This excerpt taken from the NOK 6-K filed Jan 28, 2005.
Nokia Board Corporate Governance and Nomination Committee proposes two new members to the Board of Directors
Espoo, Finland - The Corporate Governance and Nomination Committee proposes to the Nokia Annual General Meeting on April 7, 2005, that the number of board members would be increased to ten and that all current members (Paul J. Collins, Georg Ehrnrooth, Bengt Holmström, Per Karlsson, Jorma Ollila, Marjorie Scardino, Vesa Vainio and Arne Wessberg) be re-elected for a term of one year.
Moreover, the Committee proposes that Dan Hesse, a member of the Terabeam Wireless board of directors, and Edouard Michelin, Managing Partner and CEO of Michelin Group, be elected as new members of the Nokia Board for the next one-year term.
Dan Hesse, 51, has served as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Terabeam, a US -based telecommunications technology and services company, between 2000 and 2004 when the company merged with YDI Wireless to form Terabeam Wireless. From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Hesse served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of AT&T Wireless Services. He also served as an Executive Vice President at AT&T. Prior to that he was General Manager for the AT&T Online Services Group and President and Chief Executive Officer of AT&T Network Systems International.
Edouard Michelin, 41, joined Michelin, the French world-leading tire manufacturing company, in 1985 and has since held different managerial positions within research, manufacturing, marketing and sales. Between 1990 and 1993 he headed the Michelin manufacturing facilities in North America and the truck tire product line. He is a Michelin Managing Partner, and since 1999, the CEO of Michelin Group.
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