John Legere to Step Down as T-Mobile's Outspoken CEO
The merger with Sprint isn’t the only major change happening at T-Mobile. The third largest US wireless carrier announced that its trash talking, Twitter-famous CEO, John Legere would be stepping down from his position on April 30, 2020. T-Mobile’s current president and COO, Mike Sievert will fill the CEO role held by Legere for the past seven years.
As expected, Legere shared a message about the leadership change in the form of a Twitter thread:
Legere said himself that the decision has been in the works for a while, and the public caught wind of it as well. It’s been rumored that Sievert would take over as CEO once T-Mobile’s merger with Sprint was finalized. With Legere’s contact being up in April and the merger slated for next year, the time for new leadership was written in the stars.