Guard Changes At Verizon Wireless
Dec 19, 2006, 3:31 PM by (staff)
Verizon Wireless CEO Denny Strigl has been called up to parent Verizon Communications to be the company's new President and COO. He will begin the new post on January 1, at which time VZW COO Lowell McAdam will take over Strigl's role. Strigl will remain on Verizon Wireless Board of Directors. VZW is also losing its chief of marketing, John Stratton, as he has been called up to serve at Verizon Communications as well. McAdam has not issued any statement on where he intends to steer Verizon Wireless, nor have analysts speculated as to how he might change the carrier's course, if at all.
Apr 29, 2018
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Jun 8, 2018
Verizon Communications today said long-serving Lowell McAdam will vacate his position as CEO on August 1. He will remain with the company as Executive Chairman of the Board through the end of the year, and then transition to a Non-executive Chairman role in 2019.
Aug 1, 2018
Hans Vestberg has assumed the role of Verizon's CEO, replacing long-time leader Lowell McAdam. The company announced the change in June.
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.
Going forward Lowell McAdam will follow in the business model that is in place and keep the positive results flowing in. Regardless of Data price and UI issues with a few hundred or so crybabies in wireless forums, don't expect an overnight change.
VZW has a business plan that works and now companies like Sprint are giving away service through programs like SERO to make ends meat, others are offering small calling groups since their users have friends with other providers and some are utilizing 7pm offpeak. VZW has not gone to an...
What do we hear from Sprint these days? They have Rev-A in 21 cities and are going to WiMax but what are they doing for IDEN and their horrible Customer Service? They have commercials with teleportation that mimic
how he might change the carrier's course, if at all.
Good job Verizon, you will never get a penny of my money.
Changing the carrier's course?
Everything's moving along swimmingly.