NEW YORK (Reuters) - Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc <MMI.N> said on Wednesday that William R. Hambrecht is leaving its board of directors immediately.
It did not explain why.
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The announcement came two days after the handset maker agreed to be bought by Google Inc <GOOG.O> for $12.5 billion.
Hambrecht, who was not immediately available for comment, joined the board of Motorola Inc in 2008 and became a director of Motorola Mobility when that company was split off from Motorola Inc in January this year.
Hambrecht's addition to Motorola Inc's board in 2008 was part of a settlement agreement to end a proxy battle between Motorola and activist investor Carl Icahn, who had nominated Hambrecht to the board.
(Reporting by Sinead Carew; editing by Gerald E. McCormick)