Nokia appoints Henry Tirri as new CTO

Phone major Nokia announced that Henry Tirri has been
appointed executive vice president, chief technology officer and a member of
the Nokia Leadership Team.

He reports directly to president and CEO Stephen Elop.

As chief technology officer, Tirri assumes responsibility
for the CTO organization, charged with setting Nokia’s technology agenda both
now and in the future, and driving core innovation to enable business
development opportunities.

Previously, Tirri was head of Nokia Research Centre (NRC),
Nokia’s forward looking research facility. He joined Nokia in 2004 as a
research fellow before leading NRC Systems Research laboratory in 2007.


Richard Green, who was appointed chief technology officer
in May 2010, and was a member of the Nokia Leadership Team since February 11,
2011, has elected to depart Nokia. Green will be returning full time to the
U.S. to pursue new opportunities.

During his time at Nokia, Henry has provided Nokia
technical leadership and challenged us to explore forward-looking technologies.
In his new role, Henry will have the opportunity to make a greater impact and
set the course for Nokia and our role in the mobile industry,” said Stephen
Elop, president and CEO of Nokia.

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