You are here

Nokia CEO speeds up Alcatel integration

His deadline of 90 days for product portfolio decisions avoids mistakes of past mergers that dragged on
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 05:50
BT_20160916_SURI_2495003.jpg
Mr Suri describes his philosophy as valuing pragmatism over perfection.

Helsinki

AFTER gaining control of French network equipment rival Alcatel-Lucent SA in January, Rajeev Suri put his team at Nokia Oyj on a tight schedule: in just 90 days, they had to hash out which products to keep and what to jettison.

While Nokia's 48-year-old chief executive