Industry Moves: Nimbuzz; HTC; Sony Ericsson

Nimbuzz: Arthur Van De Poll is the new COO at Nimbuzz, which develops mobile apps that give users “free” calls, chat and messaging. He was previously an executive at UPS.

HTC: John Starkweather has joined HTC, as the worldwide director of social marketing. He joins from Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT), where he spent seven years working in mobile devices marketing on products like the Kin. (via <a href="!/johnstarky/status/9383572259471360″ title=”tweet”>Twitter)

Sony (NYSE: SNE) Ericsson: Lennard Hoornik has left his role as global head of marketing for Sony Ericsson (NSDQ: ERIC). He had held the role since 2008. A permanent replacement has not been announced. (via Marketing)