NOKIA OYJ nominated entrepreneur Risto Siilasmaa to succeed Jorma Ollila as chairman, signaling that key decisions at the world’s biggest mobile-phone company by handsets deliveries will stay in Finland.
Siilasmaa, 45, is chairman of security software maker F-Secure Oyj, which he founded, and of telephone company Elisa Oyj. Known in Finland as a representative for entrepreneurs and business investors, he joined Nokia’s board in 2008.
Siilasmaa started F-Secure, originally called Data Fellows, in 1988 as a student at the Finnish Technology Institute. The company listed shares on the Helsinki stock exchange in 1999, the last major high-tech company to join the stock exchange in the Nordic country…
Both Nokia and F-Secure are members of the Chamber.
News courtesy of Business Week 26 January 2012.
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