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Frontier Communications Names New EVP & Chief Financial Officer

  Frontier Communications Names New EVP & Chief Financial Officer

Business Wire

STAMFORD, Conn. -- December 19, 2012

Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR) announced today that John M.
Jureller will join the company on January 7, 2013. On February 27, 2013, he
will succeed Don Shassian, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial
Officer who has announced his resignation. Mr. Shassian will be in his current
position through the year-end 2012 closing process and filing of the year-end
financial statements and certifications on February 26, 2013. Mr. Shassian
will remain with Frontier until March 31, 2013 to help transition
responsibilities.

Maggie Wilderotter, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated, “I am
delighted to welcome John to Frontier. His strong financial and operational
background provides the skills the company needs to succeed in a highly
competitive environment.”

From 2008 through 2012, Mr. Jureller was Senior Vice President, Finance and
Operations for the Resources Group of General Atlantic LLC, a global growth
private equity firm managing $17 billion around the globe. There he
demonstrated expertise with turnaround companies, merger integration planning
and execution, risk management, financial planning and analysis expertise, and
other financial and operating functions.

Before this, he was Chief Financial Officer of WestPoint International, Inc.,
with overall financial responsibility for a $900 million company. He was
responsible for all financial matters, including public financial reporting,
taxation, internal audit and corporate finance. He worked closely with the CEO
and COO to develop new strategies to stabilize operations and cash flow.

From 2003 through 2006, Mr. Jureller was with ALIXPARTNERS LLC, a turnaround
and restructuring company. His responsibilities gave him wide exposure to
telecommunications, including cable, wireless and internet services.
Previously, he was Chief Financial Officer of Trans-Resources, Inc; Senior
Vice President, Corporate Development at Gartner, Inc.; and Senior Vice
President, Finance and Corporate Development at Caribiner International, Inc.
Early in his career, Mr. Jureller held increasingly senior financial roles at
PepsiCo World Trading Company, Inc., Emcor Group, Inc., and General Electric
Capital Corporation. Mr. Jureller began his career in finance at Bankers Trust
Company.

Mr. Jureller earned both a B.S. with Distinction and an M.B.A. in Finance from
Cornell University. He is a member of the White Plains Hospital Board Finance
Committee in White Plains, New York.

About Frontier Communications

Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR) is an S&P 500 company and is
included in the FORTUNE 500 list of America’s largest corporations. Frontier
offers broadband, voice, satellite video, wireless Internet data access, data
security solutions, bundled offerings and specialized bundles for residential
customers, small businesses and home offices and advanced business
communications for medium and large businesses in 27 states. Frontier’s
approximately 15,300 employees are based entirely in the United States. More
information is available at www.frontier.com.

Contact:

Frontier Communications Corporation
Robert Starr
SVP & Treasurer
203-614-5708
robert.starr@ftr.com
or
Steve Crosby
SVP, Government Affairs and Public Relations
916-206-8198
steven.crosby@ftr.com
 
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