Shell signals intent for Russian arctic

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, April 9 (UPI) -- Dutch supermajor Royal Dutch Shell may explore hydrocarbons in the Russian arctic alongside gas company Gazprom, the Russian company said.

Shell shareholders reject pay policies

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, May 19 (UPI) -- Shareholders at Royal Dutch Shell in the Netherlands rejected the company's remuneration report Tuesday, the company said.

Ford investor concerned with departures

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian is concerned high level departures at Ford Motor Co. signal trouble at the company, a source said.

Nokia boss says mobile-phone demand strong

ESPOO, Finland, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- The growth in global mobile-phone demand should continue into next year despite earlier expert predictions of a downturn, the head of Nokia predicted.

Nokia's's loss Royal Dutch Shell PLC's gai

LONDON, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Royal Dutch Shell PLC said Thursday the outgoing head of Finland's Nokia cell phone company will be the oil company's new chairman.

Nokia announced new leadership

ESPOO, Finland, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Finnish cell phone giant Nokia Corp. plans to make the current head of its key mobile handset unit the company's chief executive.

Nokia's strong earnings boost tech demand

Mobile phone giant's Nokia announcement Thursday that its fourth quarter earnings would be considerably higher than initially expected provided a boost not only
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OV: can Finland reach the Finnish line?

WASHINGTON, June 29 (UPI) -- It is tough to understand Europe. They make things so darned complicated. Take Finland. It's a non-aligned country, like Sweden or Austria, but leans to the West. It borders Russia, but doesn't much care for Russia (for valid and bloody historical reasons
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Jorma Jaakko Ollila (born in Seinäjoki, Finland, on August 15, 1950) is the Chairman (1999– ) and former CEO of the Nokia Corporation (1992–2006) and Member of the Board of Directors of Ford Motor Company (2000– ), UPM-Kymmene (1997– ), and Otava Books and Magazines Group Ltd. (1996–).

As of June 1, 2006 he became the Non-Executive Chairman of Royal Dutch Shell and continues as the Non-Executive Chairman of Nokia.

After elementary school education in Kirkon koulu in Kurikka Finland, Ollila started high school studies in Vaasa, in Vaasan Lyseon Lukio. Ollila studied during high school with the help of a scholarship at the renowned United World College of the Atlantic, where he earned his International Baccalaureate Diploma. He then went on to study for a Master of Political Science (University of Helsinki), a Master of Science (Econ.) (London School of Economics, LSE) and a Master of Science (Eng.) in Engineering Physics (Helsinki University of Technology). In 2003, he was elected an Honorary Fellow of the London School of Economics (LSE), and was awarded Honorary Membership of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Ollila has also earned Honorary Doctorates from both the University of Helsinki and Helsinki University of Technology.

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