Nokia Siemens Networks names Jorg Erlemeier as Middle East and Africa Region Head

September 16, 2009 2:03 pm

Erlemeier is currently head of the company’s services business in its APAC (Asia-Pacific) region.

“For the past three years, Jorg has been responsible for growing our Services business in APAC, including India,” said Bosco Novak, chief of market operations, Nokia Siemens Networks. “In this role Joerg has proven that he is a successful leader of diverse teams in varying environments which will serve him well as we look to strengthen our business across the Middle East and Africa.”

With about 15 years of international experience in the telecommunications industry, Erlemeier is a leader who is passionate about this business. He is known to challenge existing business operating models and is deeply committed to ensuring customer satisfaction. Erlemeier replaces the current head, Jan Cron.

“Jan has done a great job consolidating and integrating our business in the region since our formation,” said Novak. “Thanks to Jan, we are positioned as a leading telecommunications supplier across the Middle East and Africa and he has our deep appreciation for his leadership throughout our transformation.”

In the Middle East and Africa – a region of 68 countries and 1.3 billion people – Nokia Siemens Networks supports more than 130 fixed and mobile operator customers.