Joe Natale to replace Guy Laurence as Rogers Communications CEO

Joe Natale

Rogers Communications today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Guy Laurence is stepping down effective immediately. He will be replaced by Joseph Natale, the former TELUS CEO as soon as his non-compete arrangement with his former employer allows him to do so. In the meantime,  Alan Horn will serve as interim President and Chief Executive Officer. “We have appreciated Guy’s leadership over the […]

Rick Osterloh returns to Google to lead new hardware division

Rick Osterloh

Former Motorola Mobility President and COO Rick Osterloh is headed back to Google reports Re/code today. The move comes just over a month after we learned that Osterloh was leaving Motorola in a sweeping organizational and leadership restructuring effort. Reporting to CEO Sundar Pichai, he will head up a new hardware division that will move all of Google’s hardware projects under one business unit. The new […]

Management changes at Omega and Tudor Watches

OMEGA Seamaster 300 “SPECTRE” Limited Edition

Last week saw two watchmaking companies announce management changes. One was less of a surprise than the other. The Swatch Group announced changes at the top of Omega, one of the brand in its Prestige and Luxury Range. Stephen Urquhart will retire as president of Omega on June 1st, 2016. He will be succeeded by Raynald Aeschlimann who has held the position of Vice President (VP) Sales […]

Motorola President Rick Osterloh leaving Lenovo in leadership reorganization

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Lenovo yesterday announced a sweeping organizational and leadership restructuring effort affecting several business units. As part of the reorganization, it announced that Motorola President Rick Osterloh is leaving Lenovo. The company thanked him for “his steady leadership since Lenovo’s acquisition” and wished him “continued success in the future.” Recognizing that mobile markets in China and the rest of the world are very […]

Google makes first executive changes under new CEO Pichai

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When Google in August announced that it was restructuring and becoming a larger collection of companies known collectively as Alphabet, it announced Sundar Pichai as the new CEO of the company that would continue to carry the name Google. New CEO Pichai this week made his first executive shuffle, promoting three from within the company. Hiroshi Lockheimer, with Google since 2006 […]

Stephen Elop to leave Microsoft in senior management shuffle

Microsoft today announced changes to the company’s Senior Leadership Team as it looks to realign management to its goals. Among the changes will be some executive departures. Of particular note is that former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop will be leaving the company. “We are aligning our engineering efforts and capabilities to deliver on our strategy and, in particular, our three […]

Chen Xudong becomes chief of Lenovo mobile business group and Motorola chairman

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Lenovo yesterday announced a change at the top of its Mobile Business Group. Liu Jun is stepping down from his role as Executive Vice President of Lenovo Mobile Business Group and Chairman of the Motorola Mobility management board to become a special consultant to the company’s CEO on mobile business and strategy. Replacing him will be Chen Xudong who previously […]