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MOTOROLA DIRECTORS AFFIRM INTERIM CEO APPOINTMENTS

 SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today affirmed the previously announced interim assignments in the Office of the Chief Executive following the resignation of George Fisher as chairman and chief executive officer Oct. 27.
 William Weisz, currently the vice chairman of the board, has been named acting chairman of the board. Gary Tooker, president and chief operating officer, has been designated the acting chief executive officer. Christopher Galvin, senior executive vice president and assistant chief operating officer and member of the Office of the Chief Executive, will continue his present responsibilities.
 Weisz said the board expressed strong support for the present management team. "Gary Tooker and Chris Galvin are leading a team that has brought Motorola to unprecedented success and leadership in the most exciting arenas of electronics technology," Weisz said. "Motorola's depth of management and commitment to sound values makes us confident that our future is as bright as ever."
 Weisz said the board "will continue in an expeditious manner to meet and deal with matters concerning the structure and responsibilities of the senior management of the company." In declaring its support for the present Motorola management team, the board stated that it had no reason to look outside the company to fill any of these senior positions.
 Motorola is one of the world's leading providers of wireless communications, semiconductors, and advanced electronic systems and services. Products include two-way radios, pagers, personal communications systems, cellular telephones and systems, defense and aerospace electronics, automotive and industrial electronics, computers, data communications and information processing and handling equipment.
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 /CONTACT: Rusty Brashear of Motorola, 708-576-5305/
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