8/5/2008 12:30:00 PM
Sanjay Jha named as Motorola handset CEO
Sanjay Jha has been elected as the new CEO of Motorola’s handset division by the company’s board of directors.Before joining Motorola, Jha worked as
chief operating officer at US technology giant, Qualcomm, overseeing
research and development.
His predecessor, Greg Brown will stay at Motorola as CEO of Motorola’s Broadband Mobility Solutions. Jha and Brown will be responsible for overseeing the separation of Motorola into two independent, publicly traded companies.
David Dorman, chairman of the board said: ‘Sanjay's technical expertise and industry experience make him ideally suited to lead Mobile Devices.
'As Co-CEOs, Greg and Sanjay will build on the significant changes and solid progress achieved at Motorola and the Mobile Devices business under Greg's leadership during the last seven months. I believe this is the right structure with the right leaders to provide the necessary management focus and agility to position both businesses for long term success.’