Motorola names new head of mobile phone division

Business Materials 4 August 2008 23:41 (UTC +04:00)

Motorola Inc on Monday named Qualcomm Inc executive Sanjay Jha as co-chief executive to head its floundering mobile phone unit, the dpa reported.

Jha, 45, comes to Motorola from chip maker Qualcomm, where he served as chief operating officer. At Motorola, he will be co-chief executive with Greg Brown, 47, who will head the broadband business, the Schaumburg, Illinois-based firm said.

Motorola is in the process of splitting its mobile phone and broadband businesses.