Karachi, Pakistan, 25 October 2018 – HMD Global – the home of Nokia phones – today announced the appointment of Arif Shafique as the Country Head for Pakistan & Afghanistan.
Arif brings almost 20 years of experience and a track record of strong leadership skills with leading companies in the telecommunications and automobiles sector, with a specific focus on sales and marketing.
Commenting on the appointment, Per Ekman, Vice President Middle East and North Africa at HMD Global, said: We are delighted to welcome Arif to HMD Global. His vast industry experience, coupled with his personal integrity and leadership skills are crucial for HMD Global as the brand grows in Pakistan.”
“I am honored to have the opportunity to lead such dedicated and passionate team at HMD Global. True to the HMD Global Vision, my goal will be to use cutting edge solutions to enable the delivery of technology that can help enhance the lives of consumers,” said Arif Shafique, Country Head for Pakistan & Afghanistan.
This appointment is a reflection of HMD Global’s commitment to continue to grow, evolve and challenge the Pakistani market, while putting our fans at the core of the overall strategy.
About HMD Global
Headquartered in Espoo, Finland, HMD Global Oy is the home of Nokia phones. HMD designs and markets a range of smartphones and feature phones targeted at a range of consumers and price points. With a commitment to innovation and quality, HMD is the proud exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for phones and tablets. For further information, see www.hmdglobal.com