Research In Motion has announced two new additions to its management team: Kristian Tear as Chief Operating Officer and Frank Boulben as Chief Marketing Officer.
Tear was formally the executive vice president of Sony Mobile Communications before becoming the COO of RIM. The company said that Tear will oversee “all operational functions for handhelds and services, including research and development, products, global sales, manufacturing and supply chain.”
Before becoming the CMO of RIM, Boulben was the executive vice president of strategy, marketing, and sales for LightSquared. According to Forbes, Boulben will oversee all global marketing at RIM.