OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), September 10, 2015 - Sprint President and CEO Marcelo Claure has been named vice chairman of the 2016 CTIA-The Wireless Association® board of directors.
“It is a privilege to serve our industry this way, and I am honored to have been selected,” Claure said. “As leaders of the U.S. industry, we are committed to making sure that American consumers and businesses continue to benefit from the most competitive and innovative wireless market in the world.”
Others among the slate of officers approved to serve a one-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2016, are Glenn Lurie, chairman (AT&T Mobility president and CEO); Jeff Miller, secretary (Motorola Mobility corporate vice president-Global Sales); Bret Comolli, treasurer (Asurion chairman); and Ron Smith, chairman emeritus (Bluegrass Cellular president and CEO).
Sprint (NYSE:S, news, filings) is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served more than 57 million connections as of June 30, 2015, and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the past five years. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com orwww.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
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