ARLINGTON, Va., May 27, 2003 ? Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) today announced that David L. Peed has been promoted to vice president of Qwest?s government services division (GSD), a group that delivers broadband Internet-based data, voice and image communications to the federal government. Peed reports directly to James F.X. Payne, general manager and senior vice president of GSD.
In his new role, Peed is responsible for all sales and business development with federal agencies, both military and civilian. Previously, Peed oversaw all of Qwest?s contracts with the Department of Defense.
?Dave has demonstrated his value as a member of the GSD team and his experience and dedication make him the ideal go-to guy for our federal government customers,? said Payne. ?Government agencies often need tailored communications solutions and, like all Qwest customers, demand second-to-none customer service; Dave has proven his ability to deliver both.?
Peed has been with Qwest for five years. Prior to joining Qwest, Peed worked for Bell Atlantic/Verizon as an account manager for special programs and the White House, and he also has worked for the U.S. House of Representatives.
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