MONROE, La., July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced the appointment of Jason Bobb as vice president, global sales, for the U.S. East region. Bobb is responsible for increasing market share and selling hybrid IT solutions that address the technology needs of CenturyLink's large business customers.

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"CenturyLink's broad and deep solutions portfolio helps our large enterprise customers accelerate their business success by adapting to rapidly changing technology," said Kenny Wyatt, senior vice president, business solutions, at CenturyLink. "I welcome Jason to his new role, and I value his proven leadership qualities during an important time in CenturyLink's growth as a managed IT services company that delivers integrated networking, hosting, cloud and IT solutions to our customers."

Bobb, a CenturyLink employee for 14 years, most recently led the East region's Mid-Atlantic sales team in exceeding its sales targets and growing year-to-date revenue. Bobb has more than 16 years of business-to-business technology sales and leadership experience at CenturyLink, Qwest Communications, Intermedia and Lucent Technologies.

Bobb holds a bachelor's of science degree from East Stroudsburg University and is a member of the board of directors for 501cTECH, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization that helps other nonprofits use information technology. He remains based in Philadelphia.

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CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting, and operates more than 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. The company provides broadband, voice, video, data and managed services over a robust 250,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 300,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink for more information.

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