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Chairman Wheeler Approves Chris Henderson as USAC CEO

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Released: August 26, 2014


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August 26, 2014

Mark Wigfield, 202-418-0253


Statement By Chairman Tom Wheeler on Appointment of Chris Henderson as USAC CEO

Yesterday, Chairman Wheeler approved the appointment of Chris Henderson as Chief Executive Office of

the Universal Service Administrative Co. (USAC), which administers the FCC’s Universal Service

programs. Chairman Wheeler issued this statement:

“Chris Henderson is an outstanding choice to lead USAC.

His selection reflects the extensive and

thorough search process conducted by the USAC Board.

Chris’s background and qualifications will be

invaluable as we work together to implement the Commission’s modernization and reform of the

Universal Service Fund programs.”


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