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Anssi Vanjoki resigns from Nokia – will we have any Nokia Execs left for Nokia World?

| September 13, 2010 | Reply

I thought it was a joke when I was reading my twitter feeds. Top Nokia Execute, THE Anssi Vanjoki has resigned from Nokia. Anssi was the most charismatic of the Nokia Execs. He spoke openly and honestly, with much passion not only of Nokia’s achievements, and future goals but also of their short comings. It is a sad day to hear that he is going, especially so soon just before Nokia World.

Did Anssi apply for the top job which we know now is taken by a non-Fin, MS-Exec, Mr Stephen Elop? Is there going to be much more transformation at Nokia than the recruitment of Canadian Born Elop?

Anssi Vanjoki (As well as being famous for once getting the most expensive speeding ticket) Nokia’s executive vice president in charge of the Mobile Solutions unit, responsible for the company’s portfolio of mobile computers, smartphones and the services business.

WSJ

Update: Press Release here

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Anssi Vanjoki resigns from Nokia
September 13, 2010

Nokia Corporation
Stock Exchange Release
September 13, 2010 at 9.30 (CET +1)

Espoo, Finland – Nokia announced today that Anssi Vanjoki, Executive Vice President and a member of Nokia Group Executive Board has given notice of resignation from Nokia. Vanjoki, who currently heads Nokia’s Mobile Solutions unit, has six months notice period and he will continue in his current tasks for the time being.

“I felt the time has come to seek new opportunities in my life,” Anssi Vanjoki says. “At the same time, I am one hundred per cent committed to doing my best for Nokia until my very last working day. I am also really looking forward to this year’s Nokia World and sharing news about exciting new devices and solutions.”


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