Our mobile phone revenues were almost in free fall. Our investors were starting to categorize Nokia shares as non-investable. The press was speculating about the timing of the Nokia bankruptcy.


I OFFICIALLY BECAME chairman of Nokia at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on May 3, 2012. Over the course of my career, I had conducted lots of press conferences and been interviewed by the media hundreds of times. This press briefing was different. My head may have rationalized that I could handle things. My body thought otherwise. ...

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