Our Board of Directors oversees the company’s management. To carry out its functions effectively, the Board has established a governance framework designed to ensure the highest standards of honesty, integrity and excellence.
Jeff Storey is President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CenturyLink. He most recently served as President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of CenturyLink, and prior to that was CEO of Level 3 Communications.
The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee recommends nominees to serve as directors and officers, helps shape the Company’s governance policies and practices, and evaluates the Board and Chief Executive Officer’s performance.
Our commitment to ethical and responsible corporate conduct is reflected in our Code of Conduct and Unifying Principles: fairness, honesty and integrity, commitment to excellence, positive attitude, respect, faith and perseverance. These principles are the values on which CenturyLink was built, and they continue to guide our interactions with customers, shareholders, employees, business partners and the public.
The CenturyLink Supplier Code of Conduct helps to ensure all agents, consultants, contractors, distributors, manufacturers, suppliers and other business partners (collectively “Suppliers”) with whom CenturyLink does business uphold our commitment to integrity and compliance.
CenturyLink prohibits bribery and corruption in all forms and is committed to conducting business ethically and with honesty and integrity. Our Anti-corruption Policy applies to all directors, officers and employees.
CenturyLink’s 2019 Modern Slavery Statement, published in accordance with the UK Modern Slavery Act of 2015, describes CenturyLink and its supply chains, what we did in 2018 to combat modern slavery and human trafficking in our business and supply chains globally, and how we plan to continue these efforts.
The mission of our Business Continuity Management (BCM) program is to safeguard CenturyLink employees, assets, stakeholders, and reputation in the event of a potential or actual critical business disruption.
CenturyLink’s corporate bylaws outline how the Board of Directors oversees the day-to-day operations of the Company.
Contact the Board or Audit Committee
Communication with shareholders and other interested parties is an important part of the governance process. Any stakeholder who wishes to contact the board, chairman or any director can send correspondence to:
Communications relating to CenturyLink accounting, internal controls or auditing matters will be referred promptly to the Chair of the Audit Committee. To contact the Audit Committee directly, send correspondence to:
Audit Committee Chair c/o Post Office Box 4364
Monroe, LA 71211
Directors who are not employed by CenturyLink are compensated annually for their service.
Directors receive an annual retainer and meeting attendance fees. Committee chairs, the non-executive chairman and the non-executive vice chairman receive additional annual retainers.
Directors also receive annual restricted stock grants.