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Stephen Taylor

Chief Marketing Officer

Stephen brings with him almost 30 years’ experience in sales and marketing across some of the world’s best-known brands including PayPal and Samsung. At HMD Global, he is responsible for the overall marketing strategy and execution for the entire portfolio of Nokia phones and reports into Florian Seiche, Chief Executive Officer.

Prior to his appointment at HMD Global as Chief Marketing Officer, Stephen was CMO, EMEA at PayPal where he drove a complete revamp of the company’s digital marketing capabilities. In his previous role as CMO for Europe at Samsung Electronics, Stephen’s commitment to quality customer acquisition and expertise in CRM, social media and direct-to-consumer e-commerce helped lead the brand’s transformation.

Stephen began his career working for household brands including The Gillette Company and Procter & Gamble. Initially working for Gillette, he focused on local, regional and global sales and marketing roles on Braun, Oral-B, Gillette and Duracell brands.

Stephen has an MBA in Business from the University of Chicago and a BA in Economics from the University of Manchester.

When he isn’t working Stephen spends time with his wife, three children, two dogs and a cat in Putney, London. He also enjoys participating in triathlons.