7/17/2015 11:13:28 AM
Exclusive: Brightstar brings in Nick Lefever as supply chain operations director
Nick Lefever will take up the newly created role at the distributor and will be tasked with maximising efficiency of existing customer operations, as well as developing new business in the UK and EMEA.
Lefever joins Brightstar with experience in senior supply chain management roles with a number of European operators including Telefónica, Vodafone and Three. Lefever was head of business operations at O2 before moving to Telefónica Europe in a supply chain transformation role. Before that he was responsible for launching the industry’s first device recycling scheme at Three.
Jim Michel, Brightstar UK MD, said: ‘We are excited to welcome Nick to our management team as we continue to grow our business. Nick brings with him 28 years of mobile experience and truly understands the supply chain challenges and opportunities facing many of our key partners. Nick will play a major role as we continue to deliver our strategy and pipeline of opportunities.’
Speaking of the appointment, Lefever said: ‘I have been watching Brightstar’s tremendous growth and ambition for a number of years and now I’m delighted that I have the opportunity to work with this incredibly energised and ambitious team to further develop the business. Brightstar needs to continue to differentiate itself from the competition and I am particularly looking forward to helping with this.’