tech:

taffy

Nokia Appoints Rajeev Suri President And CEO

Rajeev-Suri

Nokia has appointed Rajeev Suri as President and CEO of the company. Mr. Suri joined Nokia in 1995 and has held a wide range of leadership positions in the company. Since October of 2009, he has served as CEO of NSN, the former joint venture between Nokia and Siemens that is now fully owned by Nokia. Risto Siilasmaa, chairman of the Nokia board of directors, who has also been serving as an interim CEO, will return to focusing exclusively on his role as chairman.

On April 25, 2014, Stephen Elop, Jo Harlow, Juha Putkiranta, Timo Toikkanen, and Chris Weber stepped down from the Nokia leadership team and transferred to Microsoft.  A new Group Leadership Team has been formed within Nokia, that includes;

  • Rajeev Suri as President and CEO of Nokia.
  • Timo Ihamuotila as Executive Vice President and Group Chief Financial Officer.
  • Michael Halbherr as CEO of HERE.
  • Henry Tirri as Executive Vice President, and acting Head of Technologies.
  • Samih Elhage as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial and Operating Officer of Networks.

[Image courtesy: Nokia]

Also see:

TransUnion to acquire Neustar for $3.1B

TransUnion has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Neustar from a private investment group led by Golden Gate Capital and with minority participation by GIC.

Huvr raises $5M

Huvr, a cloud-based industrial asset management solution company, has raised $5 million.

American Express acquires fintech company Kabbage

American Express has entered into an agreement to acquire Kabbage, a financial technology company that provides cash flow management solutions to small businesses.

AP to equip visual journalists globally with Sony imaging products

Sony and The Associated Press (AP) have inked a collaboration that will make Sony the exclusive imaging products and support provider for AP news photographers and video journalists globally.

Equifax acquires Ansonia

Equifax has acquired Ansonia, a provider of business credit, collections, and account receivable data used by financial institutions, creditors, and businesses focused on the transportation and logistics industries.