Nokia, the Finnish telecommunications network equipment manufacturer, said on Thursday that it has appointed Marco Wirén as their new CFO.
Rajeev Suri, CEO of Nokia, says “I am pleased that Marco will be joining us to take the reins of Nokia along with our future CEO, Pekka Lundmark. I initiated the succession planning with the Board’s support and, as Nokia’s next CEO, Pekka led the effort to its completion with the selection of Marco.”
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According to future CEO Pekka Lundmark, “Marco has deep financial and leadership experience, a sharp focus on driving operational excellence, and a demonstrated record of success. He also brings an extensive background in business-to-business and technology companies. I am looking forward to working closely with him and am fully confident he will be a terrific member of the Nokia team.”
Nokia said that Wirén will take over from Kristian Pullola on September 1st this year. He previously led the power plant technology department at the Finnish engineering company Wartsila.