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.
T-Mobile and Sprint Agree to Merge and Unite Under T-Mobile Brand and Leadership
T-Mobile and Sprint today announced plans to merge in an all-stock deal that will create a "New T-Mobile" worth $146 billion. The new company's combined radio spectrum assets will allow it to accelerate deployment of 5G technology.
BlackBerry to Keep John Chen As CEO Through 2023
BlackBerry today said it has extended its contract with CEO John S. Chen, who will serve as chief executive through November 2023.
Eric Schmidt, Alphabet Chairman, to Take Advisory Role
Alphabet Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt this week said he plans to step down from his leadership role on the company's board and will instead serve as a technical advisor to the company. "Larry, Sergey, Sundar and I all believe that the time is right in Alphabet’s evolution for this transition.
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.
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...