Nokia imaging chief to quit

HELSINKI Sat Nov 24, 2012 3:55pm IST

A corporate logo is displayed at the Nokia flagship store in Helsinki in this picture taken September 29, 2010. REUTERS/Bob Strong/Files

A corporate logo is displayed at the Nokia flagship store in Helsinki in this picture taken September 29, 2010.

Credit: Reuters/Bob Strong/Files

Related Topics

Stocks

   

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia's long-time imaging chief Damian Dinning has decided to leave the loss-making cellphone maker at the end of this month, the company said in a statement.

The strong imaging capabilities of the new Lumia smartphone models are a key sales argument for the former market leader, which has been burning through cash while losing share in both high-end smartphones and cheaper handsets.

Nokia's Chief Executive Stephen Elop has replaced most of the top management since he joined in late 2010 and Dinnig is the latest of several executives to leave.

Dinning did not want to move to Finland as part of the phonemakers' effort to concentrate operations and will join Jaguar Land Rover to head innovations in the field of connected cars, he said on Nokia's imaging fan site PureViewclub.com.

(Reporting By Tarmo Virki, editing by William Hardy)

FILED UNDER:
Comments (0)
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.

  • Most Popular
  • Most Shared

REUTERS SHOWCASE

Surprise Guest

Surprise Guest

Runaway spy Snowden is surprise guest on Putin phone-in.  Full Article 

Wall St Unfazed

Wall St Unfazed

Google still a top pick for Wall St, despite mobile ad challenges.  Full Article 

Electric Shock Risk

Electric Shock Risk

Nokia suspends European tablet sales due to charger fault.  Full Article 

Double Sales

Double Sales

Sony sells more than 7 million PlayStation 4 consoles.  Full Article 

Tech Report Card

Tech Report Card

Google, IBM results raise questions about other tech-sector companies.  Full Article 

Market Debut

Market Debut

Weibo shares jump in debut as investors set aside concerns.  Full Article 

Reuters India Mobile

Reuters India Mobile

Get the latest news on the go. Visit Reuters India on your mobile device.  Full Coverage