Michel Combes is president and chief financial officer of Sprint, reporting to CEO Marcelo Claure. He also serves on the Sprint board of directors.
Michel is responsible for leading the company’s financial operations, strategy and continued cost transformation.
He has more than 25 years of experience in the telecommunication industry. Prior to Sprint, Michel was CEO – and previously chief operating officer – of Altice, as well as chairman and CEO of SFR Group.
Before joining Altice in September 2015, Michel was CEO of Alcatel-Lucent, beginning in April 2013. Other leadership positions included CEO of Vodafone Europe, chairman and CEO of TDF Group, as well as chief financial officer and senior executive vice president of France Telecom.
Michel is a graduate of École Polytechnique and Télécom ParisTech. He lives in the Kansas City area with his family.