GO
Loading...

Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

Former Williams-Sonoma CEO, Named New Qwest Chief

Qwest Communications said late Sunday it has named former Williams-Sonoma CEO Edward A. Mueller to succeed retiring Chairman and CEO Richard C. Notebaert.

Mueller, 60, has more than 34 years of experience in telecommunications and was president and chief executive officer of Ameritech from 2000 to 2002. He sits on the boards of VeriSign , Clorox and GSC Acquisition.

Notebaert said Mueller was his top recommendation to Qwest's board. Notebaert's retirement is effective Aug. 15.

Notebaert and Mueller planned to address analysts and reporters in conference calls Monday.

Contact U.S. News

  • CNBC NEWSLETTERS

    Get the best of CNBC in your inbox

    Please choose a subscription

    Please enter a valid email address
    To learn more about how we use your information,
    please read our Privacy Policy.

Don't Miss

  • Monopoly board game turns 80.

    Toy maker Hasbro is bringing the Monopoly board game to the silver screen, in a movie about a boy's quest to make his fortune and avoid jail time.

  • Golfer Phil Mickelson is the "unnamed gambling client" mentioned in a plea agreement taken by another man charged in a money laundering case, sources said.

  • “The Mystery of Capital” author Hernando DeSoto (center) displaying layers of land titles that can be consolidated into a few lines of code on the block chain.  With Bill Tai (left) and George Kikvadze, vice chairman of BitFury (right).

    Venture capitalist Bill Tai has a knack for spotting hot new start-ups. Want to think like him? Check out his summer reading list.

U.S. Video