Nokia employees awarded by president of Finland

January 09, 2017

On December 6, 2016, Finland celebrated its 99th Independence Day. As part of the ceremonies, Sauli Niinistö, the President of the Republic of Finland, awarded a number of Nokia employees with medals of honor in recognition of their longstanding and distinguished service to their country. 

The following Nokia employees were awarded: 

Knight of the Order of the White Rose of Finland

  • Eeva Hakoranta, Patent Licensing, Nokia Technologies 
  • Harri Holma, Radio Systems, Nokia Bell Labs
  • Niko Lalu, Products, Mobile Networks
  • Lauri Oksanen, Technology, Architecture, Vision, Standards & Services, Nokia Bell Labs 
  • Erja Sankari, Oulu factory, Chief Innovation and Operating Officer unit (CIOO) 
  • Riikka Tieaho, Legal and Compliance 

Knight of the Order of the Lion of Finland 

  • Satu Huuhtanen, Global Services, Mobile Networks 
  • Hannu Järvelin, Quality Management, CIOO 
  • Petteri Rantanen, Health, Safety, Security and Environment, CIOO 
  • Antti Toskala, Radio Standardization, Nokia Bell Labs 

Cross of Merit of the Order of the White Rose of Finland 

  • Anna Lindén, Operational Management, CIOO 
  • Veli-Matti Ojala, Treasury, Chief Financial Officer unit (CFO) 
  • Medal, 1st Class of the Order of the White Rose of Finland 
  • Heli Kujala, Health, Safety, Security and Environment, CIOO 
  • Pirjo Nurminen, Radio Networks, Mobile Networks 
  • Karoliina Salminen, Innovation Steering, CIOO 
  • Marjo Vuorenmaa, CEO Office