SBA Communications announces executive leadership changes

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SBA Communications announces executive leadership changes
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BOCA RATON, Fla. - SBA Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: SBAC ), a leading owner and operator of wireless communications infrastructure, today announced key executive leadership transitions set to take place later this year. Jason Silberstein, the current Executive Vice President of Site Leasing, will retire on August 1, 2024, after a distinguished 30-year career with the company. Donald Day, who has been with SBA for 13 years and currently serves as Senior Vice President, Services, will succeed Silberstein. Nichole Thomas, presently the Vice President of Site Development Services, will step into Day's former role.

Brendan Cavanagh, President and CEO of SBA Communications, expressed gratitude for Silberstein's contributions saying, "On behalf of our Board of Directors and all of our team members, I want to congratulate Jason on his tremendous 30-year career with SBA and extend the deepest appreciation for all his contributions to our growth and success. Jason™s leadership and industry expertise were critical in growing SBA into the organization we are today."

Cavanagh also congratulated Day and Thomas on their new positions, praising their industry respect and proven leadership capabilities. He emphasized that the company's thorough leadership succession planning ensures a smooth transition and continued growth, customer service, and value creation.

Day has been instrumental in overseeing SBA's services operations in the United States since May 2018 and was previously a Vice President at General Dynamics (NYSE: GD ), managing wireless deployment teams. Thomas joined SBA in June 2023 and has over 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, with previous roles at DISH, Ericsson (BS: ERICAs ), and Sprint, where she has led large-scale deployment efforts.

SBA Communications operates more than 39,000 communication sites across the Americas, Africa, and Asia and is part of the S&P 500 as a top market cap Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT).

This announcement is based on a press release statement.

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