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April 24, 2015 10:26 PM ET

Electronic Equipment, Instruments and Components

Company Overview of Brightstar Corp.

Company Overview

Brightstar Corp., a specialized wireless distributor, delivers wireless products and services to wireless device manufacturers and retailers, enterprise customers, and mobile network operators worldwide. It offers global distribution services comprising channel management services, such as active order management, outbound sales, order management and maintenance, credit support management, and auction management; logistics services, including procurement, customization and kitting, importation and duties, warehousing, and returns management; marketing services, which include program execution, field force support, and POS intelligence; and manufacturing, supply chain management, go-to-market...

9725 NW 117th Avenue

Suite 300

Miami, FL 33178

United States

Founded in 1997

3,600 Employees

Phone:

305-421-6000

Fax:

305-513-3959

Key Executives for Brightstar Corp.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 46
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 53
Chief Operating Officer and Director
Age: 44
Director and President of Brightstar Financial Services
Age: 53
President of Latin American Region
Age: 47
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Brightstar Corp. Key Developments

Brightstar Corp. Announces Management Changes

Brightstar Corp. announced that its board of directors has named Jaymin B. Patel as President and Chief Executive Officer of Brightstar. Patel becomes the second CEO in Brightstar’s 17-year history as he succeeds Marcelo Claure, President and CEO of Sprint. Patel, 47, joins Brightstar with more than 26 years of experience driving profitable growth and strategic transformation at leading global enterprises. Jaymin comes to Brightstar from GTECH. He most recently served as President and CEO of GTECH Americas, overseeing operations in North America and Latin America. Patel will transition to his new role by March 30 and join the board of directors made up of highly experienced Brightstar and SoftBank executives. Arturo Osorio, who led Brightstar in the interim as President and Chief Operating Officer following the departure of Claure in August 2014, has stepped down from the board.

Brightstar to supply Post Office MVNO with mobiles, Sims

The post office has chosen Brightstar to provide mobiles, Sim cards and accessories for it's MVNO launch. The post office announced it's intention to enter the MVNO space in July, after partnering with EE MVNA Transatel. The post office already sells home phone and broadband services, bringing in over 500,000 customers since 2006. The post office Mobile MVNO was due to launch across 50 post office branches as well as online (fulfillment from Brightstar) this past fall, but was pushed back until later 2015.

BlackBerry Limited Announces Partnership with Brightstar Corp. to Deliver Enterprise Mobility Solutions

BlackBerry Limited announced Brightstar Corp., will be a distributor of BES12TM: a cross-platform EMM solution by BlackBerry®. Launched BES12 is the foundation for BlackBerry's extensive portfolio of enterprise security, productivity, identity and communication and collaboration services that will help organizations securely connect employees with each other and with the corporate information and machines that are required to get their jobs done. BES12 securely manages devices from all of the major enterprise mobile platforms. By adding BES12 to Brightstar's portfolio, customers will have the opportunity to adopt a single command and control center for managing the availability and usage of devices, apps, activities and mission-critical data.

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