Sunday, December 12, 2004

Motorola Reorganizes into Four Units

Motorola announced a corporate restructuring aimed at advancing its ambition to be "the world's preeminent seamless mobility company." Starting January 1st, Motorola will be organized into four business groups:

  • Personal Devices . To leverage its leadership in multi-mode, multi-band communications technology, Motorola will combine its personal communications businesses for economies of scale and consistent experience design. In addition, this new organization will produce phone centric devices for the enterprise and for the home in conjunction with the new enterprise and connected home businesses. Ron Garriques, president, will lead the new Personal Devices business.

  • Networks . Motorola will consolidate its network businesses into a single seamless organization to leverage talent, R&D and operating efficiency. The new Networks business will focus on existing cellular radio access networks, core IP networks including next generation IMS/softswitch technologies, iDEN infrastructure, telco wireline access, embedded communications and computer platforms, a new 802.XX mobile broadband group and a services and an applications management services business. Adrian Nemcek, president, will lead the new Networks business.

  • Government and Enterprise . Building on the success of the company's mission-critical voice and data delivery to traditional and emerging customers, Motorola will consolidate its market- and solutions-oriented businesses into a new organization that will bring our most advanced seamless mobility applications to Fortune 500 class enterprises, governments and automobile manufacturers worldwide. Greg Brown, president, will lead the new Government and Enterprise business.

  • Connected Home< . This business will serve existing and new cable and satellite customers while expanding to deliver home-based products and solutions for the broadband networked home. This business will also manage Motorola's efforts for telecom video solutions. Dan Moloney, president, will lead the new Connected Home business.

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