8-K 1 f8k_102918.htm FORM 8-K



Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 24, 2018



Shenandoah Telecommunications Company

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)


(Commission File Number)




(IRS Employer Identification No.)



500 Shentel Way
P.O. Box 459
Edinburg, VA 22824
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


(540) 984-4141

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)



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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers


On October 24, 2018, Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (the “Company”) announced that effective January 1, 2019 William M. Pirtle, currently Senior Vice President - Wireless, will assume the role of Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In his expanded role, Mr. Pirtle will be responsible for sales across wireless, wireline and cable, as well as marketing for all of the Company’s products and services. Mr. Pirtle will also oversee management of the Company’s contact centers and be responsible for customer service and technical support.







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.


Dated: October 30, 2018 /s/ James F. Woodward
  James F. Woodward
  Senior Vice President - Finance and Chief Financial Officer