Brightstar Corp., a global company in services and solutions for the wireless industry based in Miami, announced today the appointment of former Motorola executive Oscar Rojas as president of the company's Latin America region.
Rojas will be responsible for the strategic direction and day-to-day operations for Brightstar's 20 countries in Latin America plus the Caribbean, as well as fifteen facilities throughout the region. Latin America is one of four go-to-market regions for Brightstar, which also has operations in Europe, Asia Pacific, and the United States and Canada.
Prior to joining Brightstar, Rojas had been with Motorola for more than 17 years. Most recently, he was the Corporate Vice President of Motorola's Enterprise Mobility Solutions for the Latin American region including Central America, the Caribbean and the Andean countries. In this role, he had general management responsibility for all of Motorola's radio communications, wireless networking solutions, mobile computing, RFID and services solutions for the region. Prior to this, he held various roles at Motorola including Vice President and GM of their Government & Commercial Markets Division for the Latin America and Caribbean region; Director & General Manager of their Mobile Devices business; and Business Director for Motorola's Personal Communications Sector for the Andean, Caribbean and Paraguay/Uruguay regions. Rojas has a bachelor's degree in computer science from Universidad Simon Bolivar in Caracas, Venezuela, and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University.
Marcelo Claure, chairman, president & CEO of Brightstar said, "Oscar brings to us his extensive knowledge and strong relationships in the Latin America and the Caribbean region due to his tenure with Motorola. I have personally worked with him for a number of years, and am very excited that he will bring his business expertise to our operations throughout the Latin America region."