David Solomon, chairman and a veteran executive at communications provider , is taking on an additional role – chief financial officer.

Solomon has worked at NuVox for the past eight years and has spent 15 years in the telecommunications industry. He has been directly involved in financing and merger and acquisition activity for Nuvox.

"David’s extensive telecommunications background, first-hand knowledge of NuVox, and depth of his capital markets experience made him the perfect choice," said Nuvox Chief Executive Officer Jim Akerhielm.

NuVox was CFO at Brooks Fiber before joining Nuvox and also was at one time a partner with KPMG.

Nuvox has more than 90,000 business customers in the southeast and Midwest.