BlackBerry Announces Executive Leadership Change

November 04, 2019

WATERLOO, ONTARIO – November 4, 2019BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) today announced that Bryan Palma, President and Chief Operating Officer has decided to leave the company to pursue other opportunities.  Palma was appointed in January 2019 and oversaw the BlackBerry IoT Business.

The BlackBerry IoT Business will report directly to John Chen, Executive Chairman and CEO.

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