11/8/2012 12:16:48 PM
Brightstar appoints former Vodafone Europe CEO to new advisory board
Distributor Brightstar has appointed the former CEO of Vodafone Europe to its new board of advisers.
Michel Combes will give the company strategic advice as it looks to grow its portfolio of products and services. Brightstar is aiming to appoint as many as five telecoms veterans to the new board.
R Marcelo Claure, chairman and CEO, said: 'We are excited that Michel Combes has joined our newly formed advisory board. He brings a wealth of industry knowledge and experience, and we look forward to tapping his expertise as we broaden our portfolio of customized services to help our customers manage the growing complexity of the wireless industry.'
As well as his role as CEO of Vodafone Europe, Combes previously was CEO of TDF Group and senior executive vice-president of France Telecom.
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