NII Holdings Names Juan Figuereo as CFO
NII Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: NIHD), a provider of differentiated mobile communications services under the Nextel brand in Latin America, today announced it has appointed Juan R. Figuereo as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective October 17, 2012. Mr. Figuereo will replace Gokul Hemmady, who was recently named NII Holdings' chief operating officer.
Mr. Figuereo will report to Steve Dussek, NII Holdings' chief executive officer, and will be responsible for leading the company's finance organization.
"I am pleased to introduce Juan Figuereo as our new CFO," said Mr. Dussek. "With approximately 25 years of international experience in finance, strategy and senior leadership, he brings a wealth of knowledge to NII and will be a strong addition to our executive team. Given his successful track record serving as a financial executive, Juan further solidifies our strong management team and will play an integral role as we continue to transform our business. He also strengthens our efforts in executing our growth strategy and providing our customers with high quality, innovative and differentiated solutions as we launch services on our next generation networks."
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