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Miguel Rivera
Nextel Peru

Miguel Rivera is president of Nextel Peru, a subsidiary of NII Holdings, Inc., which is a provider of differentiated mobile communication services for businesses and high value consumers in Latin America. With operations in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Peru and Chile, NII is a Fortune 500 company and trades on the NASDAQ market under the symbol NIHD.

Mr. Rivera has been president of Nextel Peru since January 2000. Prior to joining the company, he was general manager of the Lima Stock Exchange (BVL), a position he held from 1998 to 1999. From October 1996 to March 1998, he served as general manager of IBM's Latin American manufacturing industry based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He also served as IBM's president in Bolivia, Dominican Republic and Colombia.

Mr. Rivera has been director of the American Chamber of Commerce, Cámara Colombiana de Informática y Telecomunicaciones (Colombian Chamber of Information and Telecommunication Systems), SIGMA, Asociación Nacional de Industriales de Bogotá (National Industrialists Association of Bogotá), ANDI (National Association of Advertisers), IPAE, Peru 2021, and Adepsep, among other institutions.

Mr. Rivera holds a degree in economic engineering from the Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería (national engineering university), one of Peru’s most prestigious universities and has also been granted several diplomas in business management. Mr. Rivera is fluent in both English and Portuguese, and has ample experience in the areas of sales, business planning, human resources, marketing and finance.

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