SOUTHWESTERN BELL CORP. ANNOUNCES ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGES
SOUTHWESTERN BELL CORP. ANNOUNCES ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGES ST. LOUIS, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwestern Bell Corp.
(NYSE: SBC) announced today that it is reorganizing its largest subsidiary, Southwestern Bell Telephone Co., into three separate operating units.
"The restructuring is another part of Southwestern Bell's commitment to continuing to meet rapidly increasing competition in the telecommunications business and to keep our focus on the needs of our customers," said Edward E. Whitacre Jr., chairman and chief executive officer of Southwestern Bell Corp. The reorganization becomes effective on July 1. Under the reorganization: -- Royce S. Caldwell, 53, currently group president of Southwestern Bell Corp., becomes president of Southwestern Bell Services, which will have headquarters in St. Louis and be responsible for providing network, marketing, finance, planning and other staff and operational services to Southwestern Bell Telephone. -- William E. Dreyer, 54, president of the Texas Division of Southwestern Bell Telephone Co., becomes president of Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. of Texas. This organization will be headquartered in Dallas. -- J. Cliff Eason, 44, currently president of Metromedia Paging Services, a subsidiary of Southwestern Bell Corp., becomes president of Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. of the Midwest. This organization will be responsible for the provision of telephone services in Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma and Missouri and will be headquartered in St. Louis. Under this organization, Eason, Dreyer and Caldwell will be members of Southwestern Bell's Executive Policy Council and report directly to Whitacre, who additionally assumes the role as chairman and chief executive officer of Southwestern Bell Telephone. In other changes announced today James R. Adams, 53, currently president of Southwestern Bell Telephone, becomes group president of Southwestern Bell Corp. and will be responsible for all of the company's international operations. Adams replaces Caldwell, and will continue as a member of the EPC and report to Whitacre. Metromedia Paging Services also announced the appointment of John M. Kealey, 33, as president, replacing Eason. -0- 6/26/92 /CONTACT: Dana Campbell of Southwestern Bell, 314-235-7080/ (SBC) CO: Southwestern Bell Corp.; Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. ST: Missouri IN: TLS SU: PER
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