Canadian BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) Tuesday said it has appointed Sunil Dutt, who has worked with Hewlett Packard India and Samsung India Electronics, as its managing director for India operations. The decision came after Frenny Bawa quit last month. Also Read - Beware! Delete these 20 malicious apps promising Minecraft mods immediately
“Dutt brings a wealth of experience to RIM,” said Urpo Karjalainen, senior vice president Asia-Pacific for RIM. “His strong managerial and communication skills as well as an institutional understanding of the technology and telecom sector will be instrumental in driving the next stage of our business’s growth in India,” he added. Also Read - YouTube livestream, Live translation support likely to be added to Google Meet for online classes
Dutt is an industry veteran with 27 years of extensive experience in the Indian mobile technology and telecom sector. Earlier, he worked for Hewlett Packard India sales as president, personal systems group and was responsible for expanding their business in enterprise, mid-market and consumer space. Prior to that, Sunil worked in senior positions for companies like Samsung India Electronics, Nokia India, Whirlpool of India, Wipro Limited and Philips India.
India has over one million BlackBerry users.