9/20/2011 11:27:23 AM
Jim Michel to head up Brightstar UK, say sources
Jim Michel, former LG UK head of mobile, is to take on the role of UK & Ireland MD at Brightstar Europe, Mobile understands.
Michel replaces Richard Turner in the role and will report to Rod Millar, president of Brightstar Europe, say sources.
Michel quit LG in August this year. Sources said at the time he was frustrated by the amount of control exercised over the division by LG's Korean HQ.
Michel was unavailable for comment.
Richard Turner is leaving the company, sources say. Turner took over the role of Brightstar UK & Ireland MD in October last year.
Brightstar was unavailable for comment.