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WASHINGTON, DC-The Carlyle Group, a global private equity firm, has a new head of global telecommuninications and media investment, according to information released by the company. James A. Attwood, former executive vice president–strategy, development and planning at Verizon Communications, is joining Carlyle as managing director and head of its global telecommunications and media investment team, effective Nov. 27. He will based in Carlyle’s offices in New York City.

At Verizon, Attwood was responsible for strategic planning, corporate strategy, and the company’s overall M&A activity. He was instrumental in the creation of Verizon in June 2000, a result of the merger between GTE and Bell Atlantic.

Prior to the merger, Attwood oversaw corporate strategy and development at GTE, and led the acquisitions of BBN which was subsequently taken public as Genuity, the Puerto Rico Telephone Company, and Ameritech Cellular. He was also a key player in the creation of the national cellular joint venture between Verizon and Vodafone Airtouch, now Verizon Wireless.

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