Andrew Bocking, Executive Vice President of BBM, quits BlackBerry

In a move which isn’t too much of a surprise, Andrew Bocking, Executive Vice President of BBM has left BlackBerry.

Bocking had most recently been in charge of BBM after moving from his position as Executive VP, Software Product Management and Ecosystem at BlackBerry.

Initially reported by BGR, it was unclear whether he had left of his own accord or not.

However, we are informed that he took the decision to quit the company and that BBM division will be brought into the Global Enterprise Solutions under John Sims.

“Andrew Bocking, EVP, BBM has made the decision to leave BlackBerry,” BlackBerry said in its statement. “We thank him for his years of leadership and contribution.”

“The BBM organization remains as a group within BlackBerry and will continue to focus on BlackBerry and BBM strength in messaging and new areas of strength such as mobile marketing, community-building and enterprise messaging,”.

“John Sims, President, Global Enterprise Solutions, who has extensive experience in mobile messaging, will add the BBM team to his organization.”

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