Research In Motion India head Frenny Bawa quits

Frenny Bawa, RIM’s managing director for
India, has stepped down.

“Frenny is leaving RIM in order to
pursue other interests. We appreciate Frenny’s past contributions to RIM’s
growth and we wish her all the best,” the company’s spokesperson

The development comes close on heels of
BlackBerry facing flak from subscribers over a recent three-day blackout of
services worldwide, including in India. Last month, scores of BlackBerry  users faced
problems in accessing e-mail, messenger and other online services on their
smartphones for three days due to a core switch failure.

Frenny has played a vital role in BlackBerry’s
global expansion into markets such as the Middle East, Africa and most
recently, India. 


India has more than one million BlackBerry
subscribers. For the three months ended August 27, 2011, RIM reported a nearly
59 percent decline in net income to $329 million.

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