OREANDA-NEWS. August 29, 2016. Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) has named

Tom Novotney, a recognized telecommunications industry leader, as area general manager for its Central California operating area, which includes cities and communities across 13 Northern California counties located around Frontier's Elk Grove, Calif. regional offices.

Novotney will be responsible for operations, community engagement and market growth, while overseeing delivery of broadband, video, and voice services to more than 250,000 households and businesses.

He will be based in Elk Grove and report to

Tressa Bader, vice president and general manager of Frontier's Northern California service territory, stretching from the Oregon border to south of Bakersfield.

"Tom's experience and proven leadership across our business, from field operations to customer service, will make him a great addition to the Frontier Communications West Region," said Bader. "His experience will be invaluable as we continue the focus on serving the customer."

Novotney brings more than 30 years telecom industry and leadership experience to Frontier. Prior to joining Frontier, he served as vice president and general manager of business and consumer markets for CenturyLink in Spokane, Wash., providing leadership for business and consumer operations and acquisitions for the publicly-traded telecommunications company.

Novotney holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Washington State University and will reside in Elk Grove.

Companies of all sizes, including many in the Fortune 50™, rely on Frontier to deliver FiOS, high-speed Internet, voice, advanced Ethernet and business telephone systems, nationwide. For more information, visit http://business.frontier.com/.

About Frontier Communications

Frontier Communications Corporation, a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company, is a leader in providing communications services to urban, suburban and rural communities in 29 states. Frontier offers a variety of services to residential customers over its fiber-optic and copper networks, including video, high-speed internet, advanced voice and Frontier Secure digital protection solutions. Frontier Business Edge offers communications solutions to small, medium and enterprise businesses. Frontier's approximately 30,000 employees are based entirely in the United States. More information about Frontier is available at www.frontier.com.