Les Meredith is treasurer of EMBARQ. This NYSE-listed company has approximately 18,000 employees and operates in 18 states offering voice, data, high-speed internet, wireless and entertainment services to more than 5 million customers.
In his position, Meredith is responsible for treasury, tax, real estate, sourcing and procurement, network supply, fleet, enterprise risk management, and environmental health and safety.
Meredith was the vice president of Mergers and Acquisitions for Sprint Corporation, assuming financial responsibility for acquisitions, divestitures, strategic alliances and joint ventures for Sprint. He was also responsible for risk management and environmental health and safety for Sprint. He held this position beginning January 1997.