Monday, January 23, 2012

RIM’s Balsillie and Lazaridis Step Aside - NYTimes.com

This is likely to please at least RIM’s competitors

But while Mr. Balsillie and Mr. Lazaridis, who have become the targets of some disgruntled shareholders, are stepping aside, investors and others looking for changes in the company’s strategy may be disappointed.

The company named Thorsten Heins, currently one of RIM’s two chief operating officers, as chief executive. He pledged during an interview on Sunday to follow the strategy Mr. Balsillie and Mr. Lazaridis set in place.

RIM’s Balsillie and Lazaridis Step Aside - NYTimes.com

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