BlackBerry names SAP executive Howard Stevens to head carrier sales

BlackBerry has appointed Howard Stevens as senior vice president of Global Carrier Sales and will be responsible for developing and executing go-to-market strategies for devices, enterprise software and value-added services.

Howard joined BlackBerry from SAP.

John Chen, chairman and CEO of BlackBerry, said: “Under Howard Stevens’ leadership, we will work closely with our carrier partners to put these innovative products into the hands of more customers and position BlackBerry for faster growth.”

Stevens most recently served as general manager of the Global Telecom business unit at SAP. He also held sales leadership roles at Amdocs, a supplier of customer care and billing software for the communications industry.

Based in BlackBerry’s Slough, UK office, Stevens will report to Chen.


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