RDA Holding Appoints New CEO
Mr Williams succeeds Mary Berner who has left the company.
In addition, Randall Curran has been named chairman of the companyâ€™s board of directors. Mr Williams will also be joining the board.
Prior to joining RDA, Mr Williams served as executive vice president and CFO for Affinion Group, a marketing services company, and he previously spent more than 21 years with AT&T where he held a progression of senior executive positions including CFO of AT&T Networks, AT&T Customer Service, AT&T Global Networking Technology Services and AT&T Laboratories; as well as vice president customer experience and chief process officer, AT&T.
Since joining RDA in February 2009, Mr Williams has served as CFO and is also president of one of RDAâ€™s media and entertainment business units.
Mr Curran was the CEO of ITC^DELTACOM, a Southeastern telecommunications company that was acquired by Earthlink in December 2010. Prior to this, he held chief-level positions at several other telecommunications companies including ICG Communications.
Mr Williams said: â€œI am delighted to take on this new responsibility and feel privileged to have the opportunity to build on the role Iâ€™ve played in the companyâ€™s evolution over the past few years. RDA is a special company. I have a great appreciation for the vitality and strength of our many brands as well as tremendous respect for our employees who work so hard to make this company great.
â€œGoing forward, all of us at RDA remain committed to maximizing shareholder value, staying on a sound financial path and building trusted relationships with our customers around the world. I also want to thank Mary for her leadership and passionate commitment over the past four years.â€
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