Nokia’s new chairman: 5g market will develop rapidly and speed up R & D


Sina science and technology news in the morning of May 28, Beijing time, according to foreign media reports, sari Baldauf officially became chairman of Nokia on Wednesday, succeeding Risto silasmaa.
Baldaff is one of the most famous female executives in the global telecom industry. After taking office, she will face a series of challenges, such as launching 5g competition. Nokia, which issued a profit warning in October last year and then cut dividends, is trying to reduce costs and solve the problem of shipping delays.
Rajeev Suri, Nokia’s CEO, will step down in September this year. He said the company will step out of the new crown crisis and become stronger. The company’s supply chain is quite stable, with 25 factories around the world.
Nokia has been delayed in SoC development. In 2016, Nokia acquired Arang for 15.6 billion euros. Suri said that the whole merger was not easy, but the task has been completed. The so-called integration includes the integration of operation and culture. Suri also said: “at the same time, the development of 5g market is accelerating We must speed up research and development, and we will certainly face many challenges in the process of progress. ”
Baldaf, 64, joined Nokia’s board of directors from 1994 to 2005 and rejoined it in 2018. (Xinghai)