LightSquared Names New CEO
LightSquared today announced that it has appointed Doug Smith as chairman of the board and chief executive officer. Smith was previously LightSquared's co-chief operating officer, and held other leadership roles at Clearwire and Sprint.
Sprint Shuffles Execs, Names New CFO
Sprint today made changes to its top executives and named a new chief financial officer. Sprint appointed Tarek Robbiati to the CFO position, where he replaces Joseph Euteneuer, who will leave the company.
Claure-Appointed Exec to Depart Sprint
Bob Johnson, Sprint's Chief Experience Officer, will leave the company by the end of April. Johnson was in an early batch of new hires made by CEO Marcelo Claure shortly after he took over the struggling carrier in 2014.
BlackBerry Names New COO
BlackBerry today said it has appointed Marty Beard to the post of Chief Operating Officer. Beard worked for LiveOps and Sybase before joining BlackBerry.
ZTE Changes Leadership to Appease US
ZTE has moved forward with plans to replace its top executives in a step meant to help ease tension with the U.S. Department of Commerce.