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December 2, 2021

CEO Retirement Press Release


Doug Boone transitions to new role as Executive Vice President – Strategic Initiatives

Sioux Center, IA. – December 1, 2021 – The Board of Directors of Premier Communications, the leader in voice, video and data communications services for Northwest Iowa, is pleased to announce that Ryan Boone has been named the Chief Executive Officer of the company beginning Jan. 1, 2022. Transitioning from CEO, Doug Boone will continue to serve Premier as the Executive Vice President – Strategic Initiatives.

Ryan Boone has been a part of Premier’s leadership team for eleven years, the last five as Chief Operating Officer. Beginning in 2022, Ryan, as CEO, will assume the executive leadership responsibilities of Premier, including the development of Premier’s vision for the future and execution of long term business strategies.

“Premier has a rich history of providing state-of-the-art communications services with superior customer service,” states Ryan. “As a company, we have been able to maintain those two tenets while experiencing significant growth and it has been a pleasure being a part of the team that contributed to that success under Doug’s leadership. As CEO, I hope to continue our trajectory of growth and I have confidence in the team we have in place to execute on the opportunities presented to us.”

As CEO, Doug Boone led Premier to achieve substantial increases in revenue, profitability and number of customers served. As the transition approaches, Doug comments, “It has been an honor to serve as the CEO of Premier Communications. I am grateful to have played such a central role in Premier’s advancement and I am proud of the accomplishments that the company has made together. As we move into the new year, I look forward to serving Premier in a new position and I am confident that Ryan will be an excellent leader in his new role.”