Find: Marko Ahtisaari joins Nokia's Leadership Team

Seems a good move. 

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Nokia's chief designer Marko Ahtisaari has been promoted today, stepping up from his former position as Senior VP of Design, to a place on Nokia's Leadership Team and the new title of Executive Vice President, Design. Ahtisaari is behind the look and feel of the Lumia range, including the print-color inspired polycarbonate bodies of the Lumia 800 and 900, and the swipe interface of MeeGo that's one of the stand-out features of the N9. Despite the new title, he will continue to lead the design team in the creation of new products.

We had a chance to speak with Ahtisaari at Nokia World in October last year, and it's clear that his vision for Nokia is shared by the company as a whole. CEO Stephen Elop said of the promotion, "By appointing...