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LITTLE ROCK, Ark.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Windstream has named Michael Foor to serve as its vice president of
state government affairs in Georgia.

Foor was formerly vice president of market and member services for North
Georgia Network and president of Georgia Communications Corporation. He
will represent Windstream before the legislature and state agencies. He
also will be responsible for community relations across the state.

Foor will be based in Baldwin and report to J Berkshire, president of
Windstream Operations in Georgia.

“I’m excited to add Michael to our Windstream family in Georgia,”
Berkshire said. “He has a deep understanding of how broadband networks
are deployed and maintained as well extensive experience in economic
development, public policy and community outreach. Michael is committed
to helping Georgia communities thrive, and I look forward to working
closely with him.”

“I’m thrilled to join the Windstream team,” Foor said. “I know
first-hand what a tough competitor Windstream is and how hard J and his
entire team are working to expand access to premium Internet speeds in
rural communities across our state. Serving rural Georgia is our No. 1
job, and I’m eager to help Windstream continue to expand.”

Foor holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration with a minor
in economics from Youngstown State University and a Master of Business
Administration from Breanu University.

About Windstream

Windstream Holdings, Inc., a FORTUNE 500 company, is a leading provider
of advanced network communications and technology solutions. Windstream
provides data networking, core transport, security, unified
communications and managed services to mid-market, enterprise and
wholesale customers across the U.S. The company also offers broadband,
entertainment and security services for consumers and small and
medium-sized businesses primarily in rural areas in 18 states. Services
are delivered over multiple network platforms including a nationwide IP
network, our proprietary cloud core architecture and on a local and
long-haul fiber network spanning approximately 150,000 miles. Additional
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Contacts

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