Nokia has just announced its plan to discontinue the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). As a result, Joerg Erlemeier, who is currently serving on the COO position will leave the company. Now the various functions of COO will be transferred to other Nokia leaders.
“Joerg has been a long-time, trusted colleague,” said Nokia President and Chief Executive Officer Rajeev Suri. “He leaves the company with my thanks and deep appreciation for his many important contributions.”
“After 25 years at Nokia, I am ready to take on new challenges,” said Erlemeier. “While the company is in the midst of a transition, I leave firm in my belief that the right plan is in place to improve future performance. I wish the company and all my colleagues the very best.”