Sprint Names Jan Geldmacher, former CEO of Vodafone Global Enterprise, as President of Sprint Enterprise

August 05, 2016
Former Vodafone executive to lead Sprint’s enterprise business

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), August 05, 2016 –
Sprint (NYSE: S) announced the appointment of Jan Geldmacher, a veteran
of European telecom companies, as President of Enterprise. Effective
August 22, he will oversee business-to-business sales and business
development, supporting enterprise customers with wireless
communications solutions and services.

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Reporting to Marcelo Claure, Sprint president and CEO, Geldmacher joins
Sprint from Vodafone where he led Vodafone Global Enterprise, a business
unit responsible for defining the strategy and operational execution of
the company’s relationship with multinational corporate customers. He
also previously served as Vodafone’s director of the Enterprise Business
Unit, CEO of British Telecom Germany, and in various management and
sales positions at European telecom companies.

Sprint’s network, now performing at its highest levels, is prepared to
serve national business clients with many lines, devices and mobility
issues. Under Geldmacher’s leadership, Sprint will begin aggressively
targeting and serving enterprise companies of all sizes.

“Our network is performing better than ever, making it the ideal time to
double-down on our efforts and focus on winning again in the Enterprise
segment,” said Claure. “Jan’s impressive track record of driving growth
and market share while integrating new technologies and launching new
products makes him the perfect leader for this important business unit.”

“Sprint is a respected brand, and Enterprise is an excellent opportunity
to grow the company’s market share, reduce churn and improve customer
satisfaction,” said Geldmacher. “I have a great deal of experience in
managing large Enterprise teams in tough markets, and I am eager to join
Sprint and be a part of its turnaround.”

Geldmacher graduated with a degree in Business Administration from the
University of Cologne.

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 59.4 million connections as of June 30,
2016 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
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