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. Robbiati was previously at FlexiGroup and Telstra. "I am delighted to join Sprint," said Robbiati. "Sprint has a unique opportunity to disrupt the U.S. wireless market, and I am eager to help Marcelo and the Sprint team change the game." GÃ¼nther Ottendorfer is joining the company as chief operating officer of technology. Ottendorfer was previously at Telecom Austria and Optus Singtel. Both Robiatti and Ottendorfer plan to relocate to Sprint's Kansas City headquarters. Last, John Saw, Chief Network Officer, has been promoted to the Chief Technology Officer position. Saw was previously at Clearwire. Marcelo Claure, Sprint CEO, said of the changes, "One of my goals when I first arrived as CEO was to strengthen our management team. As I begin my second year here at Sprint, I feel very good about the team we have put together to pursue the great opportunities ahead."
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