Photo Release -- Windstream Names Christie Grumbos Treasurer

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Windstream (Nasdaq:WIN) Chief Financial Officer, Bob Gunderman, today announced the appointment of Christie Grumbos to treasurer. The appointment is effective June 15.

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Grumbos has over 20 years of experience in finance, treasury, investor relations, and corporate communications.

She will be responsible for all treasury and capital market functions, debt management, debt compliance, investor relations, and pension asset management.

"Christie is a results-oriented financial executive with demonstrated success in treasury and capital markets, investor relations and corporate communications, strategy, and financial analysis," said Gunderman. "She has a proven track record of generating results across multiple disciplines and I look forward to her leading our treasury and investor relation teams."

Prior to joining Windstream, Christie served as a Division Finance Leader for Sam's Club Mexico. She has also served in various management roles at Wal-Mart including senior director of capital markets and senior director of international strategy.

Grumbos holds a degree in business administration from Lees McRae College.

About Windstream

Windstream, a FORTUNE 500 company is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions, including cloud computing and managed services, to businesses nationwide. The company also offers broadband, phone and digital TV services to consumers primarily in rural areas. For more information, visit the company's online newsroom at or follow on Twitter at @WindstreamNews.

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Christie Grumbos, Windstream Treasurer

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