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Nokia's Ollila expects signs of turnaround in 2012 -TV

HELSINKI, April 25(Reuters) -HELSINKI, April 25 (Reuters) - Nokia's outgoing board chairman Jorma Ollila said on Wednesday he was confident there will be signs of turnaround this year in the struggling Finnish handset maker.  

 

"I am totally convinced that a turnaround will come. There will be some signs this year as new products are being launched," Ollila told in an interview with Finnish television channel MTV3. He said he did not believe a merger would be a solution to Nokia's problems.

 

"Mergers are not a solution for high-tech players. The cultures are so different. There is great reluctance to bring cultures together," he said. 

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Nokia chairman Jorma Ollila declines Centre Party offer to run for President - Helsingin Sanomat

Nokia chairman Jorma Ollila declines Centre Party offer to run for President - Helsingin Sanomat | Finland | Scoop.it

Jorma Ollila, the Chairman of the Board of Nokia, has turned down an offer extended by the Centre Party to run for the Finnish presidency.

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Nokia looking for new chairman to start 2012 - The Economic Times

Nokia looking for new chairman to start 2012 - The Economic Times | Finland | Scoop.it
Ollila, who led Nokia's transformation into a mobile-phone giant in the 1990s, on Tuesday confirmed his plan to step down.
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Is A Finnish IT Security Entrepreneur In Line To Be Nokia's Next Chairman? - MocoNews

Is A Finnish IT Security Entrepreneur In Line To Be Nokia's Next Chairman? - MocoNews | Finland | Scoop.it

Nokia may have looked westwards for its latest CEO—the Canadian, ex-Microsoft   executive Stephen Elop—but, in picking its new chairman, it appears the handset maker may remain Finn.

Risto Siilasmaa (pictured), a Nokia board member and the founder and largest individual shareholder of computer security company F-Secure Corporation, is reportedly being lined up for the job currently held by Jorma Ollila.

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Nokia Chairman Departs As Company Scrambles For Success. - Gadgetsteria

Nokia Chairman Departs As Company Scrambles For Success. - Gadgetsteria | Finland | Scoop.it
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Nokia Chairman Departs As Company Scrambles For Success.
The exodus of employees at struggling Finnish phone maker, Nokia, continues.
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Nokia's Ollila says investors are impatient - report | Reuters

Nokia's Ollila says investors are impatient - report | Reuters | Finland | Scoop.it
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Big shareholders in Finnish group Nokia like its new smartphone strategy but some are impatient with the timescale, chairman Jorma Ollila told Helsingin Sanomat. (Reuters) http://bit.ly/fTSsfz)
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