Nokia appoints Lorna Gibb as chief people officer

Nokia chief people officerTelecommunications firm Nokia has appointed Lorna Gibb as chief people officer and member of the group leadership team, effective immediately.

Gibb will be based in Finland and report to Nokia’s president and chief executive officer, Pekka Lundmark.

She joined the firm in 2020 and has been interim chief people officer since March. Prior to this, she was vice president, labour and employment, and a member of Nokia’s people and legal and compliance leadership teams.

Gibb has more than 20 years of experience working in people leadership roles for large scale global businesses in various industries and geographies. Before joining Nokia, she was global people director for Skyscanner and people partner and director for EasyJet, where she spearheaded cross border organisational and cultural transformation.

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Gibb said: “I am honored to lead our people function as Nokia continues its transformation journey as a B2B technology innovation leader. I believe that our people are what makes us great at Nokia. To enable our talented employees around the world to keep doing what they do best, I’m looking forward to leading the evolution of our culture and people strategy, providing the tools and support to drive innovation.”

Lundmark added: “I am delighted to announce the appointment of Lorna as our chief people officer. As acting chief people officer, Lorna has already demonstrated a passion for the development of Nokia’s culture, and she has a strong vision on how to develop our people function. Lorna is an experienced leader with a digital mindset and understands what is needed to attract and retain key talent in order to position us for future success.”