Michael Miess Joins Sprint as President, North Carolina and South Carolina Region
Miess to lead local efforts aimed at improving the customer experience, enhancing the LTE Plus network and increasing sales
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), December 10, 2015 - Michael Miess joins Sprint (NYSE: S) as president of the North Carolina and South Carolina Region. Based in Charlotte, 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 North Carolina and South Carolina. Miess will report to Jaime Jones, area president of the South.
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Miess’ 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 19 top markets, including Charlotte. Under Miess’ leadership the company will develop market-specific offerings serving the unique local needs of consumer and business customers in the South.
“Our new regional structure will help us compete more effectively in the South by better connecting with our customers where they live and work. Throughout his career, Michael has proven that he can lead local teams and a local strategy. We’re excited he has joined us and his talent will help us enhance our customers’ experience in the region.”
Jaime Jones, Area President, South
The South geographic area covers Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Central Texas. It encompasses more than 1,311 company-owned or Sprint-branded retail stores.
“We have a great opportunity to expand and strengthen our presence here in the South. I am thrilled to be a part of a company like Sprint that has such a strong commitment to achieving customer success market by market.”
Michael Miess, President, North Carolina and South Carolina Region
Miess joins Sprint from Windstream Communications in North Carolina, where he served as a vice president for enterprise sales and account management. His previous tenure includes positions with T-Mobile, Time Warner and Alltel.
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 September 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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