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Broadwing Changes Chairs

Richard G. Ellenberger to succeed James D. Kiggen, who has reached the company's mandatory retirement age

January 29, 2002

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CINCINNATI -- Broadwing Inc. (NYSE:BRW - news) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Richard G. Ellenberger to assume the role of Chairman, succeeding James D. Kiggen, who has reached the company's mandatory retirement age and will retire as Chairman after Broadwing's Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held April 29, 2002. Ellenberger will also continue to function as CEO."Rick Ellenberger's vision and leadership have been the driving force behind Broadwing's development from a one-city local exchange company into a nationally recognized integrated communications provider," said Kiggen. "The Board and I are extremely confident that as Chairman and CEO, Rick will continue to lead Broadwing to seize new opportunities and focus on value for its customers and shareholders alike."Prior to creating Broadwing from the merger of Cincinnati Bell and IXC Communications, Ellenberger served as president and CEO of Cincinnati Bell, establishing the environment for the company's nationally acclaimed launch of PCS and ADSL services and its emergence as one of the most successful local providers in the nation.Broadwing Inc.

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