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Press Release -- July 28th, 2015
Source: Level 3 Communications

Level 3 Appoints New SVP Product and Marketing for EMEA

— Kathleen Schneider Brings Technology Experience and Enterprise Focus

LONDON, July 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Global network services company Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE:LVLT, news, filings) announced that effective today, Kathleen Schneider joins Level 3 as the Senior Vice President Product and Marketing, EMEA, leading all product, marketing, communications, business development, commercial operations and customer experience for the region. Schneider brings significant international experience, with a successful track record of business-to-business marketing in the technology sector.

Most recently, Schneider was Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications for Criteo, a publicly-traded technology company specialising in digital marketing and big data.  Prior to Criteo, Schneider spent nearly 14 years at Dell Inc. in a variety of marketing leadership roles in the US and EMEA serving medium-to-large enterprise customers. Schneider began her career in brand management for Kraft Foods, based in Mexico City.

Andrew Crouch, Regional President, EMEA and GAM Division, says Schneider is a key addition to the EMEA leadership team. “As Level 3 continues to grow its market share in EMEA, Kathleen will act as a strategic partner to our sales channels and global marketing organization to leverage Level 3’s global network footprint to solve our customers’ growth, efficiency and security challenges. Her strategic thinking and understanding of EMEA customers’ needs will enhance our go-to-market plans in key markets.”

Schneider will be based at Level 3’s EMEA regional headquarters in London. The Level 3 EMEA region serves customers in more than 30 countries. Level 3 solutions include IP-based voice and data communications; data center and colocation facilities; video and content distribution; security, cloud, managed and professional services.

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 or get to know us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

© Level 3 Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Level 3, Level 3 Communications, Level (3) and the Level 3 Logo are either registered service marks or service marks of Level 3 Communications, LLC and/or one of its Affiliates in the United States and/or other countries.  Any other service names, product names, company names or logos included herein are the trademarks or service marks of their respective owners. Level 3 services are provided by subsidiaries of Level 3 Communications, Inc.

Forward-Looking Statement

Some statements made in this press release are forward-looking in nature and are based on management’s current expectations or beliefs. These forward-looking statements are not a guarantee of performance and are subject to a number of uncertainties and other factors, many of which are outside Level 3’s control, which could cause actual events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the statements. Important factors that could prevent Level 3 from achieving its stated goals include, but are not limited to, the company’s ability to: successfully integrate the tw telecom acquisition; manage risks associated with continued uncertainty in the global economy; increase revenue from its services to realize its targets for financial and operating performance; maintain and increase traffic on its network; develop and maintain effective business support systems; manage system and network failures or disruptions; avert the breach of its network and computer system security measures; develop new services that meet customer demands and generate acceptable margins; manage the future expansion or adaptation of its network to remain competitive; defend intellectual property and proprietary rights; manage continued or accelerated decreases in market pricing for communications services; obtain capacity for its network from other providers and interconnect its network with other networks on favorable terms; attract and retain qualified management and other personnel; successfully integrate future acquisitions; effectively manage political, legal, regulatory, foreign currency and other risks it is exposed to due to its substantial international operations; mitigate its exposure to contingent liabilities; and meet all of the terms and conditions of its debt obligations. Additional information concerning these and other important factors can be found within Level 3’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Statements in this press release should be evaluated in light of these important factors. Level 3 is under no obligation to, and expressly disclaims any such obligation to, update or alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Contact information:

EMEA Media


Beatrice Martin-Vignerte

Mark Stoutenberg

+44 788 418 7763

+1 720 888 2518

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