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Background Information

Employment History

President

Centennial Communications Corp

Director, President and Chief Operating Officer

Centennial Communications Corp

Affiliations

Board Member
nTelos Wireless

Board Member
Citizens Communications Company

Director
Electric Lightwave Inc

Education

B.A.

St. Thomas University

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FrontierOnline.com > Local telephone, long distance, and Internet products and services from Frontier, a Citizens Communications Company

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Rudy Graf

Chairman
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Rudy Graf
Chairman
Rudy Graf was elected Chairman of Citizens Communications on Sept. 30, 2004.He has been a member of Citizens' Board of Directors since 2000.Mr. Graf was Vice Chairman of the Board from 2001 to 2002, and President and Chief Operating Officer of Citizens from 1999 to 2002.He was Director, President and Chief Operating Officer of Centennial Cellular Corp. from 1990 to 1999 and a Director of Electric Lightwave, Inc. from 1997 to 2002.Mr. Graf is also a member of the Board of Ntelos, Inc.


Frontier CZN - News Release

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Stamford, Conn., Sept. 30, 2004 - Citizens Communications announced today that at its regularly scheduled Board of Directors meeting held on Sept. 30, 2004, Rudy J. Graf was elected Chairman of the Board.

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Most recently, Mr. Graf was interim Chief Executive Officer of Citizens Communications.He has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2000.He was Vice Chairman of the Board from 2001 to 2002 and President and Chief Operating Officer of the company from 1999 to 2002.Before that, he was Director, President and Chief Operating Officer of Centennial Cellular Corp.


Investor Relations : Press Release

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Leonard Tow to Step Down as CEO; Will be Succeeded by Rudy Graf

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The Board of Directors has named Rudy J. Graf, currently a director and former president and chief operating officer of Citizens, to serve as CEO and President on an interim basis.
The Board has established a search committee, consisting of Mr. Graf, Robert A. Stanger, and David H. Ward, and intends to engage an executive search firm to identify qualified candidates to fill the role of CEO.
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Mr. Graf has told the board that he will serve until a new CEO has been named.
In making its announcement about the executive changes, the Board of Directors thanked Mr. Graf for returning to his leadership role in the company and expressed its appreciation to Dr. Tow for his service:
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Mr. Graf said, "I look forward to working with Len to assure a smooth transition during this change in management.
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During the next six months I will work with Rudy to assure a smooth and orderly succession."
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Biography of Mr. Graf
Mr. Graf is the retired vice-chairman, president and chief operating officer of Citizens Communications, and serves on its Board of Directors. From 1990 to 1999, he served as president and chief operating officer and director of Centennial Cellular, a company he helped found in partnership with Citizens and Century Communications. Centennial Cellular was sold to Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and The Blackstone Group in 1999. He began his career with AT&T/New Jersey Bell in 1972. He also serves on the board of Ntelos, a telecommunications services company based in Wainsborough, VA.


Leonard Tow to Step Down as ...

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Leonard Tow to Step Down as CEO; Will be Succeeded by Rudy Graf

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The Board of Directors has named Rudy J. Graf, currently a director and former president and chief operating officer of Citizens, to serve as CEO and President on an interim basis.
The Board has established a search committee, consisting of Mr. Graf, Robert A. Stanger, and David H. Ward, and intends to engage an executive search firm to identify qualified candidates to fill the role of CEO.
...
Mr. Graf has told the board that he will serve until a new CEO has been named.
In making its announcement about the executive changes, the Board of Directors thanked Mr. Graf for returning to his leadership role in the company and expressed its appreciation to Dr. Tow for his service:
...
Mr. Graf said, "I look forward to working with Len to assure a smooth transition during this change in management.
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During the next six months I will work with Rudy to assure a smooth and orderly succession."
...
Biography of Mr. Graf
Mr. Graf is the retired vice-chairman, president and chief operating officer of Citizens Communications, and serves on its Board of Directors. From 1990 to 1999, he served as president and chief operating officer and director of Centennial Cellular, a company he helped found in partnership with Citizens and Century Communications. Centennial Cellular was sold to Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and The Blackstone Group in 1999. He began his career with AT&T/New Jersey Bell in 1972. He also serves on the board of Ntelos, a telecommunications services company based in Wainsborough, VA.


NTELOS.com - Board of Directors

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Rudy J. Graf

Rudy J. Graf currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Citizens Communications Company.Mr. Graf served as Vice Chairman, President and Chief Operating Officer for Citizens Communications Company from 1999 through 2002.Prior to 1999, Mr. Graf served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Centennial Communications.

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