Company says Gary King was leaving “to prioritize his family and life outside the office.”
T-Mobile US’s chief information officer, Gary King, will leave the Bellevue-based wireless carrier next month.
King, who holds the title of executive vice president, will leave T-Mobile on March 18, the company reported in a securities filing on Friday. The company will pay King a year’s worth of salary “in exchange for a release and covenant of future cooperation,” the filing said.
King, a T-Mobile spokeswoman said in an emailed statement, was stepping down “to prioritize his family and life outside of the office.”
King joined the company in December 2013. Previously, he spent nine years as chief information officer of women’s clothing retailer Chico’s FAS.
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T-Mobile said King will be replaced in the CIO role by Cody Sanford, a longtime T-Mobile manager who most recently was a senior vice president of technology.
T-Mobile, majority owned by German telecommunications giant Deutsche Telekom, last week reported quarterly profit that far exceeded analyst expectations.