Sprint's Marcelo Claure Taking New Post at SoftBank, Michel Combs Moving to CEO Role
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. Claure's new role will be selling the merger to U.S. regulators. He will remain on the board of directors at Sprint. Claure has been Sprint's CEO since 2014. Moving forward, President and CFO Michel Combs will be elevated to the CEO position at Sprint. Combs already serves on Sprint's board. He has been with Sprint since early this year. Before joining Sprint, Combs spent 25 years in various roles at Altice, Vodafone, and France Telecom.
Apr 29, 2018
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.
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.
Jan 15, 2018
SoftBank Group, the parent company of Sprint, is weighing whether or not to offer shares in its own Japan-based wireless company. Under the direction of CEO Masayoshi Sun, SoftBank has transformed itself in recent years into an investor in technology companies.
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.