BlackBerry maker RIM’s Australian chief Ray Gillenwater quits
11 JUL, 2012
TORONTO: The head ofÂ Research In Motion Ltd’s Australian and New Zealand operations has stepped down just months after being promoted to the job, becoming the latest senior executive to depart sinceThorsten Heins took over as theÂ BlackBerry maker’s CEO.
Ray Gillenwater left RIM to pursue other interests, RIM said in a statement on Wednesday.Â Matthew Ball, who joined the company a year ago to manage its Australian marketing efforts, has replaced him.
During Ball’s tenure as marketing chief, RIM admitted it was behind a publicity stunt in April in which black-clad protesters chanted “wake up” outside an Apple Inc retail store in Sydney.
RIM is quietly cleaning out layers….”