RESTON, VA: Bill White has been named Sprint Nextel's SVP of corporate communications, after serving as interim SVP since December.White had stepped in for departing SVP Judith Muhlberg, a former Ford and Boeing communications executive, who held the Sprint title for just five months.
White is a 13-year veteran of Sprint, hired in 1993 from Centel Corporation. He started at the telecommunications company as director of financial communications when Sprint and Centel merged. From there, he moved on to VP of corporate communications. When Sprint and Nextel merged in 2005, White served as Sprint Nextel's VP of marketing PR.