President Obama plans to appoint the CEO of CenturyLink to a panel that advises on national security and telecommunications issues, the White House announced on Tuesday.
Glen Post III will serve on the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, which includes up to 30 top executives from major U.S. telecom, aerospace, and IT companies.
The committee provides advice on the relability and availability of U.S. communications systems, including cybersecurity and emergency communications. It is chaired by the CEO of Level 3 Communications and includes CEOs from Twitter, McAfee, and all the largest telecom providers.
Post started at CenturyLink in 1976, holding a range of positions from treasurer to chairman of the board.