Nokia restructures ANZ leadership team

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Nokia restructures ANZ leadership team

MD and sales head reshuffled.

Nokia has appointed Chris Carr as general manager of the Australian and New Zealand operations as part of an executive reshuffle that includes its sales teams. 

Carr takes over from Emile Baak, who will return to Europe after two and half years. Baak was managing director for Nokia in Belgium between 2003 to 2008.

Nokia’s senior vice president and head of global sales Colin Giles thanked Baak for doing "a great job in Australia and New Zealand.” 

“He has been instrumental in maintaining Nokia’s leading position in the region and we wish him all the very best.”

Meanwhile, Steve Lewis returns to Australia as head of sales for Nokia Australia and New Zealand after leading Nokia’s marketing organisation in Middle East Africa, based in Dubai

And, Greg Clark moves over the Tasman from New Zealand where he was responsible for the Vodafone NZ account for Nokia to head up retail for Australia and New Zealand. 

Newly appointed general manager Carr, who was Nokia’s vice president for sales in South East Asia Pacific based in Singapore, will assume the role in the new year. 

"It’s an exciting but challenging time ahead for Nokia both locally and globally," he said. "We’ve got a lot of work to do but I’m confident we can continue to deliver solutions that people want." 

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