04:20PM, Thursday 01 December 2016
Cllr Simon Dudley, Marty Beard, COO of BlackBerry, Cllr David Evans and Florian Bienvenu, senior vice president, EMEA Enterprise Sales at BlackBerry
A global software leader was welcomed to Maidenhead by the council this morning.
BlackBerry Limited has moved its European headquarters to the Pearce Building in the town centre.
Florian Bienvenu, senior vice president, enterprise sales EMEA at BlackBerry, said: “We are excited about the move and delighted that we will have our European operations in Maidenhead.
Over the years BlackBerry has remained committed to the UK, not just as a key market globally but also as our gateway to Europe, and Maidenhead is offering us an excellent business environment.”
Cllr Simon Dudley, leader of the council said: “We are delighted to welcome BlackBerry to Maidenhead.
“Maidenhead is on the move and BlackBerry’s arrival is a great step forward in our vision of achieving the dynamic future the town deserves as we build a borough for everyone.”
Cllr Jack Rankin, cabinet member for economic development and property said it was an ‘important milestone’ for Maidenhead and Blackberry was the latest ‘big name’ to come to town.
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