RIM committee recommends separating CEO, chairman roles – Mobile World Live

RIM committee recommends separating CEO, chairman roles

31 JAN 2012

A review of BlackBerry maker RIM’s leadership structure by an independent committee has recommended that the CEO and chairperson roles should be separated, Reuters reports. The committee of independent directors revealed the findings after co-CEOs and chairmen Jim Balsillie and Mike Laziridis stepped down last week. The company said on 22 January that it had appointed Barbara Stymiest as independent chair, working alongside incoming CEO, Thorsten Heins.

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