Two More Executive Departures at Troubled Motorola
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Mar 17, 2008, 7:52 AM by Eric M. Zeman
Motorola continues to reorganize its top-level staff, with two more executives replaced this week. Motorola has let go its Head of Mobile Devices in Europe, Mike Fenger. He will be replaced by Steven Nolan, VP of sales for Europe. Also, Motorola's treasurer, Steve Strobel, has decided to leave the company on his own. Larry R. Raymond, who has experience with Sears Roebuck and an equity firm, takes his place. These two departures follow the recent loss of Motorola's chief marketing officer and head of mobile devices in the U.S.
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...Motorola and Sprint should just combine forces.
I wonder if Google or Microsoft would consider buying Motorola and/or Palm as well as Sprint and just enter the mobile business themselves.