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Company Overview of Windstream Communications, Inc.

Company Overview

Windstream Communications, Inc. provides voice, broadband, and entertainment services. The company was formerly known as Alltel Holding Corporate Services, Inc. and changed its name to Windstream Communications, Inc. in July 2006. The company was incorporated in 2005 and is based in Little Rock, Arkansas. Windstream Communications, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Windstream Holdings, Inc.

4001 Rodney Parham Road

Building 1

Little Rock, AR 72212

United States

Founded in 2005





Key Executives for Windstream Communications, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 42
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
President of Carrier
President of Consumer and Small & Medium Business
President of Enterprise
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Windstream Communications, Inc. Key Developments

Windstream Communications Announces Executive Appointments

Windstream Communications has named Bob Gunderman as its new CFO. Gunderman has been serving as interim CFO since Oct. 1, 2014. He will retain his current treasury duties while the company conducts a search for a permanent treasurer. The company also announced the appointment of David Works, executive vice president and chief human resources officer, as president of enterprise; David Redmond, president of consumer, as president of consumer and small and medium business; and Mike Shippey, senior vice president of carrier solutions, as president of carrier. The presidents will have responsibility for sales, marketing, service delivery and customer care within their respective segments. Prior to being named interim CFO, Bob Gunderman was senior vice president and treasurer for Windstream. David Works joined Windstream in February 2012 as executive vice president and chief human resources officer. Works previously served as the chief human resources officer for Sears Holdings in Chicago. Redmond joined Windstream as vice president of distribution support in 2008. Prior to joining Windstream in February 2010, Shippey was president of CLEC operations for YMAX Communications.

Windstream Communications, Inc. Announces Resignation of Brent Whittington as COO

Windstream Communications, Inc. announced the resignation of Brent Whittington as COO, effective September 1, 2014. The company also announced it will eliminate the COO position after Whittington's departure and assign the duties principally between Mark Faris, executive vice president of operations, and Randy Nicklas, executive vice president of engineering and chief technology officer. Faris and Nicklas will report directly to President and CEO Jeff Gardner.

Windstream Communications Reports Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014

Windstream Communications reported earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net income of $14 million, or $0.02 per share compared to $39.7 million, or $0.06 per share, for the same quarter ended June 30, 2013. Total revenues and sales were $1.47 billion, compared to $1.5 billion for the same quarter ended June 30, 2013. Net income for the six months ended June 30, 2014 was $30 million, or $0.05 per share, compared to $92 million, or $0.15 per share, for the same period ended June 30, 2013. Total revenues and sales for the six months ended June 30, 2014 were $2.93 billion, compared to $3 billion for the same period ended June 30, 2013.

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