23 Jan '12, 12pm

CEOs of BlackBerry maker resign

CEOs of BlackBerry maker resign

NEW YORK: Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie, the co-chief executives of Research In Motion (RIM), have resigned following months of investor pressure for a change at the helm of the struggling BlackBerry maker. Chief operating officer Thorsten Heins was named president and CEO of the Waterloo, Ontario-based RIM, which has been steadily losing market share to Apple's iPhone and handsets powered by Google's Android software. Heins, 54, joined RIM from German industrial giant Siemens in December 2007 and served as senior vice president for hardware engineering before becoming chief operating officer for product and sales in August 2011. "There comes a time in the growth of every successful company when the founders recognize the need to pass the baton to new leadership," Lazaridis said in a statement on Sunday. He said RIM was "entering a new phase, and we felt it was time for...

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