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Ex-Apple Exec Joins Starmobile As COO

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Big announcement from Starmobile

Big news: Starmobile has officially announced that industry veteran Jerry Manus is joining the local brand.

Jerry Manus is an ex Apple employee, pioneering the Cupertino-based company’s efforts for iOS in Indochina.

Mr. Manus was the country manager for Nokia prior to his stint at Apple, serving as the country manager for Cambodia and Laos.

“I am more than thrilled to be part of ahomegrown brand,” said Manus. “This will be a great opportunity for Starmobile to further prove that a Filipino company can stand toe-to-toe with the best of the world,” he adds.

John Nieves

John is a veteran technology and gadget journalist with more than 10 years of experience both in print and online. When not writing about technology, he frequently gets lost in the boonies playing soldier.

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8 Comments

    1. You, sir, should have other, better, things to do than make insults. So un-christianlike. Wait, if you are that guy from North Korea, that makes you a communist then. However, one thing is sure, you can never hope to achieve the stature reached by Mr. Manus. Envious are we?

  1. Why dont local company let their product or phones do the talking? Endorsements and hiring good people like him wont make a difference if mas mahal pa sa international brand ung offer nyo for somethingless?or equal to other brands? Opinion ko lang nmn po

  2. This guy is in for a tough and rough ride, no amount of marketing genius could ever save your brand if the price ain’t right, my advice :

    Price it competitively and ditch those celebrity endorsers

  3. Only Apple can get away with selling hype. Even Samsung is suffering. Only 5 people will probably be enticed by this marketing move and buy a Starmobile.

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