Level 3 Names Laurinda Pang Regional President of North America and Asia Pacific
BROOMFIELD, Colo., Feb. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) today announced the appointment of Laurinda Pang as the Regional President of North America (NA) and Asia Pacific (APAC). Pang previously served as executive vice president and chief administrative officer for Level 3.
"We are excited to have Laurinda in this role, she has an impressive track record of transformative leadership and we look forward to her continued success," said Jeff Storey, president and chief executive officer. "Our top priority remains our customers and providing them with the best experience possible."
In this role, Pang has responsibility for NA and APAC operations, marketing and sales. She has served in a number of senior executive positions for the company, including chief human resources officer and vice president, customer experience re-engineering. Over the course of her career, Pang has been instrumental in driving key business initiatives including major acquisitions and the development of corporate strategies designed to increase growth and bottom-line results.
"This is a pivotal time for our company. I am honored and excited to have been asked to oversee our work in these important regions," said Pang. "I look forward to continuing to work with our talented team to build upon our strong momentum as we strive to accelerate growth and provide an exceptional customer experience."
Prior to joining Level 3, Pang held executive positions at Global Crossing and Frontier Communications. She has more than 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry.
About Level 3 Communications
Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) is a Fortune 500 company that provides local, national and global communications services to enterprise, government and carrier customers. Level 3's comprehensive portfolio of secure, managed solutions includes fiber and infrastructure solutions; IP-based voice and data communications; wide-area Ethernet services; video and content distribution; data center and cloud-based solutions. Level 3 serves customers in more than 500 markets in over 60 countries across a global services platform anchored by owned fiber networks on three continents and connected by extensive undersea facilities. For more information, please visit www.level3.com or get to know us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
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