Sunday, March 8, 2009

Clearwire Appoints William T. Morrow as CEO

Clearwire has appointed William (Bill) T. Morrow, 49, as its new CEO, replacing co-Founder and current CEO Benjamin G. Wolff, who will continue with the company as Co-Chairman, a position he will share with current Chairman Craig O. McCaw.

Morrow most recently served as President and CEO of Pacific Gas & Electric in San Francisco where he oversaw operations and successfully directed an overhaul aimed at improving the company's efficiency, supply chain and customer focus. Prior to PG&E, Morrow served in a number of senior executive positions at international mobile communications group Vodafone and Vodafone Group PLC, including Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone, Europe, Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone UK Ltd. and President of Vodafone KK in Japan. He also served as President of Japan Telecom Co. and held senior executive positions with wireless telecommunications carrier AirTouch International.