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Coronavirus outbreak: Nokia cancels AGM 2020, convenes a new meeting later

Nokia said it would convene the annual general meeting as soon as it is practical to do so and called for measures to allow fully virtual general meetings

Reuters 

Nokia postpones April 8 AGM set to approve chairman

on Wednesday postponed its annual shareholders meeting which was scheduled for April 8 and set to approve the appointment of Sari Baldauf as chairman of the Finnish telecom equipment maker.

said in December it planned to appoint its former networks chief, Baldauf, 64, as chairman, to lead Nokia's fight against rivals in 5G Huawei and Ericsson.

Baldauf's appointment requires the approval of shareholders, but this week started to close its borders and banned larger public gatherings as it tries to slow the spread of

said it would convene the annual general meeting as soon as it is practical to do so and called for measures to allow fully virtual general meetings.

Nokia was not available for immediate comment.

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First Published: Wed, March 18 2020. 15:26 IST
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