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Press Release -- December 4th, 2023
Source: Windstream

Windstream Names New Leaders for Wholesale, Enterprise Units

Windstream Chairman and CEO Paul Sunu today announced new leaders for Windstream’s Wholesale and Enterprise business units. Joe Scattareggia has been named president of Windstream Wholesale, and Mike Flannery has been named president of Windstream Enterprise.

Scattareggia and Flannery previously served as the chief revenue officers of their respective business units.

They succeed former Windstream Wholesale and Enterprise President Buddy Bayer who is departing at the end of the year to pursue another opportunity.

“Joe Scattareggia and Mike Flannery are highly skilled telecommunications executives with a deep understanding of our network, products and people, and they are both keenly focused on meeting our customers’ needs in a rapidly changing marketplace,” Sunu said. “I have had the opportunity to work with both Joe and Mike and am looking forward to collaborating alongside them even more closely in the future.”

Sunu wished Bayer well. “Buddy Bayer is a dynamic leader and will bring great value to his new role,” Sunu said.

Scattareggia, who joined Windstream in 2013, and Flannery, who joined in 2017, will be responsible for all sales, marketing, service delivery and customer care for their respective business units. Scattareggia will also have responsibility for field operations. Flannery will continue to oversee the Windstream Enterprise Channel Program.

“I am truly honored for the opportunity to lead this great team,” Scattareggia said. “Working alongside Buddy for nine years has been a privilege, and we had a lot of fun fostering a strong friendship. I look forward to collaborating closely with Paul and our senior leadership team to further propel the growth of Windstream Wholesale. Our commitment to our customers and our team, recognized as ‘best in the business’ in the industry remains unwavering as we continue to execute our strategic goals and nurture the vibrant spirit of our Fast and Flexible culture.”

“Accepting the role to lead the Enterprise organization is an exciting opportunity for me and aligns well with my background in guiding customer-centric organizations through transformations over my career,” Flannery said. “I am confident in the organization’s ability to adapt and drive the necessary changes required within our business and industry. We will move forward focused upon utilizing a customer-centric mindset, led by a people-first approach that guides and enables us to deliver on our commitments to customers, partners, employees and stakeholders of Windstream Enterprise.”

About Windstream

Windstream Holdings is a privately held communications and software company. Windstream offers managed communications services, including SD-WAN and UCaaS, and high-capacity bandwidth and transport services to businesses across the U.S. The company also provides premium broadband, entertainment and security services through an enhanced fiber network to consumers and small and midsize businesses primarily in rural areas in 18 states. Additional information is available at Follow us on X, formerly known as Twitter, at @Windstream.

Category: Corporate

Windstream Contact:
Scott Morris, 501-748-5342

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