ShenTel announces executive promotions

shentelShenTel announced Friday the promotion of William L. Pirtle to Senior Vice President, Marketing & Sales; Thomas A. Whitaker to Senior Vice President, Operations and Edward H. McKay to Senior Vice President, Engineering and Network Planning.

All three will continue to report to Earle MacKenzie, Chief Operating Officer.

“With our recently announced definitive agreement to acquire NTELOS Holdings Corp., we now begin the work toward integrating our operations to create a bigger and stronger Shentel,” President and CEO Christopher E. French said.  “These promotions leverage our considerable management strength and align our structure around functional expertise as we prepare to add the nTelos operations and upgrade their networks.  Given their experience as industry veterans and longtime Shentel executives, I am confident that Willy, Tom and Ed will continue to produce exemplary results for our Company.”

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