Frontier names R. Perley McBride as EVP and CFO
Mr. McBride has over two decades of experience in financial roles in the communications industry, including more than a decade at Frontier earlier in his career.
Prior to joining Frontier, Mr. McBride was the Chief Financial Officer of Cable & Wireless Communications Plc until its May 2016 acquisition by Liberty Global plc.
Previously, Mr. McBride served as Chief Financial Officer at Leap Wireless International, which operated the Cricket Communications mobile brand, from December 2012 through May 2014 and was part of the Executive team that led the business through its acquisition by AT&T Inc.
Prior to Leap Wireless, he served as Executive Vice President of Finance at The Weather Company, owner of The Weather Channel among other assets, between 2010 and 2012.
He served in several senior financial management roles at Frontier between 1999 and 2010, and also between 1994 and 1997. He also worked in the finance department at Sprint Corporation early in his career.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Mount Allison University in Canada and has an MBA from the University of Houston.
Mr. McBride will succeed John Jureller, who is stepping down to pursue other opportunities. ■
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