In an official blog post by Google’s CEO, Larry Page announced that the company has completed the acquisition of Motorola Mobility which has been under process for around nine months now. The delay was mainly caused by hurdles faced by the Company regarding regulatory approvals. The transaction of $12.5 Billion was completed today which made the acquiring complete today.
Sanjay Jha, Motorola’s former CEO and the man who revived the company’s Mobile Devices business a few years back, has elegantly stepped down from his leading position, but will continue to work with Google “to help ensure a smooth transition”.Sanjay Jha, Motorola’s former CEO and the man who revived the company’s Mobile Devices business a few years back, has elegantly stepped down from his leading position, but will continue to work with Google “to help ensure a smooth transition”.
Replacing Sanjay for the CEO post will unsurprisingly be the former President of Google’s American region, Dennis Woodside. Why unsurprisingly you ask?, well Woodside was selected to become the new Motorola CEO ever since February, when the Google-Motorola merger was approved in the US and Europe, since the acquiring phase wasn’t full completed he didn’t have jurisdiction to make any decisions.
It’s a good thing now that Moto is under rule of Google as there would be no question in the future regarding Android Moto devices getting new OS version or not. Previously the previous leaders of Moto were reluctant of getting some of their smartphone the new Ice Cream Sandwich OS over the claim that “it will not have any effect over performance.”
With fully controlling the Android Moto Smartphones, lets see if they come par with the current alpha dogs in the market