AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) today announced that Dr. Gilbert Amelio has decided to retire from AT&T’s Board of Directors so he can devote more attention to a wide range of professional and personal activities.
Amelio, 70, has been an AT&T Director since 2001 and had previously served as an Advisory Director of AT&T from 1997 to 2001. Also, he was a Director of Pacific Telesis Group from 1995 until 1997 when the company was acquired by AT&T (then known as SBC Communications Inc.)
“I am extremely grateful for the privilege to have served on the Board of Directors of AT&T,” said Dr. Amelio. “This iconic company continues to be a leader in providing an ever widening range of services to its customers and I am honored to have had the opportunity to contribute to the growth of this exceptionally well-managed company over the last 18 years.”
“Gil has deep roots with AT&T having started his career in 1968 as a scientist in Bell Labs. His experience in telecommunications has made him a trusted advisor providing invaluable insight and guidance over a period of tremendous change in our industry and dramatic growth for our company,” said Randall Stephenson, AT&T chairman and chief executive officer. “We are grateful for his many contributions and wish him great success in his future endeavors.”AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc. About AT&T AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the most honored companies in the world. Its subsidiaries and affiliates – AT&T operating companies – are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and internationally. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation’s largest 4G network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile Internet, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S. carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries. It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse ® and AT&T │DIRECTV brands. The company’s suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world. Additional information about AT&T Inc. and the products and services provided by AT&T subsidiaries and affiliates is available at http://www.att.com/aboutus or follow our news on Twitter at @ATT, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/att and YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/att. © 2013 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. 4G not available everywhere. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.