HMD Global CEO Arto Nummela Leaves the Company, today HMD Global announced in a press release. He is parting ways with the board of directors and Florian Seiche, president and co-leader since HMD’s beginning will replace him.
Breaking News-HMD Global CEO Arto Nummela Leaves the Company
Nummela joined HMD Global last year after spending more than a decade at Nokia and then Microsoft, serving a range of top leadership roles in sales and marketing. Now, HMD President Florian Seiche has been appointed to the role of acting CEO.
Just like Nummela, Seiche also joined HMD Global from Microsoft and Nokia. Prior to that, he was the President of HTC and group director of French telecom Orange.
Sam Chin, Chairman of the Board, HMD Global said,
“Arto Nummela has played a key role in the creation of the HMD Global operation, building the team and launching our first products. On behalf of the whole Board, I thank Arto for his contribution and wish him well in his future endeavors.”
We can’t say anything right now whether this move will help HMD Global to promote re-launch of Nokia brand. Especially, when Company is launching new Nokia phones in different markets. Let’s see what new CEO will do to improve the Nokia branding.