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Cincinnati Bell Inc (CBB.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Leigh Fox

46 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Kaiser

50 2016 Chief Financial Officer

Thomas Simpson

46 2017 Chief Operating Officer

Suzanne Maratta

37 2019 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Corporate Controller

Joshua Duckworth

40 2017 Vice President - Treasury, Corporate Finance and Investor Relations

Christopher Wilson

53 2003 Vice President, General Counsel

Shannon Mullen

42 2019 Vice President - Customer Experience for CBTS

Christi Cornette

63 2017 Chief Culture Officer

Theodore Torbeck

62 2017 Director

Meredith Ching

62 2018 Independent Director

Walter Dods

77 2018 Independent Director

John Eck

59 2014 Independent Director

Jakki Haussler

62 2008 Independent Director

Craig Maier

69 2008 Independent Director

Russel Mayer

65 2013 Independent Director

Lynn Wentworth

60 2008 Independent Director

Martin Yudkovitz

64 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Leigh Fox

Mr. Leigh R. Fox is the President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Fox joined Cincinnati Bell in 2001 and held several positions, including President and Chief Operating Officer from September 2016 to June 2017; Chief Financial Officer from October 2013 to September 2016; Chief Administrative Officer from July 2013 to October 2013; Senior Vice President of Finance and Operations from December 2012 to July 2013; and Vice President of Finance at Cincinnati Bell Technology Solutions Inc. from October 2008 to December 2012. Director since 2018. Age 46. Mr. Fox is on the boards of the USA Regional Chamber, American Red Cross and Anthony Munoz Foundation. He is a member of the Cincinnati Business Committee and the Business Leader’s Alliance. Mr. Fox brings to the Board valuable public-company financial experience, a keen understanding of the communications and information technology industries, and vast knowledge of the Company’s business.

Andrew Kaiser

Mr. Andrew R. Kaiser is the Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr.Kaiser Vice President, Consumer Marketing and Data Analytics of the Company from December 2015 to September 2016; Vice President Corporate Finance of the Company from January 2014 to December 2015; Partner at Howard Roark Consulting, LLC from 2005 to January 2014.

Thomas Simpson

Mr. Thomas E. Simpson is the Chief Operating Officer of the Company. As chief operating officer, He Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of the Company from January 2015 to June 2017; Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Cincinnati Bell Technology Solutions (CBTS) from 2014 to 2015; Vice President, Research and Development at CBTS from 2010 to 2014; Director, Technical Operations at CBTS from 2008 to 2010.

Suzanne Maratta

Ms. Suzanne E. Maratta is Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Corporate Controller of the Company. Ms. Maratta joined the Company in 2014 in its corporate finance and accounting group as a Senior Financial Reporting Manager. Since August 2017, Ms. Maratta has served as Assistant Corporate Controller for the Company.

Joshua Duckworth

Mr. Joshua T. Duckworth is the Vice President of Treasury, Corporate Finance and Investor Relations of the Company. Mr. Duckworth is the Vice President - Investor Relations, Controller of the Company. He served as Assistant Treasurer and Director of Investor Relations for Cincinnati Bell Inc. from August 2012 to July 2013; Assistant Controller for Cincinnati Bell Inc. from August 2010 to August 2012; Deloitte & Touche LLP's audit practice from October 2004 to August 2010.

Christopher Wilson

Mr. Christopher J. Wilson is the Vice President, General Counsel of the Company. He is Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Company since August 2003.

Shannon Mullen

Ms. Shannon M. Mullen is Vice President - Customer Experience for CBTS of the Company. Vice President, Finance of the Company from December 2016 to October 2017; Senior Director of Finance of the Company from October 2013 to December 2016; Director of Finance of the Company from January 2008 to October 2013; Senior Financial Analyst of the Company from April 2006 to January 2008; Manager of Accounting Research and Projects of the Company from December 2004 to April 2006.

Christi Cornette

Mr. Christi H. Cornette is the Chief Culture Officer of the Company since June 2017. He Senior Vice President, Marketing of the Company from August 2013 to June 2017; Vice President, Marketing of the Company from October 2008 to August 2013; Director of CBTS Marketing from October 2002 to October 2008.

Theodore Torbeck

Mr. Theodore H. Torbeck serves as Director of the Company. Mr. Torbeck retired as Chief Executive Officer of Cincinnati Bell Inc. effective May 31, 2017. Prior to his retirement, he served as President from January 31, 2013 until September 1, 2016. He joined Cincinnati Bell in 2010 as President and General Manager of Cincinnati Bell Communications Group. Prior to joining Cincinnati Bell, Mr. Torbeck was Chief Executive Officer of the Freedom Group, Inc. and also worked for 28 years for the General Electric Company (“GE”), where he served as the Vice President of Operations for GE Industrial Business, President and CEO of GE’s Rail Services business and Vice President of Global Supply Chain for GE Aviation. He is a director of Americraft Manufacturing, Inc. He also serves on several non-profit boards. Director since January 2013. Age 62. Mr. Torbeck brings to the Board critical knowledge and understanding of the products and services offered by the Company and a strong understanding of the telecommunications industry. Mr. Torbeck’s prior business and management experience also provides the Board with a valuable perspective on managing a successful business. He also serves as a member of the Executive Committee.

Meredith Ching

Ms. Meredith J. Ching is Independent Director of Company. Ms. Ching is currently Executive Vice President of External Affairs at Alexander & Baldwin ("A&B"). Since joining A&B in 1982, Ms. Ching has held a number of positions of increasing responsibility. Director since 2018. Age 62. Ms. Ching served as a director and member of the Compensation Committee of Hawaiian Telcom's Board prior to the merger with Cincinnati Bell Inc. in July 2018. An active member of the community, she also serves on the Boards of Kapiolani Health Foundation, Hawaii Ag and Culinary Alliance and the A&B Sugar Museum, and has served on several government boards and commissions including the State Commission on Water Resource Management, State Board of Agriculture, and the Governor’s Task Force on the Department of Environmental Protection. Her corporate and community service experience make Ms. Ching a valuable asset to the Board and in her role as a member of the Compensation Committee.

Walter Dods

Mr. Walter A. Dods is Independent Director of Company. Mr. Dods is retired. He served as Director of Hawaiian Telcom's Board prior to the merger with Cincinnati Bell Inc. in July 2018, including serving as Chairman of the Board from 2008 to 2010. He held positions as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of First Hawaiian Bank, Chairman of Alexander & Baldwin, and Chairman of Matson, Inc. He currently serves on the boards of First Hawaiian Bank, Pacific Guardian Life Insurance Co. Ltd., Par Pacific Holdings, Inc., Pohaku Pa’a, LLC, and Servco Pacific Inc. He also serves on several civic and community boards throughout the state of Hawaii. Director since 2018. Age 77. With over 50 years of experience in the banking and financial services industry as well as service on numerous public company and non-profit boards, Mr. Dods brings a unique perspective to the Board and in his role as a member of the Governance and Nominating Committee.

John Eck

Mr. John W. Eck is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Eck is currently a Senior Advisor with Rockdale Partners and has his own consulting firm in the media, telecommunications and technology space. Until September 2018, he served as the Chief Local Media Officer at Univision Communications, Inc. ("Univision"), the leading Hispanic media company in the United States. Prior to joining Univision in 2011, Mr. Eck worked at NBC Universal (“NBCU”) for 18 years, most recently serving as President of the NBC Television Network. While with NBCU, he also led MediaWorks, where he ran NBCU’s technology operations and the company's television and film studio operations. Prior to joining NBCU, Mr. Eck held various other executive and financial positions at General Electric Company ("GE"). Director since 2014. Age 59. With over 35 years of media, finance and information technology experience at Univision, NBCU and GE, Mr. Eck brings a significant operating background and relevant industry experience from the perspective of a producer and distributor of media content. This experience makes him a very valuable asset to the Board as a member of the Compensation Committee and Governance and Nominating Committee.

Jakki Haussler

Ms. Jakki L. Haussler is Independent Director of the Company. She is a director of Morgan Stanley Funds. She is a former director of Capvest Venture Fund, LP, Adena Ventures, LP (a venture capital fund), Blue Chip Venture Company (a venture capital fund) and The Victory Funds. Director since 2008. Age 61. With more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, including her years of entrepreneurial and managerial experience in the development and growth of Opus Capital Group, Ms. Haussler brings a valuable perspective to the Company’s Board. Through her role at Opus Capital and her service as a director of several venture capital funds and other boards, Ms. Haussler has gained valuable experience dealing with accounting principles and evaluating financial results of large corporations. She is a certified public accountant (inactive), an attorney in the State of Ohio (inactive), and an audit committee financial expert under SEC regulations. This experience, coupled with her educational background, makes her a valuable asset to the Board as Chair of the Governance and Nominating Committee and as a member of the Audit and Finance Committee and Executive Committee.

Craig Maier

Mr. Craig F. Maier is Independent Director of the Company. He recently retired from his role as President and Chief Executive Officer of Frisch’s Restaurants, Inc. ("Frisch's"), operator of family style restaurants and former publicly-traded company, a position he held from 1989 to 2015. He was also a director of Frisch’s from 2008 to 2015. Director since 2008. With over 20 years of experience as the chief executive officer of a large, publicly-traded corporation, Mr. Maier brings to the Board demonstrated management and leadership ability. In addition, Mr. Maier has valuable experience dealing with accounting principles, financial reporting regulations and evaluating financial results of large corporations. This experience makes him a valuable asset to the Board as Chairman of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit and Finance Committee and Executive Committee.

Russel Mayer

Mr. Russel P. Mayer is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Mayer is retired and is now working part time with several consulting companies in information technology and business process improvement. Prior to joining the Board, Mr. Mayer held several executive-level information technology and business process improvement positions at General Electric Company ("GE"). Most recently, he was Executive Vice President, CIO, and Quality Leader at GE Healthcare from 2009 to 2012. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President and CIO at GE Healthcare from 2005 to 2008; Vice President and CIO at GE Aircraft Engines and GE Transportation from 2000 to 2005; and CIO and Chief Quality Officer at NBC from 1998 to 2000. He held various other information technology and business process improvement positions at GE from 1986 to 1998. Prior to that, he held multiple positions at Chiquita Brands International, Republic Steel Corporation and Enduro Stainless Corporation. Director since 2013. Age 65. With over 40 years of information technology and business process improvement experience at large, global organizations, Mr. Mayer brings relevant industry experience from the customer’s perspective. This experience makes him a valuable asset to the Board as Chairman of the Business Development Committee and as a member of the Audit and Finance Committee. He also serves as a valuable resource to the Company’s management team.

Lynn Wentworth

Ms. Lynn A. Wentworth is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Wentworth is the former Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of BlueLinx Holdings Inc. ("BlueLinx"), a building products distributor, from 2007 to 2008. Prior to joining BlueLinx, she was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for BellSouth Corporation’s Communications Group ("BellSouth") and held various other positions at BellSouth from 1985 to 2007. She is a certified public accountant licensed in the State of Georgia. She is a director, chair of the Audit Committee and member of the Nominating & Governance Committee of Graphic Packaging Holding Company. She is also a director, chair of the Audit and Finance Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee of CyrusOne Inc. Director since 2008. Age 60. Ms. Wentworth’s experience as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of BlueLinx as well as her 22 years of telecommunications industry experience at BellSouth makes her a valuable asset to the Board as Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee and as a member of the Compensation Committee and Executive Committee. Ms. Wentworth qualifies as an audit committee financial expert under applicable SEC regulations. Ms. Wentworth’s prior experience has provided her with a wealth of knowledge in dealing with complex financial and accounting matters affecting large corporations in the telecommunications industry.

Martin Yudkovitz

Mr. Martin J. Yudkovitz is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Yudkovitz is retired. He was head of The Walt Disney Company’s ("Disney") Strategic Innovation Group (2010 through 2015). He also served as the Senior Vice President for Corporate Strategy and Business Development at Disney (2005-2010) and as President of TiVo Inc. (2003-2005). Previously, Mr. Yudkovitz was President of two divisions at NBC and a key member of the teams that developed and launched the CNBC and MSNBC networks. Mr. Yudkovitz currently serves as Chairman of the FCC Advisory SubCommittee on Rural Deployment of Broadband. Director since 2015. Age 64. With over 30 years of experience in both traditional and digital media, Mr. Yudkovitz brings to the Board relevant industry experience, which makes him a valuable asset to the Board as a member of the Business Development Committee and the Governance and Nominating Committee. In addition, Mr. Yudkovitz's previous experience leading large strategic business innovation initiatives at both NBC and Disney makes him a valuable advisor to the Company’s management team on key areas of growth.