Motorola's Zander: 'Out of Scapegoats'

A third straight quarter of disappointing sales has some on Wall Street speculating that the CEO's days at the helm are numbered

In mid-May, Motorola's beleaguered CEO Ed Zander was starting to feel optimistic. Zander had just unveiled a new phone lineup and for the first time in months, headlines would focus on something other than missed financial targets (see BusinessWeek.com, 5/16/07, "Motorola's Gamble: Substance over Style"). "I think we're seeing the transformation beginning," he told BusinessWeek in an interview after the event.

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