ESPOO, FINLAND - 19 July 2017 – HMD Global today announced that through mutual agreement between Chief Executive Officer Arto Nummela and the HMD Global Board of Directors, Arto Nummela will leave HMD with immediate effect.
Commenting on the changes, Sam Chin, Chairman of the Board, HMD Global Oy 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.”
In addition to his current role as President, Florian Seiche has been appointed to the role of acting CEO, starting immediately. Florian has been co-leading HMD Global as President since the start of the company.
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Headquartered in Espoo, Finland, HMD Global Oy is the new home of Nokia phones and tablets. HMD designs and markets a range of smartphones and feature phones targeted at a range of consumers and price points. With a commitment to innovation and quality, HMD is the proud exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for mobile phones and tablets. For further information, see www.hmdglobal.com.