News: Nokia appoints new Chief Corporate Affairs Officer and member of the Group Leadership team

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Nokia appoints new Chief Corporate Affairs Officer and member of the Group Leadership team

Melissa joins Nokia from Occidental, one of the leading independent oil and gas companies, where she is Vice President, Corporate Affairs.
Nokia appoints new Chief Corporate Affairs Officer and member of the Group Leadership team

Nokia announces the appointment of Melissa Schoeb as Chief Corporate Affairs Officer and member of the Group Leadership Team, effective from 12 April 2021.

Nokia’s Chief Corporate Affairs Officer oversees Communications, Government Relations, Brand and Sustainability.

Melissa joins Nokia from Occidental, one of the leading independent oil and gas companies, where she is Vice President, Corporate Affairs. Prior to working at Occidental, she held a number of senior leadership positions at FleishmanHilliard, and was Director of Global Communications for Nortel Networks, a multinational telecommunications and data networking equipment manufacturer.

Melissa held a business director role at The VenCom Group, a venture capital company focused on the telecommunications sector, and consulting roles at Gemini Consulting.

“Melissa’s knowledge in helping shape these relevant debates and ensure a strong voice for Nokia will be crucial to our future success,” said Pekka Lundmark, President and CEO of Nokia.

Melissa will be based in Espoo, Finland and report to Nokia’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Pekka Lundmark.

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Topics: Appointments, C-Suite

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