Randall Stephenson Retires as AT&T CEO, and John Stankey Will Succeed Him

After 13 years in the top spot, he’ll pass the baton on July 1

Photo of Randall Stephenson and John Stankey
AT&T's board spent three years looking for Randall Stephenson's successor, before settling on John Stankey. AT&T, Getty Images

AT&T is about to have its first new CEO in 13 years.

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