Stock Exchange Release
March 6, 2018 at 09:30 (CET +1)
Nokia appoints Sanjay Goel as President of Global Services and member of the Nokia Group Leadership Team
Espoo, Finland - Nokia today announced the appointment of Sanjay Goel as President of Global Services and member of the Group Leadership Team (GLT) from April 1, 2018. Goel will report to Nokia President and Chief Executive Officer, Rajeev Suri. Igor Leprince, who previously held the Global Services position, will support Goel during a transition period and then leave Nokia to pursue opportunities outside the company.
"I want to thank Igor for his contributions to Nokia. I warmly welcome Sanjay to the GLT, and look forward to working together to further strengthen Global Services," said Rajeev Suri.
Goel was most recently head of Global Services Sales. He brings with him the experience of senior leadership roles in Services over the last ten years at Nokia. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering with a specialization in Electronics and Communications from the Manipal Institute of Technology in India.
As a result of this change, Nokia's Group Leadership Team will, effective as of April 1, 2018, consist of the following members: Rajeev Suri, Basil Alwan, Hans-Juergen Bill, Kathrin Buvac, Ashish Chowdhary, Joerg Erlemeier, Barry French, Sanjay Goel, Bhaskar Gorti, Federico Guillén, Gregory Lee, Kristian Pullola, Marc Rouanne, Maria Varsellona and Marcus Weldon.
A photo of Sanjay Goel can be downloaded at: https://www.nokia.com/en_int/news/media-library/nokia-group-leadership-team
Additional background on all current members of the GLT can be found at https://www.nokia.com/en_int/investors/corporate-governance/group-leadership-team
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