Jan Geldmacher, former CEO Vodafone Global Enterprise, has been named Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) enterprise president and will assume this post as from the 22nd August, 2016. He is a European telecom companies’ veteran with an experience spanning decades in the industry- a career that has made him achieve some of the best results in the industry.
Mr. Geldmacher will be tasked with overseeing business-to-business relations, business development, as well as supporting enterprise customers with tailor-made solutions to enhance customer experience. Apart from serving as Vodafone global enterprise chief, he has been CEO with the British Telecom Germany. And also, has held a number of managerial and sales positions in different telecom companies across Europe in the course of his career.
At the moment, Sprint’s services and strategies revolve around serving clients with a national scope by providing them with many lines, devices and creating solutions that can help them counter mobility issues they face. It is with the leadership of Mr. Geldmacher that the company hopes that it will re-strategize and re-focus on businesses of all sizes in the industry. The former Vodafone CEO has a proven track-record of excellent performance in regard to driving growth in desired direction-and at the same time, improving market share. Importantly, he is known to integrate technology in the course of growth development and boasts of a history of successful product launches. This makes him one of the best choices based on the company’s projected future sales and service provision.
Mr. Geldmacher said that he is up to the task and his experience will come in handy to see that the company achieves the desired results. He added that he has broken even in previous markets that proved to be tough, and he is sure he can still do the same. He said that his experience of leading large marketing teams is something that he has in-depth knowledge about. And so, he is really happy to be part of the company that is solely focused on good turnaround. He will now be reporting directly to Marcelo Claure, Sprint president.