RIM Appoints New COO & CMO
Research In Motion (RIM) expands its executive leadership team. RIM has appointed wireless industry veterans— Kristian Tear as chief operating officer and Frank Boulben as chief marketing officer. Both of them will continue to focus on expanding its global customer base along with the executive team. Tear would be responsible for overseeing all operational functions for handhelds and services, including research and development, products, global sales, manufacturing, and supply chain. Boulben will oversee global marketing efforts at RIM, in his new role.