Microsoft Business Division Head Stephen Elop Departs for Nokia CEO Role

September 10 2010

Nokia has announced that it has hired Microsoft Business Division head Stephen Elop as its new President and CEO.  Elop will begin his new role on September 21, according to Nokia. 

Elop reported directly to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and his Business Division covered Office, as well as Microsoft Dynamics and SharePoint.  He had been with Microsoft since 2008.

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