Fairpoint Communications 8-K 2010
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported ) November 4, 2010
FairPoint Communications, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code (704) 344-8150
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Appointment of John Hogshire as Chief Accounting Officer
On November 4, 2010, FairPoint Communications, Inc. (the Company) appointed John Hogshire as its Chief Accounting Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Hogshire will continue to serve as the Companys Vice President and Controller.
Mr. Hogshires Professional Background
Mr. John Hogshire, age 49, has served as the Companys Vice President and Controller since September 2010. Mr. Hogshire previously served as the Director of Accounting for Aviat Networks (f/k/a Harris Stratex Networks) from July 2008 to September 2010, as a Consultant with Aviat Networks from January 2008 to July 2008 and as Vice President Controller of Madison River Communications from December 1998 to July 2007. Mr. Hogshire received a B.A. with a concentration in accounting from North Carolina Wesleyan College and is a certified public accountant.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.