BlackBerry today announced two new board directors - former Sony Ericsson CEO Bert Nordberg and former Verizon Communications CTO Richard "Dick" Lynch. It is said that the new figures will not perform any executive functions within the company, but will try to contribute to BlackBerry's success with their "talent and industry knowledge".
BlackBerry Board Chair Barbara Stymiest had this to say regarding the new appointments:
We are very pleased to add the talent and industry knowledge of these two respected executives to our Board. We are looking forward to their contributions as we continue to drive for long-term shareholder value and seek opportunities to leverage the extraordinary BlackBerry 10 platform launched last week.
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