Clearwire CEO Bill Morrow Resigns
Clearwire today announced that Chief Executive Officer Bill Morrow has resigned, citing personal resigns. Clearwire has named John Stanton, chairman of Clearwire’s board of directors, as interim CEO. Stanton will continue to serve as chairman of the board. Morrow will serve as an advisor to the company while it searches for a new CEO.
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.
Verizon Wireless CEO Dan Mead to Retire
Dan Mead, who has served as the CEO of Verizon Wireless since 2010, plans to retire according to filings the company made with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mead will remain on the board of directors and serve as executive vice president and president of strategic initiatives.
Jack Dorsey Named Twitter CEO
Twitter today moved to make Jack Dorsey its permanent CEO. Dorsey, who co-founded Twitter in 2006, has served as interim CEO since June when then-CEO Dick Costolo stepped down.
Twitter Loses Its CEO, Drops Character Limit In DMs
Twitter today said CEO Dick Costolo plans to step down effective July 1. No reason was given for Costolo's departure.
HMD Global, Maker of Nokia Phones, Parts Ways with CEO
HMD Global today said Arto Nummela, CEO and member of its Global Board of Directors, will leave the company effective immediately. Florian Seiche, who has co-lead the company as president since its founding, has been appointed acting CEO in Nummela's place.
My 2 cents...
While the guy was a pioneer, it comes down to the ol' Paula Abdul: What have you done for me lately?
He has made a few choices (as well as non-choices) that have him looking like a chump.
I don't know if Sprint had a hand in forcing his resignation but it wouldn't surprise me. Sprint is doing pretty well in the eye of the public these days so I can see them raising a stink over its partner looking pretty poor.
I don't believe that this is bad for Clear though. Getting a new ceo can often be a good thing. Just look what Hesse was able to do...
As with any business, both CEOs have tried to remain eloquent in professional respect to each other. Sprint is in...