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Company Overview of Brightstar Corp.

Company Overview

Brightstar Corp., a specialized wireless distributor, provides B2B services to manufacturers, mobile network operators, retailers, and enterprises in the wireless industry worldwide. It provides mobile handsets, communication and media devices, enterprise solutions, IT products, protection and replacement programs, information and communications technology hardware and software products, mobile accessories, channel management, product development, logistics, marketing services, manufacturing services, supply chain solutions, device protection solutions, reverse product solutions, omnichannel retail solutions, financial solutions, and mobile digital solutions. The company was founded in 1997 ...

9725 NW 117th Avenue

Suite 105

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, President and Director
Age: 48
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Executive Officer of Softbank C&S and President of Softbank C&S
Age: 60
President of Global Services
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Brightstar Corp. Key Developments

Brightstar Corp. Names Alan Eland as Chief Operating Officer

Brightstar Corp. announced that Alan Eland has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer, effective May 2. Eland will oversee Brightstar’s Information Technology, service delivery and logistics initiatives, and will report to President and CEO, Jaymin B. Patel. Globally, he will be responsible for aligning all IT and service delivery platforms across the company’s six continents of operation. This is a critical role leading the functions at the foundation for Brightstar’s services to provide a competitive advantage for the company's carrier, retailer, device manufacturer and enterprise customers. Global operations, under Eland’s leadership, will strengthen and support Brightstar’s continued focus and investment in platforms that support company's services across the entire mobile device value chain such as supply chain, buyback & trade-in programs, forward and reverse logistics, financing and leasing, device protection and much more. He joins Brightstar from IGT Corporation (formerly GTECH S.p.A.), where he held several global and regional leadership roles over a 31-year career. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President, Global Services. Additionally, he previously served as COO of GTECH Americas, overseeing operations in North America and Latin America.

HARMAN International Industries Incorporated, Sprint and Brightstar to Launch Third Generation of Kardon Onyx Studio Line

HARMAN International Industries Incorporated, Sprint and Brightstar have announced their plan to launch the third generation of the Harman Kardon Onyx Studio line. Since 2013, SoftBank (Japan), Sprint (USA.) and Brightstar (worldwide) have been the provider of choice for HARMAN to sell the Harman Kardon Onyx Studio line to a global customer base. The Harman Kardon Onyx Studio and Onyx Studio 2 received outstanding customer product reviews and were one of the best-selling wireless speakers in the US. As with its predecessors, the new Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 3 combines design and beautifully balanced form blended with an amazing audio performance delivering authentic, room filling sound from your phone or tablet.

Brightstar Corp. Names Kevin Holland as Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

Kevin Holland has been named Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer for Brightstar Corp. In his new role, Holland will direct the comprehensive human resource function and serve as a member of the executive team in crafting business strategy and guiding the operational activities that support it. The search was led by Kevin O'Neill, founder and managing partner of Acertitude. Most recently, he spent nearly a decade as Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer for Chiquita Brands International, where he was a key member of the executive leadership team guiding major relocation and transformation of the organization.

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