GCI Announces Chief Operating Officer Transition Plan


ANCHORAGE, Alaska, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — General Communication, Inc. (“GCI”) (NASDAQ:GNCMA) announced today its chief operating officer transition plan. Effective immediately, Greg Chapados will succeed Wilson Hughes as executive vice president and chief operating officer of GCI.

Hughes has agreed to serve as CEO and president of The Alaska Wireless Network, LLC “(“AWN”), a limited liability company to be formed by GCI and Alaska Communications (NASDAQ:ALSK). AWN’s purpose is to own, integrate and operate the two parent companies’ wireless assets.  AWN’s formation is subject to necessary regulatory approvals, but is expected to close by the second quarter of 2013. …