HELSINKI, April 29 Rajeev Suri will become the
new chief executive of Finnish telecommunications gear maker
Nokia, the company said on Tuesday, confirming what
analysts had expected.
Suri, 46, until now led Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN),
the smaller network equipment unit of Nokia when the company
still made mobile phones.
Nokia finalised the 5.4 billion euro ($7.5 billion) sale of
its struggling mobile phone business to Microsoft on
Last year, of the 12.7 billion euro turnover from Nokia's
continuing operations, 11.3 billion came from NSN. Navigation
unit HERE accounted for 914 million and its patent unit, dubbed
advance technologies, 529 million.
($1 = 0.7227 Euros)
(Reporting by Sakari Suoninen; Editing by Miral Fahmy)