BLACKBERRY ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP PROMOTIONS

BlackBerry has announced the appointment of two new dynamic leaders to its executive management team. John McClurg, current Vice President of BlackBerry Cylance is to become the new Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Furthermore Christopher Hummel, who has been with the company since 2012 and currently hold the position Vice President of IT will engage into the new position of Chief Information Officer (CIO). Both will directly report to BlackBerry’s Chief Executive Officer, John Chen.

In his new portfolio as CISO, John McClurg:

“…will lead all aspects of BlackBerry’s information security program globally, ensuring the development and implementation of cybersecurity policies and procedures across all divisions and corporate functions. McClurg will be responsible for identifying, evaluating and reporting on information security risks to the executive team, and serve as a company evangelist of best practices in cybersecurity”

In his new portfolio as CIO, Christopher Hummel:

“…will serve as a transformational leader within BlackBerry, responsible for providing insights to the executive leadership on key technological innovations, ensuring IT considerations drive key initiatives across the company, and maintaining the highest level of enterprise security and employee privacy”

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The BlackBerry logo is pictured at the BlackBerry campus in Waterloo September 23, 2013. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA – Tags: BUSINESS LOGO TELECOMS)

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