Frontier Communications announced that the company’s board of directors has unanimously appointed Bernard L. “Bernie” Han as president and CEO and a member of the board.
Mr. Han succeeds Daniel McCarthy, who is stepping down as president and CEO and from his position on the board.
Mr. Han brings more than 30 years of experience and significant operational and financial expertise to the table. During his more than 11 years in the telecommunications industry at DISH Network, he served as CFO, COO and as EVP, strategic planning. In these roles Mr. 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.
Mr. Han was retained by the Finance Committee of the Board as an advisor beginning October 16, 2019, and has been actively supporting efforts to strengthen the company’s financial position since that time.