Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR)

FORM 8-K | Current report
FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS CORP (Form: 8-K, Received: 08/23/2018 16:17:19)



 Washington ,   DC   20549



Pursuant   to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the   Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): August 23, 2018

Frontier Communications Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


(State or other jurisdiction   of incorporation)




(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer Identification No.)


401 Merritt 7, Norwalk, Connecticut


(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)

(203) 614-5600

( Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

As previously announced on June 19, 2018, Mr. McBride resigned from his position as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Frontier Communications Corporation (“Frontier”), effective August 31, 2018.  Frontier is evaluating candidates to serve as Chief Financial Officer.  The Board has appointed Mr. Sheldon Bruha, currently Frontier’s Treasurer, to serve as Interim Chief Financial Officer upon the departure of Mr. McBride.   

Mr. Bruha joined Frontier in February 2018 as Senior Vice President and Treasurer.  Prior to joining Frontier, Mr. Bruha served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Capital Planning at CDI Corp., an engineering services and IT staffing and solutions provider, from March 2015 to February 2018.  Mr. Bruha served in several capacities at Cable & Wireless Communications PLC from April 2004 to February 2015, most recently as Head, Corporate Finance, Treasury and Tax.   

There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Bruha and any other persons in connection with his appointment. There are no family relationships between Mr. Bruha and any director or executive officer of the Company, and Mr. Bruha is not a party to any transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.




Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.





Date:  August 23, 2018


/s/ Mark D. Nielsen


Mark D. Nielsen


Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary