Conrad Hunter Joins Sprint as President, New England Region
Hunter to lead local efforts aimed at improving the customer experience, enhancing the LTE Plus network and increasing sales
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), January 14, 2016 - Conrad Hunter joins Sprint (NYSE: S) as president of the New England Region. Based in Burlington, Mass., 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.
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Hunter’s appointment follows Sprint’s announcement that it will restructure the company into four geographic areas – West, Central, Northeast and South – with targeted resources devoted to 17 top regions, including Boston. Under Hunter’s leadership the company will develop market-specific offerings serving the unique local needs of consumer and business customers.
“Conrad is an industry veteran with a strong track record of developing high-performing teams and generating results. I’m confident that under his leadership Sprint will be even more successful in driving revenue and customer satisfaction in the New England Region.”
Marcelo Claure, CEO
The Northeast geographic area covers Delaware, eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland, New England, New Jersey, New York, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. It encompasses more than 980 company-owned or Sprint-branded retail stores.
“Sprint’s new localization initiative is all about connecting and engaging with customers on a local level, and I’m excited to lead these efforts in the New England Region. By focusing on regional preferences and demands, my team will deliver even more compelling, market-specific offers for our customers.”
Conrad Hunter, President, New England Region
Before joining Sprint, Conrad served as senior vice president of Sales for Tranlin. Before that, he was executive vice president and chief operating officer at nTelos Wireless. He has also held leadership positions at IPCS Wireless, United States Cellular, PrimeCo and GTE Wireless.
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 58.6 million connections as of Sept. 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 or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
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