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Nokia appoints new Chief Strategy Officer

August 22, 2019 • People

Nokia appoints new Chief Strategy Officer

Gabriela Styf Sjöman appointed new Chief Strategy Officer at Nokia. Image taken by Stig Albansson.

Global technology company, Nokia announced the appointment of Gabriela Styf Sjöman on Thursday, 22 August 2019 to Chief Strategy Officer and member of the Group Leadership team, effective December 1, 2019. 

Sjöman succeeds Kathrin Buvac as Chief Strategy Officer, who continues in the role of President of Nokia Enterprise and member of the Group Leadership Team.

Sjöman most recently worked as the Vice President and Head of Group Network Services and Operations at Telia Company. In that role, she was responsible for technology strategy, architecture, design, delivery and operations for Fixed and Mobile Networks, as well as strategy execution for 5G Readiness for Telia Company Nordics and Baltics.

 “We are delighted to welcome Gabriela to Nokia at a pivotal moment in our 5G journey. She brings a wealth of international knowledge and a deep understanding of our industry, its customers and technologies,” says Rajeev Suri, President and CEO of Nokia. 

“Her insight will be critical in refining our strategy for the future. I also want to thank Kathrin, who has continued to lead our strategy organisation in addition to her role as President of Nokia Enterprise since January this year.”

“I am excited to join Nokia at such a pivotal time,” says Sjöman. “With its broad portfolio and innovative technology, Nokia is well-positioned to help its customers realise the full potential of 5G, and I look forward to being part of further strengthening Nokia in this 5G journey”.

With this appointment, Nokia’s Group Leadership Team will consist of the following members: Rajeev Suri, Nassib Abou-Khalil, Basil Alwan, Hans-Juergen Bill, Kathrin Buvac, Ricky Corker, Joerg Erlemeier, Barry French, Sanjay Goel, Bhaskar Gorti, Federico Guillén, Jenni Lukander, Sandra Motley, Kristian Pullola, Sri Reddy, Gabriela Styf Sjöman, Tommi Uitto and Marcus Weldon.

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