STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE:FTR, news, filings) announced today that John P. Gianukakis has been appointed Vice President and Treasurer, effective immediately. Gianukakis reports to John M. Jureller, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
"John's 25 years of experience in treasury, financial services, capital markets, insurance, bank relationships, investment and commercial banking and information technology make him extremely well-qualified to lead Frontier's treasury operation. We look forward to John joining Frontier's finance team, strengthening and improving our already robust corporate treasury activities, including cash management, capital markets and pension investments," said Jureller.
Most recently Gianukakis was Senior Vice President Finance and Treasurer of Castleton Commodities International, a merchant energy trading and asset operator formerly part of the Louis Dreyfus Commodities Group, managing the treasury team responsible for areas including global debt capital markets, liquidity and cash management, bank relationships, bank financial reporting and insurance.
From 1996-2010, Gianukakis was with IBM Corporation. As Vice President Finance and Assistant Treasurer of this global provider of information technology products and services, he managed a global team of finance and treasury professionals responsible for cash flow and balance sheet planning, treasury operations, insurance, rating agency relations, and capital structure management. His career at IBM included Director, Business Development for IBM Global Services, a unit that generates approximately half of IBM's annual revenue, and the Storage Systems Group, where he evaluated companies for acquisition or partnership to accelerate expansion.
His earlier experience includes positions at AIG Trading Group, ContiChem Oil Trading and Phibro Energy Corporation. He is a graduate of Lehigh University with a B.S. in Business and Economics and the University of Connecticut with an M.B.A. in Finance.
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 13,700 employees are based entirely in the United States. More information is available at www.frontier.com.
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