Michael McMahon Joins Sprint as President, Great Plains Region
McMahon to lead local efforts aimed at improving the customer experience, enhancing the LTE Plus network and increasing sales
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), April 20, 2016 - Michael McMahon joins Sprint (NYSE: S) as president of the Great Plains Region. Based in Minneapolis, 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 Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota. McMahon will report to Kevin Crull, president of the Central Area.
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McMahon will lead a 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 McMahon’s leadership, the company will develop market-specific offerings serving the unique local needs of consumer and business customers.
“Our regional structure positions Sprint to better connect with our customers and frontline associates so we can deliver even more competitive offers through a localized approach. Michael has nearly two decades of industry experience and an impressive track record of competing and winning on a local level. I’m confident his leadership will help us win in the Great Plains Region.”
Kevin Crull, President, Central Area
The Central geographic area covers Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, western Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Wisconsin. It encompasses more than 533 company-owned or Sprint-branded retail stores.
“Sprint is disrupting the industry with innovative, competitive offers that result in real cost savings for wireless consumers. I’m excited to be part of the regional team, which continues to build on Sprint’s momentum by better connecting with customers on a local level.”
Michael McMahon, President, Great Plains Region
Before joining Sprint, McMahon served as director of business sales at Verizon, where he focused on ways to increase productivity, reduce costs and drive new revenue in Illinois and Wisconsin. Before that, he held various leadership positions at Verizon, including director of retail sales in Chicago and surrounding areas and director of telesales for the Midwest area.
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 can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
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