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Ex-BlackBerry co-CEO Jim Balsillie dumps entire stake

A year ago, Balsillie owned 26.8 million shares of stock in the smartphone maker. Now he's down to zero.

By February 14, 2013


Golden parachutes for Balsillie, Lazaridis in wake of RIM ouster

According to a filing with the SEC, co-CEO Jim Balsillie received the greater amount -- about $7.93 million in total entitlements -- upon his departure.

By June 15, 2012


RIM's Balsillie had radical plan to save company, report says

The former co-CEO and co-chairman apparently wanted to offer his company's network to carriers in the U.S. and elsewhere to boost the BlackBerry maker's financials.

By April 13, 2012


Former RIM CEO to lead Canadian agency on green tech

Jim Balsillie, the former co-CEO of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion, is appointed to chair of Sustainable Development Technology Canada.

By June 25, 2013


BlackBerry bosses booted to revive RIM

BlackBerry bosses Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis have stepped down from leadership of Research in Motion.

By January 23, 2012


RIM's co-CEOs step down; insider Heins takes helm

Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis resign their positions in the beleaguered company as profits decline and investor disappointment grows.

By January 22, 2012


BlackBerry brainstorms boardroom blitz after abysmal 2011

BlackBerry bosses are reportedly considering ousting chairmen Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie to reverse a disastrous year for RIM.

By January 4, 2012


RIM results look bleak on fourth-quarter loss

RIM will look for "strategic" options following a quarter in which co-CEO Jim Balsillie and two executives resigned from the company and BlackBerry shipments plunged.

By March 29, 2012


Five things BlackBerry's new CEO needs to do, and fast

Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie are moving on -- here's five things we think BlackBerry needs to do next to battle Android and Apple.

By January 23, 2012


RIM ready to name new chairman, report says

Under heavy investor fire, Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie could give up their posts as co-chairmen to make way for an independent director.

By January 3, 2012