Former Nokia CEO to Lead Inmarsat

Former Nokia CEO to Lead Inmarsat

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Rajeev Suri, former Nokia boss, was appointed as CEO of satellite communications provider Inmarsat. He will be replacing Rupert Pearce who will step down on 28 February after nine years in the role.

Inmarsat said Suri would become CEO and join the board of Inmarsat’s parent company’s Connect Bidco from 1 March. Pearce will provide advisory services to Suri for a transitional period. Inmarsat pointed to Suri’s achievements as Nokia boss, including his role in leading consolidation of the network infrastructure sector from ten players to three in just over a decade.

It also lauded Suri’s role in establishing Nokia’s 5G leadership and diversifying into new areas including software. Commenting on his new role, Suri said he was excited to join the company at an important moment for the satellite industry as a whole.

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