SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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 25, 2018
CINCINNATI BELL INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
221 East Fourth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(Address of Principal Executive Office)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (513) 397-9900
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ITEM 8.01 OTHER EVENTS
Election of Lynn A. Wentworth as Chairman of the Board
On October 25, 2018, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Cincinnati Bell Inc. (the “Company”) elected Lynn A. Wentworth to the position of Chairman of the Board. Ms. Wentworth will assume the role of Chairman at the Company’s 2019 Annual Meeting. Ms. Wentworth has served on the Board since 2008 and is the Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee and a member of the Compensation and Executive Committees. As previously announced, Phillip R. Cox will step down from his role as Chairman of the Board prior to the 2019 Annual Meeting.
A press release announcing these matters is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit Number Description
99.1Press Release dated October 31, 2018
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 hereunto duly authorized.
CINCINNATI BELL INC.
October 31, 2018
/s/ Christopher J. Wilson
Christopher J. Wilson
Vice President and General Counsel