Sanjay Jha to step down as Motorola CEO after Google acquisition
0. phoneArena 23 Feb 2012, 13:27 posted on
Reports indicate that Google will appoint senior VP Dennis Woodside to replace Sanjay Jha as the CEO of Motorola once the deal closes...
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1. squallz506 (banned) (Posts: 1075; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)
i thought that Jha did a really good job at Moto. adopting android was arguably the biggest and best move moto has made in a long long time.
6. snowgator (Posts: 3515; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)
Totally agree. He did a fantastic job bringing Moto back to life. I said this a little while back- he will be out of a job only for as long as he wants to be. Someone will jump at the chance to get this guy and his proven track record.
2. PimpStrong (Posts: 310; Member since: 25 Jul 2011)
I may actually contemplate buying a Moto Nexus if that's what goes down this Christmas. Slap an OMAP5 in that bitch.
4. jove39 (Posts: 1667; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
Well...even now if Moto releases Razr Maxx with stock build on all carriers...its gonna dent sales of some existing android top seller...SGS2...I own SGS2 and its excellent device...but have wish to buy razr maxx once before I upgrade to SGS3 (in future) :)
3. Sniggly (Posts: 7301; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)
Jha made some great decisions as CEO, but more recently hasn't seemed to do much to keep the company on track. I think it'll be good to see what a new CEO and team of executives can bring to the table.
5. sonisoe (Posts: 401; Member since: 06 May 2009)
now google needs to hire someone who can really designs beautiful hardware... never had a moto handset of any kind because while the build quality may be top notch, the design is a lot to expect... hopefully someone from nokia or sonyericsson will join...
8. A.aoudi (Posts: 125; Member since: 14 Feb 2012)
He is a great CEO Motorola did some great phones under him especially the razr. Bad move by Google cause I think many companies will be looking forward to him
10. bayusuputra (Posts: 961; Member since: 12 Feb 2012)
agreed, it's kinda sad to see him going off like that.. he has directed the company to where it is now, among the top dogs.. hopefully he will be hired by other manufacturers and his expertise will continue to live on in the industry..