LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN) has appointed Kristi Moody, senior vice president and corporate secretary, as general counsel.
“With more than 22 years of experience as a corporate legal adviser, Kristi has the broad range of skills and experience required for the general counsel position,” said John Fletcher, executive vice president and chief human resources and legal officer for Windstream. “Kristi is a strong leader who has done exemplary work throughout her career at Windstream. I look forward to the continuing benefit of her exceptional judgment and effective counsel in her expanded role.”
As general counsel, Moody is responsible for oversight of the company’s legal affairs, including strategic initiatives, regulatory and securities law compliance, corporate governance and records, contracts and state government affairs.
Moody joined Windstream in 2006 as senior litigation counsel. She was named vice president of law in 2012 and deputy general counsel in 2013.
Prior to joining Windstream, Moody was in private practice for 11 years at Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP. She has a juris doctorate from the William H. Bowen School of Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Louisiana Tech University.
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 wholesale customers across the U.S. Windstream offers bundled services, including broadband, security solutions, voice and digital TV to consumers. The company also provides 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 network spanning approximately 129,000 miles. Additional information is available at windstream.com. Please visit our newsroom at news.windstream.com or follow us on Twitter at @Windstream.
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