Rajiv Suri has joined Finish telecommunication gear maker Nokia as chief executive officer.
Suri, 46, until now led Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN), the smaller network equipment unit of Nokia when the company still made mobile phones.
Nokia finalised the 5.4 billion euro ($7.5 billion) sale of its struggling mobile phone business to Microsoft on 25th April.
Last year, of the 12.7 billion euro turnover from Nokia’s continuing operations, 11.3 billion came from NSN. Navigation unit HERE accounted for 914 million and its patent unit, dubbed advance technologies, 529 million.