Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Nokia Siemens Networks Appoints CFO, Head of Business Development

Nokia Siemens Networks announced the appointment of Luca Maestri as Chief Financial Officer and Michael Matthews as Head of Strategy and Business Development. In addition to their functional roles, both will be members of the Nokia Siemens Networks Executive Board.

Maestri joins from General Motors, where he most recently held the position of Chief Financial Officer, General Motors Europe. Prior to this role, Maestri served as CFO of GM's Mercosur operations.

Matthews previously was Chief Marketing Officer at Amdocs. During his 5 years at Amdocs, Matthews played a key role in leading the transformation of the company; addressing new markets, expanding the product line, and evolving the channel to address the rapidly changing needs of the telecom industry. He replaces Pekka Soini, the current Head of Strategy and Business Development, who will assume a new role heading the Corporate Development Office, with responsibility for quality, process development and information technology.