BlackBerry adds ex-Sony Ericsson and Verizon chiefs to board of directors

BlackBerry adds ex-Sony Ericsson and Verizon chiefs to board of directors
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BlackBerry has today announced that it has appointed two new Directors to its Board of Directors, Richard Lynch, former Executive Vice President of Verizon and Bert Nordberg, former Chief Executive Officer of Sony Ericsson. On the announcement BlackBerry Board Chair Barbara Stymiest said, "We are very pleased to add the talent and industry knowledge of these two respected executives to our Board. We are looking forward to their contributions as we continue to drive for long-term shareholder value and seek opportunities to leverage the extraordinary BlackBerry 10 platform launched last week."

The board now consists of 12 members, of which 10 are independent members including an independent chair.

Source: Yahoo / Marketwire