Thursday, January 20, 2005

AT&T Promotes Two Top Executives

AT&T announced the promotion of two of its top executives. AT&T President William J. Hannigan has been given the additional designation of Chief Operating Officer for AT&T. Hannigan joined AT&T in December 2003 and has led a restructuring of the company while overseeing its business division. AT&T Chief Financial Officer Thomas W. Horton was named Vice Chairman and retains his CFO title. Horton joined the company in June 2002.

  • Prior to joining AT&T, Hannigan was Chairman and CEO of Sabre Holdings. Previously, Hannigan held senior executive positions at SBC Communications, including president of SBC Global Markets and president of Southwestern Bell's $4.5 billion Business Communications Services unit. Prior to joining Pacific Bell in 1996, Hannigan spent nearly 12 years at Sprint and its predecessor companies.

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