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AT&T’s John Dwyer Named One of Atlanta’s Most Admired CEOs

 

AT&T’s John Dwyer, president of its prepaid portfolio, including Cricket Wireless, was named to the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s list of Atlanta’s Most Admired CEOs. This award recognizes established Atlanta leaders with a strong record of innovation in their field, outstanding financial performance, a clear vision, a commitment to quality and diversity in the workplace, and contributions to the metro community.

 

In 2015, John Dwyer was named president of Cricket Wireless, a subsidiary of AT&T Inc. His role expanded in 2017 to include AT&T PREPAID.  Bringing AT&T’s prepaid businesses together under one leader created more value for customers and further differentiated the 2 prepaid brands in the highly competitive telecom industry.

 

Under Dwyer’s leadership, the prepaid business has seen strong growth. Together, AT&T’s prepaid portfolio added more than 6 million wireless subscribers since 1Q 2015, a 62% increase. AT&T’s prepaid portfolio was the nation's fastest growing provider in 2017, a title they've retained through the first two quarters of 2018. Its total prepaid subscriber base now stands at 16.2 million, as of second quarter 2018. 

 

John’s laser focus on simplifying the prepaid customer experience and bringing a fresh approach to this segment of the wireless industry, helped to spark an industry transformation. Prepaid customers now have access to top smartphone brands and the latest technology.

 

His passion for philanthropy, youth development and cultivating emerging leaders, continues to have an impact on the city he calls home. He serves on the board of directors for Junior Achievement of Georgia, Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, the Buckhead Coalition, the Boy Scouts Golden Eagle Chairman and sits on the board of the Boy Scouts of Atlanta.

 

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