Newly appointed CEO Suri is the head of the Nokia Solutions and Networks division (previously known as Nokia Siemens Networks), since 2009. He headed the Services Division of Nokia Siemens Networks from 2007 until 2009 from India, and served as its Head of Asia Pacific in 2007 for few months. He served in various role at Nokia Networks like - SVP, Nokia Networks Asia Pacific; VP, Hutchison Customer Business Team; GM, BD, Asia Pacific; Sales Director of BT, O2 and Hutchison Global Customers; Director of Technology and Applications for BT Global Customer; Head of Global Competitive Intelligence; Head of Product Competence Center, South Asia; and System Marketing Manager form Cellular Transmission, India. He joined the company in 1995.
Before Nokia, Suri served as Head of Group Procurement for imports and special projects at Churchgate Group, Nigeria; National Account Manager for Transmission/Manager of Strategic Planning at ICL India (ICIM); handled corporate business development for new Ventures and strategic planning at RPG Group and was Production Engineer at Calcom Electronics starting 1989.
Nokia has three businesses left after the handset division sale: the networks division, maps business, and the unit responsible for licensing its patents.
Date: April 30, 2014