Born August 15, 1950. A Finnish national, appointed Chairman of the Company with effect from June 2006.
From 1999 to 2006, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Nokia, and continued as Chairman until 2012. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Nokia from 1992 to 1999 and President of Nokia Mobile Phones from 1990 to 1992, after serving as Senior Vice President, Finance from 1986. He joined Nokia in 1985 as Vice President of International Operations after starting his career at Citibank in London and Helsinki.
He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Outokumpu Oyj, a Non-executive Director of Tetra Laval Group and an Advisory Partner of Perella Weinberg Partners.