Neel Dev is the Group Vice President and interim Chief Financial Officer for CenturyLink and is responsible for Billing, Credit and Collections, Tax, Procurement, Treasury, Accounting, Audit, Public Reporting, Budgeting, Financial Planning and Analysis, Corporate Finance, Real Estate and Fleet. Previously, Neel was responsible for global enterprise-wide financial planning and for driving performance across all regions, channels, segments and products, as well as overseeing procurement, supply chain management and the company’s real estate portfolio. Neel has been with the company for more than 14 years.
Neel was named Level 3’s integration team lead for the Level 3 and CenturyLink transaction. As integration lead, he was accountable for working to maximize the value of the transaction and capturing integration synergies.
Neel has more than 20 years of telecommunications industry experience in both operational and financial roles. Prior to joining Level 3, he held leadership positions with MCI (now Verizon Business) and MFS Communications with both financial and operating responsibilities.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree with Honors in Mathematics from the University of Delhi (India) and an MBA from the University of Arizona. He also is a CFA charter holder.