Markus BorchertPresident, Nokia Greater China & CEO, Nokia Shanghai Bell at Nokia
With more than 25 years of international experience in the telecommunications, IT and IT Services industries, Markus is a leader who cherishes the opportunity of transformational and turn-around assignments.
As CEO of Nokia Shanghai Bell and President of Nokia, Greater China, Markus is responsible for the company’s business in the Greater China region. This is Markus’ second stint in China for Nokia: between 2010 and 2015, he served as President of Nokia Greater China, during which time he helped to establish Nokia as the leading non-Chinese supplier in the region.
Markus was previously Senior Vice President, Customer Operations Europe at Nokia. In this role he led all Nokia operations in the region, including sales, marketing, business management, operations and delivery. From 2016, Markus has also serves as President of DIGITALEUROPE, Europe’s largest industry association for the digital sector.
Earlier leadership positions include roles in global sales, strategy, marketing, portfolio management, business unit management and key account management.
Markus holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Munich, Germany, and an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. In 2014, he received the China Friendship Award, the highest honor for foreign nationals working in China.