Alaska Communications Names Linda Leary Senior Vice President, Sales

  Alaska Communications Names Linda Leary Senior Vice President, Sales

Business Wire

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- December 6, 2013

Alaska Communications (NASDAQ: ALSK), Alaska’s leading broadband solutions
provider, today announced that Linda Leary, a respected Alaska business leader
and sales executive, will join its management team as senior vice president,
sales.

Linda Leary, Alaska business leader and former President of Carlile
Transportation Systems, joins Al ...

Linda Leary, Alaska business leader and former President of Carlile
Transportation Systems, joins Alaska Communications, Alaska's leading
broadband solutions provider, as Senior Vice President, Sales (Photo: Business
Wire)

Leary will lead Alaska Communications’ top line growth. She brings to the
company more than 25 years’ leadership and sales experience in the state, most
recently serving as President of Carlile Transportation Systems, Alaska’s
largest asset-based trucking and logistics company.

“We are pleased to welcome Linda,” said Anand Vadapalli, Alaska Communications
president and chief executive officer. “Her extensive experience in
leadership, building teams and meeting the unique needs of Alaska businesses
will build on our momentum driving top line growth, while bringing value to
our customers, employees and shareholders. I look forward to her complementing
our strong sales team.”

“I am excited to join the Alaska Communications team and build on the success
the company has achieved with industry-leading revenue growth,” said Leary.
“Alaska Communications has demonstrated a strong commitment to serving its
customers and a solid track record of offering reliable services its customers
can trust. I look forward to working with my colleagues to continue serving
Alaskans and Alaska businesses, to grow Alaska’s most respected and
long-standing broadband solutions company and provide our customers with the
best service in the state.”

Leary has extensive experience in leadership roles in Alaska, and currently
serves as chair of the Alaska Railroad board of directors, and as a director
on the Rasmuson Foundation board of directors, a leading Alaska-based
philanthropic foundation. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of
Maine and a master’s degree in Global Supply Chain Management from the
University of Alaska Anchorage.

About Alaska Communications

Alaska Communications is a leading provider of advanced broadband solutions
for businesses and consumers in Alaska.The company operates a highly
reliable, advanced statewide data and voice network with the latest technology
and the most diverse undersea fiber optic system connecting Alaska to the
contiguous United States.For more information, visit
www.alaskacommunications.com or www.alsk.com.

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Contact:

Alaska Communications
Heather Cavanaugh, 907-564-7722
 
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