Deirdre Drake Joins U.S. Cellular Executive Team as Chief Human Resources Officer
CHICAGO (Apr. 15, 2014) – United States Cellular Corporation [NYSE: USM] announced that Deirdre Drake has joined the company as Senior Vice President – Chief Human Resources Officer, effective today. Drake will lead the human resources organization and champion the company culture to drive growth.
Drake's extensive human resources leadership experience includes successive positions with Bank of Montreal Financial Group, most recently as Managing Director and Chief Human Resources Officer, BMO Capital Markets. Prior to joining Bank of Montreal, she was Senior Vice President – Human Resources for ARAMARK Corporation.
"Deirdre brings a passion for inspiring people and a commitment to shaping and evolving company culture to drive growth," said Kenneth R. Meyers, U.S. Cellular President and CEO. "As a key member of U.S. Cellular's executive team, she will help us successfully execute on our objectives by ensuring that we have a strong base of talent aligned with our unique values and behaviors."
Drake holds a bachelor's degree in Human Resources from Central Michigan University and an MBA from St. Joseph's University.
About U.S. Cellular
U.S. Cellular rewards its customers with unmatched benefits and industry-leading innovations designed to elevate the customer experience. The Chicago-based carrier has a strong line-up of cutting-edge devices that are all backed by its high-speed network that has the highest call quality of any national carrier. Currently, nearly 90 percent of customers have access to 4G LTE speeds. U.S. Cellular was named a J.D. Power and Associates Customer Champion in 2014 for the third time in four years. To learn more about U.S. Cellular, visit one of its retail stores or uscellular.com. To get the latest news, promos and videos, connect with U.S. Cellular on Facebook.com/uscellular, Twitter.com/uscellular and YouTube.com/uscellularcorp.
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