Rajeev Suri | CEO | Nokia

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Rajeev Suri

Born :  10 oct 1967

Married : 1992   @  Age :  25

Education 

1985 – 89  :  B.E. | ECE

Mangalore University | Manipal Institution of Technology, India

Career 

# Before Nokia

1989 – 90 : Production Engineer

Calcom Electronics

1990 – 93 : National Account Manager Transmission | Manager – Strategic Planning

ICL India | ICIM

1993 – 95 : Head of Group Procurement

Churchgate Group, Nigeria

# Nokia

1995 – 97 : System Marketing Manager | Nokia Networks India

1997 – 99 : Head of Product Competence Centre | Nokia Networks South Asia

1999 – 00 : Head of Global Competitive Intelligence | Nokia Networks

2000 – 01 : Director | Technology and Applications | Nokia Networks

2001 – 02 : Sales Director | Nokia Networks

2002 – 03 : General Manager | Business Development | Nokia Networks Asia Pacific

2004 – 05 : Vice President, Hutchison Customer Business Team | Nokia Networks

2005 – 07 : Senior Vice President |  Nokia Networks Asia Pacific

2007 -07 : Head of Asia Pacific | Nokia Siemens Networks

2007 – 09 : Head of Services, Nokia Siemens Networks

2009 – Present : Chief Executive Officer | Nokia Solutions and Networks

Analysis

# Education

Schooling : 1968 – 1985 = 17 years

UG : 1985 – 1989 = 4 years

Academic Part = 21 years

# Career

First Job : 1989 ⇒ Age : 22

Position : Production Engineer

Marriage : 1992 ⇒ Age : 25

Before Nokia : 1989 – 1995 = 6 years

Age : 22 – 28

Joined Nokia : 1995

Age : 28

Position : System Marketing Manager


Brief Background :

Mr. Rajeev Suri has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Nokia Corporation since May 1, 2014. Mr. Suri serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Member of Executive Board at Nokia Siemens Networks US LLC.

He serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Board of Nokia Solutions and Networks B.V.

He has been Member of Executive Board of Nokia Solutions and Networks Oy since August 2007. He served as Chief Executive Officer and President at Nokia Networks, Inc.

He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Nokia Solutions and Networks Oy from October 01, 2009 to April 2012 and served as its President.

He served as the Head of Network Arm for Nokia Solutions and Networks at Nokia Corporation. With more than 25 years of international experience, he is a leader who cherishes the opportunity of transformational and turnaround assignments.

He has worked in roles comprising strategy and M&A, product marketing, sales, major account leadership, regional and business unit leadership and has lived in Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe.

He served as Head of Services at Nokia Solutions and Networks B.V. He served as Head of Services at Nokia Solutions and Networks Oy from August 2007 to July 2009. He served as Head of Services at Nokia Siemens Networks from September 2007 to September 2009. He Joined Nokia in 1995, and has held numerous executive level positions.

Mr. Suri served as the Head of Asia Pacific at Nokia Siemens Networks from April 2007 to August 2007. He served as Senior Vice President of Nokia Networks Asia Pacific from February 2005 to March 2007 He served as Vice President of Hutchison Customer Business Team at Nokia Networks from January 2004 to January 2005.

He served as General Manager of Business Development at Nokia Networks Asia Pacific since 2003; Sales Director of BT, O2 and Hutchison Global Customers at Nokia Networks since 2002. He served as Director of Technology and Applications for BT Global Customer at Nokia Networks from 2000 to 2001. He served as Head of Global Competitive Intelligence at Nokia Networks from 1999 to 2000.

He served as Head of Product Competence Center at Nokia Networks South Asia from 1997 to 1999. He served as System Marketing Manager form Cellular Transmission at Nokia Networks India from 1995 to 1997. He served as Head of Group Procurement for imports and special projects at Churchgate Group, Nigeria from 1993 to 1995.

He served as National Account Manager for Transmission / Manager of Strategic Planning at ICL India form 1990 to 1993. He served at RPG Group in corporate business development for new Ventures and strategic planning. He served as Production Engineer at Calcom Electronics since 1989.

Mr. Suri has been the Chairman of Leader Ship Team of Nokia Group of Nokia Corporation since May 1, 2014. He has been a Director of Alcatel-Lucent since January 8, 2016. Mr. Suri holds Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Telecommunications from Manipal Institute of Technology, Mangalore University, Karnataka, India.


 

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