Telephone and Data Systems (TDS) has appointed Douglas Chambers as senior vice president – finance and chief accounting officer. Chambers will assume this role, effective May 18, from Douglas Shuma, who is retiring after eleven years with the company.

Chambers is currently vice president and controller at TDS' subsidiary, United States Cellular. Upon Shuma's retirement, Chambers will be responsible for leading all financial reporting, accounting policy, financial analysis and strategic planning and tax functions at TDS. Chambers will also assume Shuma's role as chief financial officer and chief accounting officer at TDS, and as chief accounting officer at U.S. Cellular.

Before joining U.S. Cellular in 2017, Chambers served as vice president and controller for TDS and has held numerous positions in the finance organization. Prior to joining TDS in 2007, he held finance and accounting positions at Midway Games, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Over the next few months, Shuma and Chambers will work collaboratively to ensure a smooth transition.