A surprising move, Blackberry, earlier known as Research In Motion, announced that its India Managing Director Sunil Dutt, has put in his papers within a month after leading the launch of BlackBerry 10 OS and the Z10 in India.
However, Dutt’s resignation has held with immediate effect and still no alternative found to take over Mr. Dutt, reports said.
Dutt had earlier a year joined the company in December 2011, however, no confirmation over his next joining when and where. The company claimed that its CEO for global sales, Rick Costanzo would replace Dutt for the time till new appointment.
Much surprise came when Thorsten Hein, CEO of BlackBerry, sources said, revealed a record of Z10 overwhelming selling within two days of its launch in India.
BlackBerry has recently launched its BB 10 new operating system for its phones to up its market share position taking on dominance of market powered by Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android.
BlackBerry Z10 full touch technology based device with new user interface is seek to change things as a new journey of company, has priced in India at Rs 43450, getting huge response despite high price tag. India is eagerly waiting for upcoming Q10 – Qwerty keyboard BlackBerry 10 smartphone, expected to launch later this year.