News: Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha quits as Google completes acquisition


Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha quits as Google completes acquisition

Sanjay Jha, CEO, Motorola has quit as Google has completed the acquisition of cellphone maker Motorola Mobility for USD 12.5 billion in an all-cash deal. Google has appointed Dennis Woodside, who was serving as President of Google’s Americas region, as the new CEO in place of Sanjay Jha. Meanwhile Jha, will continue to work with Google to help ensure a smooth transition.

However, members of Motorola Mobility's team, including Senior Vice-President for Global Product Development Iqbal Arshad, Chief of Staff Marshall Brown, Senior Vice President for Mass Market Products Fei Liu and some others will continue working at the their existing position. Also Google has hired a new team for running business at Motorola Mobility, which includes former Director of DARPA Regina Dugan, former supply chain VP at Amazon and previously at Nokia Mark Randall, former CFO of Marsh and McLennan Vanessa Wittman, former head of HR at Visa and NVIDIA Scott Sullivan, and former Google VP of Consumer Marketing Gary Briggs.

Source: The Economic Times

Topics: #Updates, C-Suite

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