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Nokia changes CEO, names Microsoft's Elop

Friday 10 September 2010 | 08:51 CET | News
Nokia has appointed Stephen Elop its new president and CEO, effective 21 September. Elop currently heads Microsoft's Business Division. Before joining Microsoft, he held senior executive positions in a number of US-based public companies, including Juniper Networks, Adobe Systems and Macromedia. He holds a degree in computer engineering and management degree from McMaster University in Canada, which is his home country. Elop will replace Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, who has held the position since 2006. Kallasvuo will leave the company as of 20 September, but remain the non-executive chair of the

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Companies: Adobe Systems / Apple / Google / Juniper Networks / Microsoft / Nokia / Nokia Siemens Networks
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