Blackberry-makers Research in Motion (RIM) headquarters in Waterloo, Canada
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Blackberry-maker's bosses step down in company shake up

Blackberry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) has said its co-chief executives Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie have stepped down in a shake-up.

Mr Lazaridis, who founded RIM in 1984, will become vice chairman. Mr Balsillie will continue to sit on the board but not have any operational role.

Chief operating officer Thorsten Heins will replace them on Monday.

Rory Cellan-Jones reports.

  • 23 Jan 2012
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