American Express has ankled Ralph de la Vega for its board of directors. He is vice chairman of AT&T and CEO of Business Solutions and International.
Mr. de la Vega leads AT&T’s integrated Business Solutions group (both mobile and IP services), which serves more than 3.5 million business customers in 200 countries and territories, and nearly all the Fortune 1000 firms globally.
He also has responsibility for AT&T’s wireless business operations in Mexico and DIRECTV Latin America.
Previously, Mr. de la Vega was president and CEO, AT&T Mobile and Business Solutions, from August 2014 to February 2016; president and CEO of AT&T Mobility, from 2007 to 2014; and prior to that, the COO of Cingular Wireless and president of BellSouth Latin America.
Mr. de la Vega is a director of New York Life Insurance Company. He also serves on the boards of Morehouse College, Junior Achievement Worldwide and the Boy Scouts of America.
Mr. de la Vega has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Florida Atlantic University (FAU) and a master’s degree in business administration from Northern Illinois University.
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