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Frontier Hires Chief Strategy Officer

Vodafone’s Vishal Dixit joins Frontier as the company shapes its fiber-first future

Frontier Communications Parent Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: FYBR):

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Vishal Dixit, Chief Strategy Officer (Photo: Business Wire)

Vishal Dixit, Chief Strategy Officer (Photo: Business Wire)

TL;DR – The Byte-Size Download:

  • Happening: Frontier (NASDAQ: FYBR) announced today that it has named Vishal Dixit as its Chief Strategy Officer, reporting directly to CEO Nick Jeffery.

  • Why: Frontier’s transformation is well underway and the team’s making major moves to navigate its next chapter. Vishal is a proven industry leader, with deep expertise developing strategy and executing transformations for Vodafone, Intel Corporation and for McKinsey & Company’s tech and retail clients.

  • Get stoked: “I’ve seen firsthand the impact of Vishal’s work and know he will add immediate value to our world-class team. We are eager to tap his expertise leading digital transformations as we Build Gigabit America,” said Nick Jeffery, CEO.

What’s happening?

Frontier has hired Vishal Dixit as its Chief Strategy Officer. Reporting to the CEO, Vishal will help accelerate Frontier’s fiber-first strategy.

Why now?

Over the past year, Frontier has refocused the company around a singular purpose: Building Gigabit America. The company rebuilt its executive team with world-class talent, reached four million fiber locations, and was the first broadband company to launch multi-gig service network wide. Much progress has been made in its transformation – and now is the perfect time to add a Chief Strategy Officer to accelerate Frontier’s influence on the future of connectivity.

Why Vishal?

Vishal brings extensive industry experience and a successful track record leading digital transformations and building strategic partnerships. He joins the team from Vodafone, where he oversaw strategy and business development as it transformed into a tech company. He helped spearhead the turnaround for Vodafone in the UK, expanding fiber network access and restoring the business to above-market revenue growth.

Vishal has also advised leading Tech, Healthcare, and Consumer Retail companies as a consultant in McKinsey’s digital practice. In this role, he used digital strategies to turn around product, channel, and service operations for global brands. He began his career as a software engineer at Intel developing telecommunications exchange platforms.

About Frontier:

Frontier is a leading communications provider offering gigabit speeds to empower and connect millions of consumers and businesses across 25 states. It is building critical digital infrastructure across the country with its 100% fiber-optic network and cloud-based solutions, enabling connections today and future proofing for tomorrow. Rallied around a single purpose of Building Gigabit AmericaTM, the company is focused on supporting a digital society, closing the digital divide, and working toward a more sustainable environment. Frontier is preparing today for a better tomorrow. Visit


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