Jonathan Blitz Named Sprint President, South Central Region

April 21, 2016
Blitz to lead local efforts aimed at improving the customer experience, enhancing the LTE Plus network, and increasing sales

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (BUSINESS WIRE), April 21, 2016 –
Jonathan Blitz has been named Sprint (NYSE: S) president of the South
Central Region. Based in Little Rock, Ark., he will be responsible for
sales strategy, network oversight, customer service, marketing
communications and general operations supporting the full portfolio of
Sprint products and services from enterprise to consumer in Arkansas,
Louisiana, Mississippi, and Oklahoma. Blitz will report to Jaime
, president of the South Area.

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Blitz will lead the South Central Region in one of the four geographic
areas – West, Central, Northeast and South – Sprint created when it
reorganized to devote targeted resources to 18 top regions. Under
Blitz’s leadership the company will develop market-specific offerings
serving the unique local needs of consumer and business customers.

“Our regional structure helps us compete more effectively in the
South by better connecting with our customers where they live and work.
Jon’s depth of experience in area positions, as well as his strong
leadership in sales will help us realize our ambitions for growth and
success in the region.”

Jaime Jones, President, South Area

The South geographic area covers Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia,
Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina,
Tennessee, and Central Texas. It encompasses more than 1,311
Sprint-branded retail stores.

“With a bright future and lots of untapped opportunities in the
South, there couldn’t be a better time to be a Sprint customer. Sprint
is embarking on an exciting journey – we’re winning customers and
competing on price and network again. I’m honored to have the
opportunity to help lead the way throughout the South Central Region.”

Jonathan Blitz, President, South Central Region

Prior to joining Sprint, Blitz worked at Verizon since 1993, serving in
a variety of leadership roles in Sales, Marketing and Operations. He has
experience as the Director of Sales for all channels of distribution
most recently as the Director of Business for Verizon in for the South
Central Region.

About Sprint

Sprint (NYSE: S) 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 58.4 million connections as of Dec. 31,
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
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