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."
Sprint Shuffles Executive Deck, Plans New Office Environment
Nov 21, 2017
Sprint is adjusting its top ranks in an effort to streamline its management structure, according to an internal memo obtained by Fierce Wireless. To start, a number of executives are departing the company, including COO GÃ¼nther Ottendorfer, who's been behind a lot of Sprint's network advancements.
Sprint Names Michel Combes As President and CFO
Jan 4, 2018
Sprint today appointed seasoned telecom executive Michel Combes as President and Chief Financial Officer. Combes replaces Tarek Robbiati, who will transition away from Sprint at the end of the month.
Sprint's Marcelo Claure Taking New Post at SoftBank, Michel Combs Moving to CEO Role
May 3, 2018
Sprint today announced some leadership changes. CEO Marcelo Claure is moving to Sprint's parent company, SoftBank, where he will oversee Sprint's merger with T-Mobile.
Sprint Planning Virgin Mobile Revamp
Jan 26, 2016
Sprint says it has a new strategy in mind for its prepaid brand Virgin Mobile. During a call with analysts today, Sprint execs said the company is de-emphasizing Virgin at the moment in favor of Boost Mobile, and has gone so far as to pull Virgin advertising ahead of a the new strategy's debut.