Gabriela Styf Sjoman appointed CSO of Nokia

 

Nokia today announced the appointment of Gabriela Styf Sjoman, a proven technology and innovation leader, as Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) and member of the Group Leadership team, effective December 1, 2019. 

 

Gabriela succeeds Kathrin Buvac as Chief Strategy Officer, who continues in the role of President of Nokia Enterprise and member of the Group Leadership Team.

 

Gabriela joins Nokia from Telia Company in Sweden, where she has held positions including Deputy Head of Global Services and Operations and Head of Group Networks, and most recently Vice President and Head of Group Network Services and Operations. In that role she was responsible for technology strategy, architecture, design, delivery and operations for Fixed and Mobile Networks, as well as strategy execution for 5G Readiness for Telia Company Nordics and Baltics.

 

“We are delighted to welcome Gabriela to Nokia at a pivotal moment in our 5G journey. She brings a wealth of international knowledge and a deep understanding of our industry, its customers and technologies,” said Rajeev Suri, President and Chief Executive Officer of Nokia. 

 

“Her insight will be critical in refining our strategy for the future. I also want to thank Kathrin, who has continued to lead our strategy organization in addition to her role as President of Nokia Enterprise since January this year,” added Suri.

 

Gabriela said, “With its broad portfolio and innovative technology, Nokia is well positioned to help its customers realize the full potential of 5G, and I look forward to being part of further strengthening Nokia in this 5G journey”.

 

Before joining Telia Company in 2017, Gabriela spent two years with Telecom Italia in Rome as Vice President, Engineering and Telecom Italia Group Labs, following more than ten years at Ericsson in a variety of senior roles in China, Germany and the US.

 

Gabriela will be based in Finland and will report to President and Chief Executive Officer, Rajeev Suri.

 

 

 

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