Monday, July 24, 2006

Broadwing Appoints Stephen E. Courter New CEO

Broadwing appointed Stephen E. Courter as its new CEO and member of its Board of Directors. He previously served as Chairman and CEO of fiber-optic service provider Neon Communications until its merger with Globix Corporation in 2005. Prior to Neon, Mr. Courter served as CEO of Enertel in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and was also a Vice President for Sprint and Sprint International.

Courter succeeds Dr. David Huber, Chairman of the Board, who transitioned out of the CEO role earlier this year. Mr. Courter will be supported by the senior management team that has operated Broadwing in the interim, a team comprised of Scott Widham, President of Sales & Marketing; Lynn D. Anderson, Chief Financial Officer; and Kim Larsen, Senior Vice President, M&A/Corporate Development and General Counsel.

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