CenturyLink Preps Structure, Leadership Ahead of Level 3 Merger

CenturyLink has announced its organizational structure and the executive leadership that will be in place once its acquisition of Level 3 Communications is completed.

Edward Gately, Senior News Editor

June 22, 2017

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Business Structure and Organization

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CenturyLink on Thursday announced its organizational structure and the executive leaders who will report to President and COO Jeff Storey once it completes its acquisition of Level 3 Communications, anticipated this fall.

The COO organizational structure will include five business units and several functional support groups. The business units and their leaders will be:

  • Strategic enterprise, federal government and state government — Edward Morche

  • Global accounts management (GAM) and international — Laurinda Pang

  • Small and midsize business (SMB), local government and education — Vernon Irvin

  • Wholesale and indirect — Lisa Miller

  • Consumer — Maxine Morea

 Supporting these business units and ongoing integration activities will be the following functional support groups:

  • Technology, product development and security operations — Aamir Hussain, executive vice president of product development, platforms and infrastructure

  • Transformation and integration — Clay Bailey, senior vice president of  transformation and integration

  • North America operations — Richard Batelaan, executive vice president of North America operations

  • Marketing — Storey plans to name an executive vice president and chief marketing officer at a later date.

“I believe these decisions will position us well to compete in the marketplace and provide outstanding service to our customers,” said Glen Post III, CenturyLink’s president and CEO. “I am confident in the future of the combined company and look forward to bringing together the talented teams from CenturyLink and Level 3.”

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Edward Gately

Senior News Editor, Channel Futures

As news editor, Edward Gately covers cybersecurity, new channel programs and program changes, M&A and other IT channel trends. Prior to Informa, he spent 26 years as a newspaper journalist in Texas, Louisiana and Arizona.

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