CEO, AT&T Mexico
Laurent Therivel is the Chief Executive Officer of AT&T in Mexico, a wireless company that operates under the AT&T and Unefon brands. He leads a team of over 18 thousand employees, focused on connecting Mexican consumers through innovative offers and solutions. This is possible because of its advanced 4G LTE network that today covers nearly 100 million people in Mexico.
Prior to this role, he served as Senior Vice President of Finance responsible for all financial operations of 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 service team delivering integrated solutions to small and medium businesses. His responsibilities included sales, service, customer experience, employee development, and the operational and financial performance of the business unit.
Mr Therivel also served as Senior Vice President of Strategy, where he was responsible for setting the company’s long term plans for the Mobility and Business groups, including wireless, internet, voice, network, and services.
Among other roles at AT&T, he served as Vice President and General Manager of AT&T’s Mobility and Consumer Markets in the Carolinas, responsible for the successful operation and overall performance of wireless and wireline sales, as well as network strategy and investment prioritization.
Prior to joining AT&T, Mr Therivel served as Chief Operating Officer for IPcelerate, Inc., a Voiceover- IP applications development company. At IPcelerate, Laurent was responsible for all areas of the company’s business operations, including sales, customer support, channel management and financial oversight.
Before IPCelerate, he was a management consultant at Bain & Company, where he focused on assisting top executives in driving change in their organizations.
He also served as a Communications Officer in the US Marine Corps. Laurent has been awarded the Naval Commendation Medal and two Naval Achievement Medals for leadership and initiative.
Mr Therivel received an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a BBA double major in Marketing and Business Administration from Texas A&M University.