Please enjoy this free sample of our premium content featuring Eric Jackson. To get all of Jackson's premium content free for a limited time, please register here.NEW YORK ( RealMoney) -- Research in Motion ( RIMM) took a step in the right direction with the announcement that Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis have stepped down as co-CEOs. But the selection of COO Thorsten Heins to replace them is disastrous. Perhaps Thorsten has many positives obvious only to the people who work with him that make him an effective manager and allow him to ensure BB10 (RIMM's new operating system due in the fall) will ship on time. But from his public statements so far, there are a number of negatives to consider.
|Research in Motion is going nowhere fast with its new CEO pick.|