MONROE, La., May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announced today the voluntary departure of two executives and the related appointment of three executives to key positions within the company.


Dennis Huber, executive vice president – network services, will depart the company June 1, 2012. He will be replaced by Maxine Moreau, who currently serves as senior vice president – integration and process improvement, and previously has held leadership positions in various areas of the company, such as information technology, operations and network operations.

"Dennis' drive and determination for excellence will be greatly missed. He demonstrated outstanding leadership throughout the Embarq, Qwest and Savvis acquisitions, and we wish him well in the future," said Glen F. Post, III, CenturyLink chief executive officer and president.

Stephanie Comfort, executive vice president – corporate strategy and development, will depart the company July 1, 2012. Matt Beal will assume the role of senior vice president - corporate strategy, product development and chief technology officer. Beal currently serves as senior vice president and chief technology officer, product development and strategy.

"We have benefited from Stephanie's leadership, long-range vision and strategic thinking," Post said. "We wish her the very best in her future endeavors."

Tom McEvoy, senior vice president – integration and process improvement, will assume all integration-related responsibilities previously held by Moreau.

"We will miss having Dennis and Stephanie at CenturyLink, but we are pleased to continue our company's strong leadership tradition through the appointments of Maxine, Matt and Tom," Post said. "These executives have been significant contributors to CenturyLink's success, and we look forward to their ongoing contributions in their new roles."

Each of the three newly-named executives will report directly to Post.

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States. The company provides broadband, voice, wireless and managed services to consumers and businesses across the country. It also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink™ Prism™ TV and DIRECTV brands. In addition, the company provides data, voice and managed services to enterprise, government and wholesale customers in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers. CenturyLink is recognized as a leader in the network services market by key technology industry analyst firms, and is an international leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises through Savvis, a CenturyLink company. CenturyLink's customers range from Fortune 500 companies in some of the country's largest cities to families living in rural America. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations. For more information, visit

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