The majority of the Clearwire Board of Directors has elected John Stanton as chairman of the board. Stanton replaces Craig McCaw, who resigned as chairman of the board of directors on December 31, 2010.
Stanton has served as a director of Clearwire since November 2008. He has served as managing director of Trilogy Partners, a private investment firm, Trilogy International Partners, an operator of international wireless systems, and Trilogy Equity Partners, an investor in small wireless-related companies, since 2005. Previously, Stanton served as chairman and CEO of Western Wireless Corporation from 1992 until shortly after its acquisition by ALLTEL Corporation in 2005.
Earlier this month the Clearwire Board of Directors appointed Benjamin Wolff as a director of the company following Craig McCaw’s board resignation. In addition to Stanton and Wolff, the Clearwire board includes William Blessing, Mufit Cinali, Jose Collazo, Peter Currie, Hossein Eslambolchi, Dennis Hersch, Frank Ianna, Brian McAndrews, William Morrow, Theodore Schell, and Arvind Sodhani.