Motorola corporate vice president for marketing,
Jeremy Dale, will become the latest executive to leave the struggling
manufacturer at the end of this month.
It is thought that Dale will pursue a career in
but is not known if he has a job to go to. His current reports will report to senior vice president and business general manager for Greater China, Bruce Brda, until a possible replacement is found.
Dale, a former Orange marketing executive, joined Motorola in 2005 and took the
top marketing job in March 2007. A year later, he was promoted following Casey
Keller’s resignation, after Keller's job was absorbed
by two executives: Dale, and Eduardo Conrado.
Dale was formerly VP of retail marketing at Motorola Mobile Devices and was
involved in promoting Motorola's three-year advertising and retail
collaboration with David Beckham, and promoted the Motorola Red products, part
of a campaign to fight AIDS in Africa.
Earlier this month, Motorola announced that it is cutting a further 3,000 jobs
in addition to the 4,000 it announced last year.
manufacturer also made further changes to its top-level team as it prepares for
its period of mothballing before a return late next year.
Head of UK marketing Rachael Ward has left the company. Simon Collinson, who was taken on as director
of marketing strategy for Europe, the Middle East and Africa in 2008, has taken
on the role of western European marketing director in a bid to tighten up
focus. Collinson was previously sales and marketing director at BT’s retail
Meanwhile, the company has expanded Andrew Morley’s role as vice president for
marketing for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, to cover Korea, India,
Thailand and Indonesia.