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Jim Balsillie


April 30, 2012  4:33 AM

Jim Balsillie and RIM

Posted by: Raj Perumal
board, Jim Balsillie, RIM

Hi folks! So before Jim left RIM he seemed to make some waves. What did he do? He tried to get them to play ball by utilizing the RIM network with other carriers. This could have meant big business for RIM. Unfortunately he was out voted and it never came to fruition. Time will tell if this...

March 31, 2012  10:19 PM

Jim Balsillie Resigns from RIM Board

Posted by: Raj Perumal
co-ceo, Jim Balsillie, resigns, RIM

Hi folks, so unless you have been hiding under a rock, you've heard that Jim has resigned from the RIM board. What do I think about this? I think it's about time! By doing this, maybe RIM can move forward without the influence of the former co-ceo. This should enable RIM to re-focus and...

January 23, 2012  3:25 AM

RIM CEOs step down!

Posted by: Raj Perumal
BlackBerry, CEO, Jim Balsillie, Mike Lazaridis, Playbook, RIM, step down, stocks, Thorsten Heins

Hi folks! So this just in! Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis have stepped down as co-CEO's of RIM! They have named Thorsten Heins as the new President and CEO. He has also been appointed to the board! All I can say, is it's about flipping time! RIM was on a roller coaster ride into oblivion this...

January 26, 2009  3:42 PM

Ouch! RIM’s CEOs are hit with a major fine!

Posted by: Raj Perumal
$80 million dollar fine, BlackBerry, James Balsillie, Jim Balsillie, Mike Lazaridis, RIM, RIM CEOs, stock backdating

So this just in from stock land! Apparently RIM's CEOs have been accused of backdating stocks! They've been fined $80 million dollars. I don't know if this is true or not, only time will tell, but I do have to ask them this if they are guilty - don't you have enough money already? Do you really...


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