SCTE Hires Former Verizon Exec

The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers hired Debra A. Swann as vice president of marketing and business development.

Swann worked for almost 30 years at Verizon Communications and its predecessor companies before accepting an early retirement package from Verizon in 2004. In her final position at the telco, she served as president of Verizon TeleProducts, its telecommunications-equipment-sales subsidiary.

She also served as vice president of capital management for Verizon’s domestic-telecommunications-finance division and VP of marketing services in the retail-markets group. She started her career as a management trainee at Bell of Pennsylvania.

Swann earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, Pa., and a master’s degree in economics from Temple University in Philadelphia.