Tagged: jeff gardner

Former Windstream CEO’s Exit Tied to Performance

by Sean Beherec 3/17/2015 9:59 am

In an interview, Windstream CEO Tony Thomas said his predecessor's departure was in part due to poor performance.

Windstream Executives Saw Pay Bump in 2014

by Sean Beherec 3/16/2015 10:01 am

Former CEO Jeff Gardner and his replacement, Tony Thomas, both saw pay increases in 2014 compared to the year before.

Windstream Names Kenny Gunderman CEO of REIT Spinoff

by Sean Beherec 2/12/2015 2:11 pm

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock has appointed Kenny Gunderman to lead the real estate investment trust company. The position had been vacant since the resignation of Windstream's first CEO, Jeff Gardner, who was replaced by Tony Thomas, the appointed CEO of the REIT spinoff.

Windstream's REIT Moves Out to New Office

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/19/2015 12:00 am

The real estate investment trust spinoff of Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock is moving out.

Jeff Gardner Forfeited Windstream Shares in Resignation

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/22/2014 12:00 am

There are a few more details worth pointing out in Jeff Gardner’s resignation agreement with Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock.

Jeff Gardner Leaves Windstream with $5.1M Package

by Lance Turner 12/12/2014 5:23 pm

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock files details of its final compensation payments to former CEO Jeff Gardner and its new compensation agreement with Gardner’s successor, Tony Thomas.

Windstream Names New CFO, Makes Other Leadership Changes

by Lance Turner 12/12/2014 7:34 am

A day after the resignation of founding CEO Jeff Gardner, Windstream Holdings Inc.’s new chief executive appointed a new CFO and named three executives to oversee company segments.

Tony Thomas Named CEO of Windstream As Jeff Gardner Steps Down

by Lance Turner 12/11/2014 4:01 pm

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock said Thursday that Jeff Gardner has resigned as president and CEO and that Tony Thomas has been appointed to succeed him "effective immediately."

Windstream to Cut 350 Positions, 38 In Arkansas, by December

by Sean Beherec 11/20/2014 3:31 pm

Windstream Holdings Corp. of Little Rock announced Thursday that the company is cutting 350 positions by Dec. 1, including 38 jobs in Arkansas. The cuts represent about 2.5 percent of the company’s workforce of about 13,000.

Sarah Day Named Senior VP at Windstream

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/10/2014 12:00 am

As senior VP of small and medium-sized business sales and marketing, Sarah Day will oversee all aspects of Windstream’s relationship with small and medium-sized business (SMB) customers, including sales, customer care and product marketing.

Windstream 3Q Profit Drops 74 Percent

by Lance Turner 11/6/2014 11:33 am

Windstream reports a 74 percent decline in third-quarter earnings as the firm continued to work toward spinning off assets into a separate, publicly traded company.

Windstream Buys Business Only Broadband of Chicago

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/1/2014 2:38 pm

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock acquires Business Only Broadband of Chicago, a fixed wireless enterprise services provider with operations in Chicago, New York City, northern New Jersey and Milwaukee.

Windstream Names Bob Gunderman Interim CFO

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/1/2014 7:18 am

Windstream Holdings Corp. of Little Rock on Wednesday announced that Bob Gunderman has been named interim chief financial officer. Gunderman succeeds Tony Thomas, who has been named president of the real estate investment trust Windstream is creating through the spinoff of certain telecommunications assets.

Windstream Adds William LaPerch, Michael Stoltz to Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/9/2014 10:05 am

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock on Tuesday announced the appointments of William LaPerch, the former president and CEO of AboveNet Communications Inc., and Michael Stoltz, a former audit partner with Ernst & Young, to its board of directors.

Windstream Holdings COO Brent Whittington to Resign

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/19/2014 4:06 pm

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock said Tuesday that Brent Whittington, its chief operating officer, is resigning effective Sept. 1.

Update: Windstream 2Q Net Income Down 65 Percent

by Lance Turner 8/7/2014 7:19 am

Windstream Holdings Corp. of Little Rock reports second-quarter net income of $14 million, or 2 cents per share, down 65 percent from $40 million, or 6 cents per share, the same quarter last year.

Windstream to Spin Off Some Assets Into Publicly Traded REIT

by Lance Turner 7/29/2014 6:32 am

Windstream Holdings Corp. of Little Rock says it will spin off certain assets, including its fiber and copper network, into a publicly traded real estate investment trust, a move that will lower its debt by $3.2 billion.

Windstream 1Q Profit, Revenue Down From Last Year

by Luke Jones 5/8/2014 9:15 am

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock on Thursday reported a 69 percent decline in first-quarter profit and 2 percent drop in revenue.

Cash Flow Adequate for Dividend, Windstream CEO Says

by Gwen Moritz 5/7/2014 4:10 pm

Windstream Holdings Inc. still has sustainable free cash flow to support its investor-attracting $1 annual dividend, shareholders were assured during the Little Rock telecom's annual meeting on Wednesday.

Windstream Compensation: Down For Jeff Gardner, Up For Other Execs

by Luke Jones 3/7/2014 4:54 pm

Total compensation for Windstream Holdings Inc. CEO Jeffrey Gardner was down by almost $1 million in 2013 compared to 2012, but other named executive officers saw their compensation increase.