Oxford, to be based in Bangkok from February 1, will oversee all business and operations in what Nokia regards as a fast-growing market.
He brings more than 24 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry in sales, technology and operations.
Oxford was previously Nokia’s customer team head at Indosat in Indonesia, where he oversaw significant growth in the nation and enhanced customer relations.
Prior to that he held the same position at Nokia Philippines, having joined the company after five years with General Electric in Thailand.
“His experience and track record will enable Nokia to push forward in Thailand as it enters the Fourth Industrial Revolution,” the company said in a statement.
“He will leverage his strategic insights – as well as his ability to form and deepen client and industry relationships – to lead Nokia’s delivery of its end-to-end portfolio, including 5G and high-speed broadband.
“This is part of Nokia’s greater effort in Thailand to help the nation closer foster technological and socio-economic transformation, as enshrined under the Thailand 4.0 initiative.”
Oxford acknowledged that Thailand will continue to be a crucial market for Nokia.
“For over two decades, we have been involved in the growth of the nation’s telecommunications industry,” he said. “As we head into the new decade, I look forward to working with communications service providers and enterprise customers to embrace new technological transformation, especially in the 5G era.”
Published : January 02, 2020
By : THE NATION