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FairPoint CEO Change 

FairPoint Communications has appointed a new person to take over the reins amid worries that the telecommunications company will seek bankruptcy protection if it can’t meet its interest payments by the fall.David Hauser succeeds Gene Johnson as FairPoint’s C.E.O. and chairman of the board.Johnson is co-founder of the company.In a filing with the securities and exchange commission last week, FairPoint said it wants to delay an interest payment to bondholders due in October.If the bill can’t be put off, the company said it may have to seek alternative debt restructuring plans, and that could include bankruptcy.