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John Chen drops “Interim CEO title” and goes with CEO of BlackBerry instead

It seems BlackBerry board is happy with Mr John Chen performance and have decided to drop his interim title and appointing him as the CEO of BlackBerry. Adam Emery, a spokesman for the company, confirmed the title change and said that this week during at International CES, the large electronics trade show in Las Vegas, Mr. Chen promised to stay on at BlackBerry, which lost $4.4 billion in its last quarter.

“After earnings, and again in meetings with media and analysts at C.E.S., John said that he would be BlackBerry’s C.E.O. until the company is back on solid financial footing,” Mr. Emery wrote. “The search for a CEO has been put on the back burner for now.”

BlackBerry CEO John Chen Speaks With CNBC About The Future Of The Company

BlackBerry CEO John Chen Speaks With CNBC About The Future Of The Company

After the earnings report conference call, BlackBerry CEO John Chen sat down with CNBC to discuss the news from today, including the deal with Foxconn, and the future of BlackBerry as a company over the next couple of years. Check out the video below.

http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000230008