Former AT&T Executive to Lead Effort to Build Telecom Infrastructure Provider
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tillman Infrastructure announced today that William (Bill) Hague, former AT&T Executive Vice President, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the company, effective March 7, 2018.
Sanjiv Ahuja, Founder and Chairman of Tillman Global Holdings and the Executive Chairman of Tillman Infrastructure, said, “Bill is an ideal leader to develop Tillman Infrastructure into the leading telecommunications infrastructure provider in the U.S. His extensive experience and relationships position him uniquely to lead this company to its next stage.”
Mr. Hague is a highly recognized executive in the telecommunications industry with over twenty years of industry leadership in domestic and international arenas. He was most recently with AT&T as Executive Vice President where he led their Global Connection Management and Tower Leasing businesses and was responsible for developing both international and domestic strategies and partnerships for network access and connection agreements.
“I'm excited to be joining the outstanding team at Tillman,” said Mr. Hague. “Tillman is uniquely positioned to take advantage of mutually beneficial relationships with mobile operators as they develop their 4G and 5G networks. As they pursue the need for an upgraded network to support the growing number of devices that demand internet access, my goal will be to keep Tillman in the forefront of working with the operators to support this huge demand for fast data,” Mr. Hague concluded.
Before joining AT&T Wireless, Mr. Hague led legal, human resources, and regulatory affairs at Pacific Northwest Cellular/Western Wireless Communications. He began his career as a Partner with Stokes Lawrence, LLC, a law firm focused on cellular and telecommunications companies.
Mr. Hague served on the board of directors of the global GSM Association, where he had roles including Chairman of the Finance Committee, Deputy Chairman of the Association, and Chairman of GSM Limited, a subsidiary that managed the association’s trade shows. He is President of the African Education Foundation, a private foundation he established in 1980, after serving in the Peace Corps in West Africa.
He holds a J.D. and Master’s Degree in Health Administration from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from the University of Colorado.
About Tillman Infrastructure
Tillman Infrastructure (“TI”) is a rapidly growing cellular tower and telecom infrastructure company, which owns and builds assets across the United States. As evidenced by its recent breakthrough joint tower development agreement with AT&T and Verizon, Tillman provides both the financial capability and operational expertise to rapidly build and manage many thousands of sites nationwide. Tillman Infrastructure is a subsidiary of Tillman Global Holdings (“TGH”), whose associated companies operate over 10,000 towers across five continents. TGH is a global holding company focused on long-term value. The firm invests in and manages telecommunications towers, small cells and smart city businesses in both developed and emerging markets (www.tillmaninfrastructure.com).
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