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CenturyLink Announces Leadership Promotions Within Gov’t Business; David Young Quoted

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has made a series of leadership promotions within its strategic government business. Barbara Farnham, formerly senior director of federal programs, has been promoted to senior director and general manager for special programs at CenturyLink, the company said Wednesday. Farnham, who joined CenturyLink in 2001, will oversee sales …

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Zain Ahmed Promoted to Lead CenturyLink Federal Civilian & Law Enforcement Group; David Young Quoted

Zain Ahmed, formerly a senior director of CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), has been promoted to vice president and general manager of the company’s federal civilian and law enforcement practice. CenturyLink said Monday the 15-year telecommunications industry veteran will oversee the delivery of network, cybersecurity, cloud computing and information technology support services to …

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America the Beautiful. USO Smashes Last Year’s Fundraising Record

USO-Metro’s 15th Annual Stars and Stripes Benefit for the Troops has raised more than $250K in funds, breaking last year’s contribution record. Elaine Rogers, president and CEO of USO-Metro, presided over the annual networking event held Thursday at Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner Center in Virginia to raise funds for the …

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Glen Post to Retire as CenturyLink CEO in May

Glen Post, CEO of CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) over the past 26 years, will retire from his position in May and be succeeded by Chief Operating Officer and President Jeff Storey. Post originally planned to retire on Jan. 1, 2019 but he decided to move his retirement earlier and make it effective on …

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David Young: Level 3 Purchase Equips CenturyLink to Further Serve Federal Clients

David Young, regional vice president of strategic government at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), has said he believes the company’s purchase of Level 3 Communications provides CenturyLink an opportunity to provide integrated technology offerings for federal clients and manage current and new government contracts, FierceTelecom reported Tuesday. CenturyLink closed its $34 billion acquisition of Level 3 in …

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CenturyLink Unveils Strategic Govt Exec Leadership Team; David Young Comments

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has named eight executives to the strategic government leadership team that will work to support federal agencies, educational institutions, national and regional public consortiums and defense companies. The company said Thursday the executives will directly report to David Young, regional vice president of strategic government, and help …

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CenturyLink Closes $34B Level 3 Purchase

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has wrapped up its $34 billion acquisition of Level 3 Communications. The merger’s completion creates a combined entity with $24 billion in estimated pro forma annual revenue and a global network that links at least 350 metropolitan areas with over 100,000 on-net, fiber-equipped buildings, CenturyLink said Wednesday. The new …

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FCC OKs CenturyLink’s $34B Buy of Level 3

The Federal Communications Commission has cleared CenturyLink‘s (NYSE: CTL) proposed $34 billion acquisition of Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT). CenturyLink said Monday the FCC approval came two weeks after the California Public Utilities Commission cleared the acquisition at its Oct. 12 meeting. John Jones, senior vice president for public policy and government …

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Telecom Industry Vet Diana Gowen Named MetTel Federal Program GM, SVP

Diana Gowen, a 30-year telecommunications and networking industry veteran, has joined New York-based communications firm MetTel as general manager and senior vice president of federal program. Gowen will work through the company’s Washington, D.C.-based office as she helps MetTel expand the delivery of communications platforms and services to federal agencies, MetTel …

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Justice Dept OKs CenturyLink-Level 3 Merger Deal

The Justice Department has agreed to approve the pending $34 billion acquisition of Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) by CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), subject to court approval of certain conditions in a consent decree. CenturyLink said Monday the combined firm needs to divest 24 dark fiber strands that link 30 city-pairs across the U.S. via an …

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