SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 27, 2012
NII HOLDINGS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
1875 Explorer Street, Suite 1000
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (703) 390-5100
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(b) On November 23, 2011, Daniel Freiman, Vice President, Treasurer and Controller of NII Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”), accepted the role of Controller (principal accounting officer) in addition to his core responsibilities of Treasurer pending the selection and appointment of a new principal accounting officer. On March 1, 2012, the Company announced that Mr. Freiman will voluntarily step down from his role as Controller of the Company effective April 2, 2012. Mr. Freiman will continue in his role as Vice President and Treasurer of the Company.
(c) On February 27, 2012, Donald Neff, 43, accepted the position of Vice President, Finance Operations and Controller (principal accounting officer) of the Company effective April 2, 2012. In this role, Mr. Neff will report directly to Gokul Hemmady, the Company's Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Transformation Officer. From 1996 through 2012, Mr. Neff worked for AOL, LLC and its predecessors (“AOL”), a global provider of interactive services, internet technologies and e-commerce services, where he most recently served as Senior Vice President, Internal Audit and Chief Audit Executive from 2009 to 2012. Prior to that role, Mr. Neff held various positions at AOL, including Senior Vice President Finance and Divisional Chief Financial Officer, AOL Advertising from 2008 to 2009; Senior Vice President, Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis from 2006 to 2008; and Senior Vice President, Finance and Operations, Digital Services from 2004 to 2006.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
NII HOLDINGS, INC.
Dated: March 1, 2012
By: /s/ SHANA C. SMITH
Shana C. Smith
Vice President, Corporate Counsel