LAS VEGAS, Sept. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On day two of Super Mobility 2016, CTIA® announced its 2017 officers and four new members of its board of directors. The 2017 officers will be Sprint President and CEO Marcelo Claure as Chairman, U.S. Cellular President and CEO Kenneth Meyers as Vice Chairman, Samsung Electronics America President and Chief Operating Officer Tim Baxter as Secretary, Asurion Chairman Bret Comolli as Treasurer and AT&T Mobility and Consumer Operations President and CEO Glenn Lurie as Chairman Emeritus.
"I am looking forward to working with the 2017 officers and board of directors in the race to 5G and so our member companies can continue to develop and innovate the best mobile products and services. We will benefit from these talented industry executives whose leadership and expertise will be integral for us to remain the world's leading wireless industry," said Meredith Attwell Baker, President and CEO, CTIA.
Beginning January 1, 2017 and serving for a one-year term, these four new members will join CTIA's officers and incumbent members on the Board of Directors:
- Danny Bowman, Chief Revenue Officer, LeEco
- Stephen Leonard, Chief Operating Officer, Bandwidth
- Andre Lonne, President, America Region, HTC America, Inc.
- Billy Mounger, President, Tristar License Group, LLC
CTIA-The Wireless Association® (www.ctia.org) represents the U.S. wireless communications industry. With members from wireless carriers and their suppliers to providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products, the association brings together a dynamic group of companies that enable consumers to lead a 21st century connected life. CTIA members benefit from its vigorous advocacy at all levels of government for policies that foster the continued innovation, investment and economic impact of America's competitive and world-leading mobile ecosystem. The association also coordinates the industry's voluntary best practices and initiatives and convenes the industry's leading wireless tradeshow. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C.
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