By Business Wire, September 16, 2013, 04:05:00 PM EDT
ANCHORAGE, Alaska--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Alaska Communications (NASDAQ:ALSK), Alaska's leading broadband
solutions company, today announced that Carol G. Mills, a Silicon Valley
veteran, will join its board of directors.
Mills brings more than 30 years experience in the enterprise software
and technology sector to the Alaska Communications board of directors.
Mills also serves on the board for Xactly Corporation, a cloud-based
incentive compensation and performance management solutions company. She
previously served on the boards of Adobe Systems, Blue Coat Systems and
Tekelec Corporation. Prior to these roles she served in leadership roles
at Hewlett-Packard, Acta Technology and Juniper Networks. She holds a
master's in business administration from Harvard University and Bachelor
of Arts degree from Smith College.
"We are very excited to add Carol to our board," said Ned Hayes, Alaska
Communications chairman of the board, and Anand Vadapalli, Alaska
Communications president and chief executive officer. "Her management
and board expertise in the technology sector, including computing
hardware, software and telecommunications will bring great value to our
board, customers and shareholders as we continue to focus on bringing
managed services to consumers and businesses in Alaska."
"I look forward to joining the Alaska Communications' team and serving
on the board," said Mills. "Alaska Communications has demonstrated bold
thinking and an ability to perform on its business plan. I look forward
to working with my fellow board members and the management team to drive
further growth and value creation."
About Alaska Communications
Alaska Communications is a leading provider of advanced broadband
solutions for businesses and consumers in Alaska. We operate a highly
reliable, advanced statewide data and voice network with the latest
technology and the most diverse undersea fiber optic system connecting
Alaska to the contiguous United States. For more information, visit www.alaskacommunications.com
Source: Alaska Communications