Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. (“ACS”) (NASDAQ:ALSK), Alaska’s leading integrated communications provider, today announced the appointment of Nate Cagle as Vice President, Human Resources, effective today. Cagle joins the executive team at ACS as a business leader and chief of HR. He will also serve as the company’s Chief Compliance Officer.
“I am excited for Nate to join the team. He brings all the global experience, wisdom, energy, interpersonal skills and insight needed to energize the ACS workforce, where instilling a love of change, competition and making strategic choices is key,” said Liane Pelletier, ACS president, chief executive and chairman. “He is a proven professional in every aspect of human resources, with specialty expertise in labor relations, compensation design, organizational development and process improvement. He has worked with many senior executive teams and Boards of Directors. His prior employers’ roles in the telecommunications and submarine cable industries – among other more diverse industries – will serve ACS well.”
“The opportunity to join ACS is both exciting and challenging. The vision for the growth of the business offers a unique opportunity for me to contribute, learn and grow. I look forward to becoming a member of the ACS team and to joining the Anchorage community,” Cagle said.
Background on Cagle
Cagle has been serving start-up and emerging businesses that require senior human resources services on an interim or part-time basis for the last few years. Prior to that, he served as vice president of human resources for large publicly traded firms throughout the U.S. Cagle is a retired U.S. Naval Reserve Commander. He holds a Masters in Labor and Industrial Relations from the University of Illinois, and a Bachelor’s from High Point College in North Carolina. He will be relocating to Alaska this month, a place he knew while in the Air Force.
About Alaska Communications Systems
ACS is the leading integrated communications provider in Alaska, offering local telephone service, wireless, long distance, data, and Internet services to business and residential customers throughout Alaska. More information can be found on the company’s website at www.acsalaska.com or at its investor site at www.alsk.com.
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