Sprint Nextel Names Joseph Euteneuer as CFO
Sprint Nextel, a wireless and wireline communications firm, has appointed Joseph Euteneuer as chief financial officer (CFO), succeeding Bob Brust, who is retiring. Sprint expects Euteneuer, who currently serves as executive vice president (EVP), chief financial officer for Qwest Communications International, to join the company following the completion of the proposed merger between Qwest and CenturyLink.
Before serving as Qwest’s CFO, Euteneuer served as EVP and CFO of XM Satellite Radio Holdings, a satellite radio provider, from 2002 until September 2008 after it merged with SIRIUS Satellite Radio. Before joining XM, Euteneuer held various management positions at Comcast and its subsidiary, Broadnet Europe. A native of Chicago, Euteneuer holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Arizona State University, and he is a certified public accountant (CPA).