Nokia today announced the appointment of Stephanie Werner, as Chief Human Resources Officer, effective January 1, 2020. Hans-Jürgen Bill, Nokia’s current Chief Human Resources Officer, will retire in May 2020.
Stephanie Werner has been with Nokia since 1998 and has held various HR leadership positions in countries including China, Switzerland, Philippines, USA and Romania. She will be based in Finland.
“I am pleased to be able to welcome Stephanie to take the lead on our people strategy during a critical time for Nokia,” said Rajeev Suri, President and Chief Executive Officer of Nokia. “She will play a key role in enabling our ongoing transformation and building a high-performance culture. I want to thank Hans-Jürgen for his many contributions to Nokia and wish him all the best in his retirement. He has played a vital role in leading and renewing Nokia during challenging times.”
“I am excited to take on the challenge of leading human resources at Nokia,” said Stephanie Werner. “With the strong Nokia-team, we will continue to implement our people strategy and develop Nokia’s culture towards further inclusion and high-performance.”
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