“IoS” interview with Nokia CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo

Published 09 09 07 in The Independent on Sunday

Nokia: The most global company there is

The mobile phone giant knows it must move with the times, but there are some things about itself it can’t change, says Stephen Pritchard

Published: 09 September 2007

Nokia’s chief executive Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo might have been expected to spend his first year in office building bridges.

His predecessor, Jorma Ollila, had, after all, had a very public disagreement with Vodafone’s chief executive, Arun Sarin, at the 2004 3GSM trade show. There, the world’s largest handset maker and the world’s largest mobile phone group used keynote speeches to blame each other for the slow roll-out of third generation mobiles. (Click here to read the full article.)

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About stephenpritchard
Freelance journalist specialising in business and technology, based in London (UK).

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