Feb 10, 2014
By AM740 Staff
The executive in charge of BlackBerry’s instant-messaging tool BBM, has left the company. Andrew Bocking played a huge role in bringing BB10 phones to market.
There are now more than 80 million BBM users around the world more than 20 million of those who signed on when the company made its app available. The BBM operations will now fall under John Sims, a newcomer to BlackBerry in December. It hasn’t been confirmed if Bocking was fired or chose to depart on his own, but BlackBerry has confirmed that he is no longer with the company. Trading in Blackberry shares closed up 0.06% at $10.92 Canadian.