Thorsten Heins stands to make $55.6 million in salary, incentives, and equity if he is ousted from BlackBerry.
There's no doubt that Thorsten Heins took on a huge challenge when he took over as the CEO of Research in Motion. But he's tackled the job with a degree of ownership and optimism.
The company's chief executive says that Apple's user interface is "now five years old," indicating the company isn't innovating as quickly as it should.
The company's chief adds, however, that he believes there is a path to success that will come by way of BlackBerry 10.
RIM's Thorsten Heins says with BlackBerry 10, the company will mount its worldwide comeback.
The BlackBerry maker is rolling the dice on a new CEO who knows the old way. Yet Thorsten Heins isn't a name many outside the Canadian company will recognize. Who is he, where does he come from, and what does he believe he must do to save RIM?
Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis resign their positions in the beleaguered company as profits decline and investor disappointment grows.
It's tough times for the Canadian company, as it's announced massive jobs cuts ahead of disappointing results.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency drops BlackBerry, says RIM smartphone not keeping up.
The once-strong mobile company will hand out pink slips worldwide come June 1, Canada's Globe and Mail is reporting.