Sunday, August 30, 2009

Clearwire Announces Two Executive Appointments

Clearwire announced two new executive appointments: Erik Prusch as Chief Financial Officer, and Teresa Elder as President of Strategic Partnerships and Wholesale.

Prusch was most recently President and Chief Executive Officer of Borland Software, where he also previously served as Chief Financial Officer, leading the restructuring of the company and returning the business to profitability. Prior to Borland, he was Vice President of Finance in Intuit's Turbo Tax division.

Elder, who assumes the newly created position of President of Strategic Partnerships and Wholesale where she will oversee Clearwire's wholesale operations, most recently was CEO of Vodafone, Ireland - a wholly owned subsidiary of Vodafone Group. Before joining Vodafone, Elder served as President, West of AT&T Broadband (now part of Comcast).

Clearwire also announced that Scott Richardson, who has served as Clearwire's Chief Strategy Officer, will leave the company, but continue to serve as a strategic advisor.