John M. Jureller, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR), announced today that Luke Szymczak has joined the company as Vice President, Investor Relations. He reports to Mr. Jureller.
In announcing the appointment, Mr. Jureller said, “Investor Relations plays a critical role at Frontier, and we’re excited Luke has joined our team. He will provide a strong connection with our stakeholders. Making sure that analysts, portfolio managers, financial media, individuals and others in the investment community understand Frontier’s strategic direction, operations, financial performance and value proposition is critical. Frontier has a compelling story to tell, and I am confident Luke will help make sure it is heard.”
Mr. Szymczak joined Frontier after 12 years at J. P. Morgan, most recently as Managing Director at JPMorgan Asset Management. As a senior analyst he covered telecom, wireless, cable and technology sectors for the global asset manager and managed the firm’s global Tech-Media-Telecom Fund.
Prior to J. P. Morgan, Mr. Szymczak was with Prudential Securities for eight years, most recently as First Vice President, Equity Research covering the communications equipment industry. Before that, he was an Associate with Schooner Capital. He began his career with a division of IBM, later holding corporate positions in Engineering and Marketing and managing teams whose projects covered Europe, Asia and the Americas.
Mr. Szymczak earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University, College of Engineering and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
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 medium and large businesses in 27 states. Frontier's approximately 14,700 employees are based entirely in the United States. More information is available at