RIM streamlines top management, to cut 2,000 jobs

Monday 25 July 2011 | 13:23 CET | News
Research In Motion announced plans to cut 2,000 jobs and streamline its top management in an effort to boost growth. The company gave more details on its cost optimisation plan first announced in June, saying North America employees will be the first to get their notice this week. After the 2,000 lay-offs across its global workforce, RIM will have a total of around 17,000 employees. Management changes include the retirement of Don Morrison, the COO for BlackBerry who is currently on temporary medical leave. Thorsten Heins, COO for product engineering, will take on the expanded role of COO,

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