NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE:FTR, news, filings) announced today the appointment of Peter T. DePasquale as vice president of communications and corporate affairs.
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DePasquale will be based at Frontier's corporate headquarters in Norwalk, Connecticut, and will report to Executive Vice President, General Counsel and SecretaryMark Nielsen. DePasquale will be responsible for developing and executing a corporate communications and engagement strategy nationwide.
An experienced communicator, DePasquale has a breadth of expertise in external affairs and public engagement. DePasquale joins Frontier from Praxair, Inc., a global supplier of industrial gases and high performance surface coatings, where he served as director of Government and External Relations and was responsible for the company's domestic public policy communications and positioning.
Commenting on the appointment, Nielsen noted, "We are pleased to have Pete join our corporate communications team. As Frontier Communications continues to grow, our company's ability to proactively engage with the public through the press and social media will be critical. Pete's positive leadership and expertise are a great addition."
A Newtown, CT resident, DePasquale has been recognized as one of "Connecticut's 40 under 40" byConnecticut Magazine and as a "New Leader in the Law" by the Connecticut Law Tribune. He received his JurisDoctor, magna cum laude from the New England School of Law where he served as a technical editor for the New England Law Review. DePasquale graduated from the College of Charleston with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Corporate Communication.
He joins AVP of Corporate Communications Brigid Smith and Manager of Corporate Communications Lliam Morrison at Frontier Communications.
About Frontier Communications
Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) offers broadband, voice, video, wireless Internet data access, data security solutions, bundled offerings and specialized bundles for residential customers, small businesses and home offices, and advanced communications for medium and large businesses in 28 states. Frontier's approximately 18,600 employees are based entirely in the United States. More information is available atwww.frontier.com.
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