Filed: 6 Mar 11, 7:00pm
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) March 4, 2011
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|208 S. Akard St., Dallas, Texas||75202|
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|Item 5.02.||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
On March 4, 2011, Richard G. Lindner announced his intention to retire as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of AT&T Inc. (“AT&T”) effective as of June 1, 2011.
Also on March 4, 2011, AT&T announced that John J. Stephens will be appointed as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of AT&T effective as of June 1, 2011. Mr. Stephens, age 51, is currently Senior Vice President and Controller of AT&T and has served in this capacity since April 2006. He was Vice President and Controller of AT&T from November 2001 through April 2006. Prior to becoming Controller, Mr. Stephens held a variety of finance positions with AT&T or its subsidiaries.
As of the time of the filing of this report, AT&T has not entered into any material plan, contract or arrangement to which Mr. Stephens is a party or in which he participates, or any material amendment, in connection with the appointment described above. In the event of such a material plan, contract or arrangement, or material amendment, AT&T will file an amendment to this report within four business days thereof.
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.
|Date: March 7, 2011|
By: /s/ John J. Stephens
John J. Stephens
Senior Vice President and Controller