Consolidated Communications Holdings
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (Form: 3, Received: 07/06/2017 15:47:22)
FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

WILSON WAYNE

2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
7/3/2017 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. [CNSL]

(Last)        (First)        (Middle)

121 SOUTH 17TH STREET

4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                            _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)          _____ Other (specify below)

(Street)

MATTOON, IL 61938-3987       

(City)              (State)              (Zip)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 

6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person


Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share   45211   D    

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
WILSON WAYNE
121 SOUTH 17TH STREET
MATTOON, IL 61938-3987
X



Signatures
/s/ Steven J. Shirar, Power of Attorney 7/6/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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Power of Attorney

The undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints each of Steven J. Shirar, Steven L. Childers, Jennifer Spaude and Marcia Hussong of the Company (as defined herein) and Lauralyn G. Bengel, Alexander B. Young, Victoria Pool and Rebecca Floren of Schiff Hardin LLP, the Company’s counsel, as the undersigned’s true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:

(1) execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned’s capacity as an officer, director and/or a stockholder owning more than 10% of Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc.’s (the “Company”) common stock, Forms 3, 4 and 5 in accordance with Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder;
(2) do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned which may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such Forms 3, 4 or 5 and timely file such forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and any stock exchange or similar authority; and
(3) take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the best interest of, or legally required by, the undersigned, it being understood that the documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such attorney-in-fact’s discretion.
   

The undersigned hereby grants to each attorney-in-fact full power and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever requisite, necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could do if personally present, with full power of such substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that each attorney-in-fact, or each attorney-in-fact’s substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this Power of Attorney and the rights and powers herein granted. The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of the undersigned, are not assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of the undersigned’s responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Exchange Act.

This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4 and 5 with respect to the undersigned’s holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the Company, unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to any of the foregoing attorneys-in-fact.

The undersigned hereby revokes any Power of Attorney granted by the undersigned prior to the date hereof to agents or employees of the Company with respect to the matters set forth in paragraphs (1), (2) and (3) above.

 
 

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be executed as of this 5th day of July, 2017.

By: /s/ Wayne Wilson                      

Name: Wayne Wilson