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Press Release -- June 24th, 2014
Source: Frontier Communications

Frontier Executive VP Wins Award for Leadership in Human Resources

Cecilia K. McKenney honored at 2014 Fairfield County SHRM HR People of the Year Awards

STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE:FTR, news, filings) is pleased to announce that Cecilia K. McKenney, Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Administrative Services, was honored with the HR Leader Award in the Large Company category at the 2014 Fairfield County HR People of the Year Awards. The ceremony was held at the Stamford Plaza Hotel & Conference Center.

Cecilia K. McKenney (Photo: Business Wire)Cecilia K. McKenney (Photo: Business Wire)

The HR People of the Year Awards are given each year by The Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The awards recognize individuals whose performance and contributions have significantly benefited their organizations, the Human Resources profession and the community.

“I am thrilled that the Southern Connecticut Chapter of SHRM recognized Cecilia’s career successes and achievements in Human Resources,” said Maggie Wilderotter, Chairman and CEO of Frontier Communications. “Cecilia’s dedication to her profession and to our company is unmatched. She is a valuable member of Frontier’s senior leadership team who helps our employees and leaders every day maximize their contributions to our customers. We are delighted to see her recognized by her peers.”

Of the 22 practitioners and service providers nominated, six were chosen as this year’s awards recipients.

“The Fairfield County HR People of the Year Awards celebrates Human Resource excellence and signifies the important role our profession plays in business today,” said Susan Blazer, President of the Southern Connecticut Chapter of SHRM.

In addition to her role in human resources and administrative services, Ms. McKenney oversees marketing, corporate communications and public relations. She also has responsibility for Frontier Secure, a separate nationwide business unit offering a suite of online security protection and support services for residential and business customers. Earlier, Ms. McKenney was Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Call Center Sales & Service. She joined Frontier Communications in 2006 as Senior Vice President of Human Resources.

Before Frontier, Ms. McKenney was Group Vice President of Headquarters Human Resources for the Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc (PBG) in Somers, New York. Her group was responsible for all Human Resource functions supporting PBG’s worldwide operations.

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

Frontier CommunicationsBrigid Smith, 203-614-5042

Source: Frontier Communications Corporation

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