Laurent Therivel will lead AT&T Mexico

Friday, November 9, 2018


Mexico City, November 9, 2018.– Today, AT&T appointed Laurent Therivel as CEO of AT&T in Mexico, replacing Kelly King, who was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Data Officer of AT&T Communications.

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"I can not think of a better person to lead AT&T in Mexico than Laurent, his extensive business experience and clear focus on the client will provide continuity to our growing operation in Mexico," King said. "I'm sure the Mexico team will only be strengthened under Laurent's leadership."

Therivel will be responsible for leading the mobile phone company with the fastest growth in Mexico. With a team of more than 18,000 professionals, AT&T serves 17.3 million customers through its 4G LTE network, which currently covers almost 100 million people in the country. It will also direct efforts to expand the portfolio of innovative products, designed to serve business customers in Mexico. Kelly and Laurent will work closely to ensure an orderly transition towards the end of the year. Laurent will be based in Mexico City and will report to Lori Lee, CEO of AT&T Latin America and Global Marketing Officer of AT&T Inc.

"I am very excited to join the team that is driving Mexico's digital transformation, an important part of my responsibility will be to bring to Mexico the kind of innovation that could transform people's lives and accelerate business," said Therivel. "We will also continue to simplify and improve the experience of our customers through innovative offers and solutions."

Prior to this position, Laurent Therivel served as Senior Vice President of Finance for AT&T Business. He was also Senior Vice President of Business Solutions for AT&T, where he was responsible for leading a national sales and services team, which offers integrated solutions for small and medium businesses.

Therivel holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a double major in Business Administration and Marketing from the University of Texas A&M.

In his new role, King will assume oversight of the Chief Data Office (CDO), which consists of the AT&T data supply chain teams, advanced data analysis and automation solutions. Your organization is responsible for designing data-driven solutions and enabling self-service throughout the enterprise for data analysis and automation.