September 24, 2016 10:01 PM ET

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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





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

HARMAN International Industries Incorporated Announces Extension of Collaboration with Brightstar Corp. and Launches New Product Lines

HARMAN International Industries Incorporated announced that it will expand its partnership with Brightstar Corp. Through the collaboration, HARMAN will deliver best-in-class wireless audio solutions to Brightstar's expansive network of mobile device manufacturers, operators and retailers. Following a successful three-year collaboration, including the distribution of JBL and Harman Kardon products to mobile operators & retailers worldwide, HARMAN will continue to work with Brightstar to launch the new JBL Duet headphones and Harman Kardon Onyx Mini wireless speaker, which will both be available via Brightstar channels in fall 2016. The JBL DUET BT headphones feature JBL Signature Sound with Pure Bass performance through 40mm drivers. With 16 hours battery life these new wireless JBL headphones allow users to stream all the music they like over Bluetooth from any smartphone or tablet. The ONYX MINI, a full-feature wireless Bluetooth speaker crafted with premium materials, radiates Harman Kardon iconic sound and design qualities. Its compact silhouette and powerful sound makes it a perfect accessory for anywhere in the home. With its 10-hour battery life, listeners are able to enjoy their favorite songs on the new ONYX MINI. In addition, its built-in microphone and echo and noise-cancellation features provide an ideal scenario for phone and conference calls with utmost clarity.

Brightstar Corp. Appoints Emer Timmons as Chief Marketing Officer and President of Strategic Sales

Brightstar Corp. announced that Emer Timmons has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer and President of Strategic Sales, effective immediately. After 20 years of tech & telecommunications experience, most recently with BT Group, Emer Timmons joins Brightstar Corp. as Chief Marketing Officer and President of Strategic Sales. She will be responsible for all aspects of marketing for the company from branding through to customer execution. In addition to marketing, Timmons will lead Brightstar’s customer-first initiatives and development of sales strategy and deals with carrier, retail and enterprise customers and prospects across Brightstar’s footprint of 100 countries.

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.

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