AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T)* has appointed Scott T. Ford to its board of directors. Mr. Ford is a partner with Westrock Capital Partners, LLC and Westrock Coffee Holdings, LLC and is a former chief executive officer of Alltel Corporation. He will serve on AT&T’s Corporate Development and Finance Committee, and Public Policy and Corporate Reputation Committee.
“Scott has extensive telecommunications experience and will be a great addition to our board of directors,” said Randall Stephenson, AT&T chairman and chief executive officer. “His industry expertise and strong strategic focus will add immediate value as AT&T continues to lead the mobile Internet revolution.”
Mr. Ford previously served as president and chief executive officer of Alltel Corporation. He joined Alltel as an executive vice president and member of the Board of Directors in 1996 and held a number of leadership positions before becoming CEO in 2002. Mr. Ford led the company through several major business transformations, culminating with the sale of Alltel to Verizon Wireless in 2009.
Mr. Ford also serves on the board of First Federal Bancshares of Arkansas, Inc. He previously served as the chairman of the Little Rock Branch of the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank and as chairman of the Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association. Mr. Ford holds a Bachelor of Science in finance from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
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