Nokia appoints Henry Tirri as the CTO

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Nokia appoints Henry Tirri as executive vice president, chief technology officer and a member of the Nokia Leadership Team, with effective from September 22, 2011. He would report directly to president and CEO Stephen Elop.

In his new responsibility, Tirri would drive core innovation to enable business development opportunities. Previously, Tirri was the Head of Nokia Research Center (NRC), Nokia's forward looking research facility. He joined Nokia in 2004 as a Research Fellow before leading NRC Systems Research laboratory in 2007. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Helsinki, Finland. Tirri will be based in Sunnyvale, California.

Richard Green, who was appointed Chief Technology Officer in May 2010, and was a member of the Nokia Leadership Team since February 11, 2011, has elected to depart Nokia. Effective September 22, 2011, he is no longer a member of the Nokia Leadership Team. Green will be returning full time to the U.S. to pursue new opportunities.