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Windstream Names Sarah Day President of Consumer and Small Business

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Dec. 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN) Chief Executive Officer Tony Thomas today announced the appointment of Sarah Day as president of Consumer and Small Business (C/SMB) effective Jan. 1, 2016.

President of Consumer and Small Business at Windstream


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Day will be responsible for leading, managing and developing the short- and long-term strategies of the C/SMB unit. Day, who joined the company in 2008, has served for six months as interim president of C/SMB. Previously, she was senior vice president of C/SMB Marketing and Customer Care.

"I have great confidence in Sarah," said Thomas. "She has a tremendous wealth of experience as a strategic leader and is delivering high-quality products to our customers."

"I'm very excited to take on this challenge of leading the consumer and small business division of Windstream," said Day. "This team has a proven track record, and we have a clear strategy and plan in place to continue our success."

Day graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in Cultural Anthropology. She received a Master's of Business Administration from Wake Forest University's Babcock Graduate School of Management.

About Windstream

Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN), a Fortune 500 company, is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S. Windstream offers bundled services, including broadband, security solutions, voice and digital TV to consumers. We also provide data, cloud solutions, unified communications and managed services to business and enterprise clients. The company supplies core transport solutions on a local and long-haul fiber-optic network spanning approximately 121,000 miles. Additional information is available at windstream.com. Please visit our newsroom at news.windstream.com or follow us on Twitter at @WindstreamNews.

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CONTACT: Media Contact: Michael Teague, 501-748-5876 michael.teague@windstream.com

Source:Windstream Holdings, Inc.