CenturyLink announces changes to board of directors

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) has appointed Martha Bejar, age 53, to its board of directors, effective January 19, 2016, the company said.

Bejar has most recently served as chief executive officer and director of Flow Mobile, Inc., a communications company offering broadband wireless access services, from January, 2012, until December, 2015. Prior to joining Flow Mobile, she was chairperson and CEO of Wipro Infocrossing (a Wipro company) from 2011 to 2012, responsible for the strategic and operational management of the Infrastructure Technology Outsourcing business at Infocrossing. Bejar joined Wipro in 2009 as president, global sales and operations for Wipro´s IT business and was responsible for the global sales strategy.

Between 2007 and 2009, Bejar worked at Microsoft, where she was corporate vice president for the communications sector. Before Microsoft, she served as Nortel´s president of the Caribbean and Latin America region from 2004 to 2007 and was responsible for sales, operations, and marketing. Prior to Nortel, she held numerous technical and commercial positions at BellSouth Corp. and Bell Communications Research.

Bejar holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Miami and an MBA from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. She is also a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University Business School.

Separately, Joseph Zimmel advised the board on January 19, 2016, that he was resigning, effective immediately. Additional details regarding Zimmel´s resignation, including information provided by Zimmel, can be found in the Form 8-K filed by the company on January 25, 2016.

CenturyLink 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.