Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Sprint confirms Marcelo Claure as new CEO

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Wednesday 06 August 14

Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son backs Brightstar founder to grow Sprint in wake of failed T-Mobile US bid.

As expected, Sprint on Wednesday named Marcelo Claure as its new chief executive, after the U.S. telco ended its pursuit of smaller rival T-Mobile. Claure is the founder and CEO of device distributor Brightstar, a company acquired by Sprint parent Softbank in October 2013 for $1.26 billion. Claure's new role becomes effective from 11 August…

As expected, Sprint on Wednesday named Marcelo Claure as its new chief executive, after the U.S. telco ended its pursuit of smaller rival T-Mobile. Claure is the founder and CEO of device distributor Brightstar, a company acquired by Sprint parent Softbank in October 2013 for $1.26 billion. Claure's new role becomes effective from 11 August…

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