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Executive Bios

Peter Foyo
President
Nextel de México

Peter Foyo is president of Nextel de Mexico S.A. de C.V., 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. Foyo has led Nextel Mexico since August 1998. Under his leadership, Nextel Mexico has become an important contributor to NII’s growth and profitability. The company has been recognized as Mobile Operator of the Year in Latin America by Pyramid Research, one of the Top 10 operators in Latin America by Frecuencia magazine, and named one of the 50 Most Socially Responsible Companies in Mexico by Mundo Ejecutivo Magazine for two consecutive years.

Prior to joining NII, Mr. Foyo was corporate strategy director and director of wireless planning and implementation–PCS/WLL at Alestra, a joint venture between AT&T and a local Mexican partner. He was also director of AT&T Argentina, where he was responsible for the company’s management and operations in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay. During his time at AT&T Argentina, Mr. Foyo represented AT&T as a member of the board of directors of the Compania de Telefonos del Interior.

Mr. Foyo studied international business, economics, military science and engineering at Benedictine University and Wheaton College in Illinois. He resides in Mexico City, where Nextel de Mexico is based.

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