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Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (TDS)

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Telephone and Data Systems, Inc.

30 North LaSalle Street
Suite 4000
Chicago, IL 60602
United States

Sector(s)Communication Services
IndustryTelecom Services
Full Time Employees9,300

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. LeRoy T. Carlson Jr.Pres, CEO & Director2.58M2.41M1947
Mr. Peter L. SeredaExec. VP & CFO988.45kN/A1959
Mr. Scott H. WilliamsonSr. VP of Acquisitions & Corp. Devel.1.09M465.29k1951
Ms. Anita J. KrollChief Accounting Officer, VP & ControllerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Joseph R. HanleySr. VP of Technology, Services & StrategyN/AN/A1967
Ms. Laurie A. RuchtiVP & Chief Information OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Julie D. MathewsDirector of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Stephen P. Fitzell CPAGen. Counsel & Assistant Sec.N/AN/AN/A
Dr. Daniel J. DeWitt Ph.D.Sr. VP of HRN/AN/A1952
Mr. Kurt B. ThausSr. VP of Technology ServicesN/AN/A1959
Amounts are as of December 31, 2019 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., a telecommunications company, provides communications services in the United States. It operates through three segments: U.S. Cellular, Wireline, and Cable. The company offers cellular services to postpaid and prepaid customers, including retail consumers, government entities, and business customers located in its service territories; national plans with voice, messaging, and data usage options; and advanced wireless solutions, such as machine-to-machine solution and software applications for various categories of monitor and control, business automation/operations, communication, and asset management. It also provides wireless devices comprising handsets, tablets, mobile hotspots, home phones, and routers; and accessories that include wireless essentials, which comprise cases, screen protectors, chargers, and memory cards, as well as various consumer electronics, such as headphones, smart speakers, wearables, and home automation products. In addition, the company offers wireline services to residential customers comprising broadband and digital television video services, as well as voice services, such as local and long-distance telephone, voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), find me follow me, collaboration, instant messaging, and other services; broadband, IP-based, and hosted voice and collaboration services to small- and medium-sized businesses; and wireline services to traditional interexchange and wireless carriers. Further, it provides business services, including data networking, Ethernet, broadband access, and VoIP services to small- and medium-sized businesses, as well as operates 262 retail stores and kiosks. The company offers its services to approximately 6 million connections. It sells its products through retail sales, direct sales, third-party retailers, and independent agents, as well as through website and telesales. The company was incorporated in 1968 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Corporate Governance

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of December 1, 2020 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 3.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.