NII Holdings Names Dave Truzinski Chief Information Officer
Posted on April 04, 2012 at 09:00 AM EDT
RESTON, Va., April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NII Holdings, Inc., [NASDAQ: NIHD], a differentiated provider of mobile communication services operating under the Nextel brand in Latin America, announced today that it has appointed Dave Truzinski as vice president and chief information officer reporting to Gokul Hemmady, EVP, chief financial officer and chief transformation officer.
"I am pleased to introduce Dave Truzinski as our new CIO," said Gokul Hemmady, NII Holdings' EVP, chief financial officer and chief transformation officer. "He has an outstanding track record as a technology and business leader for some of the top wireless companies in the world. Dave is an important addition to our leadership team bringing significant industry expertise to help us deliver on our vision of IT as a strategic enabler of our business across our markets."
Mr. Truzinski was most recently senior vice president and chief information officer at Leap Wireless / Cricket Communications, a position he held since 2005. At Leap, he developed the IT organization's execution capabilities and delivered a number of large-scale, business systems transformations. Prior to joining Leap, Mr. Truzinski was CIO for Cingular / AT&T Wireless' International Business, responsible for operations in Canada, the Caribbean and Taiwan. He also served as chief technology officer at ClickCollect, Inc. and as chief information officer at Insurancenow.com. From 1989 to 1999, he served in a variety of leadership capacities at AT&T Wireless / Cellular One. He has a B.S. in business administration from California State University, Sacramento.
"We have assembled a talented management team that is focused on executing our growth strategy and continuing to deliver superior quality and customer service across our markets, helping to drive our success today and in the future. It's an exciting time to be a part of NII as we invest in the expansion of our business and position the company to deliver more profitable growth. Dave's talents and experience will help NII reach its goals for the future," said Hemmady.
About NII Holdings, Inc.
NII Holdings, Inc., a publicly held company based in Reston, Va., is a differentiated provider of mobile communication services for businesses and high value consumers in Latin America. NII Holdings, operating under the Nextel brand in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Peru and Chile, offers fully integrated wireless communications tools with digital cellular voice services, data services, wireless Internet access and Nextel Direct Connect® and International Direct Connect(SM), a digital two-way radio. NII Holdings, a Fortune 500 and Barron's 500 company, trades on the NASDAQ market under the symbol NIHD. Visit the company's website at www.nii.com
Nextel, the Nextel logo and Nextel Direct Connect and International Direct Connect are trademarks and/or service marks of Nextel Communications, Inc., and are used by NII's subsidiaries under license in Latin America.
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