BlackBerry India has appointed Sunil Lalvani as its new managing director--its second in 18 months.
A statement released Thursday revealed the company promoted Lalvani, who headed its enterprise sales since 2009, and whose two decade industry experience includes stints at Cisco Systems, Nokia, and Global Telesystems.
"Our focus will be to drive differentiated solutions for consumers and enterprise customers in India," the new managing director said in the statement. He replaces Sunil Dutt, whoon March 8--just over a year after he was first appointed to the role.
There was no explanation for Dutt's departure, which came after the manufacturer increased internal sales projections of the popular.
BlackBerry in February invested heavily in India where it reportedly gave in to pressures from the of devices shipped to India., amid analyst projections the Canadian phonemaker was seeing slow sales elsewhere. The company has