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Level 3 Unveils Post-Merger Management Team

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BROOMFIELD, Colo. -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) today announced its planned executive management team pending its announced acquisition of tw telecom. The new team will include executives from both Level 3 and tw telecom, establishing a strong foundation for the company moving forward – one that capitalizes on a solid customer orientation and focus on business growth.

Following the close of the acquisition, the Level 3 executive management team will include:

  • Jeff Storey, president and chief executive officer
  • John Blount, regional president, North America and Asia Pacific (APAC)
  • Andrew Crouch, regional president, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and global accounts management (GAM) division
  • Hector Alonso, regional president, Latin America
  • Anthony Christie, chief marketing officer
  • Jack Waters, chief technology officer
  • Harold Teets, chief information officer
  • Sunit Patel, executive vice president and chief financial officer
  • Laurinda Pang, executive vice president and chief administrative officer
  • John Ryan, executive vice president, chief legal officer and secretary

    “The expanded Level 3 executive management team includes a committed group of leaders with the collective expertise to build the combined company and continue to grow our business, particularly in the enterprise market,” said Jeff Storey, president and CEO of Level 3. “I look forward to welcoming John and Harold from tw telecom – their combined experience and insights will be invaluable in capitalizing on our strengths and improving the customer experience. Similarly, as Andrew moves into a new role within Level 3, he will remain critical to our ongoing success and opportunities to continue satisfying our customers around the world.”

    The acquisition of tw telecom is expected to close in the fourth quarter 2014.

    Level 3 Communications Inc. (NYSE: LVLT)

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