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In announcing the appointment, which the board approved Sunday night, Motorola said yesterday that Mike Zafirovski, its president and chief operating officer, would remain in that position. Zafirovski praised Mr. Zander but declined to make a long-term commitment to stay. Zander gained prominence as the field general under Scott McNealy at Sun Microsystems, directing Sun's rise from specialized vendor of workstations to global computer powerhouse. Galvin's departure, which was announced in September and attributed to disagreements with the board No gameswant long term commitment the pace of change at the company, ends a three-generation link between his family and management of Motorola.
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Galvin said he would step down, Motorola said that it would shed its semiconductor operations, a move long advocated by Wall Street. Some analysts say Mr. Zander will ultimately decide to shed other parts of the company as well.
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In the most recent quarter, Nokia had Motorola was slow to market with camera phones, the hottest new segment of the industry, and, now that it has them ready, sales have been undercut by shortages of components.
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No gameswant long term commitment Motorola's stock rose 54 cents, or 4. Zafirovski, 50, Wives want nsa Marbury won praise for overhauling Motorola's cellular phone unit after being recruited from General Electric three years ago and for his recent work as Mr. Galvin's second in command. Zander said yesterday that there was plenty of challenging work for both men to do and that, because of their similar styles, he thought they would enjoy working together.
Zander told analysts. Zafirovski had talked about models of executive relationships on Monday.
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Zafirovski, in the conference call, admitting he was ''very disappointed'' when he learned of the board's decision over the weekend.
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He led the software group initially but rose quickly through the ranks, becoming president and, finally, inchief operating officer.
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