Geek Of The Week: Bernie Han, CEO Of Frontier Communications

Frontier Communication is a known supplier of offers broadband Internet, digital television service and computer technical support to residential and business customers in over twenty states in the United States. The company is known as the eighth largest provider of broadband internet in the United States with over three million subscribers and also known as the 11th largest pay television provider in the United States with over 800,000 subscribers.

The company is currently headed by Bernie Han who serves as the Chief Executive Officer and only just took over from the previous CEO, Dan McCarthy. On becoming CEO, Bernie brings in over 30 years of experience and significant operational and financial expertise, of which he spent over 20 years in the airline industry and over 10 years in the telecommunications industry at DISH Network, where he served as CFO, COO and as Executive Vice President, Strategic Planning. In these roles Mr. Han was responsible for a broad portfolio including assessing new strategies and markets, operations, customer service, retention marketing, information technology, as well as financial functions consisting of accounting, treasury, tax, financial planning and analysis, investor relations and SEC reporting.

On handing over his position to Bernie having served as the CEO, Mr. McCarthy stated, “It has been an incredible experience leading Frontier over the last four years, and I leave knowing the Company is in great hands with Bernie at the helm of this skilled and dedicated organization. I remain a firm believer in Frontier’s future.”

Bernie has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineer from the Cornell University where he also received his Master of Business Administration, Master of Electrical Engineering degrees from. Mr. Han also currently serves on the Board of Directors of Frontier Airlines.

On being the CEO of Frontier Communication, Mr Han said, “Frontier has a strong core business that maintains the trust of millions of customers across the country, and I am honored to take on the role of CEO at a time where we have both challenges to overcome and substantial opportunities ahead. I look forward to working with the Board of Directors and leadership team as we continue to execute on our initiatives to drive operational performance, invest in our business and become a stronger partner to our residential and enterprise customers.”