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Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

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Microsoft’s Stephen Elop, Nokia’s New CEO

Written on September 12, 2010 by B Waldorf

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CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, consider yourself dethroned. Nokia found a new replacement and he's from Microsoft.

After a series of endless search, Nokia has chosen a new CEO. Who? No other than Stephen Elop, the former president of Microsoft’s Business division.

Early 2010, Nokia surfaced an unhappy leadership from former CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo especially in realm of smartphones. They lost quite a big pursuit against the era of Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Android. There was a drop of 40% on their annual profit.

“The time is right to accelerate the company’s renewal; to bring in new executive leadership with different skills and strengths in order to drive company success,” Nokia Chairman Jorma Ollila said in a statement. “The Nokia Board believes that Stephen has the right industry experience and leadership skills to realize the full potential of Nokia.”

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