July 29, 2016
Gabriel Torres Joins Sprint as President of the New England Region
Torres to lead local efforts aimed at improving the customer experience, enhancing the LTE Plus network and increasing sales
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), July 29, 2016 - Gabriel Torres joins Sprint (NYSE: S) as president of the New England Region. Based in Boston, 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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“Gabriel has decades of experience in turnaround and high growth environments, both domestically and abroad. Under his leadership, I am confident that Sprint will continue to grow relationships with and improve the experience of our customers across the New England Region.”
Kevin Crull, Sprint’s President for the Central and Northeast Areas
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.
“I am a relentless competitor with an entrepreneurial spirit, which has served me well in my experience with successful turnarounds. I look forward to re-joining Sprint, and inspiring every front line rep, every people leader and every contributing partner to not only believe we can be number one, but then go out and achieve it.”
Gabriel Torres, Sprint’s President for the New England Region
Before joining Sprint, Torres served as vice president of Multicultural Marketing and vice president and general manager at T-Mobile USA, running the business in the Southeast Region. Prior to T-Mobile, he was senior vice president of Business Development with Mozido, a pioneer in mobile money transfer, mobile payments and mobile financial services. He was also previously with Sprint where he launched the PCS network in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and was vice president for the West Area for Sprint Company-Owned Retail.
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 or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
Lisa Belot, 913-315-5730