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HMD Global hires former Nokia exec Rantala to lead marketing

Monday 15 August 2016 | 16:22 CET | News
Finnish start-up HMD Global has hired Pekka Rantala as its chief marketing officer. He will lead the efforts to promote the company's new phones under the Nokia brand. Rantala is the former CEO of Rovio Entertainment, the creator of 'Angry Birds', and previously worked as SVP of Global Marketing at Nokia. HMG Global was set up earlier this year to take over the rights to the Nokia brand for mobile phones from Microsoft. It has a licensing deal with Nokia and a contract with FIH Mobile to make the new phones.

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