Espoo, Finland , May 1 2014: India born, Rajeev Suri is the global President and CEO of Nokia Corporation effective today. Since October 2009, he has served as CEO of NSN, the former joint venture between Nokia and Siemens that is now fully owned by Nokia.
Suri joined Nokia in 1995 and has held a wide range of leadership positions in the company. He is a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Telecommunications, from the Manipal Institute of Technology, Mangalore University, Karnataka, India.
"As Nokia opens this new chapter, the Nokia Board and I are confident that Rajeev is the right person to lead the company forward," said Risto Siilasmaa, Chairman of the Nokia Board of Directors. "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."
"I am honored to have been asked to take this role, and excited about the possibilities that lie in our future," said Rajeev Suri. "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." More about Rajeev Suri and Nokia here