CNI Announces Aaron Holtz as New Chief Executive Officer

CNI is pleased to announce the appointment of Aaron Holtz as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective June 1, 2024. The announcement follows a comprehensive and thorough selection process by the Board of Directors.

Aaron Holtz, who has been with CNI for over 25 years in various key roles, most recently served as the Chief Technology Officer. Throughout his tenure, Holtz has been instrumental in driving the company’s initiatives, maintaining a strong commitment to customer satisfaction, and upholding the highest standards of professionalism. His extensive knowledge of the telecommunications industry and adherence to the company’s core values and culture have prepared him to lead CNI into the future.

“Aaron Holtz’s proven leadership abilities and understanding of our industry are crucial for CNI as we continue to innovate and deliver exceptional service to our customers. We are confident that under Aaron’s leadership, we will continue to expand our statewide fiber optic network, and our CNI wholesale services along with our NOC services will continue to thrive,” said Preston Meyer, Board Member of CNI. “We look forward to the contributions he will continue to make in his new role as CEO.”

Aaron Holtz commented on his new role, stating, “I am honored to lead CNI as we continue to evolve and meet the challenges of an ever-changing telecommunications landscape. I am committed to fostering a culture of innovation and excellence that ensures our long-term success.”

Under Holtz’s leadership, CNI will continue to focus on strategic growth and enhancing the quality of service to meet the needs of its customers. The company looks forward to a new chapter of leadership and innovation.



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