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Nokia Announces Organizational Changes; Names Monika Maurer Group COO

Nokia (NOK) announced changes in its organizational structure, which include the separation of the company's current Mobile Networks business group into two distinct, but closely linked, organizations: one focused on products and solutions, called Mobile Networks, and the other on services, called Global Services. The company's Chief Innovation and Operating Officer organization will be split, with its current operating activities moved to a newly-appointed Chief Operating Officer organization, innovation activities to Nokia's Chief Technology Officer and incubation to Nokia's Chief Strategy Officer.

Nokia also announced changes in its Group Leadership Team (GLT), effective from April 1, 2017. Monika Maurer, currently Chief Operating Officer of Fixed Networks, will assume the position of Group COO. Samih Elhage has decided to leave the company to pursue new opportunities.

Marc Rouanne, currently Chief Innovation and Operating Officer, will become President of the Mobile Networks business group. Igor Leprince, currently Executive Vice President of Global Services, will take the role of President of Global Services.

by RTT Staff Writer

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