Bill Esrey former Chairman/CEO, Sprint Corp

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Bill Esrey retired as Chairman and CEO of Sprint Corporation in 2003, having led Sprint as CEO for nearly two decades. Upon his retirement from Sprint, he was elected Chairman Emeritus. From November 2003 until its sale in July 2004, he served as Chairman of Japan Telecom, one of the leaders in the telecom industry in Japan. In May 2009, Mr. Esrey was named Chairman, Spectra Energy Corporation until his retirement from the board in 2014. He is a former director of Aetna Life Insurance, Airvana, Inc., Duke Energy, Exxon Mobile, General Mills, Inc., and United Missouri Bank. In 1997, Business Week named him one of the top 25 business executives in the world. Mr. Esrey has received numerous other leadership awards in his business and charitable activities. He graduated from Denison University in 1961, with a B. A. in Economics, and earned a Master’s Degree from the Harvard Business School in 1964.