Symbian Foundation chief Lee Williams steps down

Summary:The head of the open source mobile operating system foundation stepped down for "personal reasons" and has been replaced by chief financial officer, Tim Holbrow.

The head of the Symbian Foundation, Lee Williams, has quit.

According to a statement from Symbian on Tuesday, Williams stepped down for "personal reasons". He has been immediately replaced with Tim Holbrow, the Foundation's chief financial officer.

Williams' departure is the latest in a string of exits associated with the mobile operating system, which--since Samsung and Sony Ericsson abandoned the platform in the last month--is now supported only by Nokia, Fujitsu and Sharp.

Read more of "Symbian Foundation chief Lee Williams steps down" at ZDNet UK.

Topics: Software, CXO, Hardware, IT Employment, Mobility

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