T-Mobile CEO Legere to step down next year; COO Sievert to succeed in May

Topics T-Mobile | CEO


T-Mobile US Inc Chief Executive Officer John Legere will step down next year, the company said on Monday, less than three weeks before it goes to trial to determine the fate of its planned $26.5 billion merger with smaller rival Sprint Corp . The third-largest US wireless carrier will go to trial on Dec.

9 to fight a state attorneys general lawsuit that alleges the merger would be harmful to consumers. T-Mobile said Legere will remain CEO until April 30, and will be succeeded by President and Chief Operating Officer Mike Sievert..

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