internet, advanced voice, and Frontier Secure® digital protection solutions. Frontier Business™ offers communications solutions to small, medium, and enterprise businesses. More information about Frontier is available at www.frontier.com.