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Nokia signs up Rajeev Suri to essay the role of its new CEO

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Nokia board of directors has appointed Rajeev Suri as president and CEO of Nokia Corporation, effective May 1, 2014. Suri joined Nokia in 1995 and has held a wide range of leadership positions in the company. Since October of 2009, he has served as CEO of NSN, the former joint venture between Nokia and Siemens that is now fully owned by Nokia.

“As Nokia opens this new chapter, the Nokia Board and I are confident that Rajeev is the right person to lead the company forward,” alleged Siilasmaa Risto, chairman of the Nokia board of directors.

Supplementing that – “He has a proven ability to create strategic clarity, drive innovation and growth, ensure disciplined execution, and deliver results. We believe that his passion for technology will help ensure that Nokia continues to deliver innovations that have a positive impact on people’s lives.”

Siilasmaa, who has also been serving as an interim CEO, will return to focusing exclusively on his role as chairman of Nokia’s board of directors as of May 1, 2014.

“I am honored to have been asked to take this role, and excited about the possibilities that lie in our future,” held Rajeev Suri. Furthering that – “Nokia, with its deep experience in connecting people and its three strong businesses, is well-positioned to tap new opportunities during this time of technological change. I look forward to working with the entire Nokia team as we embark on this exciting journey.”

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