ATLANTA — July 6, 2011 — EarthLink, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELNK, news, filings), a leading IP infrastructure and services company, today announced that it has been recognized as a 2020 Women on Board Winning "W" Company. EarthLink received this award in recognition of the diversity on its Board of Directors.
2020 Women on Boards is a non-profit grassroots campaign committed to increasing the percentage of women who serve on public company boards to 20 percent or greater by the year 2020.
EarthLink has two women on its Board of Directors including Marce Fuller, former CEO of Mirant Corporation, who is EarthLink’s Lead Director, and Susan Bowick, formerly EVP with Hewlett Packard Company, who chairs EarthLink's Leadership and Compensation Committee.
"We value diversity on our Board of Directors and believe it leads to more creative thinking, innovative problem solving and better overall governance," stated EarthLink Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Rolla P. Huff.
About 2020 Women on Boards
2020 Women on Boards is a grassroots campaign to raise the percentage of women who serve on corporate boards in the U.S. to 20 percent or greater by the year 2020. Campaign supporters include individuals, organizations and companies who embrace the principle that diversity in the boardroom encourages good corporate decision-making. Visit www.2020WOB.com for more information.
EarthLink, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELNK) is a leading provider of Internet Protocol (IP) infrastructure and services to medium-sized and large businesses, enterprise organizations and over 1.5 million consumers across the United States. The company has been providing Internet access and communications services for decades and has earned an award-winning reputation for both outstanding customer service and product innovation. For consumers, EarthLink is a leading Internet Service Provider connecting people to the power and possibilities of the Internet. EarthLink Business™ provides voice, data, mobile and equipment services over a 28,000 mile fiber network and MPLS-based services nationwide. For more information, visit EarthLink's website www.earthlink.net.