Roger Solé Rafols
Mr. Roger Solé Rafols was elected as a new member of the Board of Millicom in May 2017.
Roger Solé Rafols (1974) is the Chief Marketing Officer of Sprint Corporation, the leading American telecommunications company.
Prior to joining Sprint in 2015, Mr. Solé spent seven years at TIM Brasil (owned by Telecom Italia) as Chief Marketing Officer and previously as Marketing Director.
Between 2002 and 2008, Mr. Solé served as Managing Director of Internet and Value Added Services and Marketing Director of Vivo, Telefónica’s and Portugal Telecom’s Brazilian joint venture.
Prior to joining Vivo, Mr. Solé was a management consultant focusing on the communications and Internet sectors at DiamondCluster (now part of Oliver Wyman), mainly involved in mobile start-ups and turnarounds in Europe and Latin America.
Mr. Solé is a Spanish citizen and holds a BA and MBA in Business Administration from ESADE Business & Law School in Barcelona.
Mr. Solé brings to the Millicom Board his in depth knowledge of the telecommunications sector, marketing and convergence of traditional telecommunications products with innovative products and services.
He qualifies as independent of major shareholders as well as the Company and its management according to the Swedish Code of Corporate Governance.
Mr. Solé holds 1,623 Millicom shares.