Cadence Design Systems has elected Maggie Wilderotter, former executive chairman and CEO of Frontier Communications to its board of directors.

Ms. Wilderotter served in a number of positions at Frontier Communications between 2004 and 2016, including as executive chairman of the board, and chief executive from November 2004 to April 2015.  Prior to joining Frontier Communications, she served as senior vice president of the worldwide public sector of Microsoft, as well as senior vice president of worldwide business strategy.

Ms. Wilderotter holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the College of the Holy Cross, and was awarded an honorary doctor of engineering degree from the Stevens Institute of Technology and an honorary doctor of laws degree from the University of Rochester.

Ms. Wilderotter is also a member of the board of directors of Costco, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Juno Therapeutics.

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