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Risto Siilasmaa

Chairman Risto Siilasmaa

b. 1966

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nokia Corporation. Board member since 2008. Chairman since 2012. Chairman of the Corporate Governance and Nomination Committee.

Master of Science (Eng.), Helsinki University of Technology.

President and CEO of F-Secure Corporation 1988-2006.

Chairman of the Board of Directors of F-Secure Corporation. Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Federation of Finnish Technology Industries. Member of the Board of Directors of The Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK). Member of European Roundtable of Industrialists.

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Elisa Corporation 2008-2012.

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Olivier Piou

Vice Chairman Olivier Piou

b. 1958

Chief Executive Officer of Gemalto N.V.

Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nokia Corporation. Board member and Vice Chairman since 2016. Member of the Personnel Committee and the Corporate Governance and Nomination Committee.

Degree in Engineering, École Centrale de Lyon.

Chief Executive Officer and Director of Gemalto N.V. since 2006. Chief Executive Officer of Axalto N.V. 2004–2006. With Schlumberger 1981–-2004, including numerous management positions in the areas of technology, marketing and operations, in France and the United States.

Member of the Board of Directors of Gemalto N.V.

Member of the Board of Directors of Alcatel-Lucent SA 2008-2016.

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Vivek Badrinath

Vivek Badrinath

b. 1969

Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Accor Group. 

Member of the Board of Directors of Nokia Corporation since 2014. Member of the Audit Committee.

École Polytechnique and ENST. 

Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Orange 2013-2014. Head of Business Services of Orange 2010-2013. Member of Group's Executive Committee, Head of networks and operators division 2009–2010. CTO of mobile activities of Orange 2004-2009. CEO of Thomson India in 2000-2004. Various technical positions with the long-distance networks division of Orange Group 1996-2000.

Member of the Board of Directors of ACCPC India.

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Bruce Brown

b. 1958

Independent Director.

Member of the Board of Directors of Nokia Corporation since 2012. Chairman of the Personnel Committee. Member of the Corporate Governance & Nomination Committee.

M.B.A. (Marketing and Finance), Xavier University. B.S. (Chemical Engineering), Polytechnic Institute of New York University.

Retired from The Procter & Gamble Company in 2014. Chief Technology Officer of The Procter & Gamble Company 2008-2014. Various executive and managerial positions in Baby Care, Feminine Care, and Beauty Care units of The Procter & Gamble Company since 1980 in the United States, Germany and Japan.

Member of the Board of Directors of Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR) in Singapore. Member of the Board of Trustees of Xavier University. Member of the Board of Directors, the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of P. H. Glatfelter Company.

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Louis R. Hughes

Louis R. Hughes

b. 1949

Independent Director.

Member of the Board of Directors of Nokia Corporation since 2016. Member of the Audit Committee.

Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Harvard University, Graduate School of Business. Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, General Motors Institute, now Kettering University.

President & Chief Operating Officer of Lockheed Martin in 2000. Executive Vice President of General Motors Corporation 1992–2000. President of General Motors International Operations 1992–1998. President of General Motors Europe 1992–1994.

Chairman of InZero Systems (formerly GBS Laboratories) (USA). Independent Director, Member of the Audit Committee of AkzoNobel. Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit, Finance and Compliance Committee of ABB. Executive Advisor Partner of Wind Point Partners.

Member of the Board of Directors of Alcatel Lucent SA 2008–2016.

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Simon Jiang

Simon Jiang

b. 1953

Founder and Chairman of CyberCity International Limited (CCI).

Member of the Board of Directors of Nokia Corporation since 2015. Member of the Personnel Committee.

B.A., Beijing Foreign Studies University. M.A., Australian National University. MPhil and PhD (Economics), University of Cambridge.

Chairman of Vision Century Corporation Ltd 2002-2008. Founder of CyberCity Group of Companies 1997-2002. Deputy Chief and Fund Manager of United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund 1992-1997.

Non-executive director of China Petroleum Chemical Corp (Sinopec). Non-executive director of COSCO International Holdings Ltd. Trustee of Cambridge China Development Trust. Director of China Disabled Persons Federation. Committee member of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. Senior Fellow of Judge Business School, Cambridge University. Member of United Nations Pension Fund Investments Committee.

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Jouko Karvinen

Jouko Karvinen

b. 1957

Independent Director.

Member of the Board of Directors of Nokia Corporation since 2011. Chairman of the Audit Committee. Member of the Corporate Governance and Nomination Committee. 

Master of Science (Eng.), Tampere University of Technology.

CEO of Stora Enso Oyj 2007-2014. CEO of Philips Medical Systems Division 2002-2006. Member of Board of Management of Royal Philips Electronics 2006 and Group Management Committee 2002-2006. Holder of executive and managerial positions at ABB Group Limited from 1987, including Executive Vice President, Head of Automation Technology Products Division and Member of Group Executive Committee 2000-2002.

Member of the Board of Directors of Aktiebolaget SKF. Member of the Foundation Board and the Supervisory Board of International Institute for Management Development.

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Elizabeth Nelson

Elizabeth Nelson

b. 1960

Independent Director.

Member of the Board of Directors of Nokia Corporation since 2012. Member of the Audit Committee.

M.B.A. (Finance), The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. B.S. (Foreign Service), Georgetown University.

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Macromedia, Inc. 1997-2005. Vice President, Corporate Development, Macromedia, Inc. 1996-1997. Various roles in Corporate Development and International Finance, Hewlett-Packard Company 1988-1996.

Chairman of the Board of Directors of DAI. Independent Lead Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Zendesk Inc. Member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Audit Committee of Pandora Media.

Member of the Boards of Directors of Brightcove, Inc. 2010–2014, SuccessFactors, Inc. 2007–2012 and Ancestry.com, Inc. 2009–2012.

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Jean C. Monty

Jean C. Monty

b. 1947

Independent Director.

Member of the Board of Directors of Nokia Corporation since 2016. Member of the Audit Committee.

Bachelor of Arts, Collège Sainte-Marie of Montréal. Master of Arts in Economics, University of Western Ontario. Master of Business Administration, University of Chicago.

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Bell Canada Enterprises until 2002. President and Chief Executive Officer of Nortel Networks Corporation beginning in 1993.

Member of the Boards of Directors of Bombardier and Fiera Capital Inc.

Member of the Board of Directors of Alcatel Lucent SA 2008–2016.

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Kari Stadigh

b. 1955

Group CEO and President of Sampo plc.

Member of the Board of Directors of Nokia Corporation since 2011. Member of the Personnel Committee. Member of the Corporate Governance and Nomination Committee.

Master of Science (Eng.), Helsinki University of Technology. Bachelor of Business Administration, Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki.

Deputy CEO of Sampo plc 2001-2009. President of Sampo Life Insurance Company Limited 1999-2000. President of Nova Life Insurance Company Ltd 1996-1998. President and COO of Jaakko Pöyry Group 1991-1996.

Member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Board’s Risk Committee of Nordea Bank AB (publ). Chairman of the Board of Directors of If P&C Insurance Holding Ltd (publ) and Mandatum Life Insurance Company Limited. Member of the Board of Directors of the Federation of Finnish Financial Services. Member of the Board of Directors of Waypoint Capital Group Holdings Ltd. Member of the Board of Directors of Niilo Helanderin Säätiö.

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alma Media Corporation 2005-2011.

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