Previously, Toler spent 29 years with Procter & Gamble Co., where he served in a variety of executive leadership positions internationally.
"We are delighted to have Bill leading us into our next era of growth,? Swift Communications Board Chairman Arne Hoel said in a statement. "Bill?s experience in leading businesses, building superb customer relationships and developing winning strategies will enable us to strengthen our business model and reach our full potential."
Headquartered in Carson City, Nev., Swift Communications? newspaper properties include the Lahontan (Nev.) Valley News, The Aspen (Colo.) Times, The Record-Courier in Gardnerville, Nev., and The Union in Grass Valley, Calif.
By: E&P Staff Swift Communications Inc. has appointed P. William (Bill) Toler its new chief executive officer. He has also been named a member of the company's board of directors.