STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE:FTR, news, filings), a leading provider of communications services throughout 28 states and headquartered in Connecticut since 1946, announced today the appointment of Shawn D. Silver as Area General Manager forHartford County, Connecticut. The appointment follows Frontier's recent acquisition AT&T's wireline business, statewide fiber network, and U-verse video and satellite operations in Connecticut.
As Area General Manager for Frontier's operations in Hartford County, Silver is responsible for every aspect of the customer experience, including voice, internet and TV services; marketing; business development strategies and providing leadership to engage employees and key community stakeholders. Silver reports to Paul Quick, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Frontier's Connecticut operations.
"We're thrilled Shawn has joined our Connecticut team," said Quick. "He has forged a successful career in the communications arena and is a team leader who puts customers first. I am confident his experience will be instrumental in making Frontier Communicationsthe company that Connecticut customers choose for all the right reasons: great technology, superior service and a commitment to the communities we serve."
Silver joins Frontier with more than 20 years of managerial, sales and customer service experience. Most recently, he served as Director of Sales for United Technologies Corporation in Farmington, achieving record sales by introducing strategies to improve internal and external business relationships. Before that, Silver was a Regional General Manager for Total Communications, Inc., an East Hartford-based IT & Telecommunications firm. Those jobs, plus earlier leadership roles at SNET position Silver to deliver excellent customer experiences.
"I couldn't be happier about the opportunity to be a part of Frontier's Connecticut team," said Shawn. "Frontier is a great company with passionate employees and I look forward to improving and expanding upon the voice, internet and TV services our customers rely upon."
A native of Simsbury, Connecticut, Silver now lives in Clinton with his wife, Tina, and two daughters. After attending Avon Old Farms High School, he earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from Albertus Magnus College, where he was a member of the Tau Pi Phi National Honors society.
Silver volunteers for the Women & Family Life Center in Guilford, an organization dedicated to assisting women and their families facing crises and major life transitions. He also coaches and fundraises for the Clinton youth soccer league and regularly participates in efforts to promote awareness and find a cure for pancreatic cancer.
Silver may be contacted at email@example.com.
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